Final Fantasy XIV
17 hours ago.
Look inside Tokyo's new Eorzea Café
Square Enix's new Final Fantasy XIV-themed eatery isn't the first time the company has dabbled in specialized shops - after all their very own Dragon Quest and general Square Enix cafes still thrive to this day in Japan. Revealed on the latest Letter from the Producer Live, the Eorzea Café is making its debut in Akihabara in Tokyo this week. Modeled in the style of Gridania's own Carline Canopy, the cafe features a variety of weapons, armor and food items…
1 week ago.
Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn Letter from the Producer LIVE Part XVI Summary; Ninja and Gold Saucer teased
Today's Final Fantasy XIV Letter from the Producer Live took on a different approach of note, with Yoshi-P and Lead Designer Nobuaki Komoto taking the stage to discuss the ins and outs of the recently released Patch 2.3 as well as the "future of Eorzea."Touching on the hot-bed subject of the game's new Mob Hunts, the development team is currently looking into speeding up the rate of some FATEs to make things like daily marks easier to obtain, as well…
1 week ago.
Free login weekend for Final Fantasy XIV begins today
Those looking to get back into Final Fantasy XIV after some time off have their chance to check out some of the game's new content this weekend. As part of a free log-in weekend, Square Enix is allowing those with inactive service accounts to return to the game through Monday, July 21st at 12:00AM PDT.Since the release of Patch 2.3 "Defenders of Eorzea" the development team has added a load of new content for fans to explore. New additions…
3 weeks ago.
Final Fantasy XIV Patch 2.3 notes released in full
Those awaiting the return of Final Fantasy XIV's servers in anticipation of the next major content patch, 2.3, can now read the entirety of changes that can be expected from battle content to new crafting recipes. Square Enix has updated the official Lodestone site with everything you need to know including the names and locations of new story quests, Frontline PvP, Mob Hunts, Crystal Tower, Ramuh and more.The files for the patch are also available to download as of…
1 month ago.
Final Fantasy XIV Patch 2.3 screenshots explore Crystal Tower, new dungeons, gear and more
Square Enix has released a batch of new screenshots detailing some of the Final Fantasy XIV content coming in next month's Patch 2.3 - Defenders of Eorzea. Similar to this morning's trailer, we now have a better look at some of the new dungeon locations, the next level of Crystal Tower, new gear, mob hunts and a brief look at private housing rooms and chocobo training.Final Fantasy XIV Patch 2.3 is scheduled to release worldwide on July 8th.…
1 month ago.
Final Fantasy XIV Fan Festival detailed, teaser site opens
The official teaser site detailing Final Fantasy XIV's upcoming global fan festival activities has opened today, offering up a brief look at ticketing information with sales available in the coming weeks.Advanced ticket sales will be available to a total of 1,800 people and will go love starting July 8th. Following that, general ticket sales will take place starting on July 15th. Ticket prices for the American event held in Las Vegas will total $120 each. Also scheduled to take…
1 month ago.
Final Fantasy XIV Patch 2.3 "Defenders of Eorzea" trailer
Square Enix has released its official trailer for Final Fantasy XIV Patch 2.3 today, detailing the content for "Defenders of Eorzea" arriving on July 8th.Similar to Patch 2.1, players will be returning this time to the Crystal Tower as well as the chance to face off against the primal Ramuh in both Hard and Extreme modes. Additions to PvP are set to include Frontlines in which you'll battle in your Grand Company for contested territory. New main scenario quests,…
1 month ago.
E3 2014: Interview with Final Fantasy XIV Producer/Director Naoki Yoshida
Final Fantasy XIV returned to E3 this year with a mission: focus on making the game bigger and focus on growing the community. At this time last year, the game remained unreleased as fans awaited the third phase of the open beta. Since then, however, Naoki Yoshida and his team at Square Enix have enjoyed a successful re-launch as well as two big patches and the tremendous support from both the community and media alike.During the show, a new…
1 month ago.
Final Fantasy XIV Patch 2.3 "Defenders of Eorzea" main scenario previewed
Square Enix has released a small preview for its upcoming Patch 2.3 for Final Fantasy XIV today, focusing on new developments in the on-going main scenario quest line, as well as a look at the adventures of gentleman hero, Hildibrand.Main Scenario When the world is thrown into chaos, who will rise to defend those too weak to defend themselves?The Sahagin summoned Leviathan, Lord of the Whorl, that the…
1 month ago.
The bosses in the next tier of Final Fantasy XIV's Crystal Tower
Those paying attention to Final Fantasy XIV's large-scale updates are looking forward to the next chapter of the game's 24-man raids in the Crystal Tower when Patch 2.3 launches next month. Yesterday, producer/director Naoki Yoshida gave us a quick look at Syrcus Tower and now we've a look at some of the official art accompanying Final Fantasy III-themed bosses that players will face in three eight-man teams. Joining the world of Eorzea are Scylla, Amon, and Xande - though they…
1 month ago.
