Over the weekend, Square Enix revealed extra particulars for Final Fantasy XIV throughout a Letter from the Producer LIVE stream. Final Fantasy XIV will launch for PlayStation 5 on May 25, the identical day patch 5.55 launches for all gamers. They lso revealed the calendar of upcoming occasions and collaborations with Fender and Citizen to supply themed guitars and watches.

Following the open beta that launched in April, the official service for the PS5 model of FFXIV will start on May 25. This model of the sport will supply quicker loading instances, 4K decision, a better decision UI, DualSense haptic suggestions, 3D audio, and new trophies. On the identical day, patch 5.55 will launch for all gamers. As properly as signaling the beginning of the PS5 model, the patch will add the next content material:

  • Patch 5.5 Main Scenario, Part II – The second a part of this remaining foremost situation replace earlier than Endwalker units the stage for the upcoming growth in grand style.
  • YoRHa: Dark Apocalypse – Additional YoRHa: Dark Apocalypse story has been added to this epic crossover questline.
  • “Save the Queen” Questline Update – This newest replace features a new discipline space, “Zadnor,” an elevated resistance rank cap of 25, remaining enhancement of resistance weapons, and new large-scale battle content material Dalriada for as much as 48 gamers.
  • Reward for Collecting All Triple Triad Cards

Square Enix additionally unveiled a schedule of occasions that may run up till the release of the Endwalker expansion in November.

A few stunning Final Fantasy XIV collaborations have been additionally revealed. The first sees the developer group up with Fender to create a restricted run of Final Fantasy XIV Stratocaster guitars. They’ll function “imitation crystal detailing, custom branding on the neck, and a custom, vintage-style hard shell case” that will likely be adorned with the sport’s brand. Costing $3,499.99, preorders will start in America, Australia, and EMEA areas in the direction of the top of this yr with the guitar delivery early subsequent yr.

Those who don’t need to drop that a lot cash on a guitar will likely be happy to know the guitar will even be launched in-game with patch 5.5. It will turn into one other instrument for efficiency actions that features 5 audio tones and efficiency options like decide slide and mute results. Players should buy the Magitek Electric Guitar indoor furnishing from the Manderville Gold Saucer too.

The second collaboration includes Citizen and two FFXIV themed watches. Inspired by the crystal of sunshine and the Warriors of Darkness, the watches are available in gentle and darkish fashions. Clocking in at £294.99 and £339.99 respectively, pre-orders for these watches are open now and will likely be out there till 3:59pm BST on June 30. They’re on account of ship in December.

[Source: Square Enix]