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Final Fantasy XIV Endwalker Patch Schedule  – Patch 6.5 Release Date

Learn the Final Fantasy XIV: Endwalker patch release schedule.

With many players having completed the Main Scenario Quests of Final Fantasy XIV: Endwalker, (some less than a week after the main game’s launch), their focus has shifted to the upcoming patches. Luckily, we have a good idea of the current patch timeline for Final Fantasy XIV. Keep reading to find out the whole schedule.

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When does the 6.5 Patch release for Final Fantasy XIV?

Final Fantasy XIV Patch 6.5 is the next major patch and will release in two parts. The first part will release in Early October 2023, and the second part will release in Mid-January 2024.

Final Fantasy XIV Patch 6.45 was an in-between patch, and released on July 18, 2023. This was confirmed in a social post on July 13.

FFXIV Endwalker patches and update Schedule

Here are the confirmed dates for all patches, events, and updates for Final Fantasy XIV: Endwalker. Some of these dates are confirmed, while others are worked out thanks to patch cycle announcements from the February Live Letter. Further dates were also confirmed in the March Live Letter, and then August Live Letter.

In addition, we have some unconfirmed dates for core patches of Endwalker listed below based on estimates, previous patch releases, and prior statements from Square Enix:

  • Patch 6.1 release date: April 12, 2022
  • Patch 6.11 release date: April 26, 2022
  • Patch 6.15 release date: June 7, 2022
  • Patch 6.18 release date: July 5, 2022
  • Patch 6.2 release date: August 23, 2022
  • Patch 6.21 release date: September 13, 2022
  • Patch 6.25 release date: October 18, 2022
  • Patch 6.28 release date: October 31, 2022
  • Patch 6.3 release date: January 10, 2023
  • Patch 6.31 release date: January 24, 2023
  • Patch 6.35 release date: March 7, 2023
  • Patch 6.38 release date: April 4, 2023
  • Patch 6.4 release date: May 23, 2023
  • Patch 6.41 release date: June 19, 2023
  • Patch 6.45 release date: July 18, 2023
  • Patch 6.48 release date: August 8, 2023
  • Patch 6.5 Part 1 release date: Early October, 2023
  • Patch 6.5 Part 2 release date: Mid-January, 2024
  • FFXIV: Dawntrail release date: Summer 2024 (May 2024 prediction)

FFXIV Endwalker 2022 Events dates and schedule

FFXIV Endwalker 2023 Events dates and schedule

Related: Is Endwalker Final Fantasy XIV’s last expansion?

If those patches and events seem far apart, don’t worry—there are almost always minor patches in between that add new stories, new raids, and other content. 

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Overall, Endwalker is set for a packed first few years filled with events, patches, new content, and updates galore. Even as Endwalker enters the middle of its lifespan, the patch schedule is filled enough to keep you playing for a long time. Final Fantasy XIV has kept to a fairly strict schedule of an expansion every two years since the launch of A Realm Reborn in 2013, and there’s sure to be plenty of content for the rest of the expansion.

For more Final Fantasy XIV: Endwalker information, check out When do Final Fantasy XIV Endwalker’s raids release? on Pro Game Guides.

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Michael lives in the UK, but wishes he lived in Eorzea. A life-long gamer, Four years ago, he ditched a "real" job to write about video games for a living, and hasn't looked back. When not guiding players how to get the latest mounts, crafting recipes, and in-game goodies, he spends his time nurturing an unhealthy addiction to MMOs and gacha games.

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