This Week in Events — Week 38, 2022

Collected below are the latest events from Square Enix’s repertoire of service games, including limited time campaigns and content updates.

Check out what’s new this week!

Babylon’s Fall

Chocobo GP

  • Odin and Ultros join the race in Season 3 of #ChocoboGP! Season 3 is out now for you to play
  • A new patch update for #ChocoboGP (Ver.1.2.1) has gone live, fixing issues that occurred while playing. [8/30]

Dissidia Final Fantasy Opera Omnia

  • The New Player Campaign in #DissidiaFFOO has begun featuring a Special Tutorial Bonus! New players who start playing between Sep. 14th – Oct. 13th UTC and complete Ch. 1 will be rewarded with 20,000 gems and other valuable rewards! [9/16]
  • Vayne’s FR arrives to #DissidiaFFOO with his and Leon’s reworks! Godslaughter (featuring Ardyn!) cancels enemies’ Break w/ instant turn rate, and its HP Damage Bonus increases from on-turn Break or melee damage, or melee addt’l attack from other ally (more if from Vayne!) [9/18]
  • Vayne’s Intersecting Wills: Steps Severe is now available in #DissidiaFFOO! This permanent event features a story centered on Vayne and his companions. In addition, Vayne and Leon have received their level 90 awakening! [9/18]
  • Vayne’s Intersecting Wills: Steps Severe brings two new Story Draws to #DissidiaFFOO! These draws feature Vayne’s new FR “Dignity (XII)” and his BT, along with Yuri’s BT and weapons for Leon and Cyan! As part of the Autumn Festival, the first multi draw is FREE! ✨ [9/20]
  • Let history begin anew with Vayne’s extra costume in #DissidiaFFOO! This costume is based on Vayne’s Novus Form during the final battle in FINAL FANTASY XII! Deck out Vayne today with this wardrobe bundle! [9/21]
  • Cor returns with his FR, plus his and Gau’s reworks! Cor’s FR (featuring Gilgamesh!) gives Cor’s attacks a chance to deal max BRV DMG, and the HP DMG Bonus increases from off-turn attacks or from dealing at least 9999 BRV DMG in a single hit on party member turn! [9/22]
  • Special Enhancement Panel Missions are available for new players in #DissidiaFFOO! New players that start between Sep. 14 – Oct. 13 UTC will have 60 days to complete these SHINRYU Support Missions and earn various enhancement items to power up characters and gear! [9/23]

Dragon Quest The Adventure of Dai A Hero’s Bonds

  • The Illustrious Hero & Puff! Treasure Hunt is live! Featured Exclusive Equipment: Blazing Blade (Puff! special move) Illustrious Hero Clothes (Top/Legs) Paid Gems Only! Limit Five! 4★ Guaranteed Treasure Hunt x10 is also live! It guarantees one featured piece of equipment! [9/16]
  • Dark Army Blizzblaze General Battle begins on 9/19 at 11:00 pm PDT! The boss this time is Memowraith Flazzard❗️ Upgrade the Underground Palace Training (Slash) Trophy, and try to defeat formidable foes! You can get the Memowraith Flazzard Trophy as a reward❗️ [9/16]
  • Noble Protection & Angelic Equipment Treasure Hunt 9/19 at 11:00 pm PDT Featuring: Angelic Sceptre (Noble Protection special move) 💪 Noble Protection greatly heals HP for all allies and raises their Physical and Magical Attack and speeds up all allies’ charge time for skills! [9/16]
  • Term 3 of Rank Battle: Season 11 opens on 9/19 at 11:00 pm PDT! The boss of Term 3 is the Noble Dragon, which is weak to Shadow attacks! It’ll push you back with its melee attacks, so push back and have characters in the front row guard and evade! [9/17]
  • The Dark Army Blizzblaze General Battle event is now live! Strengthen your Slash party and Trophy in the Underground Palace Training quest, then take on the powerful foe, Memowraith Flazzard! 👊 Get up to 3,000 Blue Gems as completion rewards and other completion rewards! ✨ [9/18]
  • The Noble Protection & Angelic Equipment Treasure Hunt is now live! Featuring: Angelic Sceptre (Noble Protection special move) Knife of Papnica (Sun) (Dai’s Avan Strash special move) Use powerful special moves to get the upper hand in the battle event! [9/19]
  • Term 3 of Rank Battle: Season 11 vs. Noble Dragon is now live! Term 3 runs from 9/19 at 11:00 pm to 9/25 at 10:59 pm PDT. Don’t forget to collect your rewards when you check your results from Term 2 in the Battle Arena! 🎁 [9/19]
  • The Year 1 Anniversary Eve Step Up Soul Hunt is live! The powerful Nova (Aura Adept), which boosts Ice damage, and other Soul Crystals are featured! Proceed up Steps as you go on hunts, and get bonuses based on your Step! The bonus for Step 5 is One 4★ Guaranteed Soul Key! [9/20]
  • Dark Army Dark Swordsman Battle begins on 9/23 at 11:00 pm PDT! The boss this time is Memowraith Hyunckel Upgrade the Underground Palace Training (Thunder) Trophy, and try to defeat formidable foes! You can get the Memowraith Hyunckel Trophy as a reward [9/21]
  • 1st Anniversary! All new Hyper special are here! Master the hyper state and special finishers!・You’ll be temporarily powered up while in the hyper state!・Unleash special finishers to deal huge damage!Keep an eye on Treasure Hunts starting from 9/28 [9/21]
  • 1st Anniversary! Vearn, the Dark King descends upon the 1st Anniversary event quest, The Hero’s Hall! You can add Dai (Luminary Leader Outfit) to your team by playing through this event! [9/21]
  • We have a lot of campaigns and great rewards prepared for our 1st Anniversary! Get Blue Gems & free Treasure Hunt Keys from log-in bonuses, and we’ll even be running a Community Special Move Selection campaign! Check our official social media for details! [9/21]
  • The Auto Repeat feature is coming with the update on 9/27! You can set the number of times to repeat a quest to have it played multiple times in a row automatically. Stamina will be used each time you complete a quest, and you’ll get rewards all at once when Auto Repeat ends. You’ll have more ways to upgrade characters with the update on 9/27! Use Experience Scroll items to bestow Exp. to your characters! Upgrade them for different vocations and styles through the Bonding Halo! [9/22]
  • Popp (Dermline Dress) will have trait changes with the update on 9/27! The affected traits will boost multiple elements, making Fire and Thunder easier to use. These changes make the traits more effective than before. [9/22]

