Final Fantasy XIV
3 days ago.
Final Fantasy XIV Patch 3.4 screenshots: Alexander, Sophia, PvP and more
Square Enix has released a batch of new screenshots celebrating Final Fantasy XIV's Patch 3.4 - due out next week. The new content will launch on September 27, headlined by new main scenario and side quests, the latest battle in the Warring Triad series (Sophia, the Goddess), and the final chapter of the high-level Alexander raid - The Creator. The latest screenshots also give us a look at new gear, mounts, minions and hairstyles along with Adventurer Squadrons, PvP, Wondrous Tails…
4 days ago.
Meet Sophia, the newest member of the Warring Triad to arrive in FFXIV
Last weekend during a Letter from the Producer Live stream at Tokyo Game Show 2016, the Final Fantasy XIV team debuted the trailer for Patch 3.4 Soul Surrender and detailed some of its new contents. Today, we have an official description of the the newest trial via the Lodestone: History tells of a Meracydian nation comprised of a multitude of races, the foundations of which were built on the worship of a single deity. The "Goddess," as she was simply known,…
1 week ago.
Final Fantasy XIV Live Letter 32 Summary; Patch 3.4 detailed
Letter from the Producer Live #32 is a wrap from Tokyo Game Show, and we've got a summary of all the juicy details below. Director/producer Naoki Yoshida and global online producer Toshio Murouchi took the stage to show off the new trailer for Patch 3.4 Soul Surrender and detail some of its contents. Patch 3.4 will arrive on September 27th. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8JPfQb549Eo The Containment Bay P1T6 (Sophia)The Warring Triad saga continues with an encounter against Sophia, The Goddess. During the live…
1 week ago.
Final Fantasy XIV Patch 3.4 “Soul Surrender” trailer live, out September 27
Moving beyond the Dragonsong War, Final Fantasy XIV's fourth major post-release content patch reintroduces us to the Warriors of Darkness as the main scenario continues. Square Enix has released a full length trailer at TGS, ahead of its September 27 launch. Patch 3.4 is set to arrive with a number of additions including the final tier of Alexander - The Creator. New dungeons include The Great Gubal Library (Hard) and Xelphatol. Other content includes a new trial - Sophia, the Goddess…
1 week ago.
Final Fantasy XIV Patch 3.4 screenshots detail dungeons, Hildibrand and more
Square Enix has released a new batch of Final Fantasy XIV screenshots detailing what's to come in Patch 3.4. Due out September 27, the latest free content patch is offering up continued story content including Saint Endalim's Scholasticate and further Hildibrand adventures. Further Hildibrand Adventures What strange twists and turns fate takes! For I, Hildibrand, agent of enquiry, inspector extraordinaire, now find myself father to Gigi, the loveable scamp who has yet to regain his missing memories. Regretfully, we have made…
1 week ago.
Final Fantasy XIV "Duality" Arrangement Album announced
Square Enix Music is bringing us the latest Final Fantasy XIV album in the form of "Duality" - a new arrangement mix featuring Final Fantasy XIV's band "The Primals" as well as piano renditions from the game. The new album goes on sale starting December 7 for 4,000 yen (approx. $39) and features an in-game item bonus code for an Orchestrion roll. Square Enix has opened the official soundtrack page for the release, featuring a new version of Ravana's theme -…
2 weeks ago.
Final Fantasy XIV Patch 3.4 Main Scenario and Dungeons Preview
Final Fantasy XIV: Heavensward's fourth major post-release content patch will drop on September 27th, and Square Enix has provided new details today on some of what we'll be playing soon. The main scenario continues with a new chapter called Soul Surrender, which will feature the return of the Warriors of Darkness and reunite Alphinaud and Alisaie. We'll also delve into two new dungeons: Xelphatol and a hard mode version of the Great Gubal Library. Main Scenario: Soul SurrenderAfter a thousand years of…
2 weeks ago.
Final Fantasy XIV Patch 3.4 "Soul Surrender" screenshots and artwork
Square Enix has released a number of screenshots and artwork detailing the upcoming Final Fantasy XIV Patch 3.4 "Soul Surrender." In addition to the main scenario, which sees the return of the Warriors of Darkness, we've a look at apartments, housing updates such as the orchestrion and aquarium, the W Cross Hotbar, new gear and more. Final Fantasy XIV Patch 3.4 is due out on September 27. The game is currently available for PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, PC and Mac.…
3 weeks ago.
Final Fantasy XI, XIV tunes on Final Fantasy XV's car radio
Final Fantasy XV's car radio continues to surprise with its storied library of fan favorites. Our friends at Gamer Escape gave it a spin this weekend and discovered the Final Fantasy MMOs are represented in full force. Here's the tracks they managed to spot: Final Fantasy XI Shinryu Melodies Errant Ragnarok Iron Collosus Tavnazian Archipelago Fighters of the Crystal Sanctuary…
3 weeks ago.
Final Fantasy XIV Meister Quality Odin figure ready for pre-order
You can now pre-order the Odin figure, based on the Final Fantasy XIV primal model in "Meister quality" at the official European Square Enix Store website. The highly detailed figure was recently unveiled by Yoshi-P during the Final Fantasy XIV Live Letter 31.  It is quite large, being  29cm (11in) tall, 10cm (3,9in) deep and about 17cm (6,7in) wide. The enclosed item code for Final Fantasy XIV will allow you to obtain the in game item “Ballroom Etiquette: Zantetsuken” from which you can learn a…
3 weeks ago.
