Square Enix has announced that the Final Fantasy XIV patch 4.5 will release on January 8, 2019. For those who on both PC and PS4 would enjoy some new main story quests, a new dungeon, and an exciting new trial to complete. You can check out the new trailer below.
However, the patch is designated as part one, there was no news was given on when to expect part two. But what we know so far is that part two will necessarily be the final major patch before the third expansion Shadowbringers next summer. The new main story quests that will be released with Final Fantasy XIV patch 4.5 will lead players towards the next expansion. Part two will have the final main story quests before Shadowbringers.
Also, there are some other features and additions coming with Final Fantasy XIV patch 4.5. Here is an extensive list of the features that will be added to the MMORPG:
New Main Scenario Quests – The first half of the thrilling climax to the Stormblood storyline.
New Trial – Confront Seiryu in both normal and extreme difficulties in the last chapter of the Four Lords' quest line.
New Instanced Dungeon – The Ghimlyt Dark
Return to Ivalice Alliance Raid Dungeon – The Orbonne Monastery
New Custom Deliveries – Crafter and Gatherer-focused questlines
Gold Saucer Update – New GATE, "Air Force One"; New minigame, "Doman Mahjong"
New Minions, Hairstyles, Emotes, and Mounts
In addition to patch 4.5, there will also be smaller patches that follow that will bring additional content. You can find the full list of those new patches coming in the future below:
Patch 4.55 – Eureka, Hydatos Expedition; New Entry in the Large-scale PvP Rival Wings – The Hidden Gorge
Patch 4.56 – Even Further Hildibrand Adventures; Stormblood Beast Tribe Quests
Data Center Expansion for North America and Europe; New World Visit System