Published on May 23rd, 2018 | by Admin


Sydney, Australia – 23rd May, 2018 – A wealth of fresh adventures are today available in FINAL FANTASY® XIV: Stormblood™ with the launch of Patch 4.3: Under the Moonlight. The eagerly-awaited update brings with it the next chapter of the Return to Ivalice 24-Man Alliance Raid series, alongside a new Dungeon, Trial and Beast Tribe Quests all while continuing the thrilling story of the critically-acclaimed MMO.

The Ridorana Lighthouse

Today’s update will add many new challenges to the game, including:

  • New Main Scenario Quests – The Stormblood storyline continues in the far-eastern land of Doma.
  • New Sidequests – The legendary tale of The Four Lords continues, while players will also aid in Doman Reconstruction.
  • New 24-man Alliance Raid – The second chapter of the popular Return to Ivalice series takes players to the Ridorana Lighthouse.
  • New Trial – A surprise players will have to discover for themselves…
  • New Dungeon – Explore the abandoned mausoleum of the legendary hero who united Doma in The Swallow’s Compass.
  • New Beast Tribe Quests: The Namazu – A new series focused on quests for the Disciples of the Hand and Land.
  • Cross-world Linkshells – A new linkshell chat system will allow players to communicate across servers within their data center with ease.
  • Updates to jobs, PvP, glamour system, housing, performance actions, new powerful gear and more.

Namazu Beast Tribe Reward Mount

But this is only the beginning – today’s launch marks the start of the Patch 4.3 series, with even more challenges set to arrive in the very near future:

  • New Ultimate Difficulty Raid (Patch 4.31) – Players seeking the greatest challenges may test their skills against this new incarnation of Ultima Weapon.
  • New Deep Dungeon: Heaven-on-High (Patch 4.35) – Explore the 100-floor tower within the Ruby Sea.
  • Even Further Hildibrand Adventures (Patch 4.35) – The Inspector Extraordinaire returns to right more wrongs and solve new cases.
  • The Next Installment of The Forbidden Land, Eureka – The Pagos Expedition (Patch 4.36)

For a full taste at all of the new content set to arrive in Eorzea™ as part of the upcoming Patch 4.3 series, check out the official trailer:

Through June 26, FINAL FANTASY XIV Online players can collect in-game rewards by inviting old friends who have been inactive in the game for at least 90 days. The Callback Campaign will reunite players while rewarding both parties with in-game items. Further details may be found here:

New Performance Actions

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 Villette in Paris, and ending with the Tokyo Fan Festival in March 2019. Additional details may be found here:

All editions of FINAL FANTASY XIV Online, including the FINAL FANTASY XIV: Stormblood expansion, can be purchased through the Square Enix Online Store here:

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