Joking about the date, Yoshida explained that he understands many fans will be disappointed that the add-on won't be coming this spring, but he wanted to make it clear that the development team is taking as much time as it can to polish the upcoming product.
You'll be able to pre-order Heavensward from the 16th March, and it comes in a collector's edition, a standard edition, and a bundle, which also includes the base game.
As for the actual release date, adventures of Eorzea will want to mark 23rd June on their calendars. Will you be taking a trip to the heavens? Mount your pimped-out dragon in the comments section below.