September 18, 2018

A Fresh Challenge Fraught with Peril begins alongside New Trials, Dungeons, Raids and More

LONDON (18th September 2018) – Warriors of Light the world over face dangerous new challenges as Patch 4.4: Prelude in Violet launches today. The latest update for the critically-acclaimed MMO FINAL FANTASY® XIV Online sees the start of a new adventure for the Warriors of Light, after bringing about the liberation of the Garlean-controlled regions. What ultimately awaits the Warriors between the encroaching Garlean Empire and the Eorzean Alliance…

This update also brings the Omega raid series to a close, while adding a new Trial, two new Dungeons and plenty more. For a tease of what’s to come, check out the trailer: https://youtu.be/O9hvag2z_QU

Suzaku, from the Four Lords Quest Series

The latest FINAL FANTASY XIV Online update adds hours of new content, including:

  • New Main Scenario Quests
  • New Sidequests – The Four Lords and Even Further Hildibrand Adventures
  • New Dungeons – The Burn and Saint Mocianne’s Arboretum (Hard)
  • New Trial – Hells’ Kier (Suzaku)
  • New Raid – Omega: Alphascape
  • Gathering and Crafting Updates – New Recipes
  • Housing Updates – Addition of the Mannequin Indoor Furnishing
  • Expansion of The Lost Canals of Uznair – The Treasure Hunting instance
  • Battle System and PvP Updates, New Gold Saucer Content, Added Group Pose Functionality, and more


Saint Mocianne’s Arboretum (Hard)

Additionally, the Ceremony of Eternal Bonding, a sacred rite of bonding held at the Sanctum of the Twelve, now allows players to commemorate their relationship in more ways with newly added options, including anniversary ceremonies.

Fans can also look forward to an exciting season of FINAL FANTASY XIV Online Fan Festivals all over the world. North America will kick off the tour on November 16-17, 2018 in Las Vegas, followed by the European Fan Festival on February 2-3, 2019 at the La Grande Halle de La Villettebin Paris, and ending with the Tokyo Fan Festival in March 2019. Players not attending the event are invited to tune into FINAL FANTASY XIV Fan Festival live stream, available for free on the official FINAL FANTASY XIV Online Twitch channel: https://twitch.tv/finalfantasyxiv

All editions of FINAL FANTASY XIV Online, including the FINAL FANTASY XIV: Stormblood expansion, can be purchased through the Square Enix Online Store here: http://sqex.to/FFXIVStore

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