Final Fantasy XIV
6 days ago.
Final Fantasy XIV Live Letter 43 Summary; Patch 4.3 "Under the Moonlight", Companion App Revealed
In today's Letter from the Producer Live broadcast, Final Fantasy XIV producer/director Naoki Yoshida and global online producer Toshio Murouchi revealed the third major post-release patch to follow the Stormblood expansion's release last year. Titled "Under the Moonlight", it will include a continuation of the main scenario, a new chapter in the Return to Ivalice alliance raid saga, and more. We also got our first look at the companion app, which will include a free and premium version. Catch our summary…
2 weeks ago.
Next Final Fantasy XIV Letter from the Producer LIVE set for April 14
Final Fantasy XIV will see its forty-third Letter from the Producer LIVE on April 14, Square Enix announced. Fans are invited to tune in at 5:30AM EDT for the latest on the game including details on Patch 4.3, and a special Q&A with Community Producer Toshio Murouchi. Questions for the team can be submitted over on the official forums. Murouchi will be answering as many questions as possible during the broadcast.…
1 month ago.
Hatching-tide seasonal event returns to Final Fantasy XIV on March 20
Final Fantasy XIV's Easter-themed seasonal event Hatching-tide will return next Tuesday March 20th through April 2nd. Nonotta will require your assistance in Old Gridania to solve "a Hatching-tide hiccup." Rewards will include a minion, a wall-mounted furnishing, consumable meals and Hatching-tide magicked prisms. Via The Lodestone: Location Uneggstopable Losses From: Tuesday, March 20th, 2018 @ 1:00am Pacific Daylight Time To: Monday, March 14th, 2018 @ 7:59am Pacific Daylight Time Location: Nonotta @ Old Gridania (X:10.2, Y:9.4) Character Requirements: Level 15 Quest Requirements: It's Probably Pirates (2.0) Event Rewards Motley Egg (minion) Hatching-tide…
1 month ago.
Final Fantasy XIV Patch 4.25 arrives March 13, includes Forbidden Land Eureka and Hildibrand's return
Final Fantasy XIV's Patch 4.25 arrives on Tuesday,March 13th, and with it comes the Forbidden Land Eureka and the return of Hildibrand. Eureka will feature a unique type of gameplay where up to 144 players can gather in a single instance and tackle various goals including hunting notorious monsters. This unexplored land will include its own leveling system with the acquisition of "elemental EXP" which can be used to strengthen your elemental prowess. Using a Magia Board, you can customize your…
1 month ago.
The Songbirds return to Eorzea in Little Ladies' Day seasonal event
The Songbirds are back in Final Fantasy XIV's Little Ladies' Day limited-time seasonal event starting next Thursday. Rewards this time will include three new emotes and two furnishings. Via The Lodestone: "The Songbirds have returned once more to grace the stages of Ul'dah. This year's performance is said to be unlike any other, and a reporter from the Mythril Eye is inquiring after those who would partake in the revelry." Location A Colorful Affair From: Thursday, March 1st, 2018 @ 12:00am Pacific Standard Time To: Wednesday,…
1 month ago.
Final Fantasy XIV Dad of Light actor Ren Osugi has passed away
Ren Osugi, a prolific actor in Japanese film, television, and stage performances, has passed away at the age of 66 due to sudden heart failure. One of his recent roles was the titular "Dad of Light" in a mini-series called "Final Fantasy XIV Dad of Light". Based on a true story, it involves the story of a father and son who have grown distant over the years. When Dad announces his sudden retirement, the son gifts him a copy of Final…
2 months ago.
Final Fantasy XIV Live Letter 42 Summary; Patch 4.2 QA, Forbidden Land Eureka Detailed
On the latest Letter from the Producer Live broadcast, the Final Fantasy XIV team set about a lengthy QA session on the game's recent 4.2 patch titled "Rise of a New Sun." We also got a look at The Forbidden Land, Eureka Anemos, a new type of content scheduled for patch 4.25 that will use a unique progression system based on your mastery of the elements and your ability to work cooperatively with other players. Special guest Masayoshi Soken, composer and…
2 months ago.
Valentione's Day seasonal event returns to Final Fantasy XIV on February 2
Valentione's Day, a seasonal event connecting people across the realm, is set to begin this Friday. Reunited once again with Lisette de Valentione, it seems this year has something weighing heavy on her mind. Participation in the event will get you special flying half-heart mounts you can align with an unfortunate someone to create a full heart. Via The Lodestone: "Put the strength of your bond to the test in the Valentione's Day ceremony, kupo!" https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MQ0x-VHpPgo Location: Lessons in Love From: Friday, February 2nd, 2018 @…
2 months ago.
Final Fantasy XIV Patch 4.2 Sightseeing Guide
The second major content patch after Final Fantasy XIV's Stormblood expansion arrives on Tuesday, January 30th. Titled "Rise of a New Sun", the patch will include a wealth of new content including the continuation of the main scenario, a Final Fantasy VI-themed raid, new dungeons, sidequests, and many new features. You can check out the official trailer here. With the exception of action changes to PvE and PvP content (you can read more in the official patch notes), we've created a…
2 months ago.
Final Fantasy XIV details more 4.2 content ahead of January 30 release
Today, Square Enix details more of Final Fantasy XIV Stormblood's next major content update "Rise of a New Sun. In the images below, we get a glimpse of Asahi sas Brutus's formal introduction into the main scenario, the Final Fantasy VI-themed Omega: Sigmascape raid, the Duty Recorder, and more. Patch 4.2 "Rise of a New Sun will release on January 30th. For more info on what the patch contains, check out our coverage which includes a summary of the most recent…
3 months ago.
