FFXIV Endwalker Pre Order Bonus & Early Access Key

How To Get The Final Fantasy XIV Endwalker Pre Order Early Access & Bonus Items

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The FFXIV Endwalker pre order gives early access to the Final Fantasy XIV expansion and bonus items.

Endwalker is the latest expansion for the hugely popular Final Fantasy XIV Online MMO, which was originally released back in 2013, but, like its competitor World Of Warcraft, has had various expansions in the years since which have brought new players to the game and kept it fresh. The full game is due for release on the 23rd of November 2021. Have a read of our Final Fantasy Games In Order page to get yourself familiar with all the games in this iconic series.

Although the FFXIV Endwalker open beta ended back in April 2021, people who want to get their hands on the game early can still pre-order it and play it before its official release in December 2021. Read below to find out more!

When Is FFXIV Endwalker Early Access?

As mentioned, the official release date for FFXIV Endwalker is November 23, 2021.

Early Access for FFXIV Endwalker will begin several days before this on December 7, 2021 at 1:00 a.m. PST / 4:00am EST / 9:00am GMT / 11:00am CET / 12:00pm UTC. The actual time this occurs, however, is subject to change. If there are any updates, then you’ll be able to see them over at the official FFXIV Endwalker forums.

The above time and date may however be subject to change between now and the game’s release, so keep your eyes peeled. We will update this page if new information becomes available.


How Do I Join The FFXIV Endwalker Early Access?

There are several requirements you must fulfill in order to be eligible for the Final Fantasy XIV Endwalker Early Access:

  • You must own a copy of Final Fantasy XIV Online
  • You must own a copy of Final Fantasy XIV Shadowbringers (the previous expansion)
  • You must have played Final Fantasy XIV Shadowbringers and have completed the main quest up to the final mission: Death Unto Dawn in Patch 5.55 part 2
  • Have purchased your copy of Final Fantasy XIV Endwalker from an eligible retailer (which includes Steam)
  • Take a look at the FAQ page on the Square Enix website relating to Early Access codes to find out exactly what you need to do.


What Are The FFXIV Endwalker Pre Order Bonus Features?

Besides the aforementioned FFXIV Endwalker Early Access code, pre order Final Fantasy XIV Endwalker also gets you access to bonus in-game items. These are as follows:

  • Wind-up Palom Minion – Palom was one of the characters in Final Fantasy IV and here she returns as a vanity pet which follows the player around (note this does not have any impact on gameplay)
  • Menphina Earring – This is an item that can be worn by Disciples of War or Magic classes and jobs to get an additional 30% EXP bonus when defeating enemies. The bonus is only eligible when worn by characters of those classes/jobs and only applies for levels 1-80.

Can My PC Run FFXIV Endwalker?

FFXIV Endwalker System Requirements

The official system requirements for Final Fantasy XIV Endwalker are listed below. To be on the safe side we generally advise that you should assume a bit more power is needed than the official system requirements state in order to get respectable FPS performance.

FFXIV Endwalker Minimum System Requirements

  • CPU : Intel Core i5 @ 2.4GHz or better
  • RAM : 4GB RAM
  • GPU / Video Card : NVIDIA Geforce GTX750 / AMD Radeon R7 260X or better
  • Storage : 80GB HDD
  • Operating System : Windows 8.1/10 or later (64-bit or later)

FFXIV Endwalker Recommended System Requirements

  • CPU : Intel Core i7 @ 3GHz or higher
  • RAM : 8GB RAM
  • GPU / Video Card : NVIDIA Geforce GTX970 / AMD Radeon RX 480 or higher
  • Storage : 80GB HDD
  • Operating System : Windows 8.1/10 or later (64-bit or later)