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Final Fantasy XIV Game's Patch 4.4 Previewed in English, Japanese Trailers

posted on by Crystalyn Hodgkins
Latest patch launches on September 18

Square Enix began streaming trailers on Thursday in English and Japanese for its Final Fantasy XIV game's Patch 4.4, titled "Patch 4.4─Prelude in Violet." The patch will launch on September 18.

Japanese Version

English Version

The patch will include a new main scenario, a side-story quest, two new dungeons, a new raid, a new trial, new items for players' estates, and more.

The game is currently celebrating the fifth anniversary of the launch of Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn. Square Enix had announced last week that the game has 14 million registered accounts worldwide, including free-trial accounts.

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 in June 2017.

The game's companion app for iOS and Android launched last month.

The Final Fantasy XIV Dad of Light live-action television miniseries launched on Netflix in the United States in September 2017.

Source: Final Fantasy XIV's YouTube channel

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