Final Fantasy XIV
3 weeks ago.
Final Fantasy XIV Live Letter 47 Summary; Patch 4.5, Blue Mage, server regrouping highlighted
During the forty-seventh Letter from the Producer Live broadcast, Final Fantasy XIV producer/director Naoki Yoshida and lead battle designer Tsuyoshi Yokozawa took the stage to discuss Patch 4.5 and the new Blue Mage limited job. Part 1 will release in January and Part 2 will release in March. Other big items discussed are the World Visit system which will let you visit other worlds on your data center and the reorganization of worlds two accommodate two new data centers. We've summarized…
3 weeks ago.
Final Fantasy XIV's third expansion 'Shadowbringers' announced, out Early Summer 2019, 'Blue Mage' job revealed
During the keynote address of Final Fantasy XIV's Fan Festival in Las Vegas, director/producer Naoki Yoshida revealed the next expansion to the five-year-running MMORPG: Shadowbringers, out in early summer 2019. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WxBYy1uzSqI Story The story involves the Warrior of Light joining six allied nations against the Garlean Empire. How will this conflict give rise to a possible world-ending calamity? This time we will face the full force of the Garlean Empire. With the fall of the Scions of the Seventh Dawn -- what will…
1 month ago.
Eos and Eorzea collide in Final Fantasy XV crossover event featuring Final Fantasy XIV on December 12
Announced during a special broadcast, Final Fantasy XV will be collaborating with Final Fantasy XIV this December 12th. The free update includes a quest where you'll meet a Miqo'te named Y’jhimei who warns Noctis and company of an urgent primal threat: Garuda has appeared. She will appear as a special boss and your reward for clearing will be the starting outfits for the various races of Eorzea -- Noctis (Miqo'te), Gladiolus (Roegadyn), Ignis (Elezen), and Prompto (Hyur). Final Fantasy XIV…
1 month ago.
Final Fantasy XIV 4.45 arrives November 6th with the return of Eureka and Hildibrand
Final Fantasy XIV 4.45 is set to arrive on November 6th, and with it comes the third foray into The Forbidden Land Eureka via the Pyros Expedition. This time around you'll be able to create special duty actions with the power of "mnemes." The actions can be used regardless of your battle role and are only used within Pyros. Hildibrand's adventures continue as well -- still on the case of a missing legendary sword after apprehending the infamous Wolf Burglar. Square Enix…
1 month ago.
All Saints' Wake seasonal event returns to Final Fantasy XIV on Oct 18
Final Fantasy XIV's All Saints' Wake seasonal event returns on Thursday, October 18th. Rewards will include minions and new event-themed furnishings. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zLX_Ogs-tIg Via The Lodestone: Location The Sinister Soiree From: Thursday, October 18th, 2018 @ 1:00am Pacific Daylight Time To: Thursday November 1st, 2018 @ 7:59am Pacific Daylight Time Location: Adventurers' Guild Investigator @ Old Gridania (X:10.4, Y:8.5) Character Requirements: Level 15 Quest Requirements: It's Probably Pirates (2.0) Event Rewards Little Yin (minion) Little Yang (minion) Pumpkin Pastry Platter (tabletop furnishing) Pumpkin Party Pennants (tabletop furnishing) Familiar Pawprints (wall-mounted furnishing) …
2 months ago.
Final Fantasy XIV Patch 4.4 Sightseeing Guide
The fourth major content patch after Final Fantasy XIV's Stormblood expansion arrives on Tuesday, September 18th. Titled "Prelude in Violet", the patch will include a wealth of new content including the continuation of the main scenario and the Omega raid series, new dungeons, trials, sidequests, and many new features. You can check out the official trailer here. With the exception changes to actions in PvE and PvP content (you can read more in the official patch notes, we've created a quick…
2 months ago.
