Square Enix has just announced plans to release three new expansion scenarios for their MMO based in the FF universe, Final Fantasy XI. The even better news here is that the scenarios have been created by Masato Kato one of the original writers for FF XI’s storyline!

With the first expansion set to be released in Spring 2009 and the other two following shortly, we can only check the details about them and jump in joy because they do seem promising:

A Crystalline Prophecy – Ode of Life Bestowing
One day, a giant crystal appeared in the skies above Jeuno, triggering a series of unexplained happenings across the land. Now, adventurers will set forth to unravel the mysteries of this primordial crystal that holds the secret of Vana’diel’s past.

A Moogle Kupo d’Etat – Evil in Small Doses
It all started with an innocent drop of rainwater and a rickety, ramshackle Mog House desperately in need of repairs. Little did anyone suspect that this was only the beginning of a harrowing nightmare unheard of in the annals of moogle-kind.

A Shantotto Ascension – The Legend Torn, Her Empire Born
The eccentric Professor Shantotto returned to Windurst one day after a mysterious, unexplained absence, shocking her colleagues with behavior so outrageous it put her old self to shame! When she goes so far as to proclaim herself ruler of her own empire, adventurers set out to discover the truth behind her alarming shift in personality.