Susan Calloway and The Primals to headline Final Fantasy XIV Fan Festival in Las Vegas
Big Fan Festival news online today with The Primals - Final Fantasy XIV's own rock group featuring the stylings of Masayoshi Soken and Michael-Christopher Koji Fox - set to return to Las Vegas in October. The Primals will cap out the show on October 15 with their popular renditions of the game's Primal battle songs including such favorites as "Under the Weight," "Fallen Angel" and more. Susan Calloway, the voice behind Hydaelyn's own "Answers" and "Dragonsong," will also be in attendance…
3 weeks ago.
Watch us mess up Final Fantasy XIV's "The Rising" play
Believe it or not, it's been three whole years since Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn began official service. Each year, around this time, a special seasonal event called "The Rising" takes place in the game that celebrates the sacrifices made in the Calamity. The Crystal Caravan, a troupe of traveling playwrights, will tell the tale of the Battle of Carteneau -- where the Eorzean Alliance and Garlean Empire fought below the descending Dalamud. Through pure accident, the Warrior of…
4 weeks ago.
Final Fantasy XIV Live Letter 31 Summary; Patch 3.4 out Sep 27
The thirty-first Letter from the Producer Live debuted during a special fourteen-hour stream celebrating Final Fantasy XIV's third anniversary of service. Tonight we learn that Patch 3.4 is called "Soul Surrender" and will release on September 27th, 2016. Director Naoki Yoshida ran through the major contents we'll see in the new patch and brought lead UI designer Hiroshi Minagawa on to detail a new Double Cross Hotbar system for players that use controllers. New Main Scenario QuestsSoul Surrender will see…
4 weeks ago.
Final Fantasy XIV Patch 3.4 "Soul Surrender" due out September 27
Final Fantasy XIV's long-awaited Patch 3.4 is set to drop on September 27, producer/director Naoki Yoshida revealed during the latest Letter from the Producer Live. In addition to the final tier of Alexander (Alexander: The Creator), players can expect the continuation of the main scenario focusing on the mysterious Warrior of Darkness. Patch 3.4 also sees the return of the scholasticate quests, Anima weapon quests, and further Hildibrand adventures. Other content includes a new trial (Sophia the Goddess), new dungeons,…
1 month ago.
The Rising event returns for Final Fantasy XIV's third anniversary
As Final Fantasy XIV readies its third anniversary, preparations are in place to bring back the yearly in-game event "The Rising" to celebrate. This year, players will have the chance to receive special minions and a bunch of commemorative goodies. The Crystal Caravan has come to Ul'dah, and plans to put on the performance of a lifetime. To ensure the actors can truly bring their roles to life, however,…
1 month ago.
Gamescom 2016 video interview with FFXIV director Yoshida; Feast, PvP servers, Fan Fest & more
We had the chance to speak with Naoki Yoshida at Gamescom 2016 about all things Final Fantasy XIV. During our time with the producer/director, we talked about improvements for raid tiers such as Alexander, more floors for the Deep Dungeon, as well as plans for a global Feast and PVP-only servers. Yoshi-P also shed some light on some of the problems from the last Fan Festival and how his team plans to do better next time. The video interview we've provided above…
1 month ago.
Final Fantasy XIV Palace of the Dead update set for Patch 3.45; 200 floors total
One of the latest updates to Final Fantasy XIV brought with it the Deep Dungeon series featuring the Palace of the Dead - a new type of randomly generated dungeon that can be attempted as a group or as a solo player up to 50 floors. Speaking with producer/director Naoki Yoshida at Gamescom last week, we got the latest scoop on what fans can expect going forward. "As for the current Deep Dungeon, Palace of the Dead, we'll see the…
1 month ago.
Yoshida talks Final Fantasy XIV's Alexander; fan feedback and the quest for an easier raid
Ever since its introduction last year, Final Fantasy XIV's current raid tier - Alexander - has been a great subject of contention. Some fans feel it doesn't quite hold up to the previous raid, the Binding Coil of Bahamut; while others are simply tired, broken and find it too difficult to continue out of lack of interest. So what happened? We had the opportunity to speak with producer/director Naoki Yoshida at Gamescom this past week about some of the lessons…
1 month ago.
Final Fantasy XIV celebrates three years with the return of the 14-hour anniversary broadcast
As Final Fantasy XIV prepares to celebrate its third anniversary later this month, Square Enix has announced the return of its 14-hour broadcast starting August 26 at 8:00PM PDT. The live stream will feature the latest Letter from the Producer Live, appearances by special guests and more. Read on for the full schedule of events: 8:30 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. - Yoshi-P's Room Yoshi-P sits down to talk with the…
1 month ago.
The Moonfire Faire returns to Final Fantasy XIV
The Moonfire Faire is heating things up once again in Eorzea, so don't forget to pack your Fire-resistant swimsuit while the Bombards are back. This year Mayaru Moyaru needs a helping hand regarding the festival's events at Costa del Sol. Your reward for participating are special vouchers that can be exchanged for a fancy new glamour outfit, seasonal-themed furnishings, and new emotes to fire up your /gpose life. Begin: Friday, August 5 @ 1:00am PDT End: Friday, August 26 @ 7:59am PDT Location:…