SQUARE ENIX® announced today that FINAL FANTASY® XIV Online Patch 5.2 will launch on February 18, as revealed in a new trailer shown off during the latest Letter from the Producer LIVE stream.

The trailer for Patch 5.2, titled Echoes of a Fallen Star, provides a glimpse at many of the new adventures and challenges that await players in this major update for the MMO’s critically acclaimed third expansion, Shadowbringers™.

View the trailer below:

Along with details around the upcoming game update, the host cities and dates for the global series of FINAL FANTASY XIV Fan Festivals in 2020 and 2021 were also revealed as part of the livestream.

Set to take place in North America, Japan and Europe respectively, details on the events is as follows:

November 6-7, 2020 – FINAL FANTASY XIV Fan Festival 2020 in San Diego – San Diego Convention Center
December 19-20, 2020 – FINAL FANTASY XIV Fan Festival 2020 in Nagoya – Aichi Sky Expo
February 20-21, 2021 – FINAL FANTASY XIV Fan Festival 2021 in London – ExCeL London

An accompanying trailer can be viewed below:

Information regarding ticket availability will be released at a later date, for more information about the Fan Festivals, please visit the website: https://fanfest.finalfantasyxiv.com

Players new to FINAL FANTASY XIV Online are invited to download a free trial to access content up to level 35, create up to eight playable characters and experience the different playable races, classes, and jobs with no restrictions on playtime. New players who wish to experience the free trial may register here: https://freetrial.finalfantasyxiv.com/na/.

FINAL FANTASY XIV: Shadowbringers is the third expansion for FINAL FANTASY XIV Online, and has received universal critical acclaim since its release in July 2019. Packed with striking new environments, the new gunbreaker and dancer jobs, Hrothgar and Viera races, Trust system and much more, it offers players both old and new hundreds of hours of content to explore.