A window for the FFXIV 6.1 patch release date appeared once Letter from the Producer Live LXIX started. People can expect to see it sometime in mid-April 2022. Once that was out of the way, director and producer Naoki Yoshida and Global Community Producer Toshio “Foxclon” Murouchi went over all the features people can expect in 6.1 and the 6.1x. updates.
First, after the FFXIV 6.1 release date, people can expect a number of new main and side quests. There will be a new Warrior of Light main scenario quest chapter. There will also be new role quests and the Tataru’s Grand Endeavor side quests. The role quests will require people to complete all Endwalkers first. A Realm Reborn quests will be improved. There will be as yet unnamed job adjustments. Also, Ishgard housing will be open in Empyreum.
The Unending Codex will be unlocked during these 6.1 main scenario quests. Once you go to your collection, you can look up characters and terms from the base game to catch up to 6.0. The announcement noted, “All characters and terms will not be immediately available.” You will need to play and earn them.
New challenges will show up in 6.1 too. A new secret dungeon will be added. A new Trial will appear. As it has an Endwalker spoiler for its name, we ‘ll omit it here. There will also be Alliance Raid Myths of the Realm, Unreal Trial Ultima’s Bain.
Adventurer Plates will show up as well, which is the “Calling Cards” mentioned earlier. This will be a way to look at profiles. People will also be able to adjust their character portraits on their Adventurer Plate to make them stand out and better represent their characters.
As for what will arrive after the initial 6.1 update, a few hints have come up. First, in 6.11 the Dragonsong’s Reprise Ultimate Duty will show up. There will also be Omega: Beyond the Rift on the way, though it has a 6.1x release window.
6.15 will bring with it a number of additions. Hildibrand will return with more quests. Arkasodara Tribe Beast Tribe Quests, which will go by the new name Tribal Quests in 6.2, will show up. After you complete “Steppe Child” and “What’s in a Parent” in Thavnair, you can take part. There will also be Ameliance Leveilleur Custom Deliveries.
Final Fantasy XIV is available for the PS4, PS5, and PC. The FFXIV 6.1 Newfound Adventure patch release date is set for mid-April 2022.