Final Fantasy XIV - Letter from the Producer LIVE XV: Syrcus Tower, Frontline PvP and more!
Letter from the Producer LIVE XV, the second Livestream at E3 2014 finished a short while ago and brought with it some visual treats and further information on the upcoming patch 2.3.The most important information to come from the Letter was the Patch date which is scheduled currently for July 8th; with the patch notes going live on July 7th. So mark your calendars and make sure to book them days off for an extra long patch filled weekend!Clarification was…
1 month ago.
Final Fantasy XIV Letter from the Producer LIVE at E3; Rogue and Ninja headline the announcements
It's been an exciting time at E3 so far this year, with Square Enix just finishing Letter from the Producer LIVE at E3, and another scheduled for this Thursday, there is plenty to be talking about.Top of the announcements that came from the show, Rogue and Ninja were revealed as a new class and job coming in Patch 2.4 (Personal estimate around Late September/Early October).Oof! Patch 2.4 can't come soon enough! The video shows a variety of abilities that both…
1 month ago.
Final Fantasy XIV E3 2014 trailer summons primals and a sneak peak at Shiva
With E3 in full swing, the first big Final Fantasy trailer out the gate is this year's look at Final Fantasy XIV - one that focuses on the Primal beasts who threaten the realm of Eorzea.Titled “A Realm in Peril,” the trailer showcases five of the classic Final Fantasy Primals, including Garuda, Titan, Leviathan, Ramuh and a sneak peek at Shiva.…
1 month ago.
Final Fantasy XIV E3 2014 livestream schedule
With Final Fantasy XV out of the picture for now, FFXIV is in and it's back to E3 in a big way this year. Square Enix will be highlighting the game and its success this year in a variety of ways including a playable booth challenge featuring the Lord of the Whorl, Leviathan, as well as several broadcasts leading up to the second look at Patch 2.3 with the Letter from the Producer Live.Square Enix has updated the Lodestone with…
1 month ago.
Final Fantasy XIV's Ramuh previewed in new screenshots, details
The next primal battle adventurers will face in Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn is the classic summon Ramuh - scheduled to released with a wealth of content in the game's upcoming Patch 2.3 within several weeks. Ramuh - known as the Lord of the Levin - will arrive in two flavors: both Hard Mode and Extreme Mode for the more seasoned players. While the Hard Mode will encompass the story mode planned for "Defenders of Eorzea," the Extreme Mode…
1 month ago.
Final Fantasy XIV Patch 2.28 due out on June 5th
Final Fantasy XIV's next expected patch update will be hitting this Thursday, June 5th, Square Enix has announced today. Revealed over on the official forums, the game will be taken down for maintenance starting from 12AM to 5AM PDT that day, with completion time subject to change.The patch is expected to come with a variety of quality of live improvements, including the continuation of the Zodiac weapon saga, new challenge log objectives, PvP adjustments, Duty Finder access to both…
2 months ago.
Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn Letter from the Producer LIVE Part XIV Summary; Patch 2.28 and 2.3 “Defenders of Eorzea”
Square Enix just finished hosting Letter from the Producer Part XIV, LIVE from Nagoya, Japan, presented by Naoki Yoshida, Toshio Murouchi, and Lead Designer of Final Fantasy XIV, Takeo Suzuki. Much was discussed in regards to Patch 2.28; firstly it was originally scheduled for the 28th May, although it has now been delayed up to June 5th due to internal problems. Below you will find a summary of information from the letter along with the usual gallery of pictures highlighting…
2 months ago.
Next Final Fantasy XIV Live Letter dated, will focus on Patch 2.3 including Ramuh, new dungeons and more
Square Enix has confirmed the next Letter from the Producer Live for Final Fantasy XIV - the first in a two part broadcast set to cover some of the new things players can expect in Patch 2.3.Scheduled for May 24th at 7AM EDT, Producer/Director Naoki Yoshida will be on hand to answer questions from the fans as well as cover several topics including a look at Ramuh, the the Lord of Levin and stern arbiter of the forest worshiped by…
3 months ago.
Final Fantasy XIV Fan Festival heading to Las Vegas, London and Tokyo this year
Final Fantasy XIV will be seeing its own flavor of fan-centered festival later this year, Square Enix has revealed. While the existence of the festival itself isn't exactly new, today at NicoNico Chokaigi producer/director Naoki Yoshida announced a set of places and general timeline the world tour is to take place.Starting in October both Las Vegas, Nevada and London, England will play host on the Western side of things. Later on in November, Japanese fans will be able to gather…
3 months ago.
New classes, dungeons, summoner pets and more teased for Final Fantasy XIV
The next big content update for Final Fantasy XIV is expected to launch within a couple months, once again providing players with a hefty bit of new gameplay to tide them over until an inevitable expansion. At yesterday’s NicoNico Chokaigi event in Tokyo, producer/director Naoki Yoshida shared a bit on what fans can expect, including some future teasing on possible E3 announcements.On the topic of Patch 2.3, the team is aiming for Frontlines PvP to be implemented, as well…