Final Fantasy XIV Game Previews Patch 4.2 in Video
posted on by Crystalyn Hodgkins
Square Enix began streaming a trailer on Friday for the 4.2 patch for its Final Fantasy XIV game, titled "Rise of a New Sun." The patch will launch on January 30.
The new patch will include the "Rise of a New Sun" main scenario, "The Jade Stoa" side-story quest, two new dungeons, the "Crystal Tower Training Grounds" new map and other PvP improvements, more beast tribe quests, a glamour dresser, new mounts, new performance actions, and other improvements.
The game's 4.1 patch launched in early October.
Square Enix released Final Fantasy XIV Online for personal computers in September 2010. After criticism from fans, the company revealed an updated version of the game titled Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn that added a new world and story. Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn launched on Windows PC and PS3 in August 2013, and then on PS4 in April 2014. Square Enix released the first expansion for Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn, titled Heavensward, in June 2015. The second expansion, Stormblood, launched on June 20.
The Final Fantasy XIV Dad of Light live-action television miniseries launched on Netflix in the United States on September 1.