The next special weapon quest begins!
Final Fantasy XIV Onlineâ€™s Patch 5.25 update arrives today, which introduces the â€œSave the Queenâ€ quest series – a new adventure featuring a story written by Yasumi Matsuno (Final Fantasy Tactics, Final Fantasy XII), who also penned the narrative for the wildly popular Return to Ivalice raid series.
This latest update includes additional new content for crafters and gatherers, as well as new battle content tied to the new weapon enhancement quest series:
- New â€œResistance Weaponâ€ Enhancement Quest Series: â€œSave the Queen: Blades of Gunnhildrâ€ â€“ Adventurers can obtain powerful weapons and learn more about the Hrothgar homeland, the Bozja Citadel through this all-new quest series that will receive regular updates in future patches. Players can experience new Resistance Weapon Quest Battles consisting of multiple boss fights, with progress being saved as you advance.
- New â€œExtremeâ€ Difficulty Trial â€“ Parties of eight players can challenge this new challenging trial battle.
- Crafter and Gatherer Content: â€œSkysteel Toolsâ€ â€“ This new questline will allow Disciples of the Land and Hand to upgrade their Skysteel Tools into even more powerful versions. This questline will also receive subsequent updates in future patches, allowing players to further upgrade these tools.
- New Items, Recipes, Furnishings, and more.
Players can also participate in the seasonal event, Hatching-tide 2020, which ends on April 13. This special event offers players limited-time rewards, including two bunny costumes and new housing items.
Additionally, fans can now watch all six episodes of â€˜The Creation of Final Fantasy XIV: Shadowbringersâ€™ series here. The series provides an in-depth look at various parts of Final Fantasy XIV Onlineâ€™s development, including several key developers sharing behind-the-scenes insight on how they create the wildly successful MMORPG.