Final Fantasy XIV Patch 4.2 'Rise of a New Sun' Launches January 30

During today’s Letter from the Producer Live broadcast, Square Enix posted the trailer for Final Fantasy XIV update 4.2 'Rise of a New Sun', which will release on January 30. You can check out the trailer below, which also features a familiar face right near the end..

Square Enix also posted more details on additions included in the update, such a new Fashion Report mini-game for the Gold Saucer, a new interface and new instruments for the Performance feature, and new mounts to collect. You can find more info and several screenshots for Rise of a New Sun here.

You can find a full rundown of Live Letter 41 here.

Fashion Report

“A mysterious masked gentleman has come to the Gold Saucer and is issuing challenges - of the fashion variety. From combinations to colors, can you coordinate your way into his heart? Or will his barbed tongue leave your pride in shreds? Join heads with your fellow adventurers and strive for the heights of fine fashion!”

Performance Actions Update

“The bard action Performance receives a huge overhaul with an improved interface. New piano, lute, and fiddle tones allow for even more creative freedom!”

New Mounts

“Race across the skies swathed in divine winds on the auspicious kamuy, or unleash powerful buffets of air with the majestic true griffin. Your fellow adventurers are sure to be left dumbfounded when you arrive dangling from a magitek death claw.”

via Nova Crystallis

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