Final Fantasy XIV
1 day ago.
Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn - Letter from the Producer LIVE at Las Vegas summary
Las Vegas's Final Fantasy XIV Fan Festival is progressing through its second and final day before moving onward to London. The Letter from the Producer just wrapped up and lots of new information relating to Patch 2.4 and beyond was shared with the audience. Starting with Patch 2.4, the release date was confirmed as *October 28th*, and a large amount of changes will be coming to preexisting content as well as clarification on many new aspects that will be making their…
1 day ago.
Final Fantasy XIV: Heavensward teaser site opens
Square Enix has opened a teaser site for its upcoming Final Fantasy XIV expansion, Heavensward. The site, which can be accessed here, remains barebones for now, but offers a look at the teaser trailer that debuted during the Fan Fest in Las Vegas. More information is expected later this week, when Yoshi-P takes the stage in London to share even more about the blue skies of Ishgard and what players can come to expect. For all the details on Heavensward,…
2 days ago.
First Final Fantasy XIV: Heavensward screenshots and artwork surface
Following today's announcement at the Final Fantasy XIV Fan Festival in Las Vegas, Square Enix has revealed a closer look at many of the new locations soon to be discovered in its first expansion, Heavensward. Game Watch has gotten hold of a number of official screenshots, all from the game's new trailer, zone concept art, and Ishgard's town and field locales. Heavensward will bring with it a number of new additions including a level cap increase to 60, massive new…
2 days ago.
Final Fantasy XIV: Heavensward announced, first major expansion due out in Spring 2015
Unveiled at the North American Fan Festival, Final Fantasy XIV: Heavensward is the first new expansion pack coming Spring 2015. Debuted with a CGI trailer, Naoki Yoshida took to the stage to deliver the opening keynote for the Festival in Las Vegas. Along with his trusty translator Michael Koji-Fox, they both revealed a host of new features coming to Heavensward, also known as version 3.0. Heavensward will take place around The Holy See of Ishgard as players take their part in "The…
3 days ago.
Final Fantasy XIV Patch 2.4 "Dreams of Ice" trailer
Square Enix has released a trailer detailing the next hefty round of Final Fantasy XIV content, Patch 2.4. This lengthy looks peers into many of the things players can look forward to, including the primal battle against Shiva, Rogue and Ninja class and job additions, new dungeons (Snowcloack, Sastasha Hard, Qarn Hard), the Final Coil of Bahamut, new Hildibrand quests and more. New recipes including new gear and head pieces have also been added, along with the on-going main scenario that…
4 days ago.
Inside the Final Coil of Bahamut, Final Fantasy XIV's most challenging end-game raid
News has surfaced on Final Fantasy XIV's Final Coil of Bahamut, the final stage of the game's current hardcore end-game raid. Designed for eight players, the Coil of Bahamut has served to lead players through several turns guarded by formidable boss encounters. With the resurrection of the elder primal Bahamut is looming, Alisaie has petitioned your aid for a final venture into the labyrinth to discover the truth behind the Calamity that befell Eorzea years before. Square Enix is expected…
1 week ago.
Final Fantasy XIV gets a Game of the Year re-release
Square Enix has announced that its successful MMO reboot, Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn, is to get a Game of the Year themed re-release next month, featuring some cool bonuses and additional content. The newly announced PC-only package, set to launch in Europe on the 14th November, features 5 exclusive art cards, a total 90 days of in-game subscription time, and access to the main game and all of the major content updates released thus far. It also comes in…
1 week ago.
Ultros and Typhon to appear in Final Fantasy XIV's next patch
Final Fantasy XIV's "Dreams of Ice" will see the inclusion of classic Final Fantasy denizens Ultros and Typhon for those who choose to participate in the optional Hildibrand sidequest line. Similar to what happened with Gilgamesh (AKA, Greg), the pair will have to be battled in a special Trial, unlocked in the The Coliseum Conundrum episode. Also shown is a look at Shiva - the Lady of the Frost whom the Warriors of Light must stand up against and discover…
2 weeks ago.
Final Fantasy XIV Fan Festival to be broadcast live online
Those unable to make it out to Final Fantasy XIV's Fan Festival activities this year can instead enjoy some of the experience online, Square Enix has announced today. By way of live stream, each region's event will be shown online including stage events, chatting with special guests and even a tour of the show floor. Additionally, a "premium" stream will be available for purchase that allows even more bonuses for viewers. The premium experience will include high-definition support and will…
2 weeks ago.
Final Fantasy XIV Patch 2.4 dungeons, Rogue and Ninja previewed
With Final Fantasy XIV's Patch 2.4 - Dreams of Ice - around the corner, Square Enix today released a wealth of official screenshots detailing some of their planned additions to the game. Of note is a closer look at the new Rogue class and its accompanying job, Ninja. Other images provide a look at the extension of the main scenario quest which will bring the player's attention on the frozen nation of Ishgard. With the landscape of Eorzea having undergone…
4 weeks ago.
