Final Fantasy XIV Patch 6.2 “Buried Memory” Reveals Intricate Details & Trailer; Patch 6.25 Notes Previewed

Square Enix has shared new information regarding Patch 6.2 for their MMORPG, Final Fantasy XIV “Buried Memory,” including a launch date of August 23, 2022.

Extensively provided summations regarding the revealed content are listed below:

  • New Main Scenario Quests – The epic story continues in this latest chapter.
  • New Side Story Quests – Experience the continuation of Tataru’s Grand Endeavor.
  • New Dungeon – New challenges await in the Fell Court of Troia.
  • New Trial – Band together with other players in a new trial with Normal and Extreme difficulties.
  • New 8-Player Raid – Pandæmonium: Abyssos will be available in both Normal and Savage difficulties to challenge the most seasoned players. The Savage difficulty raid is planned for release one week following the launch of Patch 6.2.
  • New Unreal Trial – Battle against Sephirot in Containment Bay S1T7 (Unreal).
  • PvP Updates – PvP Series 2 and Crystalline Conflict Season 3 will begin with the release of Patch 6.2. Hidden Gorge will also resume, along with adjustments to PvP actions and the Crystalline Conflict ranked matching system.
  • Continued Improvements to the Main Scenario:
    • The Duty Support feature will be expanded to include main scenario dungeons from the 2.x series to 3.0 (Snowcloak, The Keeper of the Lake, Sohm Al, The Aery and The Vault).
    • The Steps of Faith trial will be reworked into a solo quest battle.
    • The Thornmarch trial will be revamped.
  • Miscellaneous Updates – Additional content including, updates to adventurer plates and portraits, glamour dresser capacity expansion from 400 to 800 slots, and more.

You can view the trailer for Patch 6.2 of Final Fantasy XIV, “Buried Memory,” below:

Further, details for Patch 6.25, releasing at a later date were also shared, listed below:

  • New Side Story Quests – Somehow Further Hildibrand Adventures continue in Patch 6.25.
  • New Weapon Enhancement Quests – Players can obtain and enhance Manderville Weapons throughout the Patch 6.x series, which will begin in the Somehow Further Hildibrand Adventures questline.
  • New Tribal Quests: Omicron – New daily quests for Disciples of the Land.
  • New “Variant Dungeons” Battle Content – Players can enjoy this new variable-difficulty dungeon content—beginning with the Sil’dihn Subterrane—designed for between 1-4 players, with the difficulty of enemies scaling depending on party size. Dungeons will feature branching routes, which change depending on player action within the dungeon.
  • New “Another Path: Criterion Dungeons” Battle Content – High difficulty four-player content, which features a distinct structure and enemies of the Variant Dungeons, but will have a set route. Criterion dungeons will feature two options of difficulties, each with their own unique set of rules and characteristics.

The latest Final Fantasy XIV Live Letter can be viewed via Square Enix’s official Twitch channel.

Island Sanctuary, new casual solo content, was also showcased during the stream, letting players farm and craft on a deserted island. Lastly, the Moonfire Faire seasonal event is occurring until August 26, 2022, offering unique rewards viewable via the Final Fantasy XIV Lodestone.

Final Fantasy XIV is currently available via PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, and PC.

An official beginner guide series was recently released.


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