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Final Fantasy XIV showcases new PvP mode in 6.1 update

Newfound Adventures, indeed.

Final Fantasy XIV offers plenty of activities for players of all types. While there is a plethora of content for those interested in experiencing the story and tackling AI enemies, there is also a PvP option for those aiming to test their skills against other players. The PvP is getting an overhaul with the 6.1 update.

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Square Enix announced that a new mode would replace The Feast PvP mode in Final Fantasy XIV alongside the 6.1 update. This new model, Crystalline Conflict, sees players join together in five-person teams in small arenas, a shift from The Feast's four-person groups.

Related: Final Fantasy Patch 6.1 release date revealed by Square Enix

The developers of Final Fantasy XIV showcased the new Crystalline Conflict mode with an on-stream game during their Letter from the Producer LIVE show, even sharing the new customizable player card system that players can use to showcase their character before a match.

The Crystalline Conflict aims to reinvigorate PvP for Final Fantasy XIV's dedicated competitive fanbase, introduce new mechanics and maps, and tweak job skills in PvP for a more balanced experience.

To see the complete Letter from the Producer LIVE show, head over to the official Final Fantasy XIV Twitch channel and view the latest show. You can view the newest trailer on Patch 6.1: Newfound Adventure (via Square Enix's YouTube channel) below:

For more on Final Fantasy XIV, visit some of our other articles on Pro Game Guides, like Final Fantasy XIV Valentione’s Day event details (April 2022).


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