Pre-orders open for Final Fantasy XIV Encyclopedia Eorzea Vol. 3

Square Enix announced that pre-orders have opened for the third volume of Encyclopedia Eorzea, a lore book series focused on the world of Final Fantasy XIV. The new book will release on December 19, 2023. It's the first new volume of the series since 2018. The first two volumes received a second printing in 2022. 

According to Square Enix's post on the Lodestone community siteEncyclopedia Eorzea - The World of Final Fantasy XIV - Volume III is the book's official title. The English edition is in full color, and is 304 pages long. It includes information on the Final Fantasy XIV: Shadowbringers and Final Fantasy XIV: Endwalker expansions, including profiles of key characters, art of new playable races like the Hrothgar, and locations from both expansions, like Thavnair and the Mare Lamentorum.

Buyers of the book will also receive an item code redeemable for a Wind Up Fourchenault minion. The minion is based on Fourchenault, a scholar of Sharlayan and the father of Alisaie and Alphinaud.

Check out some sample pages from Encyclopedia Eorzea Vol. 3 below, though note that they could be considered spoilers for those who haven't played Shadowbringers or Endwalker:

Encyclopedia Eorzea Vol. 3 launches on December 19, 2023. The book will cost $49.99, and pre-orders can be found at the Square Enix StoreFinal Fantasy XIV is available on the PS4, PS5, and PC.