Closing Fantasy XIV‘s 2020 updates suffered some delays on account of the worldwide pandemic, however the patch 5.4 launch date is about for December, and with the updates again to their common cadence, it’s nonetheless seemingly that the 6.0 growth will launch in 2021. It seems to be like we’re just some months away from getting particulars on that new growth, too.
New FF14 expansions have traditionally been revealed over the course of the annual Fan Festivals world wide. The North American occasion in November and Japanese occasion in December had already been cancelled, and through in the present day’s Letter from the Producer stream, the devs confirmed that that European Fan Fest in February is cancelled, as properly.
As a substitute, Sq. Enix says “we’ll be internet hosting an occasion in February 2021 to announce new data”. That quote is from an official, English translated slide, and in accordance with the unofficial translation on the FF14 Discord, director Naoki Yoshida teased that he doesn’t know what new information will probably be, however the announcement will cowl new issues from FF14. On the identical day, the devs can even maintain the newest iteration of their annual 14-hour livestream.
Patch 5.3 was delayed by a handful of months, and evidently the replace cycle has just about been pushed again to match. Traditionally, a brand new growth would’ve been introduced on the November Fan Fest, so if this on-line occasion is now occurring three months later, it’s a fairly protected wager that we’ll see some particulars on 6.0 there.
For now, we’ve gotten a preview of the FF14 patch 5.4 notes, so you’ll be able to comply with that hyperlink for some early particulars. FF14 has became essentially the most beloved of the MMORPGs at the moment going, and a significant new growth is just going to assist construct the hype.