Final Fantasy XIV
1 week ago.
Final Fantasy XIV's Free Login Campaign is back until January 4
If you've been looking for an excuse to get back into Final Fantasy XIV, there's no time like the present. Right now, players with an existing account can log in and play regardless of subscription status. You'll have four days (96 hours) starting from the day you first log in. After that, you'll need to have an active subscription to keep playing. Regardless of when you start, the free login campaign ends on January 4th - so plan accordingly! The…
1 week ago.
Final Fantasy XIV 2016 Fan Festival in Tokyo live stream now on sale
Fans can now purchase stream passes for the Final Fantasy XIV Fan Festival in Tokyo, set to run from December 23 through December 24. For $29.99, those who purchase the stream get access to video in HD resolution, all main stage content in Japanese with English-language recaps after each segment and a bonus item code for Final Fantasy X-themed outfits and Lulu minion. Square Enix has also provided the full stage schedule for the event: Day 1 Dec. 23rd…
2 weeks ago.
Final Fantasy XIV Live Letter 33 Summary; Patch 3.5 detailed, part 1 in Jan 2017
Letter from the Producer Live #33 is a wrap, and we've got a summary of all the juicy details below. Director/producer Naoki Yoshida and global online producer Toshio Murouchi (along with special guest: Garuda/Kan-E-Senna voice actor Rie Tanaka) returned to reveal the newest patch The Far Edge of Fate, which will release in two parts similar to the Before the Fall pre-expansion patch. Part one will release in mid-January, and part two will release in March. In today's stream, the…
2 weeks ago.
Final Fantasy XIV Patch 3.5 Part I due out mid-January
Square Enix revealed the next major content update for Final Fantasy XIV - titled "The Far Edge of Fate." Similar to A Realm Reborn, Heavensward's final moments will be told across two parts. The first part will launch around mid-January and include a wealth of new content. Players can expect additions to the main scenario quest, new Warring Triad quests including a battle against Zurvan the demon, the continuation of the 24-man alliance raid, new dungeons and more quality of life…
2 weeks ago.
The Primals rock out in a new music video featuring Final Fantasy XIV's "Locus"
Square Enx has released a new video featuring The Primals - Final Fantasy XIV's exclusive rock band set to release their latest album on December 7. The video features the song "Locus," which was introduced during the Alexander series of high-end raids. The new album, titled "Duality," goes on sale starting December 7 for 4,000 yen (approx. $39) and features an in-game item bonus code for an Orchestrion roll. Square Enix has opened the official soundtrack page for the release, featuring…
4 weeks ago.
Final Fantasy XIV Letter from the Producer Live XXXIII set for November 25
Get ready, Final Fantasy XIV fans. The next Letter from the Producer Live is happening this month and will offer the first look into Patch 3.5. Join Naoki Yoshida and team for the first part in a two-part special covering the game's upcoming content drop as we prepare for Stormblood next year. Live streams will be available on Twitch, YouTube and Niconico starting from 3AM PST (6AM EST) on November 25. More details on the event will be posted in…
1 month ago.
Final Fantasy XIV European Fan Festival 2017 ticket details announced
Square Enix has revealed new details for fans looking to purchase tickets for the Final Fantasy XIV Fan Festival set to take place in Frankfurt, Germany next year. The official Fan Festival website has been updated with pricing and information on a limited pre-sale for active players. Starting November 2 at 10:30 GMT, active players who've had an account between September 1, 2016 and October 6, 2016 will be sent a unique email to the email address registered to your Square…
1 month ago.
Final Fantasy XIV screenshots detail Deep Dungeon and Anima Weapon quest
New screenshots have surfaced online detailing Final Fantasy XIV's upcoming Patch 3.45, due out November 1. Following September's release of "Soul Surrender" players will now be able to further themselves in the on-going Anima Weapon quest as well as venture to new floors in the challenging Deep Dungeon "Palace of the Dead." For more on Patch 3.45, check out our previous report detailing everything you can expect. Final Fantasy XIV: Heavensward is now avilable for Windows PC, PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, and…
1 month ago.
We spend the night in Final Fantasy XIV's spooky Haunted Manor
All Saints' Wake has returned to Eorzea, and the Continental Circus have spooked up a place of their own to rob Eorzean citizens of their sanity. The quest chain will have you assemble a Light Party (that's four adventurers) before whisking you away to The Haunted Manor. Here you'll partcipate in a series of challenges that will require you to explore the premises to find clues and treasure. It'll require a bit of stealth, wits, and teamwork to preserve your…
1 month ago.
Final Fantasy XIV: Stormblood screenshots from the teaser trailer
Did you hear the news? Final Fantasy XIV is preparing for its next expansion and it's going to be a big one. Details were shared last week during the opening hours of Fan Festival in Las Vegas where producer/director Naoki Yoshida took the stage to talk all things Stormblood - the next chapter in the on-going game. Along with fresh details, fans were treated to a brief trailer (the full thing's coming later, they promise) featuring a new character, new location…
1 month ago.
Final Fantasy XIV Patch 3.45 due out November 1
Get your anima weapons and dungeon crawling skills ready folks - Final Fantasy XIV Patch 3.45 arrives on November 1 and is bringing several exciting additions with it. First up, we've new developments in the anima weapon quest - featuring additional advancements care of resident drunkard and realm-renown blacksmith Gerolt. The Deep Dungeon will also see its expansion with new floors added to the Palace of the Dead. With up to 200 floors hidden deep within the Black Shroud, players will…
1 month ago.
