Hiya everyone! That’s Natasha “Kiwikopo” Cheng from the Closing Fantasy XIV On-line (FFXIV) Neighborhood workers, proper right here to hold some thrilling info — we’re launching our subsequent foremost Patch for FFXIV, Reflections in Crystal. This substitute is specific as not solely is there a ton of current content material materials for the latest enlargement, Shadowbringers, nonetheless we even have thrilling updates for these attempting to be a part of our ever-growing neighborhood of Warriors of Delicate.

Updates to the Closing Fantasy XIV Free Trial

First, there are some giant modifications coming to the Closing Fantasy XIV Free Trial tomorrow, which is being expanded to not solely embrace the entire base sport, A Realm Reborn, however moreover the entire first enlargement Heavensward and all content material materials updates by Patch 3.56! This means chances are you’ll experience the equal of two full Closing Fantasy video video games with out spending a dime, with no prohibit on the an entire bunch of hours of playtime you might take pleasure in with fellow adventurers!

In addition to, there are a choice of completely different choices that will now be accessible to all Free Trial avid gamers:

  • The extent cap for all programs and jobs for the free trial has been elevated to stage 60.
  • Avid gamers can now take a look at an entire of 13 completely completely different jobs and programs, along with the three jobs added with Heavensward — Darkish Knight, Machinist, and Astrologian.
  • The Au Ra race is in the marketplace to play as.
  • The Palace of the Lifeless has now been completely unlocked, and avid gamers can traverse as far as the deepest flooring.

What for many who already private A Realm Reborn? Good info, because of present homeowners, or these planning to purchase the Starter Model, will even have entry to the Heavensward enlargement and all of the above benefits as properly!

Updates to the A Realm Reborn necessary state of affairs questline

The Free Trial enlargement isn’t the one thrilling change coming with tomorrow’s substitute — A Realm Reborn’s necessary state of affairs questline shall be updated and streamlined to allow new avid gamers to experience the best of the story whereas moreover advancing to Heavensward and previous solely a bit additional quickly!

We hope that whether or not or not you’re having fun with for the first time, or going once more to experience this updated story as soon as extra, you’ll profit from the pleasure of A Realm Reborn with this new substitute.

On excessive of this, we will be together with the ability to fly using flying mounts in A Realm Reborn areas. Avid gamers may wish to full the A Realm Reborn necessary state of affairs up by The Last Weapon quest nonetheless can take pleasure in new views and much sooner journey by these areas.

This all seems like quite rather a lot, nonetheless that’s merely the tip of the iceberg of what chances are you’ll experience on this subsequent substitute! We hope that we’re capable of meet far more Warriors of Delicate in Eorzea than ever sooner than. Receive the Final Fantasy XIV Free Trial now.

We’ve moreover put collectively plenty of useful ideas for any of our new Warriors of Delicate — confirm them out beneath! 

New to Closing Fantasy XIV On-line? No downside!

Most of us have had the nerve-wracking experience of coming into into unknown territory and embarking on a model new journey in a fantasy world isn’t any completely completely different. There’s rather a lot to find and research, so seize your adventurer’s boots and let’s soar straight in!

Diploma and play as any perform

Considered one of many hardest picks when making a persona is deciding on a class or job and sticking to it. Not in Eorzea! Upon selecting a starting class and reaching stage 10, avid gamers are able to unlock and alter between programs or jobs simply by altering their necessary weapon.

There are eight battle-focused starter programs: Gladiator, Marauder, Arcanist, Archer, Lancer, Pugilist, Thaumaturge, and Conjurer. There are additional programs and jobs to unlock as avid gamers progress by the precept state of affairs, so keep on levelling to experience new gameplay!

Whenever you need a break from combating, you then may try your hand at crafting or gathering! Eorzea provides an unlimited panorama rich with sea life, greenery, and minerals, the place avid gamers can acquire provides and craft their very personal gear.

UI and cross hotbar

Avid gamers should set experience or actions to utilise them in battle, and on the PlayStation chances are you’ll reap the advantages of the cross hotbar.


