Whereas the brand new enlargement reveal was thrilling information, FFXIV patch 5.5 has a ton of its personal new content material coming in April and Could.
Final Fantasy XIV: Endwalker was revealed through the FFXIV announcement showcase–it’s the following enlargement for the MMORPG, and it got here with a teaser trailer and a number of other particulars outlined by director and producer Naoki Yoshida. Whereas there are wild implications for the place the story goes subsequent, that wasn’t all that the FFXIV group had in retailer. A brand new Reside Letter from the Producer stream adopted the showcase to element FFXIV patch 5.5, which is able to lead into the Endwalker enlargement.
It is a two-part replace that referred to as Loss of life Unto Daybreak and can set gamers up for the Endwalker story. The primary half will go dwell on April 13, which traces up with the PlayStation 5 open beta for FFXIV, and the second half is ready for the tip of Could, which comes after the digital FFXIV Fan Fest occasion (scheduled for Could 15 and 16). The next particulars might include spoilers for these not caught up in FFXIV’s most important story.
Screenshots shared within the Reside Letter stream present a gathering of a number of main characters who characterize the assorted areas throughout FFXIV’s world, and that is probably concerning the occasions that occurred on the very finish of the 5.4 storyline. The brand new most important story dungeon was additionally teased–it’s referred to as Palgth’an and appears prefer it could possibly be the start of destruction throughout Eorzea. Palgth’an is suitable with the Belief system so you’ll be able to take AI characters with you.
Patch 5.5 will function the conclusion to the Sorrow of Werlyt non-obligatory questline. This additionally comes with a brand new trial boss combat referred to as The Cloud Deck and it will pit 8-player events in opposition to Diamond Weapon–an Excessive problem model can even be obtainable.
As anticipated, the third half to the 24-player Nier Automata crossover alliance raid sequence might be a part of patch 5.5. The subtitle to this half is being held as a secret, and Yoshida-san teased that Nier sequence creator Yoko Taro (who’s been engaged on the raids) may need surprises in retailer. He additionally talked about that they are calling this a 3rd chapter to the raid sequence and never the ultimate chapter–we’re unsure what this might imply or if it hints at future content material.
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