Final Fantasy XIV shares new info from Prelude in Violet update, out Tuesday
The fourth major post-release patch for Final Fantasy XIV: Stormblood titled "Prelude in Violet" will release on Tuesday, September 18th. Today Square Enix has shared another round of updates that we've collected below including screenshots the from Omega: Alphascape raid, a new Gold Saucer attraction, and new in-game vanity items. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UWFu5LTEgNM Main Scenario -- Prelude in Violet "The shadow of mystery deepens as the man who wears Zenos’s face continues to move unchecked, sowing the seeds of strife from the heart of…
3 months ago.
Final Fantasy XIV Stormblood's fourth major update "Prelude in Violet" gets a trailer
The fourth major post-release patch for Final Fantasy XIV: Stormblood titled "Prelude in Violet" will release on September 18th. Today Square Enix shares a trailer highlighting the contents therein as well as new details and screenshots. We've collected the updates -- check them out below: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UWFu5LTEgNM Main Scenario -- Prelude in Violet "The shadow of mystery deepens as the man who wears Zenos’s face continues to move unchecked, sowing the seeds of strife from the heart of the Empire. All indications point to…
3 months ago.
Final Fantasy XIV Live Letter 46 Summary; Patch 4.4 arrives on September 18
During Final Fantasy XIV's fourteen-hour live broadcast to celebrate the game's fifth anniversary, we got a deeper look at "Prelude in Violet" -- the Stormblood expansion's fourth post-release update out on September 18th, 2018. Patch 4.4 Overview -- Patch 4.4 "Prelude in Violet" arrives on September 18th, 2018. -- New main scenario quests, side stories, and sidquests will be added. -- Level 70 instanced dungeon The Burn will take place during the main scenario. -- A new Level 70 trial versus Suzaku in the Hells'…
3 months ago.
Final Fantasy XIV Stormblood previews its fourth major update "Prelude in Violet"
The fourth major post-release patch for Final Fantasy XIV Stormblood will release in the middle of next month, and Square Enix is starting the drip-feed of information related to the new content therein. Titled "Prelude in Violet," Patch 4.4 will continue the story toward our path towards the next expansion arc. Below, we see the Scions of the Seventh Dawn along with their Doman allies in "The Burn" -- a location revealed in the game's last update. Other content revealed today…
3 months ago.
The Rising seasonal event returns to Final Fantasy XIV
Final Fantasy XIV's The Rising seasonal event returns to coincide with the game's upcoming 5th anniversary. Rewards will include an orchestrion roll, wind-up Cirina, and two earrings that were previously obtainable in version 1.0. Via The Lodestone: Location In Adventurers We Trust From: Sunday, August 26th, 2018 @ 8:00am Pacific Daylight Time To: Monday, September 17th, 2018 @ 3:00am Pacific Daylight Time Location: Dural Tharal @ Ul'dah, The Steps of Nald (X:10.2, Y:8.3) Character Requirements: Level 15 Event Rewards Revolutions (orchestrion roll) Wind-up Cirina (minion) Manderville Earrings (earring glamour) White Ravens (body glamour) …
4 months ago.
Final Fantasy XIV 4.36 kicks off Monster Hunter collab and Eureka Pagos expedition
Tomorrow, Final Fantasy XIV patch 4.36 arrives and brings with it a Monster Hunter World collaboration and the second phase of the Forbidden Land Eureka expedition. In Square Enix's collaboration event with Capcom's Monster Hunter franchise, Final Fantasy XIV's behemoth monster is available as a hunt, along with a quest that features many Final Fantasy series mascots. In Final Fantasy XIV -- Monster Hunter World's Rathalos will descend upon the Azim Steppe, where the Warrior of Light will need to assemble…
4 months ago.
Final Fantasy XIV's Moonfire Faire event returns August 13th
Final Fantasy XIV's Moonfire Faire seasonal event returns to bring some relief to Eorzeans sweating through the dog days of summer. Starting Monday, August 13th, you'll be able to participate in the limited-time event and earn exclusive rewards. Rewards from previous years will be available for purchase through the MogStation. Said rewards will include an emote to splash water, a moogle-shaped incense burner to ward off mosquitoes, a plate of curry that is used as a tabletop furnishing, and an…
4 months ago.
