Initially slated for ‘mid-June’
Closing Fantasy XIV‘s patch cycle is at all times unpredictable.
Sq. Enix by no means offers a agency launch date for patches because the system is consistently in flux, as an alternative preferring to offer home windows which might be extra like (pirate voice)…tips. “Early Might, mid-June, late-July,” that type of factor. However this time, as a result of coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, the writer is compelled to pivot even additional.
Introduced by means of their official Lodestone weblog, Closing Fantasy XIV producer and head honcho Naoki Yoshida famous that given the state of emergency in Tokyo, patch 5.3 (which can carry a brand new NieR alliance raid into the fold) has been delayed. Initially slated for “mid-June,” the undertaking will now be pushed again not less than “two or three weeks,” or doubtlessly “nearer to a month.”
Yoshida clarifies that the bodily and psychological well being of the group is paramount, and that there are technical causes for the delay, like voice recording points, delayed graphical belongings, improvement holdups and excessive manufacturing/QA group workloads. He additionally notes that Sq. Enix will proceed to keep up servers from dwelling, and that there isn’t a interruption of service deliberate. He additionally fortunately studies that the event group is “all doing fantastic at current.”
You will have seen that FFXIV just got a smaller patch recently in 5.25, however Yoshida explains that the majority of the work was already executed earlier than the state of emergency was declared. So take pleasure in that whereas we wait!
FFXIV Service and Development [The Lodestone]
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