Final Fantasy XIV
2 months ago.
Final Fantasy XIV Stormblood screenshots detail the land of Othard
At this weekends Final Fantasy XIV Fan Festival, the team revealed that we will be traveling to the land of Othard in the Stormblood expansion. During the keynote address, it was revealed that Samurai would be the newest Job to the games repertoire, and that we would be on our way to free Doma, as well as Ala Mhigo, from Garlean control. A new batch of high quality screenshots and artwork have hit the web, check them out below: Stormblood Opening Cinematic Othard Character Artwork…
2 months ago.
Final Fantasy XIV Fan Festival in Frankfurt - Keynote Summary: Samurai, Othard revealed
This year's Final Fantasy XIV Fan Festival in Frankfurt, Germany has kicked off and the opening keynote with director/producer Naoki Yoshida pulled no punches. We've got a summary of the keynote below for all the major details that dropped. Have a look: Stormblood The extended, final opening for Stormblood was shown, which features the duel between the Warrior of Light and the Lady in Red. Later, it cuts to the world map where we are taken east word into the lands of Othard…
2 months ago.
Here's the full version of Final Fantasy XIV's Stormblood trailer
Square Enix has shared the full-length trailer featuring Final Fantasy XIV: Stormblood. Running nearly five minutes in length, this CGI take at the expansion's characters and locations is set to all-new music as the Warrior of Light makes his way to Ala Mhigo and beyond. Final Fantasy XIV: Stormblood is due out for PC, PlayStation 4 and Mac on June 20, 2017.…
2 months ago.
Adventures in Eorzea: A Monthly Blog on Developments in Final Fantasy XIV
Adventures in Eorzea is a blog series on the developments of Sharjeel Makna, a level 60 Warrior (...and Warrior of Light!) within the wonderful world of Final Fantasy XIV. The series aims to highlight ongoing content updates in the game while providing commentary and opinion on the various additions to the title and giving brief insight into the culture of the online game's community. To read up on other posts in this series, follow this link.  Allow me to introduce myself. My name is Sharjeel Makna.…
2 months ago.
Spew your affection on random Eorzeans in this year's Valentione's Day seasonal event
Valentione's Day is here again, and it wouldn't be right to celebrate yet another year without properly showing your affection. House Valentione has returned to Gridania, where you'll find Lisette and Hortefense to send you off on a seasonal event quest. Of course, they'll have to teach you how to /dote like the best -- and what better way to show your appreciation as an adventurer by planting a wet one on a guildmaster's cheek? You'll be able to share and…
2 months ago.
Final Fantasy XIV's Real Escape Game is coming to the U.S. this Summer
Square Enix and SCRAP Entertainment are partnering to bring the recently revealed Final Fantasy XIV-themed Real Escape Game overseas. That's right, you and five friends (or strangers) will have the chance to take part in this limited-time event starting this Summer in select U.S. cities. Titled "Trials of Bahamut," you'll be tasked to solve puzzles and stop the Dreadwyrm's awakening within 60 minutes. If you are a person who likes answering riddles, solving complex puzzles, or are just a big fan…
2 months ago.
Valentione's Day readies its return to Eorzea
Final Fantasy XIV's annual "Valentione's Day" event is set to make its way back to Eorzea this week. With resident NPC Lisette de Valentione "awfully eager to share the love with you during this special season," fans are invited to head to Old Gridania for a chance at some new goods. The event will run from February 2 at 12:00AM PST through February 15 at 6:59AM PST. Exclusive items include a special "Dote" emote, Angel of Mercy minion, an Orchestrion Roll…
2 months ago.
Final Fantasy 30th Anniversary event: all the announcements
Square Enix Japan just wrapped up a special 30th Anniversary Final Fantasy event. FF doesn't turn 30 until December, but the company picked today, FFVII's 20th anniversary, to set out some of their plans for this, a banner birthday year for FF. We've covered some of the announcements elsewhere, but it only seemed right to round up the general announcements from the event under one banner. So - here's what you need to know: FFXV, FFVII Remake and FFXII HD News …
2 months ago.
Susan Calloway is working on new music for Final Fantasy XIV
Susan Calloway is working on new music for Final Fantasy XIV, conductor Arnie Roth confirmed at a Distant Worlds concert in New Jersey today. The "Answers" and "Dragonsong" vocalist is likely headlining the main theme for Stormblood, which went into recording earlier this week. We'll likely hear more on the main theme next month when Final Fantasy XIV heads to Frankfurt, Germany for its final leg of Fan Festivals. There, composer Nobuo Uematsu will take the stage along with sound director…
2 months ago.
Final Fantasy XIV is getting a live action series based on a true story
Square Enix is putting together a live action drama series based on a real story that happened in Final Fantasy XIV. Titled "Final Fantasy XIV Daddy of Light", the drama will begin broadcast on MBS/TBS in Japan this April. Japanese actors Yudai Chiba and Ren Oosugi will be playing the part of the main characters. This drama coincides with the 30th anniversary of the Final Fantasy mainline series and is inspired by the story of a father and son's relationship that…
2 months ago.