Final Fantasy XIV Live Letter 45 Part 1 Summary; a look at patch 4.4, Monster Hunter World and Eureka Pagos
The 45th Letter from the Producer Live Part I aired today, with producer/director Naoki Yoshida and global online producer Toshio Murouchi discussing the contents of Final Fantasy XIV's upcoming patch 4.4 "Prelude in Violet", as well as detailing some information regarding patch 4.36. Special guest also included Monster Hunter World director, who shared some information regarding the upcoming crossover event. The Live Letter took place in front of an audience at the FATE event in Kyoto, and was on a tight…
4 months ago.
Watch Final Fantasy XIV director take down Behemoth in Monster Hunter World
Square Enix's Final Fantasy XIV and Capcom's Monster Hunter World will be collaborating this summer where the games will be trade two legendary foes. In Monster Hunter World, you'll be able to take on a quest to challenge Final Fantasy XIV's Behemoth in a free update on August 1st. Capcom recently showed off this fight on a livestream in which Final Fantasy XIV producer/director Naoki Yoshida took part. Defeating the Behemoth will earn you parts to forge into armor fashioned…
4 months ago.
New trailer showcases what Final Fantasy XIV is bringing to the World of Monster Hunter and announces release date
During the E3 edition of Letter from the Producer Live last month, Final Fantasy XIV producer/director Naoki Yoshida announced that FFXIV  would be having another special crossover event during the summer, this time with one of Capcom’s beloved titles: Monster Hunter World. While fans got a look at what would be coming to the world of Final Fantasy XIV, very little was revealed on what Monster Hunter World would be receiving in the collaboration, aside from the appearance of the iconic…
5 months ago.
Final Fantasy XIV opens the doors to Heaven-on-High and the Feast Regional Championships in patch 4.35
Final Fantasy XIV: Stormblood’s latest update, patch 4.35, launched yesterday on July 3rd, bringing with it the latest Deep Dungeon scenario, the next chapter to the Hildibrand questline, a new emote, hairstyle, a bundle of new items and more! The Feast Regional Championships 2018 preliminaries for North America have also begun, further details can be located below. The newest addition to the Deep Dungeon scenarios, Heaven-on-High, challenges players to traverse through a 100-floor dungeon that grows in difficulty with each level.…
5 months ago.
Final Fantasy XIV 4.35 arrives on July 3rd with the return of the Deep Dungeon and Hildibrand
Final Fantasy XIV Stormblood's next intermediary content patch will drop on Tuesday, July 3rd, and will feature the return of the Deep Dungeon and the Inspector Extraordinaire: Hildibrand. Heaven-on-High is Stormblood's iteration of the deep dungeon introduced in the Heavensward patch series. Set in the Ruby Sea, it's a massive Jenga-like tower that adventurers will climb, encountering increasingly difficult challenges within. We've got details revealed in a previous live letter here. "Rising high above the Ruby Sea from the island of Onokoro,…
5 months ago.
Final Fantasy XIV x Monster Hunter World crossover event announced
Final Fantasy XIV is getting a new crossover event this Summer. Revealed during Square Enix's E3 presentation, the game will be teaming up with Capcom's own Monster Hunter World. Featuring the “King of the Skies,” Rathalos, from Monster Hunter World, players can expect a number of challenges and characters brought to the realm of Hydaelyn. This week, Final Fantasy XIV producer/director Naoki Yoshida will be on hand to discuss the collaboration, along with Capcom's own Ryozo Tsujimoto. The live stream is…
5 months ago.
Entropy claims World First clear of Final Fantasy XIV's newest Ultimate trial
Earlier this week in Patch 4.31, Final Fantasy XIV released a brand-new Ultimate-difficulty trial -- The Weapon's Refrain. A rematch with the Ultima Weapon, this souped-up encounter is currently the most difficult duty in the game which requires a clear of the most difficult version of the current raid tier to complete. Teams from across the globe race to claim "World First," and now Entropy, an EU-based free company from the Ragnarok server, has pulled off a clear. Congratulations! https://twitter.com/ZeppeMonado/status/1005798881521754113…