FFXIV: All new content in Patch 6.2

See what's coming to Final Fantasy XIV this August!

Final Fantasy XIV Patch 6.2 releases in August for Final Fantasy XIV. While players have a while to wait until this update, there are plenty of details on the upcoming content patches. Patch 6.18 rolled out on July 5, bringing Data Center Travel and new worlds. With such significant changes just around the corner, what can players expect later down the pipeline?

The Final Fantasy XIV Live Letter shared vital details on the next few updates. You can find the critical content additions below Click the following link to see the Square Enix Patch 6.2 Notes page.

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Patch 6.2: Buried Memory

FFXIV Patch 6.2 Buried Memory
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FFXIV Patch 6.2: Buried Memory launches Tuesday, August 23, 2022. You can expect the following changes for FFXIV. Patch notes are subject to change as Square Enix works to complete this content.

  • New Main Scenario Quests
  • MSQ Improvements
    • Duty Support added for:
      • Snowcloak
      • The Keeper of the Lake
      • Sohm Al
      • The Aery
      • The Vault
    • Solo quest battle
      • The Steps of Faith
    • Revamped Duty
      • Thornmarch
  • New Sidequests
    • Tataru’s Grand Endeavor Continues
  • New Dungeon
    • The Fell Court of Troia
  • New Trials
    • Unknown
    • Unknown (Extreme)
  • New Raids
    • Pandæmonium: Abyssos
    • Pandæmonium: Abyssos (Savage)
    • Panæmonium Raid gear
      • Savage raid released one week after Patch 6.2
  • New Unreal Trial
    • Containment Bay S1T7 (Unreal)
  • Job Adjustments (PvE and PvP)
    • Critical and Direct Hit Adjustments
      • Actions that guarantee critical and direct hits didn’t relieve benefits from buffs/debuffs that increase critical/direct hit rates
      • Actions now inflict more damage with critical and direct hits
    • Dragoon and Astrologian reworks postponed
  • PvP Updates
    • Adjustments to PvP actions
    • Hidden Gorge Returns
    • PvP Series Two begins
      • Rewards now updated/experience reset
      • Series One rewards can be claimed until the end of Series Two
    • Season Three of Crystalline Conflict
      • Tweaks to Ranked Matches from Season Three onward.
        • Unranked
        • Bronze
        • Silver
        • Gold
        • Platinum
        • Diamond
        • Crystal
      • Demotions added
      • All users start at Bronze 3 with Rising Stars set to 0.
    • Crystalline Conflict Matching
      • Improved matchmaking for PvP games
      • Leaving games results in more considerable penalties
      • New rewards up for PvP players.
  • Adventurer Plate & Portrait updates
    • Improved Portrait edits
    • New poses, decorations, and camera settings
    • Portraits now used during Doman Mahjong
    • Transitioning from Beta Version to official release
  • Prep for Patch 7.0 Graphics Update
    • mitigates drops in framerate during heavy stress
    • Dynamic Resolution function added (Beta)
      • PC, PS4, PS5
  • Misc. Updates
    • Allagan Tomestones of Causality added
    • Rare materials added to aetherial reductions for miners, botanists, and fishers
    • New high-IL crafted gear added
    • Request repairs from other players (in and out of duty)
    • Glamour dresser capacity increased from 400 to 800
    • Return to Ivalice quest order adjustments
    • Combo sequence display added to the Actions list
    • New mounts

Patch 6.2: Island Sanctuary

Final Fantasy XIV Patch 6.2 Island Sanctuary
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In Patch 6.2, the Island Sanctuary arrives. Create your own farm thanks to this new pass time. This new activity has other options for players as well. Check the key features below:

  • Gather materials from nature
  • Craft tools
  • Grow crops
    • Plant seeds on your island
    • Harvest crops
  • Collect creatures
  • Care for animals
  • Build a base of operations
    • Customize your locale
  • Let minions wander
  • Create handicrafts
  • Export crafts for island currency
  • Earn special items
  • Socialize with friends
    • Invite visitors to your island

Beyond Patch 6.2

FFXIV Y'shtola Patch 6.2
Image via Square Enix

Though the showcase focused on Patch 6.2, developers gave some insight into upcoming content. While players must wait a bit longer for these changes, they’re in the works at Square Enix.

  • Variant Dungeons (Patch 6.25)
    • Variant Dungeon 1: The Sil’dihn Subterrane
  • Hildibrand Adventures (Patch 6.25)
  • New Weapon Enhancement QuestsLegendary Manderville Weapons (Patch 6.25)
    • Unlock via “Somehow Further Hildibrand Adventures
  • New Tribal Quests (Patch 6.25)
    • The Omicrons—For Disciples of the Land (Gathering)
  • Criterion Dungeons (Patch 6.25)
    • Criterion Dungeon 1: Another Sil’dihn Subterrane & Another Sil’dihn Subterrane (Savage)

Check out the Buried Memory trailer below for a sneak peek at the new content in FFXIV. This update promises to be a fun one!

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