Final Fantasy XIV
1 day ago.
Yo-kai Watch invades Final Fantasy XIV in new event
A new collaboration event has come to Final Fantasy XIV's Eorzea -- this time it's with Level 5's Yo-kai Watch. During the event, which begins this Tuesday and lasts through October 3rd, you'll be able to collect popular Yo-kai in the form of minions, weapons, and mounts. The lone requirement to start the event is that you obtain Level 15 through the main scenario and complete the Envoy quests that send you to each of Eorzea's city-states. By equipping a Yo-kai…
6 days ago.
We dive into FFXIV's new Deep Dungeon: The Palace of the Dead
Debuting in Final Fantasy XIV Patch 3.35, The Palace of the Dead is a new type of dungeon content that can be attempted solo or a group of up to four players. In the video below, Nova Crystallis staff Erren Van Duine, Tony Garsow, and Looking Forward To It alum Mike Dantoni descend through the first ten floors. Fair warning -- we get a bit silly. What makes this dungeon so different is that it uses an independent leveling system and…
1 week ago.
Final Fantasy XIV exceeds 6 million cumulative players
Nearly three years after its successful relaunch, Final Fantasy XIV has drawn in over six million cumulative players globally. This milestone - which excludes those who register for the free trial - comes hot on the heels of today's Patch 3.35 and the announcement of a free login campaign set to run from July 25 (midnight PDT) to August 30 (11:59 PM PDT). The free login campaign is available to those registered for a service account that hasn't been active for…
1 week ago.
New screenshots show off Final Fantasy XIV's Deep Dungeon
New screenshots have surfaced online, detailing Final Fantasy XIV's "Deep Dungeon" content set to drop next week with Patch 3.35. Starting on July 19, players can test their skills in the Palace of the Dead. Everyone will start at level 1 and fight their way to the depths of the dungeon using a special leveling system. You can play solo or go through with a party of up to four members. While inside you can use special items to transform into monsters…
1 week ago.
Final Fantasy XIV launches in Hong Kong and Singapore
Final Fantasy XIV is out now in Hong Kong and Singapore, Square Enix announced today. Available through the company's online store, players can pick up the PC or Mac version in an all-in-one package featuring both the original A Realm Reborn and the game's first expansion Heavensward. As a special bonus, all versions of Final Fantasy XIV will be offered at a 50% discount from the normal price. Hong Kong residents can purchase the game here, while those in Singapore can…
3 weeks ago.
Final Fantasy XIV 3.35 arrives on July 19; enter the Deep Dungeon
Square Enix has announced that Patch 3.35 for Final Fantasy XIV will arrive on July 19, two weeks from tomorrow. With it comes a brand-new type of content called the Deep Dungeon. Our first foray involves plumbing the depths of The Palace of the Dead. Here's the story setup: In the subterranean city of Gelmorra, deep within a forgotten corner of Issom--Har, stout-hearted explorers have uncovered the entrance…
1 month ago.
Final Fantasy XIV 4.0 to be announced in October
This year, Final Fantasy XIV is set to mark its second Fan Festival experience following its debut in 2014 with the announcement of the game's first expansion, Heavenward. Speaking with Game Watch, Yoshida dropped a few hints on what we can expect from Patch 3.4 as well as the next major chapter in the game - set for reveal in October. With the launch of Patch 3.3, players saw the story of the Dragonsong War come to a close and…
1 month ago.
E3 2016: All the news, stories and more rounded up
There's no doubt E3 2016 was one of Square Enix's biggest showings in recent memory. With a booth packed to the brim with playable demos, lengthy new trailers and a few exciting announcements the company is on track to deliver a banner year. There’s quite a bit to digest – the staff put in their hardest here – but there’s more to come in just a few short months between Gamescom, Tokyo Game Show and PlayStation Experience. Should you have…
1 month ago.
Final Fantasy XIV Live Letter @ E3 2016 Summary
Final Fantasy XIV's Letter from the Producer Live at E3 2016 has wrapped! We've got a summary of all the major information below -- where we got a look at a new upcoming feature called the Deep Dungeon, QA, details on FanFest goodies, and more! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=N12Fnl9E05g Q&A Details Regarding housing, the team prioritizes free company estates over single player housing -- but they want to cater to the latter group. So in Patch 3.4, Apartments will be added to potentially fulfill 100% of…
1 month ago.
The Dragonsong War comes to a close in Final Fantasy XIV's Patch 3.3, out now
The end of the Dragonsong War draws near with the launch of Final Fantasy XIV Patch 3.3 today - Revenge of the Horde. Here's a rundown of what to expect: Main Scenario Quests: Revenge of the Horde marks the epic conclusion to the Dragonsong War storyline. Nidhogg has cried out for vengeance, and his brethren have raised their voices for the final chorus of the Dragonsong War The Final Steps of Faith: A new 8-player trial pits adventurers against the great wyrm…
1 month ago.
