Patch Notes

Final Fantasy XIV (FFXIV) Update 8.24 Patch Notes (v5.2)


Final Fantasy XIV (FFXIV) update 8.24 (5.2) is now rolling out for PlayStation 4 players. According to the official Final Fantasy 14 update 8.24 patch notes, the new update brings the brand-new Qitari beast tribe quests, ocean fishing, and a host of additions and improvements. Apart from this, the latest Final Fantasy XIV version 8.24 also includes stability and performance improvements.

Previously, a big update was released with New cities, New field areas, gameplay changes, bug fixes and more. Unfortunately, since the last patch, many players are experiencing a number of issues when trying to play the game. Today’s FFXIV 8.24 for PS4 is expected to fix a few of these issues.

Final Fantasy XIV (FFXIV) Update 8.24 PS4 Patch Notes


Bug Fixes

  • An issue in the main scenario quest “Return of the Bull” wherein, under certain circumstances, the duty could not be completed.
  • An issue during the battle with the demon wall in Amdapor Keep wherein, under circumstances, players would be returned to the entrance of the room.
    * In accordance with this fix, the demon wall’s Repel knockback effect can no longer be negated.
    * Updated 18/2/2020 7:00 (GMT)
  • An issue in the Bowl of Embers (Hard) wherein Hellfire could be prevented by stunning Ifrit.
  • An issue in Borderland Ruins (Secure) wherein the map icons for interceptor drones and interceptor nodes were identical.
  • An issue in Onsal Hakair (Danshig Naadam) wherein, upon returning to the player’s starting point, symbols for unactivated ovoos were displayed as complete.
  • An issue in Trust dungeons wherein using the ninja action Trick Attack immediately after Ryne uses Trick Attack caused the buff timer to stop counting down for several seconds.
  • An issue wherein the player character’s facial expression would not change when performing certain dragoon actions.
  • An issue wherein the help text for certain actions was incorrect.
  • An issue wherein changing to another job immediately after defeating an enemy would, under certain conditions, grant experience points to the job to which the player changed, rather than the one used to defeat the enemy.
  • An issue wherein certain weaver recipes had their maximum starting quality incorrectly displayed as 50% instead of 75%.
  • An issue wherein the Storm Storage Bench appeared under the wrong category while previewing indoor furnishings.
  • An issue wherein using the “Copy Item Name” subcommand from the chat log and pasting it into the chat text entry field would cause the game to freeze. (PlayStation®4 version only)
  • An issue wherein the game could not be run in DirectX® 11 mode with certain combinations of gamepads and drivers.

Known Issues

  • An issue wherein the magic DPS role quest NPCs Cerigg and Taynor appear in the Crystarium at the Wandering Stairs regardless of quest progress.
    * This is a high priority issue that we plan to address in Patch 5.21.
  • An issue wherein the action “Cast” cannot be used at the following fishing spots:
    “Central Thanalan: The ClutchNorthern Thanalan: Ceruleum FieldSouthern Thanalan: Burnt Lizard Creek”
    * This is a high priority issue that we plan to address in Patch 5.21.
  • An issue in Cinder Drift wherein certain enemy attacks are not displayed correctly in the battle log.
  • An issue in Eden’s Verse: Iconoclasm wherein the minimap does not display enemy positions.
  • An issue in Eden’s Verse raids wherein, under certain conditions, enemies are displayed incorrectly.
  • An issue in Eden’s Verse Savage raids wherein certain enemy attacks are not displayed correctly in the battle log.
  • An issue wherein certain areas of Half-timbered Cottage Walls, Half-timbered House Walls, Half-timbered Mansion Walls are displayed incorrectly.
  • An issue wherein footsteps cannot be heard when moving or jumping on certain furnishings added to Patch 5.2.
  • An issue in the Copied Factory wherein, under certain conditions, the duty recorder does not record the first chapter after entering the raid. (PlayStation®4 version only)
  • An issue in Eden’s Verse wherein the Helm of Golden Antiquity is incorrectly named Golden Antiquity.
  • An issue wherein the description for the blue mage action, Feather Rain, indicates its damage decreases when attacking multiple enemies. The correct text should read “Deals wind damage with a potency of 220 to all enemies at a designated location.”
  • An issue in the Qitari beast tribe quest “Rock ‘n Ronka” wherein playing as a fisher causes the duty list to display “Catch a treescale,” rather than “Catch a splendid treescale.” The quest itself functions as designed.

Final Fantasy XIV (FFXIV) update 8.24 for PS4 is now available for download.