Final Fantasy XIV
4 days ago.
Final Fantasy XIV Patch 3.2 Sephirot Trial Preview
Square Enix has released a preview of a new trial coming with Patch 3.2 The Gears of Change on February 23rd. Featuring Sephirot, one part of the Warring Triad, the battle against The Fiend will have a normal mode and an Extreme mode difficulty that will drop gear. Recently featured on Letter from the Producer Live XXVII, the Sephirot trial is said to be "flashy" and have a mechanic similar to a game of jumprope. It was also designed by the…
5 days ago.
Final Fantasy XIV Patch 3.2 Main Scenario & Dungeons Preview
Final Fantasy XIV's next post-release content patch is scheduled to release on February 23rd, 2016. Entitled "The Gears of Change", the patch will continue the Heavensward story revolving around the Dragonsong War. Today, Square Enix has posted a new preview of the main scenario and two dungeons, which we've shared below. • Main Scenario: The Gears of Change "Truth. Peace. Reformation. These were the keys to Ishgard's salvation. So believed…
1 week ago.
Final Fantasy XIV's Mac version resumes sales February 23
Starting on February 23rd, Square Enix will resume sales of Final Fantasy XIV for the Mac platform. The original released alongside the Heavensward expansion last June and was fraught with problems, chalked up to a miscommunication of minimum system requirements. Not long after, director and producer Naoki Yoshida made the call to pull the Mac version and offered an apology and lengthy explanation into what happened. He announced those who purchased this version would be entitled to a refund in full.…
1 week ago.
Final Fantasy XIV Letter from the Producer Live XXVII Summary
Letter from the Producer Live XXVII has wrapped! Live from Kagoshima, director/producer Naoki "Yoshi-P" Yoshida and global community producer Toshio Murouchi announced the title of Patch 3.2: "The Gears of Change" and a release date of February 23rd. The body of the letter delved into discussing the new content and features planned for the patch, and localization lead Michael-Christopher Koji Fox stopped by for a few surprises. Check out the following summary for all the major details. You can also catch…
1 week ago.
Valentione's Day returns to Final Fantasy XIV next week
Fans of Final Fantasy XIV's seasonal events know what time it is. With Valentine's Day in the real world fast approaching, Square Enix is prepping festivities of their own with the return of Valentione's Day in Eorzea. This year, word has it that Lady Lisette has come with an entourage of fortune-tellers, who will lay bare the fates of Eorzea's lovers. Those curious to know the future are encouraged to seek out Lady Lisette in Limsa Lominsa's Upper Decks. The event…
1 month ago.
Final Fantasy XIV voice actress Sian Blake found murdered at London home
Authorities in London today confirmed the deaths of actress Sian Blake (aged 43) and her two young children (aged 4 and 8), concluding a missing persons investigation launched last month. UK police are currently searching for the whereabouts of her partner Arthur Simpson-Kent, whom they believe is connected in these deaths. Blake is known to Final Fantasy fans as the voice actress of Yugiri in Final Fantasy XIV Heavensward. Fans around the globe organized and gathered for in-game vigils to remember Blake and her…
1 month ago.
Fans unearth unused cutscene featuring Final Fantasy XIV's Titan
Any Final Fantasy XIV veteran is familiar with Titan, the earth-aspected Primal, but did you know he was originally planned to appear in Version 1.0? In the video above, fans have discovered an unimplemented cutscene that never made it in before 2013’s A Realm Reborn redo. If you’re not familiar with Final Fantasy XIV’s Primals, let’s zoom out a bit first. Summoned monsters appear in nearly every franchise entry since Final Fantasy III. Often referred to as summons, eidolons, espers, or…
1 month ago.
Final Fantasy XIV Letter from the Producer Live XXVI Summary
Letter from the Producer Live XXVI has wrapped! Live from the Eorzea Café in Akihabara, Japan, the team addressed some of the major content in the game as well as dispensed information on what new content to expect in Patch 3.2. We have a digest of the major developments, including the next Fan Festival reveal, listed below: You can watch an archive of the stream on Square Enix's Final Fantasy XIV channel here. The official digest can also be found here. on Alexander: •…
2 months ago.
Final Fantasy XIV Patch 3.15 Preview
Final Fantasy XIV's new content update, Patch 3.15, is right around the corner -- scheduled to be released some time before the end of the month. Today, Square Enix shares a preview of some of the new adventures players can sink their teeth into: ♦ Saint Endalim’s Scholasticate After the truth of Ishgard’s history is revealed, the students of the Holy See’s finest seminary find themselves in a precarious position. The Warrior of Light joins a familiar face in investigating the trials and tribulations…
2 months ago.
Final Fantasy XIV x Final Fantasy XI crossover event begins today
Final Fantasy XIV and Final Fantasy XI are teaming up once again with a new crossover event celebrating the release of the final chapter to the Rhapsodies of Vana’diel storyline. Iroha - the main character in the FFXI-based scenario - has come to visit the land of Eorzea from today (November 11th) through December 31st. Fans can take part in a series of quests and snag some cool in-game items - including Iroha's armor. The full details and rewards can…
2 months ago.
