Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn patch 2.22 screenshots

"Through the Malestrom" update due out later this month.

Final Fantasy XIV

Square Enix has released new screenshots of Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn‘s 2.2 patch due out later this month, dubbed “Through the Malestrom.”

The images showcase the updates to the main story and characters, including the continuing story of Hildibrand, the introduction of Gilgamesh and the mysterious Yugiri, and primal Leviathan, whom players will face in the newest primal battle.

Additionally, Square Enix announced it will host the 13th installment in its Letter from the Producer LIVE series with director and producer Naoki Yoshida on March 21 at 2:30 a.m. Pacific time. It will cover the 2.2 patch content, including a preview of the new beast tribe quests, new cases for Hildibrand, the “Glamours” system for altering equipment appearance, and the “ventures” that will let players expand on their retainer’s role. Main scenario writer Kazutoyo Maehiro will also make an appearance.

View the new screenshots at the gallery.

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