Final Fantasy XIV Patch 6.1 Launches Mid-April 2022

It's going to have a lot of content soon!

Square Enix recently released new information about Final Fantasy XIV Patch 6.1 during the latest Letter from the Producer Live broadcast.

According to Producer and Director Naoki Yoshida, Patch 6.1 will be released in mid-April. This will be the first major content update after the launch of expansion pack Endwalker, which concluded the saga of Hydaelyn and Zodiark.

Here are the upcoming new content that will be added in Patch 6.1:

  • New Main Scenario Quests – Patch 6.1 will mark the start of a new chapter for Warriors of Light.
  • “Tataru’s Grand Endeavor” – The spotlight falls upon Tataru in this new sidequest series, which will begin in Patch 6.1 and run until Patch 6.5.
  • New Role Quest – An additional story will become available after completing all Endwalker role quests.
  • PvP Updates – New PvP content known as Crystalline Conflict, PvP action updates, and a new rewards system will be implemented.
  • New Housing Area – Plots in Empyreum, the new Ishgardian residential district, will become available for purchase.
  • The Unending Codex – A new glossary of characters and terms up through Patch 6.0 can be unlocked in the main scenario of Patch 6.1. All characters and terms will not be immediately available, with new entries added as the story unfolds.
  • New Dungeon – Further details to be announced at a later date.
  • New Trial – The Endsinger’s Aria.
  • New Unreal Trial – Ultima’s Bane (Unreal).
  • New 24-Player Alliance Raid – Myths of the Realm #1.
  • Miscellaneous Updates – Additional content including job adjustments, New Game+ for Endwalker and a portion of 6.1, new Hrothgar hairstyles, more glamour plates, the ability to try on items from the FINAL FANTASY XIV Online Store and more.

There were details about the revisions to the A Realm Reborn main scenario as well. One of them was the new Duty Support system, which was based on the existing Trust system. This new one will be implemented for the new version of A Realm Reborn in Patch 6.1 In this new system, all four player main scenario dungeons and trials will be completed with NPCs. The Duty Support System will be expanded in future updates to support Patch 2.x content as well as Heavensward expansion content and more.

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Future Patch 6.1x updates will then include the following:

  • New Ultimate Duty – A new Ultimate challenge, Dragonsong’s Reprise, is coming in Patch 6.11
  • Side Story Quests – Various new side story quests will launch including the “Somehow Further Hildibrand Adventures” in Patch 6.15 and “Omega: Beyond the Rift” sometime in the Patch 6.1x series.
  • New Tribal Quests – Starting with Patch 6.15, players will be able to experience new Arkasodara tribe quests for battle classes and jobs.
  • New Custom Deliveries – Ameliance Leveilleur Custom Deliveries coming with Patch 6.15.
  • Data Center Travel – Planned for Patch 6.18, Data Center Travel will allow players to visit Worlds in different logical data centers within the same physical data center.

Final Fantasy XIV is now available on PC, PS4, and PS5.

Source: Press Release