The first a part of Final Fantasy XIV’s Patch 5.5 is coming April 13, with half two due in late May. Square Enix revealed a flashy new trailer, in addition to a number of juicy new particulars, for the patch throughout the Letter from the Producer Live Part LXIII livestream at this time, so let’s dive in and discover out what’s subsequent for one of many greatest and best MMORPGs working proper now.

The 5.5 patch, dubbed Death Unto Dawn, begins its arrival with half one on April 13, and producer Naoki Yoshida defined a few of what’s on the best way throughout at this time’s livestream occasion. Players can anticipate new essential story quests, a brand new instanced dungeon, and new Chronicles of a New Era quests – particularly, the ultimate chapter of the Sorrow of Werlyt.

The new dungeon, Yoshida stated, helps the belief system that was introduced in Shadowbringers, which permits gamers to crew up with as much as three NPCs – which means you’ll have the ability to enter and clear it solo, if multiplayer video games aren’t actually your factor.

There’s additionally the matter of that spiffy new trailer, which you’ll watch right here:

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New trials will arrive with the primary chunk of the patch, particularly The Cloud Deck and The Cloud Deck (Extreme), and there’s additionally the brand new Alliance raids, the Nier: Automata tie-in Dark Apocalypse Chapter 3, and one referred to as The Tower at Paradigm’s Breach.

For the primary a part of Patch 5.5, Yoshida stated to anticipate solely minor changes to jobs – Yoshida says employees are at present engaged on the roles adjustments deliberate for the launch with Endwalker this autumn. “Nothing will be nerfed, but the buffs won’t be bigger than 1 or maybe 2%”, he stated (in keeping with followers translating the stream within the FFXIV Discord server).

The Feast season 18 can be coming to an in depth, and season 19 can be beginning up because the patch arrives, and gamers will even see an replace to Save the Queen and a swap-out of the present Unreal trial. Oh, and to viewers’ slight dismay, Yoshida revealed that Jonathas “Achievements Guy” Tolmann can be out of a job when the patch arrives – though he’ll nonetheless be accountable for allotting veteran rewards.

On the technical facet, anticipate enhancements to positional 3D audio and improved PC loading instances from SSD with this patch.

The teaser site for patch 5.5 has hundreds extra particulars on what to anticipate when the primary half goes reside April 13.