This Week in Events — Week 3, 2023

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

Check out what’s new this week!

Babylon’s Fall

  • Babylon’s Fall will terminate service on February 27, 2023.
  • 11/29 — 2/27/23: Final Season

Dissidia Final Fantasy Opera Omnia

  • The Story Support Campaign is ongoing in DissidiaFFOO until January 25 UTC! Completing the Act 3 Finale earns players the “Light of Hope” which can be exchanged for one of several LD weapons, providence cores, or force stones! Have you completed the Story Support missions? [1/16]
  • The 5th Anniversary Countdown Campaign for DissidiaFFOO has begun! This campaign brings FREE first multi draws on new banners, special daily missions rewarding Gems 💎 & Draw Tickets 🎫, limited-time hunts, special FR missions, & more! [1/16]
  • The 5th Anniversary Countdown for DissidiaFFOO brings along the Fell Angel co-op token challenge! Band together with others to go against Ultima, the High Seraph and clear target quests to obtain valuable rewards including draw tickets, force stone fragments, and more! [1/18]
  • The 5th Anniversary Countdown for DissidiaFFOO brings two special Campaign Draws! These special draws see the return of BT and FR weapons for Kain, Lunafreya, Kam’lanaut, and Sherlotta! As part of the 5th Anniversary Countdown, the first multi draw on both is FREE! [1/19]
  • Machina’s FR (ft. Kain!) arrives! Beyond the Atonement raises party HP DMG/Limit by 50%, and the HP DMG Bonus increases from melee abilities, abilities w/ non-standard turn rate, or transformed BRV Attack / HP Attack! [1/20]
  • Machina’s Intersecting Wills: “To Where I Walk with My Determination” has arrived to DissidiaFFOO! Join Machina as he tries to regain Hope and Snow’s confidence for a brighter future with Kain, Thancred, and Lann! In addition, Machina has received his FR Weapon! [1/20]
  • Kain’s extra costumes are now available for a limited time! These extra costumes feature Kain in his Hooded Man attire and Holy Dragoon armor both originally featured in FINAL FANTASY IV: The After Years! Will you be picking up these outfits? [1/21]

Dragon Quest The Adventure of Dai A Hero’s Bonds

  • The Hero Tutor’s Underground Trial event is now live! Proceed through event quests to add Avan (Great Hero) to your team! Avan, upon training further in the Cave of Trials in Milladosia, is sure to be a valuable ally with his mastery of offensive and defensive skills! [1/16]
  • The Hero & Avan Strash Alpha Treasure Hunt is now live! Featuring: Lightwing Sword (Avan Strash Alpha special move) Greenwood Sword (Soul Slash special move) Paid Gems Only! Limit One! 4★ Guaranteed Treasure Hunt x10 is also live! It guarantees one 4★ piece of equipment! [1/16]
  • Maam & Avan have all new styles! Have you managed to add them to your teams? What new strategies have you come up with? [1/18]

Dragon Quest Tact

  • Level up fast with the Super Training Campaign now underway! Use this opportunity for bonus Ability Tomes, Rank Up Materials, Gold, and more! [1/16]
  • The 2-Year Anniversary Special Missions are now available! Clear these Special Missions for rewards including Gold, Stamina Juices and Gems! [1/16]
  • Battle Omega, Ifrit and Grenade in Three High-Difficulty Beast’s Den event quests! Clear the Beast’s Den for event-exclusive characters and weapons like the A-Rank Ifrit and S-Rank weapon Kiku-ichimonji! [1/17]
  • Flee from Omega by reaching the special space at the very top of the map in the new Omega Pursuit event quest! Successfully clear this event quest to earn Omega Medallions that you can trade like Vision Orbs and Cactuar Cards! [1/18]
  • Celebrate the 2-Year Anniversary with a special Login Bonus for up to 10,000 gems! Login each day for 10 days and earn 1,000 gems every day! [1/20]
  • The Special Battle: King of Leonis is now open! Beat this Special Battle with 0 Stamina to earn an EX Moogle Mindini Icon and an EX Hero Chocobo Majellan Icon! [1/20]
  • Shiva the empress of ice has decided to grace #DQTACT with her presence in the Omega SP Scout! This monster is a powerful Crack-type Magic user with her “Diamond Grit” able to even lower Crack Res from enemies! [1/21]