Tokyo Game Show 2014: All the news, stories and more rounded up
No doubt this year's Tokyo Game Show was a big one - truly a return to form according to many and now that it's come to a close, it's time to reflect on the influx of news, media and other information that came our way. Here is everything we covered from last week's event: Final Fantasy XV Final Fantasy XV demo "Episode Duscae" due out in 2015 Final Fantasy XV TGS 2014 trailer breaks one year of silence Tetsuya Nomura steps down as…
4 weeks ago.
Final Fantasy XIV Tokyo Game Show 2014 trailer
Wrapping up a monster show this year, Square Enix has released its TGS trailer for Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn. The trailer follows much of the same content we saw back at E3, but towards the end players can catch up glimpse of the newest Primal threat, Shiva. Patch 2.4 was also somewhat detailed at the show. with three new dungeons on the way along with the Final Coil of Bahamut scheduled alongside the new Rouge/Ninja class and job. The…
4 weeks ago.
Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn - Letter from the Producer LIVE in TGS 2014 summary
Letter from the Producer LIVE @ Tokyo Game Show 2014 just concluded, and while there were no special announcements regarding Patch 2.4, there were a few smaller ones regarding the upcoming Patch 2,4; Dungeons, Shiva, PvP, Fan Festivals and more. The stream opened with what could only be described as the likely intro to Shiva's Primal Battle, with the Primal being reflected in ice before flying toward the player's screen. The usual Naoki Yoshida and Toshi "Foxclon" Murouchi took to the…
1 month ago.
Final Fantasy XIV to launch in South Korea next year
Final Fantasy XIV will be making its way to South Korea some time next year, Square Enix has announced today. In partnership with Actoz Soft, the game will be fully localized - similar to the team's further efforts with China and other overseas markets as the publisher works to expand from its initial launch across North America, Europe and Japan. More on Final Fantasy XIV and its next big content update, Patch 2.4, is expected to be shared this week…
1 month ago.
Final Fantasy XIV Patch 2.38 out next week
Final Fantasy XIV's next in-between patch will arrive next week, Square Enix revealed today. Per a post on the Lodestone, players can expect a little bit of server downtime as the team readies for the arrival of several new features including personal housing and the next step in the Zodiac Weapon quest line. Maintenance is scheduled to take place from Sep. 15, 2014 8:00 p.m. to Sep. 16, 2014 4:00 a.m. (PDT). Square Enix will also be making adjustments to some…
1 month ago.
Challenge Final Fantasy XIV's Ramuh at Tokyo Game Show
Final Fantasy XIV returns to Tokyo Game Show this year in full force, bringing with it a change for fans to take on Ramuh for a chance at prizes and more. Those able to defeat the Lord of Levin before time expires will be able to obtain a Ramuh-themed t-shirt, along with a random lottery chance for the different Worlds of the game to receive a pair of dodo earrings and cactuar earrings. Players will also have the option to…
1 month ago.
Dragon Quest Heroes, Final Fantasy XIV, Bravely Second and more to be livestreamed at TGS
Square Enix will be livestreaming several stage events at this year's Tokyo Game Show once again, confirming several returning presentations as well as introductions and gameplay footage of newly announced titles such as Dragon Quest Heroes. CyberConnect2's Hiroshi Matsuyama, Square Enix Producer Ichiro Hazama, and Director Kyohei Suzuki will also be on stage to give a talk and demonstration on Final Fantasy VII G-Bike and reveal a brand new smartphone title. According to the official stage event schedule, fans can expect…
1 month ago.
Final Fantasy XIV – Letter from the Producer LIVE XVII: Questions galore with special guest Hideyuki Kasuga!
Square Enix are continuing strong with their 14-Hour Anniversary Broadcast on YouTube, Twitch and NicoNico; one part of this on-going livestream was the seventeenth installment of the Letter from the Producer LIVE in which a multitude 49 questions were answered by the usual pair, Yoshida and Foxclon. The most exciting announcement from the LIVE Letter was that Triple Triad will be featured in the upcoming Golden Saucer, along with Chocobo Racing. This is something that has been requested by the…
2 months ago.
Final Fantasy XIV Patch 2.35 launches tonight
Final Fantasy XIV's latest content patch will launch later tonight, allowing for a six hour maintenance from 9PM PDT to 3AM PDT in preparation for a number of game content changes. Square Enix has been mum on what's coming, however, citing in a recent interview at Gamescom, Yoshi-P told us that the team will be making some big changes to the mob hunt system - although exact details remain under wraps as he doesn't want to cause even more conflict…
2 months ago.
Moonfire Faire summer event returns to Final Fantasy XIV
It's summer time and that means the Moonfire Faire event is returning to Eorzea next week. Square Enix has detailed the rewards and lore surrounding this festival, calling forth a variety of wares not seen since the last legs of Final Fantasy XIV 1.x. Players who participate in the Faire, which will run from August 14th through September 8th, will be able to obtain various yukatas, swimwear tops, and fireworks. A new emote dance will also be introduced and likely…