Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn off-screen Gamescom gameplay presentation [Update]

Walk, jump, ride chocobos, and jump while riding chocobos.

Original 08.15 at 11:25 a.m.: Square Enix presented the first-ever gameplay demonstration of Final Fantasy XIV‘s 2.0 update, A Realm Reborn, at Gamescom in Cologne today.

Our friends at were there to record the 13-minute presentation, which sees our custom-created heroes walking, jumping, riding chocobos, jumping while riding chocobos, and of course, doing battle.

Watch the presentation below. And if you missed this morning’s screenshot update, check them out here.

Update 08.19 at 11:00 a.m.: Here it is again in high-definition, once again courtesy of

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