In the upcoming patch, titled Rise of a New Sun, players will turn their gaze to Doma in the next chapter of the main scenario quest line. The patch also introduces numerous updates including challenging new trials and dungeons, a large update to the glamour system, a number of system enhancements, and the highly anticipated Forbidden Land of Eureka. A list of initially announced content updates for the patch are listed below:

  • New Main Scenario and Side Quests
  • New Raid Dungeon
  • The Forbidden Land of Eureka
  • Glamour System Updates
  • The Feast PvP Updates
  • Housing Updates
  • New Primal Battle
  • New Dungeons
  • A New Duty Recorder Feature

Updates to bard’s performance actions, additional inventory through the use of a new companion storage feature, and more.

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Square Enix also announced the dates and locations for the 2018-19 Final Fantasy XIV Fan Festivals. North America will kick off the tour on November 16-17, 2018 in Las Vegas, followed by the European Fan Festival in Paris in early 2019, and ending with the Tokyo Fan Festival in March 2019.

The Final Fantasy XIV Free Trial allows new players to easily join the millions of adventurers in the realm of Eorzea. The free trial allows anyone to access all available content up to level 35 (including the new Rival Wings PvP), create up to eight playable characters, and experience the different playable races, classes, and jobs with no restrictions on playtime. New players who wish to experience the free trial may register here.