FFXIV Fan Festival 2016-7
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Final Fantasy XIV: Stormblood Interview with Naoki Yoshida
Following up the first day of Final Fantasy XIV's final leg of Fan Festival activities in Frankfurt, producer/director Naoki Yoshida had a chance to sit down for a special Stormblood-themed round-table conference. Nova Crystallis along with select press from around the world were in attendance for a chat discussing different aspects of the upcoming expansion - including locations and the newly revealed Samurai job class. Yoshida: Thank you for staying so late for this. Last October we began our group of Fan Festivals…
2 years ago.
FFXIV Fanfest: Live with Susan Calloway and Benyamin Nuss
UPDATE: The broadcast is now over. Thanks for tuning in and sharing your questions with us. We've archived the whole Q&A session in one neat video for your viewing pleasure. Watch it below: https://twitter.com/Nova_Crystallis/status/833331851905339392 Original story as follows We'll be live at Final Fantasy XIV's Fan Festival in Frankfurt with a live video with Susan Calloway, known for her performances in "Answers" and "Dragonsong", and pianist Benyamin Nuss who has performed with many Final Fantasy composers including Masashi Hamauzu. Right now we're taking your…
2 years ago.
Final Fantasy XIV accepts three Guiness World Records at Frankfurt Fan Festival
At the close of the Letter from the Producer Live broadcast at the Final Fantasy XIV Fan Festival in Frankfurt, Germany, a special ceremony was held to present three Guinness World Records. Final Fantasy XIV director/producer Naoki Yoshida accepted the award for the "Longest Credits in a MMO", and while that got a few chuckles from the crowd, Yoshida explained that this is due in part to the Meteor Survivors who participated in the Legacy Campaign that gave their support to…
2 years ago.
Final Fantasy XIV Patch 3.55a arrives on February 28th
During the Letter from the Producer Live segment of this weekend's Final Fantasy XIV Fan Festival in Frankfurt, Germany, director and producer Naoki Yoshida revealed that Patch 3.55a will release on February 28th. This new patch will include new Anima Weapon story quests, but Yoshida assures that it will be easy compared to previous steps. There will also be a new type of content for crafters and gatherers that involves the NPC Zhloe Aliapoh in Idyllshire. You'll come to understand her…
2 years ago.
Final Fantasy XIV is getting a PlayStation 4 Pro patch
Final Fantasy XIV is the latest title set to receive support for Sony's upgraded PlayStation 4 Pro hardware, producer/director Naoki Yoshida revealed during a post-Fan Festival press conference today. With the departure of the PS3 version, it's only natural the team would consider expanding upward with additional specs at hand. "Rather than using the PS4 Pro’s power to adapt to say 4k display, we’re thinking of using it for game performance," said Yoshida. "We’ve begun work on a Pro patch and…
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Blitzball will make a comeback in Final Fantasy XIV's Stormblood expansion
At the Final Fantasy XIV Fan Festival in Frankfurt, Germany, director/producer Naoki Yoshida fielded questions from the press about the upcoming Stormblood expansion. Since the expansion would feature swimming and diving for the first time, would there be a chance that Blitzball cound return? The answer: Yoshida confirmed that the team is currently planning the addition of the minigame, however, it may not look and play exactly like you remember from Final Fantasy X. He went on to say that there…
2 years ago.
Adventures in Eorzea: A Monthly Blog on Developments in Final Fantasy XIV
Adventures in Eorzea is a blog series on the developments of Sharjeel Makna, a level 60 Warrior (...and Warrior of Light!) within the wonderful world of Final Fantasy XIV. The series aims to highlight ongoing content updates in the game while providing commentary and opinion on the various additions to the title and giving brief insight into the culture of the online game's community. To read up on other posts in this series, follow this link.  Allow me to introduce myself. My name is Sharjeel Makna.…
2 years ago.
Final Fantasy XIV Live Letter 34 Summary; Patch 3.5 Content Detailed, GARO Collab Revealed
Letter from the Producer Live XXXIV from Final Fantasy XIV Fan Festival 2016-7 in Tokyo has wrapped, and we have a bunch of new information about Patch 3.5: The Far Edge of Fate to share. Part 1 will release on January 17th, while Part 2 will arrive in March. Director/producer Naoki Yoshida showed off gameplay of many of these new features including a trial versus Zurvan and a look at the new alliance raid. Also revealed was a collaboration with GARO…
2 years ago.
Final Fantasy XIV: Stormblood due out on June 20, 2017
Final Fantasy XIV's second expansion "Stormblood" is set to launch on June 20, 2017 Square Enix revealed today. The big news came toward the end of today's Final Fantasy XIV Fan Festival in Tokyo where producer/director Naoki Yoshida shared the latest on the popular MMORPG. Though the date remains tentative, pre-orders for the game will begin on January 24, 2017. Square Enix outlined a Collector's Edition that will be available for both PC and PlayStation 4. The Collector's Edition will include…
2 years ago.
Square Enix reveals special guests for FFXIV European Fan Festival
Square Enix is bringing along a few special guests to the next European Final Fantasy XIV Fan Festival in Frankfurt, Germany, which'll take place on February 18-19, 2017. You'll see translation director and English localization director Michael-Christopher Koji Fox interpret the Japanese staff at the various streamed panels, lead character artist Yusuke Mogi will be working on a new artwork live on the show floor, and a special stage event with Toshiyuki Itahana will show you how to draw an iconic…
2 years ago.
Final Fantasy XIV dropping PlayStation 3 support with Stormblood expansion
Final Fantasy XIV's next expansion Stormblood was announced today at the game's Fan Festival in Las Vegas. Slated for release early next Summer, the team revealed (to cheers) that support for PlayStation 3 will end when the expansion launches. If you wish to continue playing the game after the expansion, you'll need to upgrade to a PlayStation 4. To make this easier, Square Enix and Sony will be partnering for a new upgrade campaign closer to launch where -- if…
2 years ago.
Final Fantasy XIV's next expansion "Stormblood" revealed, out Early Summer 2017
Live from the Final Fantasy XIV Fan Festival in Las Vegas, the team has revealed that Final Fantasy XIV's next expansion will be called "Stormblood" -- releasing in Early Summer 2017. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mAobb8_SzHY We're going to Ala Mhigo! The story will revolve around freeing Ala Mhigo from the Garlean Empire. Does the new generation of Ala Mhigans welcome or shun the Empire? It's complicated. The focus now will shift back to the Empire - toward the occupying ruler of Ala Mhigo - Zenos…