Final Fantasy XIV has as we speak launched a brand new microsite for the 5.three patch, arriving August 11, 2020. The location confirms the brand new content material coming with the patch – the Heroes’ Gauntlet dungeon, Thriller Trial, The Puppets’ Bunker alliance raid dungeon, Bozjan Southern Entrance battlefield, and extra – with screenshots and the brand new Reflections in Crystal trailer as well.
Sq.-Enix additionally sneaked in a few changes to the A Realm Reborn primary story quest necessities. The change requires two further sidequests to finish the principle atory quest, certainly one of which includes getting your Grand Firm Chocobo, whereas the opposite seems to be to be a bit extra concerned. General, the adjustments don’t look too dramatic.
Lastly, there’s the enjoyable information swirling around the subreddits this week: the declare that the sport has 1.2 million lively gamers. The “lively gamers” quantity comes with caveats, although, because it counts anybody whose seen a rise in degree or expertise worth, added new mounts or minions, or newly created a personality because the final survey as an lively participant. Astute Redditors level out that the this quantity will be deceptive due to the standards and the completely different lengths of time between surveys (the survey interval for this most up-to-date survey was from April till August). Regardless, 1.2 million lively gamers is nothing to shake a stick at. It’s secure to say that Last Fantasy XIV is having fun with the identical pandemic bump in lively gamers we’ve seen in different video games.