FFXIV 6.25 maintenance timer - When does maintenance start and end?

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October 17, 2022: Check the FFXIV 6.25 countdown timer below to know when the servers will go down, and when they'll be back up.

The live-service nature of Final Fantasy XIV means changes are always on the horizon. As such, a FFXIV 6.25 maintenance timer can really help out so you know exactly when the next batch of updates are coming, when the servers will go down for them, and when they'll come back up. That's what we've stashed down below.


In this Final Fantasy XIV guide, we'll outline when current or upcoming maintenance is due to arrive in the game, and which servers and areas will be affected. That's on top of detailing exactly what this maintenance aims to achieve, on top of showing you some handy places to check for future FFXIV maintenance down the line.

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FFXIV 6.25 maintenance timer - When does maintenance start and end?

FFXIV Maintenance begins in (approximately)


FFXIV Maintenance ends at (approximately):


Like another major patch, we expect the FFXIV 6.2 update to take the game down for an entire day.

Here are the current timings:

  • 7am to 11am BST (October 18)
  • 5pm to 9pm AEDT (October 17)

All times here are approximate. The servers will certainly go down when stated, but server downtime can end earlier (or later) than planned if things go exceptionally well or horrifically wrong.

The FFXIV 6.2 Tribal Quest mount.

What's new in FFXIV 6.25 maintenance? - FFXIV 6.25 patch notes

FFXIV 6.25 is a minor patch in the game's cycle. It's not a massive new content drop, but it includes some grindy content additions that should keep you going until the 6.3.

  • More cosmetics and hairstyles
  • New dungeon systems
  • New tribal quests
  • Relic weapons

For a proper primer on each, check out the FFXIV 6.2 hub. You'll find a lot more there prior to the patch notes drop closer to launch.


How do I know when FFXIV maintenance will happen?

If you want to know when the latest FFXIV maintenance will happen before it actually occurs, then there are a few places worth keeping tabs on.

First and foremost, the Final Fantasy XIV website has a dedicated maintenance section, so you can bookmark that to see official updates on when downtime will occur. Equally, it's a good idea to look at the in-game update sections, which will harbour the same information.

Of course, you can also bookmark this page and check back as and when new updates arrive. We'll let you know when the downtime will be, and when you can dive into FFXIV again!


That's it for our FFXIV maintenance timer. Feel free to also check out look at the FFXIV Trophy Crystals, so you know how to bag the brand-new currency. We've also got useful details on the Chewy Minion companion, if you want a fluffy friend to accompany you on your travels!