FFXIV Patch 6.1 Roadmap

FFXIV Patch 6.1 to 6.5 Roadmap Released

Square Enix released a roadmap for the upcoming FFXIV patch 6.1 to 6.5 updates. In addition to the main scenario updates, Square Enix plans to release a new adventure featuring Hildibrand. Also planned are the Crystalline Conflict PvP mode, alliance raids, tribe quests, and more. Further information about the 6.1 update will appear in an upcoming stream in March.

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The company outlined the planned roadmap for each patch during the Final Fantasy XIV Letter from the Producer LXVIII stream. Major content includes main scenario updates, the “Somehow Further Hildibrand Adventures”, and a new “Tataru’s Grand Endeavor” side quest series. All three updates will span across patches 6.1 to 6.5. While not listed during the stream, Glamour-related updates will also appear starting patch 6.1.

Furthermore, each patch will feature various other patch-specific additions. On the topic of release timing, Producer Naoki Yoshida said that there will be four months between major patches; two weeks longer than previous updates. There will also be one extra week added for releases in the summer and New Year’s holidays.

You can check out the details on each patch via the list below.

Patch 6.1

  • Myths of the Realm #1 Alliance Raid
  • Crystalline Conflict PvP mode
  • Arkasodara tribe quests and dailies
  • Dragonsong’s Reprise Ultimate duty
  • Ultima’s Bane Unreal trial
  • Adding Trust system to Patch 2.0 main scenario dungeons
  • New Calling Card-style UI
  • New Hrothgar hairstyles
  • Opening Empyreum Ishgard housing
  • Custom Deliveries: Ameliance

Patch 6.2 will feature the continued implementation of the Trust system to other main scenario dungeons. Notably, the patch will also include the addition of Island Sanctuary content. Yoshida said that the Island content will be “quite large-scale”. Additionally, the “Criterion” dungeon will feature varying difficulties depending on how many players are participating.

Patch 6.2

  • Adding Trust System compatibility to Patch 2.x main scenario dungeons
  • Adding Trust System compatibility to 2-3 Heavensward main scenario dungeons
  • New weapon enhancements
  • New “Criterion” variable difficulty dungeon (1-4 players)
  • The debut of Island Sanctuary content
  • Pandaemonium, Faux Hollow, and other trial updates

Patch 6.3

  • Adding Trust System compatibility to remaining Heavensward main scenario dungeons
  • Deep Dungeon series #3
  • Ultimate duty #5
  • Island Sanctuary Update
  • Myths of the Realm, Faux Hollows, and other trial updates

As Patches 6.4 and 6.5 are still in development, Yoshida noted that the team will likely add more content as plans are solidified. Square Enix will provide more information and updates in the near future.

Patch 6.4/6.5

  • Adding Trust System compatibility for all Stormblood main scenario dungeons
  • Criterion dungeons #2 and #3
  • Adding a new area to Island Sanctuary
  • Conclusion of Pandaemonium
  • Myths of the Realm, Faux Hollows, and other trial updates

You can also check out the patch details in the screenshots below.

Final Fantasy XIV is immediately available on PC, PlayStation 4, and PlayStation 5.

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