Notable features include a sort of lockout barrier on the Steps of Faith that hasn’t been seen before and confirmation that players will be taking part in the fighting, complete with one of the great wyrms towering over the battlefield. (Not Nidhogg, though, as it doesn’t appear to be missing an eye.) What all of this will mean isn’t a question anyone will have to speculate on for long, fortunately, as the patch goes live on March 31st.[Source: Before the Fall teaser site]
Final Fantasy XIV. In the game world, that is, not the real world. The first part of the 2.5 patch saw the Scions of the Seventh Dawn suffer a noteworthy loss, and all appearances indicate that it’ll get worse before it gets better. The most recent preview of 2.55’s content seems to back up that idea, showing some previews of the content to be found in the game’s main scenario and the epic battle on the Steps of Faith outside of Ishgard.