In the latest Producer's Letter on the Final Fantasy XIV Lodestone, Naoki Yoshida reveals the statistical results of last week's Player Poll 2. Each question shows a breakdown of responses with some responses from the FFXIV team. Yoshida indicates that the gathered data gives developers a clear road map to future updates.
So, what did you think of the second Players' Poll results? I really can't thank you enough for all of the valuable opinions. The data has really helped us map out the direction in which to take the battle system from here. All that's left to do is to finalize the specs and start writing the code. But after-the-fact adjustments and reworkings being what they are, it simply isn't possibly to fit everything that needs to be done in a single monthly patch. And so we're planning to release every big change over the course of two smaller-size updates. You'll be able to start seeing the changes to the battle system come spring, so please be patient just a bit longer!
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