Square Enix today releases a new update for Final Fantasy XIV: Heavensward, Patch 3.1. The update is titled “As Goes Light, So Goes Darkness”. The update offers many new additions to the Heavensward expansion, and continues the main scenario, following the nation of Ishgard In the wake of the Warrior of Light’s return from Azys Lla.
“Following rumours among the sky pirates, adventurers will battle on a haunted vessel in the brand new 24-player alliance raid “Void Ark”, and travel to far-off islands via airship in new exploratory missions to unearth rare gear and items.”
The launch of Patch 3.1 also introduces an all-new real-time strategy attraction, “Lord of Verminion,” at the Manderville Gold Saucer. There, players will be able to use their minions to battle against other players in a 1v1 setting. The patch also includes two new high-level dungeons, Saint Mocianne’s Arboretum and Pharos Sirius, Vanu beast tribe quests, new side story quests and much more. The full Patch 3.1 notes can be found here.
In addition, Square Enix also announced a new in-game event, scheduled to begin on 11th November to 31st December. In celebration of the final chapter to the Rhapsodies of Vana’diel storyline in Final Fantasy XI, which also released today, Iroha, the star of the recent Rhapsodies of Vana’diel storyline, will be visiting Final Fantasy XIV in a special collaboration event. Adventurers will be able to participate in event quests to obtain exclusive in-game items, including Iroha’s outfit. More information about the event can be found here.
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