The latest Final Fantasy XIV Producer's Letter has been released. The letter contains information about the 1.18 patch that developers are currently working on. The patch will not go live until mid-June but will contain the reworked battle systems and new dungeons for the 30-50 crowd.
But good things come to those who wait! Dungeons designed for ranks 30 and 50 are on their way, and 1.18 will see the start of our reworking of the battle system, as we bring in some changes to that area.
Also, we’re planning to introduce various new encampments that will serve as quest hubs. We’re in the process of testing these now on our development servers, and I strong-armed one of the designers in charge into handing over some screenshots for me to post here.
Read more on the Final Fantasy XIV forums.