Final Fantasy XIV
1 week ago.
Final Fantasy XIV Live Letter 52 Summary; Titania, Trusts, and System Updates
During the fifty-second Letter from the Producer Live broadcast, the Final Fantasy XIV team detailed more information about the upcoming Shadowbringers expansion set to release on July 2nd, 2019. This time we got a peek at the Twintania trial, the new Trust system, and more updates and features coming to the game. You can check out our summary of the major information below: Dungeon Trailer https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MYG8kyImHPY -- This time the dungeon trailer was cut shorter due to the amount of potential spoilers. -- During the…
1 week ago.
New Final Fantasy XIV: Shadowbringers Launch trailer revealed at E3
Final Fantasy XIV director/producer Naoki Yoshida made a visit to the main stage at the Square Enix Livestream event at E3, and with him he brought a fantastic and dramatic new story-heavy launch trailer for the upcoming FFXIV expansion: Shadowbringers. Heavy story spoiler warning for those who are trying to avoid anything related to the Main Scenario Questline. They hold nothing back in this epic trailer! …
2 weeks ago.
Final Fantasy XIV's 'Make it Rain Campaign' returns today
Final Fantasy XIV's Make it Rain Campaign returns today which brings a 50% boost to all MGP rewards in the Manderville Gold Saucer. A new quest is available there that sheds some light on the roaming Senor Sabotender. You can find the quest chain to start the event below. Via The Lodestone: Location The Sabotender Shimmy From: Thursday, June 6th, 2019 @ 1:00am Pacific Daylight Time To: Monday, June 24th, 2019 @ 7:59am Pacific Daylight Time Location: Lamenting Lalafell @ Ul'dah - The Steps of Nald (X:9.4,…
1 month ago.
Here's a look at Final Fantasy XIV's Viera and Hrothgar in the latest benchmark
Final Fantasy XIV's third expansion Shadowbringers will introduce two new playable races: the Hrothgar and Viera. Only male Hrothgar and female Viera will be playable, and each will have two divergent clans that have differing physical traits. According to a recent letter from producer and director Naoki Yoshida, the team had a strong desire to create a more beastly race but also fielded many requests from fans to add Viera. Due to budget and workflow limits, the team decided on one…
1 month ago.
Final Fantasy XIV Shadowbringers official benchmark available tonight
The official benchmark for Final Fantasy XIV Shadowbringers is available tonight at 7:00am Pacific Time. In it you'll be able to customize a character with new gear from the expansion as well as scope out the two new races being added: Viera and Hrothgar. The benchmark is designed to test how well your system will perform and will provide a scoring metric as well as the ability to tweak certain settings. If you can't wait until then, you can check out…
1 month ago.
Final Fantasy XIV Live Letter 51 Summary; Gameplay and Battle Systems Revised for Shadowbringers
In the fifty-first Letter from the Producer Live broadcast, the Final Fantasy XIV team revealed more details about the upcoming Shadowbringers expansion, which we've summarized below. In the game's third expansion, we'll be seeing a new world, "The First", where players must fight to restore darkness to the realm. It's the length of a full RPG. It includes a new city, new races, two new jobs, and increase in level cap, new dungeons and raids, and much more. Gameplay Adjustments: -- FATEs…
1 month ago.
Final Fantasy XIV announces Moogle Treasure Trove event coming May 30
Per the Lodestone, a Moogle Treasure Trove event will be coming to Final Fantasy XIV on Thursday, May 30th and will end with the launch of the Shadowbringers expansion. This event, according to Square Enix, has no set schedule, so it may be reinstated at varying dates in the future. In this event, certain duties will reward Irregular Tomestones of Philosophy, which can be exchanged with an Itinerant Moogle in Eorzea's initial three city-states. Rewards include exclusive items like a Namazu…
1 month ago.
Naoki Yoshida addresses gender-locked races, Dancer as DPS and more in Producer Letter
In the wake of several head-scratching announcements made at Final Fantasy XIV Fan Festival in Tokyo back in March, Producer/Director Naoki Yoshida has come forth in an official forum post to provide clear insights regarding the thought processes behind the decisions made for gender-locked races, no new healer job and more. In his Letter from the Producer post, Yoshida had this to say: “Hello to all our FFXIV players. Producer and Director Yoshida here. In response to everything we announced about the upcoming…
2 months ago.
Final Fantasy XV crossover event 'A Nocturne for Heroes' arrives in Final Fantasy XIV tomorrow
Final Fantasy XIV's crossover event with Final Fantasy XV begins tomorrow. A Nocturne for Heroes will see what happens when Noctis is transported to Eorzea. New items will be added to the game and include Noctis's hairstyle, clothes, and a Regalia mount that seats four people. You can find the quest chain to start the event below. Via The Lodestone: "The rumor mill is spinning, and Kipih Jakkya needs the help of an adventurer to uncover the truth for her latest article." https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_o-CtZGjJGc Location The Man…
2 months ago.
Final Fantasy XIV Shadowbringers site update shares more information on the expansion
Square Enix updated the Final Fantasy XIV Shadowbringers official website today with additional information on the game's features. Set to release on July 2nd for Windows PC, PlayStation 4, Steam, and Mac, Shadowbringers will see the addition of a gunbreaker and dancer job, Viera and Hrothgar races, and more. We've transcribed what's new below: Main Scenario: "Ala Mhigo is at last free from imperial rule, but that liberty may prove fleeting as the Empire moves to both reclaim this bloodied nation and subjugate all…
2 months ago.
