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FFXIV Launches Patch 6.01: Updates Debut for Players

By Mazen "Mithrie" Turkmani
Published: December 21, 2021 at 12:44 PM GMT

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Loop Hero Free

Loop Hero is currently free on the Epic Games Store for a limited time, offering gamers a chance to explore its unique blend of strategy, RPG, and roguelike elements. Developed by Four Quarters and published by Devolver Digital, the game captivates with its pixel art style and atmospheric soundtrack. Players find themselves in an endless loop, placing tiles to shape the world and guide their hero through dangerous paths, battling foes, and unraveling the world's mysteries. This offer is part of Epic Games' holiday season giveaway, featuring 15 free games. Fans of indie games and those looking for a new gaming experience should not miss out on adding Loop Hero to their collection before the next free game is announced in just a few hours.

Final Fantasy VI Pixel Remaster Delayed

The release of Final Fantasy VI Pixel Remaster has been postponed to February 2022, Square Enix announced, citing the need for additional time to polish the game. This remastered version of the classic RPG is highly anticipated, and although the delay may disappoint some fans, it promises an enhanced gaming experience. To compensate, Square Enix is offering new items to those who pre-purchase the game individually or as part of the Pixel Remaster bundle on Steam. Delays like this are common in game development and often lead to a more refined final product, reflecting the developers' commitment to quality and a superior player experience.

FFXIV Launches Patch 6.01

Final Fantasy XIV continues to expand with the release of Patch 6.01, which introduces the much-anticipated Pandemonium Raid, a key feature in the Endwalker expansion. This new raid challenges players with formidable bosses and offers rewarding loot. Additionally, Square Enix has tackled the server congestion issues that affected player logins, implementing fixes to improve lobby server performance and ensure a smoother experience. Detailed Patch Notes have also been released, providing thorough information on the new quests, locations, bug fixes, and known issues to help both seasoned players and newcomers navigate the latest changes. With exciting developments across various titles like the free availability of Loop Hero on the Epic Games Store, the delayed but promising Final Fantasy VI Pixel Remaster, and now the enriching updates in Final Fantasy XIV, the gaming world remains vibrant and ever-evolving, promising endless entertainment and new adventures.

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