Dragon Quest Tact

  • It’s a Mortal Dream Fight against a familiar foe from DRAGON QUEST VI – Murdaw! Defeat this boss in the Dream World and the S-Rank weapon “Dreamy Staff” alongside other rewards! Could you take on Murdaw’s challenge? [9/17]
  • Mindini has been imbued with a mysterious power in the World of Dreams! Tackle the “Final Battle Rush” event quest with Mindini using this mysterious power to change the effects of each stage! [9/18]
  • Go deeper into the World of Dreams to arrive in the World of Illusions with the new event additions now available! Check out brand new event quests, event missions and a brand-new event Battle Road! Are you ready for Part 2 of the World of Dreams event? [9/20]
  • High-level quest Gingham Riftspire has opened up to 60F! Collect miasma skeins for every 10 floors cleared and trade them for Fanha! And missions have been added for clearing floors 51 through 60! Clear missions and reap the rewards! [9/21]
  • The DRAGON QUEST V event has finally arrived in Reminiscence! Play through special event quests themed after the world of DQ V such as the Knightmare Towers and recruit previous event-exclusive characters and monsters! [9/21]
  • The Brides of DRAGON QUEST V has received Talent Blossomings! To celebrate, check out this special SP-Scout with every S-rank characters being either Bianca, Nera or Debora! [9/23]

Echoes of Mana

  • Upcoming: Swashbuckler Supreme Harvest begins September 20th (UTC)! New ally 4★ Raxa -Swashbuckler Supreme- will arrive! You’ll get a 4★ echo on Step 5 & Step 7! From Step 8 and after, the rate for Raxa -Swashbuckler Supreme- is boosted! [9/18]
  • Swashbuckler Supreme Harvest Now Available ✨ Featuring new ally 4★ Raxa -Swashbuckler Supreme-! You’ll get a 4★ echo on Step 5 & Step 7! From Step 8 and after, the rate for Raxa -Swashbuckler Supreme- is boosted! [9/20]
  • New event “Bravers Arise V” has begun! The Sizzling Swallowtail boss is weak against water attacks! And it will summon Mistletoe Marauders who are weak against earth attacks! Get your water and earth allies together to brave the battle to the top! [9/20]
  • Leading up to the #EchoesOfMana Half-Year Anniversary, a special 2-cycle limit step harvest begins on 9/23 (UTC)! Get step features like fewer Spirit Crystals needed (1 & 2), a 4★ guaranteed (3) & memory gem rates boosted (all steps)! [9/21]
  • Leading up to the #EchoesOfMana Half-Year Anniversary, we’re having a Half-Year Anniversary Countdown Login Bonus Campaign!🎉 Log in during this campaign period to get Half-Year Anniversary Harvest Tickets and SP Filler items! [9/22]
  • Leading up to the #EchoesOfMana Half-Year Anniversary, a special 2-cycle limit step harvest has begun!✨ Harvest for fewer Spirit Crystals on Step 1 & 2! Get a 4★ guaranteed on Step 3! And memory gem rates are boosted on all steps! [9/23]