Hatching-tide seasonal event returns to Final Fantasy XIV on April 9
Final Fantasy XIV's Hatching-tide seasonal event returns Tuesday, April 9th and will include limited-time glamours and seasonal items. For items offered in previous years, Square Enix has made them available for purchase on the MogStation. You can find the quest chain to start the event below. Via The Lodestone: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=03G-ds0xrHw Location Eggstreme Eggstrapolation From: Tuesday, April 9th, 2019 @ 1:00am Pacific Daylight Time To: Monday, April 22nd, 2019 @ 7:59am Pacific Daylight Time Location: Jihli Aliapoh @ Old Gridania (X:10.2, Y:9.4) Character Requirements: Level 15 Quest Requirements: It's Probably Pirates…
3 months ago.
Final Fantasy XIV Live Letter 50 Summary; Pre-Shadowbringers schedule, lore Q&A, Dad of Light movie announced
In the fiftieth Letter from the Producer Live broadcast from the Final Fantasy XIV Fan Festival in Tokyo, the team discussed the patches leading up to the Shadowbringers expansion. The first of which will be Patch 4.56, releasing on Tuesday, March 26th. You can read our summary of the major announcements below! Patch Schedule: -- Patch 4.56, A Requiem for Heroes - Part II, will release on March 26th. This patch will include new main scenario quests, Even Further Hildibrand Adventures, and…
3 months ago.
Final Fantasy XIV Fan Festival Keynote reveals Dancer job and Hrothgar race for Shadowbringers
Shadowbringers Full Trailer https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4tyuIh12_HU Story -- The Shadowbringers expansion will take place in The First. 12,000 years ago Hydaelyn battled Zodiark in the Source, and from that battle the world was sundered into fourteen shards. The name of the region you will be visiting is Norvbrandt -- it's the only place left that exists in the First. -- What has beckoned the Warrior of Light to the first and what will become the conflict between the Garlean Empire in his absence? The fight to…
3 months ago.
Full cinematic trailer for Final Fantasy XIV Shadowbringers revealed at Tokyo FanFest 2019
The full-length opening cinematic trailer for Final Fantasy XIV's third expansion pack, Shadowbringers, was revealed during the Tokyo Fan Festival in Japan. Witness the rise of the Warrior of Darkness as he sets forth to save The First World from impending doom. …
3 months ago.
Final Fantasy XIV 4.56 set for March 26th, includes main scenario and Hildibrand finale
Final Fantasy XIV 4.56 is set to arrive on Tuesday, March 26th, and with it will come the finale of the post-Stormblood main scenario quests in A Requiem for Heroes - Part II, Even Further Hildibrand Adventures, and the Stormblood Beast Tribe Quests. Today, Square Enix provided more details on what's to come. On a related note, Square Enix will hold a Final Fantasy XIV Fan Festival in Japan this weekend, wherein more information about July's Shadowbringers expansion will be divulged.…
3 months ago.
Final Fantasy XIV server reorganization set for April in North America and Europe
This Spring, Square Enix plans to beef up its server infrastructure to better handle the influx of players that will access the game for July Shadowbringers expansion. You may recall congestion woes during the early access phase preceding the Stormblood expansion where players were bottle-necked in story progress due to the servers needing to create an individual instance for each player. In order to execute this, the team announced that they needed to reorganize the 'World' groupings. Currently, Final Fantasy XIV's…
4 months ago.
Little Ladies' Day seasonal event returns to Final Fantasy XIV on February 28
Final Fantasy XIV's Little Ladies' Day seasonal event returns Thursday, February 28th and will include limited-time glamours and seasonal items. For items offered in previous years, Square Enix has made them available for purchase on the MogStation. You can find the quest chain to start the event below. Via The Lodestone: "The seneschal of a certain noble family has lost his charge amidst the crowds of Ul'dah. He wishes for nothing more than to bring her home safe and sound─but the lady herself…
4 months ago.
Final Fantasy XIV 4.55 arrives Tuesday with Eureka and Rival Wings additions
Final Fantasy XIV Patch 4.55 arrives Tuesday, February 12th, and brings with it the continuation of the Forbidden Land Eureka series via the Hydatos Expedition and a new Rival Wings map called Hidden Gorge. In the Letter from the Producer Live #49 broadcast from the Paris Fan Festival, the team highlighted details for the roadmap of patches to come before the Shadowbringers expansion on July 2nd. Hidden Gorge The basic rules are similar to those used in the existing PvP content Astragalos: two…
4 months ago.
Final Fantasy XIV Live Letter 49 Summary; Patch 4.55 set for February 12, FFXV collaboration revealed
In the forty-ninth Letter from the Producer Live broadcast from Paris, France, the Final Fantasy XIV team discussed the latest updates to come to the game in the run-up to its next expansion Shadowbringers. We've summarized the major details below: Patch Schedule Patch 4.55 -- February 12th, 2019 -- Rival Wings: Hidden Gorge -- Eureka Hydatos Patch 4.56 -- Late March 2019 -- New Main Scenario quests -- New Hildibrand quests -- New beast tribe quests (finale). Patch 4.57 -- World Visit system Patch 4.58 -- Various adjustments Hidden Gorge The basic rules are similar…
4 months ago.
Final Fantasy XIV expansion Shadowbringers arrives July 2nd, reveals Gunbreaker job and NieR Automata raid
During the keynote presentation at Final Fantasy XIV's fan festival in Paris, France, more information was revealed about the game's next expansion Shadowbringers. Releasing on July 2nd, 2019, the game will include a new tank job called Gunbreaker, a new alliance raid based on the world of NieR. Our full summary is below: Updated Teaser Trailer: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NjPVSF2dpUE Shadowbringers -- The Shadowbringers expansion arrives on July 2, 2019. -- Early Access begins June 28th, 2019 for those who pre-order the Shadowbringers expansion. -- Preorders will begin February 6th,…