Square Enix is introducing a new storyline to Final Fantasy XI next month. While the 18-year-old sport has continued to be up to date with small patches, this is the primary time the MMORPG will see new story content material since 2015’s Rhapsodies of Vana’ diel replace. Details in regards to the new storyline have been shared in a blog post from producer Akihiko Matsui, who went into depth about all issues from the rain in Tokyo to the modifications being made to the Beastmaster job.

“The most exciting news I have to share is that a brand-new storyline will be coming to Vana’ diel!” Matsui shares. “This story, which will play out over the course of many version updates rather than just a few, explores a side of Vana’ diel that’s never before seen the light. Be aware that full completion of Rhapsodies of Vana’ diel is required to experience this wonderful new content, so I hope that those of you who haven’t yet experienced Iroha’s tale in full will take this opportunity to do so.”

As Matsui explains, you’ll want to complete the Rhapsodies of Vana’ diel content material earlier than you possibly can expertise the new storyline. The FFXI producer additionally went over modifications to the Beastmaster job and the way he hopes it’ll result in higher synergy between the gamers and their pets.

Matsui additionally went into element about new and up to date month aims to the Records of Eminence alongside new Normal and Intense Ambuscade foes. If you’d prefer to learn the patch notes in full, you possibly can verify them out above.

The new FFXI replace is set to drop in August, which implies it’ll coincide with Final Fantasy XIV’s patch 5.3 update. Either means, there’s not lengthy to attend for new Final Fantasy content material.