Final Fantasy XIV Online, is a massively multiplayer online role-playing game (MMORPG) for Microsoft Windows personal computer, developed and published by Square Enix. It is the fourteenth game in the main Final Fantasy series and the second MMORPG after Final Fantasy XI. The game takes place in the fictional land of Eorzea, amid rumors of a possible invasion by the Garlean Empire from the north. Players create and customize avatars who take on the role of adventurers in this troubled time. In addition to the threat of invasion, players investigate the truth behind a prophecy foretelling the fall of the lesser moon, Dalamud, and what role the empire might play in its descent. The nation states of Eorzea reestablish their Grand Companies and form an alliance to prepare for the coming war with the Empire.