Final Fantasy XIV 2017 Fan Festival in Europe live stream now on sale
Fans can now purchase passes to the official live stream set for Final Fantasy XIV's 2017 Fan Festival in Frankfurt, Germany starting February 18. For €29.99 (price may be adjusted based on your location), 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 Yuna minion. This year's European Fan Festival, taking place from February 18…
2 months ago.
Final Fantasy XIV: Stormblood pre-orders open today
Square Enix is opening pre-orders for Final Fantasy XIV: Stormblood today, due out on June 20, 2017. The company has already begun taking purchases in Japan and Europe with North America set to follow starting at 3PM EST. As detailed previously, Stormblood will be available in several flavors across all platforms: PC: Collector's Edition - $199 Collector's Edition (Digital) - $59.99 Standard Edition - $39.99 PlayStation 4: Collector's Edition - $199 Collector's Edition (Digital) - $59.99 Standard Edition - $39.99 Mac: Collector's Edition (Digital) - $59.99 Standard Edition (Digital) - $39.99 The…
3 months ago.
Square Enix details Final Fantasy XIV: Stormblood standard and Collector's Edition pre-orders
During a live broadcast today Final Fantasy XIV producer/director Naoki Yoshida and community manager Toshio Murouchi detailed what fans can expect when it comes down to purchasing the game's latest expansion, Stormblood. Square Enix will begin pre-orders starting January 24 at 3PM EST in North America. Those who pre-order will gain entry to the game's early access period, starting tentatively at 5AM EDT on June 16. In order to enter new areas of the expansion you'll need to have completed all…
3 months ago.
Final Fantasy XIV's GARO crossover gets a new commercial
Final Fantasy XIV's GARO collaboration is out now and Square Enix is celebrating with a new TV commercial set to air in Japan. The CM will air during each episode of Zero: Dragon Blood. The collaboration sees a number of PvP-specific gear sets based on designs by GARO's own Keita Amemiya. The event will last over six months, even after the release of Stormblood in June. That means you should have plenty of time to collect a full set of gear…
3 months ago.
Additional tickets for Final Fantasy XIV Fan Festival in Europe now available
Due to massive demand, Square Enix has released a limited number of additional tickets for Final Fantasy XIV Fan Festival in Europe. If you missed out on tickets earlier, now's your chance to secure yours here. This year's European Fan Festival, taking place from February 18 through February 19, will feature a number of special guests including Masayoshi Soken, Susan Calloway and Nobuo Uematsu. Ticket holders will also get exclusive access to Final Fantasy XIV merchandise, with pre-purchase available here. During the…
3 months ago.
Merchandise pre-sale starts for FFXIV Fan Festival 2017 in Europe
In the past, queueing up for new exclusive merchandise at the Final Fantasy XIV Fan Festival could be as tough as an Extreme raid. I remember seeing large crowds waiting hours to snag a Delivery Moogle plush in London. The queues for the Fan Festival store have been a huge problem and after making adjustments following events in Las Vegas and Tokyo, Square Enix has finally listened to fans. Today, the company opened an exclusive Fan Festival 2017 pre-purchase for new merchandise goods…
3 months ago.
Final Fantasy XIV Patch 3.5 out now; adds new main scenario, dungeons, alliance raid and more
Final Fantasy XIV's latest major content update is here with the arrival of Patch 3.5. The new patch brings with it a wealth of additions including the continuation of the main scenario, new sidequests, high-end dungeons, an alliance raid and more. Today's release marks the first part of Patch 3.5 with the second part due out in March to wrap up Heavensward as we ready for the game's next expansion, Stormblood. Here's a look at what you can expect: …
3 months ago.
Final Fantasy XIV Fan Festival in Europe sells out
Tickets sales for Final Fantasy XIV's Fan Festival in Europe have officialy sold out, Square Enix announced today. The final Fan Festival event is set to take place in Frankfurt, Germany from February 18 through February 19. In October last year, producer/director Naoki Yoshida kicked off festivities in Las Vegas with the unveiling of the next Final Fantasy XIV expansion - Stormblood. Then in December, fans in Japan got a taste of the new Red Mage job along with the ability…
3 months ago.
Final Fantasy XIV: Stormblood pre-order announcement broadcast set for January 20
Square Enix is preparing a special broadcast set for January 20 featuring Final Fantasy XIV: Stormblood. Starting at 7AM EST (4AM PST), fans can tune in for a detailed look at the Collector's Edition and other pre-order bonuses. Pre-orders for the Stormblood Collector's Edition go on sale starting January 24. The team will also cover various points to keep in mind when pre-ordering so be sure to check it out. To recap: the Collector's Edition will include the game, special packaging featuring…
3 months ago.
Yoshida wants to go all out for Final Fantasy XIV's collaboration with FFXV
Final Fantasy XIV is no stranger to collaborating with other games - especially those nestled within the Final Fantasy series itself. Since the launch of A Realm Reborn fans have enjoyed events featuring Final Fantasy XI, XIII, and items from throughout the mainline series. So what about Final Fantasy XV? Speaking with 4Gamer (via Gamer Escape), producer/director Naoki Yoshida shared a few words on how such a collaboration could work out. "The development team had a rough time developing the game," said…