Square Enix have revealed that the 'Rise of a New Sun' Update 4.2 patch for Final Fantasy XIV: Stormblood will go live on January 30, and will bring with it a lot of new content. But most interesting for fans is the appearance in the game's trailer of a Phantom Train and the tease of popular Final Fantasy VI villain Kefka.
You can see the Japanese trailer here, which was taken by user Giuseppe's Gaming from the Square Enix livestream announcement of the FF14 Patch 4.2. There's a lot of fan service in there, but the most exciting is the early appearance in the trailer of a Phantom Train and the final tease of Kefka.
Kefka is the maniacal jester magician who is the primary antagonist from Final Fantasy 6, and is arguably the series' best villain. He appears right at the end of the trailer along with his SNES-era iconic laugh. Phantom Trains have had multiple appearances and usually serve as boss encounters, and have only had a brief appearance in FF14 so far.
Apart from these two fan service teases the following content is promised for Final Fantasy XIV's Update 4.2, 'Rise of the New Sun':
Final Fantasy 14's Patch 4.2 will launch January 30.