Echoes of Mana

  • Upcoming: Tomorrow Dawns Anew Harvest begins January 20th at 6:00 (UTC)! New ally 4★ Sumo -Tomorrow Dawns Anew- and new 4★ memory gem “Until We Meet Again” will arrive! Sumo -Tomorrow Dawns Anew- comes with the Tech Tag feature! [1/19]
  • Tomorrow Dawns Anew Harvest Now Available✨ Featuring new ally 4★ Sumo -Tomorrow Dawns Anew- and new 4★ memory gem “Until We Meet Again”! First 10-harvest half off! You’ll get a 4★ echo guaranteed on Step 5 & 7! [1/20]
  • “Bravers Arise IX” has begun! Score higher by clearing the quest without taking damage from the boss, or beat it quickly! Ranking rewards include spirit crystals, trophies, & Ranking EP that you can trade for ally Sheex -Fight for All Domination-! [1/20]

Final Fantasy Brave Exvius

  • Slay the gigantic dragon with jet black scales in the new highly difficult quest, Twelve Types Takedown: Dark Dragon! Be careful, this dragon is scorching hot! Remember to equip your dragon killer and to keep your fire and instant KO resistance raised! [1/16]
  • Care for some Da-chao beans? All the way from Wutai.. Materia Hunter Yuffie and Sonon are finally here! With these two by your side, you’ve got nothing to fear. Put their skills to the test and see how they can aid you in your battles! [1/17]
  • The curtains have called for a deadly performance from Lunar Festival Cleome! For a limited time only, summon this new Neo Vision unit and other select seasonal FFBEWW characters with higher rates than usual from 1/19 (end of maintenance) to 2/1 (start of maintenance) PST! [1/20]
  • Gear up for a fierce battle as a ruthless rabbit spirit is here to demonstrate its evil powers in the new Clash Of Wills: Hare of Unknown Origin! [1/20]

Final Fantasy VII Ever Crisis

Final Fantasy XI Online

Final Fantasy XIV Online

Series 3 RankReward
Rank 5:Ballroom Etiquette — Discreet Discussion
Rank 10:Falcons Framer’s Kit
Rank 15:Logistics Node Identification Key
Rank 20:Ravens Framer’s Kit
Rank 25:False Monarchy Attire Coffer

Just Cause Mobile

Just Cause Mobile’s global launch has been delayed to 2023.

Kingdom Hearts Missing-Link

A prototype test for Kingdom Hearts Missing-Link will be conducted in Japan in January 2023, with closed beta testing planned for Summer 2023.

Marvel’s Avengers

  • Marvel’s Avengers to cease content updates March 31, official support ending in September 30.
  • Hawkeye’s ’90s Glory’ Outfit arrives in this week’s Marketplace update. The Outfit is inspired by the suit he wore in “War Machine #18” when he teams up with Jim Rhodes to battle a monster in the woods. Available in the Marketplace tomorrow! [1/18]
  • Wanted: the Hawkeye Bandit! Kate Bishop’s ‘Lady Katherine’ Outfit arrives tomorrow in the Marketplace, depicting the Outfit her Battleworld doppelganger wears in “Secret Wars Journal (2015) #1.” [1/18]

NieR Re[in]carnation

  • The final chapter of The Sun and the Moon is coming soon! What will become of Hina and Yuzuki…? [1/16]
  • The latest chapter of The Sun and the Moon is here! Follow the story of the mysterious fortune teller and witness the conclusion the Hina and Yuzki’s stories! [1/18]
  • The Sun and the Moon new chapter campaign is here! Players who have been away from the game for 30 days or more will receive 1,500 gems! [1/18]
  • New Dark Memory quests have been added! Now you can get Yudil and Sarafa in their Dark Memory costumes! [1/18]
  • The Sun and the Moon New Chapter Multi-Step Summons are here! Step 1 is free, so definitely try out this one! [1/19]
  • Record: Original Sin’s Door is making a return! Abyss Tower: Radiant Cell IV is coming soon! [1/20]

Octopath Traveler Champions of the Continent

  • Meet Kersjes (VA Kenjirō Tsuda), an ice-element hunter with powerful DPS-focused skills, making his debut appearance in CotC on the 1/18 update! Use his skills like “Sturdy Peerless Shot”, which has been buffed over the JP version! [1/17]
  • In addition to Kersjes’ Chosen Traveler Guiding Light, you can also guide him through a STEP UP Guiding Light with Free Rubies! Plus, exchange 100 fragments for “Kersjes’s Seal (★★★★☆)” to guide Kersjes at ★★★★☆ (4★ that can be raised to 5★)! As a Hunter, he would be invaluable against Gertrude with his buffed skill, “Piercing Eagle Talon”, which has had an additional turn added! [1/18]

