Odin Battle, World of Darkness and Gilgamesh Featured in Final Fantasy XIV Patch 2.5
LOS ANGELES (Jan. 20, 2015) – The conclusion of the main scenario of FINAL FANTASY® XIV: A Realm Reborn ® begins today with the release of Patch 2.5, titled “Before the Fall™” Part One, in preparation for the upcoming release of HEAVENSWARD™, the first major expansion releasing in Spring 2015.

New content in Patch 2.5 include:

The beginning of the final chapter in the main storyline
New high-level dungeons
The Keeper of the Lake
The Wanderer’s Palace (Hard)
Amdapor Keep (Hard)
“The World of Darkness,” the conclusion of the 24-player Crystal Tower raid series
A new Odin trial that challenges eight players to defeat the elder primal
The latest adventures of Hildibrand — agent of enquiry, inspector extraordinaire — featuring the return of Gilgamesh on his ongoing quest for the strongest of swords
New rules for the massive 72-player PvP (player versus player) Frontline battle content

The Patch 2.5 promotional website can be found at: http://na.finalfantasyxiv.com/pr/special/2_5_Before_the_Fall/

The full Patch 2.5 notes can be found at:

FINAL FANTASY XIV: A Realm Reborn is available for PC, PlayStation®4 computer entertainment system and the PlayStation®3 computer entertainment system. A free 30-day trial is included for new FINAL FANTASY XIV accounts, with monthly subscriptions starting at $12.99. The game recently surpassed 2.5 million adventurers worldwide.

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