Final Fantasy Brave Exvius

  • The beautiful Shrine Maiden Tsukiko is not afraid of anyone who dares challenge her prowess! Summon the new Neo Vision unit with higher rates from 9/15 (end of maintenance) to 9/28 (start of maintenance) PDT! [9/15]
  • Offer up your prayers and hopes, and be rewarded with the powerful service of this kitsune spirit! Take this opportunity to try out the skills and abilities of Shrine Maiden Tsukiko in her unit intro quest, and see for yourself the timely power she holds. [9/16]
  • Get your earth, fire, or light element damage dealers and put a stop on Giorgione’s tricks on its victims in the new Clash Of Wills: Kappa of Unknown Origin! [9/16]
  • Confront the newest Clash of Wills boss, Giorgione, and other bosses with more power with the newly updated Clash of Wills equipment! Please note that the four Clash of Wills equipment need to be crafted to one of its named variants to receive the parameter boosts. [9/18]
  • “Hello, my name is Tsukiko. Would you like some tea?” A powerful kitsune spirit who is very protective of her new home.. Shrine Maiden Tsukiko has finally arrived in the world of Lapis! Feel cleansed and energized, summon her now! 9/19

Final Fantasy Record Keeper

Final Fantasy VII The First Soldier

  • Hedgehog Pie King Hoodie & Hedgehog Pie Backpack are now available in the shop! [9/18]
  • ✴️Limited Time Only Variant Mode is Back✴️ A powered up version where 3 variant team members face off against 9 candidate team members💪 Apart from balance adjustments, a new map and new special materia, Invincible, have been added✨ [9/21]
  • 💤Special Shinra Packs (Moogle Sleeper)💤 Sleep inducing Moogle Sleeper character skin, Moogle Doll back accessory, and more are here! [9/21]
  • Premium Shinra Packs (FF7 AC) A✨ Avalanche Unite📢 FANTASY VII: ADVENT CHILDREN Character Skins Cloud (FF7 AC), Tifa (FF7 AC), and Barret (FF7 AC) have returned! Ride the Fenrir and speed through the battlefield! [9/21]
  • Premium Shinra Packs (FF7 AC) B✨ Vincent (FF7 AC), Kadaj (FF7 AC), and Loz (FF7 AC) are back! Put on the red cape and pave your way to victory [9/22]
  • Premium Shinra Packs (FF7 AC) C Yuffie (FF7 AC) and Cid (FF7 AC) have returned! Get the materia that fits your style and come out victorious! [9/23]

Final Fantasy XI Online

Final Fantasy XIV Online

Marvel’s Avengers

  • 👩🏽‍🔬 The Scientist Supreme is growing desperate. The Avengers have forced her hand… 💥 A new Elite Villain Sector: No Rest for the Wicked launches tomorrow! [9/18]
  • The Red Room Takeover continues through 9/29! Complete event missions to earn legendary and exotic gear. [9/18]
  • If you see her, it’s already too late. Black Widow’s comics-inspired “Hooded” Outfit launches today in the Marketplace, inspired by her look in “Black Widow #5” (2020).

NieR Re[in]carnation

  • Record: Rebellion’s Reality is on now! Collect medals and trade them in for items at the exchange! [9/15]
  • New Hidden Stories are here! F66x and Lars’ stories have been updated! Check out this week’s Weekly Summons! Would you like your dreams eaten? …And what would Levania be without Fio by his side. [9/18]
  • Abyss Tower: Flooded Dungeon III is on now! Climb through the floors of the tower to stack up on gems and items! Abyssal Assassin Summons is here! Get Akeha in her Abyssal form! [9/22]

