Square Enix has revealed that Final Fantasy XIV: Stormblood patch 4.3 Under the Moonlight will arrive on May 22nd. This patch introduces the next chapter of the "Return to Ivalice" 24-man raid series alongside new quests, a new beast tribe to join, a new trial, and a new dungeon.
Patch 4.3 series of updates will introduce a wealth of content and include a number of additional content updates. Details on content to be released in these patches are listed below:
- New Main Scenario Quests – The Stormblood storyline continues in the far-eastern land of Doma.
- New Sidequests
- New 24-man Alliance Raid – The second chapter of the popular Return to Ivalice series takes players to the Ridorana Lighthouse.
- New Trial and Dungeon
- New Beast Tribe Quests: The Namazu – A new series focused on quests for the Disciples of the Hand and Land.
- New Ultimate Difficulty Raid (Patch 4.31) – Players seeking the greatest challenges may test their skills against this new incarnation of Ultima Weapon.
- New Deep Dungeon : Heaven-on-High (Patch 4.35) – Explore the 100-floor tower within the Ruby Sea.
- The Next Installment of The Forbidden Land, Eureka – The Pagos Expedition (Patch 4.36)
- Cross-world Linkshells – A new linkshell chat system will allow players to communicate across servers within their data center with ease.
- Updates to jobs, PvP, glamour system, housing, performance actions, new powerful gear and more.
Through June 26th, Final Fantasy XIV players can collect in-game rewards by inviting old friends who have been inactive in the game for at least 90 days. The Callback Campaign will reward both parties with in-game items. You can find out more information on the callback rewards on the Lodestone.
Fans can also look forward to an exciting season of Final Fantasy XIV Fan Festivals. North America will kick off the tour on November 16th-17th, 2018 in Las Vegas, followed by the European Fan Festival on February 2nd-3rd, 2019 at the La Grande Halle de La Villette in Paris, and ending with the Tokyo Fan Festival in March 2019. And for any of the fan fests you can't make, you'll also be able to purchase a stream pass to watch the action from the comfort of your own couch. More details can be found on the official fan fest site.
The official trailer for Patch 4.3 gives a first look at much of the upcoming content and was just released today. You can check it out below.