Final Fantasy XIV's Stormblood expansion will take us to Ala Mhigo and beyond
Final Fantasy XIV's second expansion Stormblood was revealed at this weekend's Fan Festival in Las Vegas. Kicking off the festival's keynote was a teaser trailer featuring a portion of the opening cinematic. Final Fantasy XIV director/producer Naoki Yoshida revealed that we would be heading to the northeast -- toward Ala Mhigo. What's all that mean? Let's break it down. The trailer takes us through a hamlet at the base of a steep mountain face. Here we see chocobos, cannons being scrubbed,…
1 month ago.
Final Fantasy XIV dropping PlayStation 3 support with Stormblood expansion
Final Fantasy XIV's next expansion Stormblood was announced today at the game's Fan Festival in Las Vegas. Slated for release early next Summer, the team revealed (to cheers) that support for PlayStation 3 will end when the expansion launches. If you wish to continue playing the game after the expansion, you'll need to upgrade to a PlayStation 4. To make this easier, Square Enix and Sony will be partnering for a new upgrade campaign closer to launch where -- if…
1 month ago.
Final Fantasy XIV's next expansion "Stormblood" revealed, out Early Summer 2017
Live from the Final Fantasy XIV Fan Festival in Las Vegas, the team has revealed that Final Fantasy XIV's next expansion will be called "Stormblood" -- releasing in Early Summer 2017. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mAobb8_SzHY We're going to Ala Mhigo! The story will revolve around freeing Ala Mhigo from the Garlean Empire. Does the new generation of Ala Mhigans welcome or shun the Empire? It's complicated. The focus now will shift back to the Empire - toward the occupying ruler of Ala Mhigo - Zenos…
1 month ago.
All Saints' Wake seasonal event returns to Final Fantasy XIV on Oct 19
The Continental Circus is back in town for another All Saints' Wake. Starting this upcoming Wednesday, you'll be able to participate in this limited-time seasonal event and earn a variety of exclusive treats. Check them out below: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eIDQ_0q5G0I#t=9m31s Begin: Wednesday, October 19 @ 1:00am PDT End: Tuesday, November 1 @ 7:59am PDT Location: Adventurers' Guild Investigator - Old Gridania (x10.4; y8.5) All Saints' Wake 2016 Rewards: Vampire Vest (glamour♂♀) Continental Eye (minion) Pumpkin Stew (tabletop furnishing) All Saints' Wake (orchestrion roll) …
2 months ago.
Final Fantasy XIV Fan Festival 2016 Las Vegas stream up for purchase
Final Fantasy XIV fans take note: you can now pre-purchase the stream for Fan Festival 2016 in Vegas starting today. For those unable to attend in person, this is an excellent way to catch the latest announcements, panels and concerts planned for the show. For $29.99 you'll get access to the HD stream, all of the main stage content including: the opening keynote with Yoshida, development and lore panels from the XIV team and both Susan Calloway's piano concert on Friday…
2 months ago.
Final Fantasy XIV Patch 3.4 screenshots: Alexander, Sophia, PvP and more
Square Enix has released a batch of new screenshots celebrating Final Fantasy XIV's Patch 3.4 - due out next week. The new content will launch on September 27, headlined by new main scenario and side quests, the latest battle in the Warring Triad series (Sophia, the Goddess), and the final chapter of the high-level Alexander raid - The Creator. The latest screenshots also give us a look at new gear, mounts, minions and hairstyles along with Adventurer Squadrons, PvP, Wondrous Tails…
2 months ago.
Meet Sophia, the newest member of the Warring Triad to arrive in FFXIV
Last weekend during a Letter from the Producer Live stream at Tokyo Game Show 2016, the Final Fantasy XIV team debuted the trailer for Patch 3.4 Soul Surrender and detailed some of its new contents. Today, we have an official description of the the newest trial via the Lodestone: History tells of a Meracydian nation comprised of a multitude of races, the foundations of which were built on the worship of a single deity. The "Goddess," as she was simply known,…
2 months ago.
Final Fantasy XIV Live Letter 32 Summary; Patch 3.4 detailed
Letter from the Producer Live #32 is a wrap from Tokyo Game Show, and we've got a summary of all the juicy details below. Director/producer Naoki Yoshida and global online producer Toshio Murouchi took the stage to show off the new trailer for Patch 3.4 Soul Surrender and detail some of its contents. Patch 3.4 will arrive on September 27th. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8JPfQb549Eo The Containment Bay P1T6 (Sophia)The Warring Triad saga continues with an encounter against Sophia, The Goddess. During the live…
2 months ago.
Final Fantasy XIV Patch 3.4 “Soul Surrender” trailer live, out September 27
Moving beyond the Dragonsong War, Final Fantasy XIV's fourth major post-release content patch reintroduces us to the Warriors of Darkness as the main scenario continues. Square Enix has released a full length trailer at TGS, ahead of its September 27 launch. Patch 3.4 is set to arrive with a number of additions including the final tier of Alexander - The Creator. New dungeons include The Great Gubal Library (Hard) and Xelphatol. Other content includes a new trial - Sophia, the Goddess…