The cross hotbar in Closing Fantasy XIV was designed significantly for controller gameplay and has intuitive UI and controls that are simple to understand, even for avid gamers new to the game. Avid gamers can customise numerous hotbars with all the abilities they need, and may quickly change between them with the press of a button!

Avid gamers can customise their hotbar settings by [OPTIONS] > System > Character Configuration > Hotbar Settings. The HUD is totally customisable as properly – click here for a additional detailed UI info.

Major state of affairs quests and sidequests

Progress by the story of FFXIV by ending the precept state of affairs quests!

To unlock quests, maps, and many completely different capabilities, avid gamers ought to advance by the precept state of affairs quests. Want help on discovering the next step in your necessary state of affairs quests? Merely select this bar in your UI, and it’ll direct you to the next step of your journey!


To pick out up a quest, avid gamers can talk to NPCs with a quest picture above them. There are completely completely different symbols for numerous sorts of quests, comparable to the precept state of affairs quests, perform quests (quests that unlock additional choices, comparable to job quests), sidequests, and further.


Major State of affairs Quest, Attribute Quest, and Sidequest Icons

Upon visiting an house, avid gamers are able to see all of the hunt markers obtainable to them by opening the map with the □ button. In case you’ve an lively/ongoing quest in your current map, you’re moreover able to see a waymark for the next step in your minimap.

Travelling and Mounts

One of many very important very important devices whereas travelling in FFXIV are the Aetheryte Crystals, which enable avid gamers to teleport to completely completely different areas in-game. Activating teleportation to an house is straightforward — merely attune your self to Aetheryte Crystals you uncover in each house by interacting with them.

The guidelines of areas is also accessed by the teleport icon in your cross hotbar or from the “Journey” tab within the precept menu accessed by the [OPTIONS] button.

Upon reaching stage 20 and ending the sidequest “My Little Chocobo,” avid gamers can unlock mounts. Mounts are an necessary part of travelling spherical as they make journeying far more surroundings pleasant, and likewise you’ll even be able to unlock the ability to fly in your mounts as you progress by the game!

Obligation Finder and matchmaking

Numerous your adventures will come inside the kind of instanced dungeons, which can be unlocked by progressing by the precept state of affairs and have quests.

Avid gamers can queue and enter conditions by the Obligation Finder by pressing [OPTIONS] > Obligation > Obligation Finder.

Avid gamers will then be mechanically positioned proper right into a queue based totally on their chosen job, the place they’re going to be matched with completely different avid gamers to sort each a Delicate Celebration of four avid gamers or a Full Celebration of eight avid gamers, counting on the content material materials.

Combat

Aside from solo fights within the precept state of affairs quests, most conditions require a composition of roles, along with a minimal of 1 tank, one healer, and two damage sellers (DPS).

Often, tanks are accountable for holding objective enmity and soaking damage; healers maintain the celebration alive; and the DPS burn down the targets’ properly being as swiftly as doable by skill rotations.

Totally different ideas

Not solely can you alter jobs freely, nonetheless you may even change up your wardrobe by the game’s glamour system! Have an outfit or specific piece of medicine you’d prefer to placed on no matter its stats? The glamour system is how one can mission the look of medicine onto your character’s current armor! Whenever you ever need a break from quests, take a quick journey once more to metropolis, high off on these glamour prisms, and alter between completely completely different glamour selections as you please.

Want additional superior suggestions concerning the struggle system? Listed below are some useful strategies:

  • ↑↓ to cycle by Celebration Itemizing
  • ←→ to cycle by enemies (seen on show display screen)
  • L1 + ↑↓ to circle by Enmity Itemizing (very useful when specializing in one specific enemy and/or an enemy that’s off-screen)
  • □ when specializing in a celebration member/an enemy to open sub-menu (gives entry to numerous selections)
  • L1 + R3 permits/disables Mouse mode. Use the suitable analog stick with handle a digital cursor, and press R2/L2 to hold out a left/correct “click on on” respectively

With the following tips, we hope you’re feeling capable of embark on the journey to turning into the Warrior of Delicate, and we look ahead to seeing you in Eorzea!

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