Final Fantasy XIV Live Letter 41 Summary; Patch 4.2 "Rise of a New Sun" detailed, out Jan 30
Today's Letter From the Producer Live further detailed our look at Patch 4.2 "Rise of a New Sun," set to release on January 30th, 2018. Debuting the new trailer, the team revealed that Final Fantasy VI-inspired content will appear in this patch for the Omega: Sigmascape raid including a certain notorious villain... https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_1tABKPBlJs Here are the major details: The Jade Stoa A new trial versus Byakko of the Four Lords will commence in 4.2, and the team sneaked us a preview of the battle.…
3 months ago.
Final Fantasy XIV Patch 4.2 "Rise of A New Sun" trailer, releasing January 30th
During today's Letter from the Producer Live broadcast, the trailer for Final Fantasy XIV's second major post-release patch debuted. Today we got confirmation -- Patch 4.2 will release on January 30th, 2018. This patch will include an update to the main scenario, new raids, trials, and dungeons, and more. Our complete summary of Live Letter 41 is here. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_1tABKPBlJs https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SYbDMCrTzSk…
3 months ago.
Final Fantasy XIV details Fashion Report mini-game, performance actions, and mounts in Patch 4.2
Final Fantasy XIV's second expansion Stormblood will get another major update this month -- Patch 4.2 "Rise of a New Sun" will deliver more content like the continuation of the main scenario, new trials and dungeons, and more. Today, Square Enix shares a glimpse at some of the patch's quality of life updates, including a new Fashion Report mini-game for the Gold Saucer, a new interface and new instruments for the Performance feature, and new mounts to collect. We'll be getting…
3 months ago.
Catching up with Final Fantasy XIV Stormblood producer/director Naoki Yoshida
It's been more than six months since Final Fantasy XIV's second expansion "Stormblood" released, and now the game is deep within its so-called "patch series", where quarterly updates to the game introduce more content such as the continuation of the main scenario, new raids, new features, and so on. Recently we had the chance to chat with producer/director Naoki "Yoshi-P" Yoshida on the state of the game, the reception to Stormblood, and what it means for the future of the mainline…
3 months ago.
Final Fantasy XIV details more of Patch 4.2's content updates
Final Fantasy XIV Stormblood's second major post-release patch is soon upon us -- Rise of a New Sun is scheduled to release by the end of January. In it, the main scenario continues with a return trip to Othard, a trial against Byakko of the Four Lords, and more. Today, Square Enix shared more on updates to existing content, including new beast tribe quests featuring the Ananta, a new map for The Feast PVP mode, a Glamour Dresser that will allow…
3 months ago.
Final Fantasy XIV shares a glimpse of Patch 4.2's new dungeons
Rise of a New Sun, the title of Final Fantasy XIV Stormblood's second major post-release patch, will continue the game's main scenario with a return trip to the lands of Othard. Other content includes the return of Hildibrand, a trial against Byakko, the new raid tier in Omega, and more -- but this week Square Enix shared images of two new dungeons in the patch: Hells' Lid and The Fractal Continuum (Hard). Hells' Lid "Having found themselves in somewhat dire financial straits,…
3 months ago.
Heavensturn event returns to Final Fantasy XIV for a howlin' good time this Sunday
Heavensturn, a special year-end event, returns once again to Final Fantasy XIV this Sunday, December 31st. To welcome in the Year of the Dog, players will have the chance to take part in a series of limited time quests and can obtain adorable Shiba Inu themed Kabuto and a new dog-themed housing item as well. Via The Lodestone: "A Far Eastern delegation has come to Eorzea to celebrate the advent of the year of the dog. Adventurers enthused to partake in this…
3 months ago.
Final Fantasy XIV previews main scenario and trial for Patch 4.2
The second major patch to come after Final Fantasy XIV Stormblood's launch in June will be called Rise of a New Sun. In it, the main scenario will continue -- this time bringing the Warrior of Light and the Scions of the Seventh Dawn back to Othard. The patch will also kick off a new side story introducing us to four trials that will come in future patches. Similar to the Warring Triad saga in the Heavensward patch series, which featured…
4 months ago.
Final Fantasy XIV FanFestival 2018-19 revealed; heading to Las Vegas, Paris, and Tokyo
Final Fantasy XIV's next Fan Festival was revealed this morning on Letter from the Producer Live, a broadcast that provides information on the game's future updates. For North America, FanFest will return to Las Vegas, Nevada at the Rio All-Suite Hotel and Casino on November 15th through the 17th, with the 15th serving as an early registration day. A venue has not been chosen yet for Europe, but the event will take place in Paris, France in Early 2019 and will…
4 months ago.
Final Fantasy XIV Live Letter 40 Summary; Patch 4.2 "Rise of a New Sun" arrives late January
In today's Letter from the Producer Live, we got our first look at Patch 4.2 "Rise of A New Sun", which will release in late January 2018. We got a rundown of the major content on the way as well as some new features including a Glamour Commode to store glamour ensembles and a Duty Recorder that will let you replay your fights. Fan Festival 2018-19 dates and locations have been revealed. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=D9zIynpFX6k 4.2 New Content and Features • Patch 4.2 is titled…