Final Fantasy 14 Dawntrail Release Date

Dawntrail comes out this summer.
Dawntrail comes out this summer. / Square Enix

Summer 2024 will be a good time for players. Elden Ring: Shadow of the Erdtree comes out in June, and Black Myth: Wukong will be released in August. Final Fantasy 14 fans can also look forward to Dawntrail, which will launch in July. We'll cover the DLC's official release date, storyline, system requirements, and recent news about pre-order problems.

Final Fantasy 14 Dawntrail Release Date

Square Enix announced that Dawntrail will come out on July 2, 2024. Those who pre-order any version of the DLC can get Early Access starting on Friday, June 28, 2024, at 2:00 a.m. (PDT).

Dawntrail is a new story that occurs after the events of Endwalker. The Warrior of Light, Krile Mayer Baldesion, Alphinaud, and Alisaie Leveilleur reunite when players go to Tural, the "New World."

Dawntrail has plenty of new features as well. The major ones include two new jobs, Viper and Pictomancer, and a playable female Hrothgar. Here are the rest of the latest changes, as shown on the official website:

  • Level cap increase from 90 to 100
  • Tural, a vast continent where new adventures await
  • New cities: Tuliyollal and Solution Nine
  • Distinctive new areas, including Urqopacha, Yak T'el, Kozama'uka, Shaaloani, and Heritage Found
  • New allies to encounter: the Pelupelu, Moblins, Mamool Ja, Yok Huy, and Hanuhanu
  • New threats to overcome, including Valigarmanda, Eliminator, and the Barreltender
  • New dungeons
  • A new raid series: The Arcadion
  • A new alliance raid series: Echoes of Vana'diel
  • A new limited job: Beastmaster
  • Expansive new lifestyle content: Cosmic Exploration
  • New gear and crafting recipes
  • New variant dungeons
  • New Field Operations
  • A new Ultimate raid: Futures Rewritten (Ultimate)
  • New trials
  • New Unreal trials
  • PvP updates
  • Blue Mage updates
  • Inconceivably Further Hildibrand Adventures
  • New plans for Deep Dungeons
  • Gold Saucer updates
  • First graphical update
  • Duty Support updates
  • System updates

There's also a free trial, in which gamers can play up to level 70 with no restrictions on playtime.

Final Fantasy 14 Dawntrail System Requirements

These are the minimum and recommended system requirements for Dawntrail.


  • Operating System: Windows 10 64-bit or Windows 11 64-bit;
  • CPU: Intel Core i7-6700 or higher;
  • Memory: 8GB RAM;
  • Available HDD/SDD Space: 140GB or more using an HDD;
  • Graphics Card: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 970 or higher or AMD Radeon RX 480 or higher;
  • Screen Resolution: 1280x720.


  • Operating System: Windows 10 64-bit or Windows 11 64-bit;
  • CPU: Intel Core i7-9700 or higher;
  • Memory: 16GB RAM;
  • Available HDD/SDD Space: 140GB or more using an SSD;
  • Graphics Card: NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2060 or higher or AMD Radeon RX 5600 XT or higher;
  • Screen Resolution: 1920x1080.

Final Fantasy 14 Dawntrail Pre-order Issues

Players who want to pre-order Dawntrail should probably hold off for a moment. Buyers have reported technical difficulties when using the North American Square Enix Store. The company is investigating the issue and will provide an update when it's resolved. Follow the FF14 account to keep up with the news.

Players may also be interested in the upcoming FF16 DLC, The Rising Tide.