Octopath Traveler Champions of the Continent

  • The Tikilen Cup is still underway! Still need time to prepare your Allies for the Tourney, but want to experience the exhilarating music? Play this video on repeat to get pumped up for your climb to becoming the new Champion of the Tourney! [9/15]
  • Paid Only: P5R Crossover Crow Summons are here! Crow has joined the Persona 5 Royal crossover! Appearance for ★★★★ has been multiplied by 1.5 and a crossover character is guaranteed upon summoning a ★★★★ (w/ character). [9/15]
  • “Bestower of Power: Chapter 1” releases on the 9/21 update! Just as peace had finally come to the land of Orsterra, a new threat appears! For what is the aim of the mysterious messenger, the black fleet, and the bewitching queen…?![9/20]
  • The new Chosen Traveler Odette has been added! Guide this dapper and dependable scholar to your band today! [9/21]
  • The Sacred Flame burns brightly in this new Guidance! Introducing The Sacred blaze Guidance! In this guidance, the new Chosen Traveler, Odette, has a higher chance of appearing AND all travelers guided are 4* or above! Check out the in-game notice for more details. [9/21]
  • Version 1.2 Update is here! Check out what has been added to OCTOPATH TRAVELER: CotC! Bestower of Power: Chapter 1 New memoirs and Traveler’s Stories and more! We hope you enjoy your journeys in Orsterra, Travelers! [9/21]
  • Hey Travelers! Expert Hunts have been added as a new difficulty level to Hunts! Challenge even more powerful monsters and get rewarded with useful items for your adventures around Orsterra!
  • We’ve added more Traveler Stories that will connect you to the characters’ innermost thoughts!… Or a general in-depth connection to some of your favorite Travelers. [9/21]
  • To celebrate the announcement of OCTOPATH TRAVELER II, we are giving everyone 88 Rubies! Please check your in-game mail to receive them! [9/21]
  • Punish the Crafty Cait Promotion A limited time hunt will begin NEXT WEEK where only Caits will appear! 😼 Start saving your Order Forms for Hunts now! 📜Event Period 2022/09/28 10:00:00 ~ 2022/10/04 8:59:59 UTC [9/22]

Romancing SaGa Re;univerSe

  • The Ultra Deluxe Summon is back featuring a brand new UDX Style – Candy! Candy has also brought gifts for all players as your 1st 10x Summon on the UDX Banner will be free! In addition, players will receive another free 10x Summon after every three 10x Summon! [9/17]
  • The Autumn Festival Celebrations carries on into the night with the Wonder Night Parade! Collect Wonder Night Passes/Wonder Chocolate to exchange for rewards like the SS Gear [Wonder Cap], jewels 💎, and more! [9/17]
  • The Doctor is in with this new Romancing Festival! Check out the brand new Styles in this Romancing Festival including [I Seek Only the Sick] Nusakan, [Flame Tyrant] Pyrix, [My Duty as a Noble] Kelvin, and [Alkarl Arrives!] Alkarl! [9/18]


  • The 5th Colosseum Sin Finals Start! Today, Sep 16th (UTC), the Colosseum Sin finals begin! The battle to find the number one guild in the world is about to start. Don’t forget to fill out your Parrah-Noya Tavern Sin Polls, also starting tomorrow! [9/16]
  • Event starting today! -STEP Grimoire: Dorothy’s Workshop/Gluttonous Garments & Dependence Restraints Check the in-game notice for more details! [9/16]
  • Event starting 9/21 at 8:00 (UTC+0)! -Armor Event: Of Foxes and Flowers [9/20]
  • Events Starting Today! -STEP Grimoire: Dance of the Rapacious Raven & Mace of Splendid Strings -Redux Twilight Crystal/Nightmare Set -Armor Event: Of Foxes and Flowers [9/21]

War of the Visions Final Fantasy Brave Exvius

  • Chill out as these frosty units are back in #WOTVFFBE! – UR Luartha (Winter) – UR Vinera (Winter) – UR Viktora (Winter) – UR Ramada (Winter) – UR Machérie (Winter) [9/17]
  • Feel the chill as UR “A Gift Like No Other” and UR “Winter Holiday Party” vision cards return! [9/17]
  • To celebrate the 2.5-year anniversary and the FFXIII collaboration, a Social Media and More Campaign will be held across social media platforms for the global version. [9/18]
  • The FFXIII Collaboration arrives in #WOTVFFBE! Get UR Hope for free from the Login Bonus! Earn rewards by clearing the FFXIII Collaboration Challenge Missions! Welcome the new collaborative units! Grab unit shards by clearing their respective Training Challenge Missions! [9/21]
  • Control your fate and achieve the impossible as the FFXIII collaborative units arrive in #WOTVFFBE! – UR Hope – UR Lightning – UR Snow [9/21]
  • Time to crush your opponents in the Limited Guild Battle! Join the battle starting 00:00, 9/22/2022 to 23:00, 10/1/2022, World Time (PST)/ 01:00, 9/22/2022 to 00:00, 10/2/2022 (PDT) and acquire awesome rewards! [9/22]

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