Square Enix gives updates on KH3, FFXIV, DQ Builders, and Babylon’s Fall
Updates are in for Kingdom Hearts 3, Final Fantasy XIV, Babylon’s Fall, and Dragon Quest Builders II
Madeline Ricchiuto |
Dec 10, 2019
The long awaited Re Mind DLC for Kingdom Hearts III will be launching on PlayStation 4 on 23 January 2020 and 25 February 2020. For players who have completed the main campaign of KH3, the Re Mind DLC will provide a new playable episode as Sora makes his way back to his friends and discovers some shocking truths.
The brand new Re Mind trailer shows a glimpse of Final Fantasy VII’s Aerith, indicating this DLC episode might answer some questions about what was happening on Radiant Garden during the story of Kingdom Hearts III.
Final Fantasy XIV: Shadowbringers Patch 5.1 is now live with updates to the PvP system, as well as the limited Blue Mage job. This is the first major update to Blue Mage since it initially released back during Patch 4.5 A Requiem for Heroes back in January 2019.
The highlights of Patch 5.15 include:
New PvP Frontline: Onsal Hakair (Danshig Naadam) – This new frontline map and ruleset teams up the Eorzean Grand Companies with a tribe from the Azim Steppe as they fight for control of territory. Each team will work to capture Oovo bases, and they’ll earn points for how long they retain control of each base.
Blue Mage Job Updates
Level Cap Increase from Level 50 to Level 60
New Blue Mage Job Quests
New Masqued Carnivale stage
New iconic blue magic spells
The Blue Mage Log – This is a new tab added to the Blue Magic Spellbook, found in the Logs menu. Players who form a party of blue mages to conquer various dungeons and trials with teamwork and strategic use of blue magic. Players can reap weekly rewards by defeating specific targets, including high-difficulty “prime targets” that provide even greater rewards.
As debuted during today’s PlayStation State of Play broadcast, Square Enix and PlatinumGames are working on a new project, Babylon’s Fall. The game received an announcement teaser trailer which shows off it’s fluid action gameplay and striking art style, which was delivered by PlatinumGame’s proprietary “Brushwork Filter.”
Babylon’s Fall will release on the PlayStation 4 and Steam, however, we’ll have to wait until next summer for more information on the game.
Finally, DragonQuest Builders 2 is finally available on Steam. The Steam release of the game includes all previously released DLC from the PS4 version of the game, including the Hotto Stuff, Aquarium, Modernist Packs, along with new recipes, hairstyles, clothing, and exploration areas.
Players who purchase DragonQuest Builders 2 on Steam before 6 January 2020 will receive bonus content that will allow them to customize their gaming experience.