Romancing SaGa Re;univerSe

  • Liam Arc is getting an expansion with Episode 4 – Tower of Aspiration! Celebrate with a special Login Bonus with 500 jewels while collecting Liam Arc Episode 4 Coins for rewards like Promotion Scrolls and more! [1/19]
  • The SaGa Year End Missions Round 3 has been ongoing! Complete all the missions for Round 3 for lots of rewards and claim 2,000 jewels completion reward! [1/19]
  • The Lunar New Year has arrived and brings Romancing Festival Taria! Pick up 3 new Styles including [I’m a Witch, Not a Tennyo] Taria, [Wooo, Cheers!] Ogniana, and [A Proper New Year’s Eve] Kahn! [1/20]
  • Ring in the new Lunar New Year with the Romancing Festival Macha! Recruit brand-new Styles like [Spirituals Gather] Macha, [This Is the Lion Dance!] Leonard (SSG), and [Playing the Executioner] Balmaint! [1/20]


  • 30th Gran Colosseum Finals are Underway! The Library’s deadliest guilds have reached the finals! Finalists, keep an eye on the schedule! You won’t want to miss out on these rewards! [1/15]
  • The following will be available after this maintenance. -2.5th Anniversary Descent of Hallows -More Twilight Crystals Promotion [1/16]
  • Events starting today! -STEP Grimoire: 2.5th Anniversary Descent of Hallows -More Twilight Crystals Promotion [1/16]
  • Event starting 1/19 at 8:00 (UTC+0)! -Conquest Event: Glory of Withering Flowers [1/18]
  • The following will be available after maintenance. -STEP Grimoire: 2.5th Anni Dorothy’s Workshop/Troupe of Justice & Mobile Suit of Curiosity -2.5th Anni TC/ Puri Ticket & Skip Ticket [1/18]
  • Events starting today! -STEP Grimoire: 2.5th Anniversary Dorothy’s Workshop/Troupe of Justice & Mobile Suit of Curiosity -2.5th Anniversary Twilight Crystal/Purification Ticket & Skip Ticket (Royal) Set [1/20]

War of the Visions Final Fantasy Brave Exvius

  • Registration for WOTVFFBE NEW YEAR PVP TOURNAMENT 2023 Auto Battle will be closing soon!! Join now to see if you have what it takes to compete with the best of the best! Registration closes at 23:59 PM PST on Sunday, January 15, 2023. [1/15]
  • Take up another challenge in WOTVFFBE! Acquire vision card shards for UR “Sun-Speckled Encounter” by clearing the High Difficulty “Sun-Speckled Encounter” Enhancement Quest! [1/15]
  • Leap to victory with UR Resnick the Hoppy as she arrives in WOTVFFBE starting 1/18/2023, World Time (PST)! [1/16]
  • Announcing the official PvP tournament, WAR OF THE VISIONS FINAL FANTASY BRAVE EXVIUS NEW YEAR PVP TOURNAMENT 2023 Manual Battle, to be held in February! [1/16]
  • Prepare for the next adventure! Another Story Chapter 2, Scene 1 drops tomorrow! [1/18]
  • Original Map “Ancient Ruins IV” featured in the Manual Tournament! Map Effects: Quicken Nullify/CT Up/Down Nullify Don’t forget to watch the battles kick off on February 11! [1/18]
  • Enjoy these fantastic events lined up this week in WOTVFFBE! Gain up to 2,100 Visore from the Login Bonus! Another chance to get UR Moore the Merrier! Grab medals by clearing the Daily Missions! Earn rewards from the Lunar New Year 2023 Challenge Missions! [1/19]
  • Another Story Chapter 2 is finally here! Experience the next installment of the Warriors of the Crystals’ tale. [1/19]
  • Leap into victory with UR Resnick the Hoppy in WOTVFFBE! Hop about with UR Resnick the Hoppy preset in your party formation and obtain awesome rewards like JP Keys, Event Skip Tickets, and more upon clearing the Resnick the Hoppy Starter Quest! [1/19]

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