Final Fantasy XIV Patch 2.5 Live Today

The conclusion of the main scenario of Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn begins today with the release of Patch 2.5: “Before the Fall”. Part One, in preparation for the upcoming release of Heavensward, due in Spring 2015.

New content in Patch 2.5 includes:

  • 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

Before the Fall promo site.
Full Patch Notes.