Final Fantasy XIV Online Surpasses 18 Million Players
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12.26.19 - 10:15 PM
During a recent Letter from the Producer LIVE stream, Naoki Yoshida announced that their wildly successful MMORPG Final Fantasy XIV Online has reached a milestone of 18 million registered players.
In addition, Yoshida provided some further insight into the game's next patch, 5.2, entitled "Echoes of a Fallen Star." You can find some highlights of what's to come down below.
- New Main Scenario Quests - The adventures of the Warrior of Darkness and the Scions of the Seventh Dawn continue as they further unravel the mysteries of the First.
- New Equipment Enhancement Quest Series - This new quest series will feature regular updates from Patch 5.2 onward, allowing players to obtain powerful equipment as they learn more about the Hrothgar homeland, the Bozja Citadel.
- New Trial: The Ruby Weapon - Players can challenge Ruby Weapon in both normal and extreme difficulties.
- New Chronicles of a New Era Quest: The Sorrow of Werlyt - Discover the lore behind the new Weapon series.
- New Raid: Eden's Verse - The second chapter in the Eden raid series will feature challenging new battles in both normal and savage difficulties.
- Ishgardian Restoration Update - The next update in this content for Disciples of the Hand and Land will feature gatherer-specific content in the Diadem, high-level crafting challenges, a new ranking system, and more.
- New Beast Tribe Quests - The Qitari will provide new quests geared towards Disciples of the Land classes.
- New Dungeon: Anamnesis Anyder - This new challenge can be tackled alongside fellow adventurers, or a party of non-player characters using the Trust system.
- Crafting and Gathering Overhaul - The next set of adjustments to Disciples of the Land and Hand which will further enhance the gathering and crafting experience for beginners and veterans alike.
- Job Adjustments, Adjustments to PvP Actions, Additional New Game+ Chapters, and More
If you're looking for more Final Fantasy XIV swag, you can also pre-purchase The Art of Reflection -Histories Forsaken-, a hardcover artbook scheduled for release in May of 2020. This artbook is available for pre-order from the Square Enix store, and features numerous full-color illustrations from Shadowbringers.
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