Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn's first patch will add player housing, new dungeons, a PvP arena and more according to the game's director.
During a panel at TGS (via Siliconera), Naoki Yoshida revealed a heap of new features that'll be coming to the MMO before too long.
Several new dungeons will be added to the game, including one called the Crystal Tower. Drawing inspiration from the same area in Final Fantasy III, it'll require 24 players with strong skills and coordination to make it out alive. Player housing will also be available in all three city-states, with over 380 decorative items available to help personalise your home. A PvP arena called The Wolves' Den will also pit two teams of four against each other.
Other additions to the game in the patch include a new Primal battle against Good King Moogle Mog, hard modes for two dungeons, extreme difficulty fights against each of the Primals, daily quests quests, random matching rewards, a beauty parlour that'll let you change your hairstyle and a treasure hunting system.
Additionally, Yoshida revealed for the first time just how many players have logged into Eorzea since it relaunched on August 28. Square Enix has seen 1,080,000 unique logins, with an average of 617,000 unique daily logins taking place and peak concurrency reaching 344,000 users. Considering all the issues that plagued the game's launch and its chequered history, it's an undeniably promising start.
Seeing as anyone who buys the game on PlayStation 3 will be able to upgrade to the PlayStation 4 version for free and digital sales only resumed last week, this number is likely to grow in the near future.
Source : ign[dot]com