Final Fantasy XIV: Shadowbringers Preliminary 5.0 Patch Notes are Sure to Make for Some Fine Reading

Final Fantasy XIV: Shadowbringers Preliminary 5.0 Patch Notes are Sure to Make for Some Fine Reading

Square Enix has given fans awaiting the Final Fantasy XIV: Shadowbringers expansion some late night reading with preliminary 5.0 patch notes.

Square Enix released the preliminary 5.0 patch notes for Final Fantasy XIV: Shadowbringers and it is absolutely filled to the brim with tons of new information about what’s in store for the expansion. Shadowbringers is the latest and massive update to the popular MMORPG, which has already come out for early access and will officially be releasing on July 2nd.

Within the patch notes are breakdowns of the two major cites (Crystarium and Eulmore), as well as the new zones, aesthetic changes, job quest teases, reworks for gatherers and crafters (Disciples of the Land/Hand), FATE (random world encounters) minibosses, player housing additions, short job previews (Gunbreaker and Dancer are new to Shadowbringers), and tons more.

Previously, Letter to the Producer LIVE Part: LII broke down some more details regarding battle content, the Trust system, Crafter and Gatherer adjustments, and adjustments to Disciples of the Hand and Land. There was also a new dungeon crawl trailer that showcased what the dungeons for Shadowbringers will look like, along with some beautiful new official artwork.

In other interesting news, a brand new Final Fantasy XIV TV series has been announced from Sony Pictures and Hivemind (The Witcher on Netflix). Not to be confused with the Japanese Dad of Light liveaction movie of course.

During E3 2019, a new launch trailer dropped after Producer Naoki Yashida spoke onstage. Not to mention that it will be introducing the new classes Gunbreaker and Dancer, as well as the new (and gender-locked) races Viera and Hrothgar. It was also revealed that Final Fantasy XIV has a playerbase of 16 million prior to the expansion.

Final Fantasy XIV: Shadowbringers will be coming out for PS4 and PC.


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