Final Fantasy XIV Patch 3.3 screenshots detail Hildibrand, Palace of the Dead, Frontlines and more
Following a previous update, Square Enix has shared more on the large content release set to hit Final Fantasy XIV next week with Revenge of the Horde. Starting on June 7 players will have access to a variety of new features and gameplay elements including the next step in the Anima Weapon series, new Hildibrand quests, a new Frontlines PvP map and more. Final Fantasy XIV is now available on Windows PC/Steam, PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, and Mac. Aquapolis Those who frequent…
2 months ago.
Final Fantasy XIV Patch 3.3 "Revenge of the Horde" trailer live, out June 7
In the trailer for Revenge of the Horde, Final Fantasy XIV Heavensward's third major post-release content patch, we glimpse the final confrontation in the ongoing Dragonsong War. The continuation of the main scenario will being us to the Final Steps of Faith, where we will square off against the dragon Nidhogg. He has bound the dragoon Estinien and is planning retribution against the citizens of Ishgard with the might of the Dravanian Horde under his command. Other content coming in Patch…
2 months ago.
New screenshots highlight the content of Final Fantasy XIV Patch 3.3
Square Enix has released a brand-new round of screenshots featuring the content of Revenge of the Horde -- otherwise known as Final Fantasy XIV's Patch 3.3. You won't have to wait long to play it -- the patch will release on June 7th, 2016. Final Fantasy XIV is now available on Windows PC/Steam, PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, and Mac. Trial: The Final Steps of Faith (Normal, Extreme) The Final Steps of Faith - The great steps which marked a journey's beginning shall now…
2 months ago.
Final Fantasy XIV, Final Fantasy XV and more playable at E3 2016
Square Enix has detailed some of their additional plans for E3 2016 - including playable demos for both Final Fantasy XV and Final Fantasy Brave Exvius. Final Fantasy XIV is also returning to the show this year with its yearly Battle Challenge, featuring Sephirot the Fiend and a chance to snag one of the "I BEAT SEPHIROT" t-shirts. These games will be joining the likes of Deus Ex: Mankind Divided, Hitman, Star Ocean: Integrity and Faithlessness and I Am Setsuna…
2 months ago.
Final Fantasy XIV and Yo-kai Watch cross paths this Summer
Square Enix has revealed new media today promoting their upcoming collaboration between Final Fantasy XIV and Level-5's Yo-kai Watch series. As we learned before, both publishers are teaming up for a limited time event this Summer where players will be able to snag special quest rewards such as Yo-kai Watch-themed weapons, minions and a flying mount. On the Yo-kai Watch side of things, Final Fantasy XIV's chocobo and moogle will also appear as “Chocobonyan” and “Mooglenyan” in Yo-kai Watch 3: Sushi…
2 months ago.
Make It Rain seasonal event heads to Final Fantasy XIV's Gold Saucer
The latest seasonal event set to arrive in Eorzea this week is centered around the Manderville Gold Saucer. The "Make It Rain" campaign invites adventurers back to the theme park for a special quest - Ollier, an attendant of the Gold Saucer, is seeking volunteers to sample a number of attractions before they're released to the public. That means you, of course. The event runs from May 27 at 1:00AM PDT to June 10 at 7:59AM PDT and offers up a…
2 months ago.
Final Fantasy XIV Live Letter 30 Summary; Patch 3.3 out June 7
The thirtieth Letter from the Producer Live kicked off early this morning from Akita, Japan, where the Final Fantasy XIV team let loose more details on the next post-release patch called Revenge of the Horde. That's due out June 7th, 2016. Producer/director Naoki Yoshida and global online producer Toshio Murouchi were joined by special guest Natsuko Ishikawa, one of the game's scenario writers. For all the major details, check out our summary below! Trial: The Final Steps of Faith The secret trial that's…
2 months ago.
Final Fantasy XIV Patch 3.3 drops in early June, story & dungeon previews live
You won't have to wait much longer for the newest post-release content patch in Final Fantasy XIV. Square Enix reveals today that patch 3.3, called "Revenge of the Horde", will be out some time in early June. Continuing the main scenario, we learn that Nidhogg - using the body of the dragoon Estinien - has prepared his dragon hordes for a decisive attack against the people of Ishgard. This patch will mark the final chapter of the Dragonsong War. Elsewhere, Regula Van…
2 months ago.
Final Fantasy XIV Fan Fest 2016 teaser site now live
Square Enix has gone live with the official teaser site for this year's Final Fantasy XIV Fan Festival in Las Vegas. The North American Fan Fest will take place from October 14 through October 15 at the Paris Hotel & Casino. Similar to the 2014's events, fans can expect in-game challenges, entertainment, contests, developer panels and of course a keynote delivered by one producer/director Naoki Yoshida. Keep an eye on the site for ticket pricing and information as we lead…
2 months ago.
Final Fantasy XIV Letter From the Producer Live XXIX Summary
The twenty-ninth Letter From the Producer Live has concluded in Tokyo, where the Final Fantasy XIV dished out new details at NicoNico Choukaigi. The title of Patch 3.3 was officially revealed as Revenge of the Horde, and will include a wealth of new content. Special guest Akihiro Hino, president and CEO of Level 5, announced a collaboration with Yokai Watch which will include minions, gear, and a flying mount. Check out our summary below: Patch 3.3 Revenge of the Horde Preview…