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Title: FFXIVARR Live Letter Patch 2.16 and 2.2 Through The Maelstrom
Post by: Sixty on January 26, 2014, 06:37:43 PM
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Yesterday Square Enix hosted the Final Fantasy XIV: Full Active Time Event in OSAKA, together with a Letter from the Producer LIVE.
Most of the content that was addressed was about the 2.2 patch, but there was also information giving about the 2.16 patch. Which is set for a 22nd of February release.
Also announcements regarding Valentine’s Day (February 4th to February 17th) and Little Lady’s Day (Late February) were given.

Patch 2.16 is set to include:

- Summoning Bell in Revenant’s Toll
- New Features for the Market Boards (Wish List feature, and adjustments on the filters)
- Ability to summon minions and mounts at random
- Dhorme Chimera and Hydra being added to the Duty Finder
- Gear sets will automatically substitute main arm when item is not available
- Cooldown timer for timeworn maps to be displayed or adjusted (not clarified)
- Crafting stats will affect quick synthesis success rate
- Gear dying preview feature
- Notification feature for Party Finder
- Mog Letter history
- New achievement rewards
- New feature to reselect focus targets (i.e. Primals after they disappear for certain attacks)
- Map marker feature
- More action icons for macros
- New command to have character look towards the Camera
- Characters will appear wet during rainy weather
- Potential targets will have a glowing outline when hovering the mouse over them

And currently the patch for 2.2 include:

- Leviathan Primal Battle (Hard and Extreme Modes)
- The Amdapor Township Dungeon
- The Binding Coil of Bahamut Extension
- Thornmarch Extreme Mode
- Brayflox’s Longstop Hard Mode
- Halatali Hard Mode
- New Daily Beast Tribe Quests (Kobold and Sahagin)
- New Hildibrand storyline
- New Allagan Tomestone types
- Glamours Vanity System named Mirage Prism
- New advanced crafting recipes
- New fishing challenges
- New Aesthetician hairstyles

A brief talk about the Playstation 4 version revealed the Box Art, Open Beta Date (Feb 22nd), and Release Date (14th April) with pre-orders beginning on January 27th.
Also two new Collector’s Edition items were revealed, Wind-Up Moogle and Fat Chocobo Mount. Yoshida clarified that PC and PS3 players who have already purchased
the Collector’s Edition will get these items free of charge without having to buy the PS4 Collector’s Edition.
Along with the above, clarification was also given on the Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn Original Soundtrack (March 27th) complete with the Wind-Up Bahamut minion.
Announcements took place regarding two new Strategy Guides that contain content up to 2.1, the first focusing on Maps, Quest and Content while the second focuses on
Classes, Jobs and Items, both will be available on February 27th; although no clarification was given for a western release.
Title: Re: FFXIVARR Live Letter Patch 2.16 and 2.2 Through The Maelstrom
Post by: Oniangel on January 26, 2014, 07:35:44 PM
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Characters will appear wet during rainy weather

Best. Change. Ever.
Title: Re: FFXIVARR Live Letter Patch 2.16 and 2.2 Through The Maelstrom
Post by: Da_Cloud on January 26, 2014, 07:57:47 PM
Best. Change. Ever.
Apperently it looks even better when you put on a swimsuite


BTW did I hear someone mention that they were going to release more goodies  :o :o :o
/me checks his bank-account if his monthly salary has been deposited already
Title: Re: FFXIVARR Live Letter Patch 2.16 and 2.2 Through The Maelstrom
Post by: RoachWizard on January 27, 2014, 10:42:56 AM
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- New Hildibrand storyline

HYPE!! The Hildibrand questline so far has been the most hilarious sidequest I have played in any MMO ever!