Some upcoming updates have just been released on the AA JP website:
Some kind of new quest. I think storyline continuation.
Sleep function for beds
Two new areas on North continent.
Item grade improvement
Fire installation tool? *I'm not sure what this is so I can't translate it well.
Mounts: "Thunder Sprinter" and "Black Arrow"
Edit: Source: http://archeage.pman...60?kind_index=1