Final Fantasy XIV Patch 3.1 arrives with airships, new story and more
The long-awaited update to Final Fantasy XIV's wealth of content has finally arrived with the launch of 3.1 - As Goes Light, So Goes Darkness. Following the initial launch of Heavensward, the patch includes the continuation of the main scenario as well as a bunch of new gameplay content for players to get into. ●      Void Ark: The new 24-player alliance raid invites adventures to do battle on a haunted vessel while unraveling the mystery surrounding it ●      Exploratory Missions: Embark on…
3 months ago.
Final Fantasy XIV Patch 3.1 coming November 10th
On today's Final Fantasy XIV Letter from the producer live, the team announced that patch 3.1 will be launching on November 10th. We will have more information on the game as the live stream continues. You can watch the trailer for the upcoming patch below. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dkRTO7co_Yc&feature=youtu.be…
3 months ago.
Final Fantasy XIV Patch 3.1: Dungeons & New Flying Mounts Preview
The first major post-release content patch following this summer's Final Fantasy XIV Heavensward launch will arrive early this November. Entitled "As Goes Light, So Goes Darkness", Patch 3.1 will see a wealth of new challenges for adventurers to attempt. Today, Square Enix shared a peek at two dungeons slated to appear: Saint Mocianne's Arboretum and a hard mode version of Pharos Sirius. New images are below. Saint Mocianne's Arboretum is a wholly-new Level 60 dungeon located in the Dravanian Hinterlands, just…
3 months ago.
Final Fantasy XIV Patch 3.1 screenshots and main scenario details
With Final Fantasy XIV Patch 3.1 quickly approaching, Square Enix has released new screenshots and official descriptions for two of the update's biggest components - the main scenario and new 24-man raid, the Void Ark. Main Scenario As Goes Light, So Goes Darkness In the wake of the Warrior of Light’s return from Azys Lla, the nation of Ishgard trembled, the faith of her people shaken to its very core. For…
4 months ago.
Final Fantasy XIV Letter from the Producer Live in TGS 2015 summary
Another TGS, another Final Fantasy XIV Live Letter completed as producer/director Naoki Yoshida took the main stage to discuss all the happenings in the upcoming Patch 3.1. Alongside a look at the update's new content, we got to see some of the new gear sets, the Void Ark, and a deeper look into the Gold Saucer's new mini-game Lord of Verminion. As we now know, Patch 3.1 has a title and it's As Goes Light, So Goes Darkness. We'll be…
4 months ago.
Final Fantasy XIV Patch 3.1 launches early November
After much anticipation, Square Enix revealed the next major content patch to hit Final Fantasy XIV will arrive in November. Titled "As Goes Light, So Goes Darkness," the continuation of the main scenario will focus on the Warrior of Darkness and the continuation of the Dragonsong War as seen in Heavensward. While many fans expected the patch to launch in October, producer/director Naoki Yoshida says because of staff vacations we'll be waiting a little longer to about the first week…
4 months ago.
Final Fantasy XIV: Transfer of the Chaos Data Center to Europe
Square Enix will soon open the European server locations and while doing so, the Chaos data center will be transferred. This affects the game worlds Cerberus, Lich, Moogle, Odin, Phoenix, Ragnarok, Shiva and Zodiark. You don't need to do anything since the changes will be applied automatically after a maintenance for three to five days. European players should experience a significant reduction of latency then. Square Enix will compensate the offline time of affected players with additional subscription time if you had an active account and characters…
4 months ago.
Final Fantasy XIV: Vote for the next European Fan Festival location
Since today Square Enix lets European Final Fantasy XIV players vote for the next Fan Festival location. The last one took place in London on 25th October 2014, where Square Enix unveiled Heavensward. At Gamescom 2015, Naoki Yoshida told Nova Crystallis that he already started his work on the second expansion. The development team started with the conception of Heavensward's opening scene a year and a half before the release. We concluded from his statement that the next expansion could take about the…
4 months ago.
Final Fantasy XIV Tokyo Game Show 2015 trailer
With Tokyo Game Show 2015 underway, it wouldn't be proper without a new Final Fantasy XIV trailer. Square Enix has uploaded their latest - which covers the game's first expansion Heavensward. Later this week, producer and director Naoki Yoshida will take the stage to detail what's next for the MMORPH, including details on the next major content update Patch 3.1. For those attending TGS, be sure to stop by the Square Enix booth for a chance to battle Ravana and…
5 months ago.
Final Fantasy XIV Letter from the Producer Live XXIV summary
With Heavensward well underway, it's time to look forward to the next bit of content that will be available for Final Fantasy XIV. During the game's 14-hour broadcast celebrating its two year anniversary, producer/director Naoki Yoshida and staff shared a few details on what fans can expect in the first part of their Patch 3.1 updates. The patch - though without a concrete launch date - will introduce more of the main scenario following the events of 3.0. A new side…