Final Fantasy XIV
6 months ago.
New trailer showcases what Final Fantasy XIV is bringing to the World of Monster Hunter and announces release date
During the E3 edition of Letter from the Producer Live last month, Final Fantasy XIV producer/director Naoki Yoshida announced that FFXIV  would be having another special crossover event during the summer, this time with one of Capcom’s beloved titles: Monster Hunter World. While fans got a look at what would be coming to the world of Final Fantasy XIV, very little was revealed on what Monster Hunter World would be receiving in the collaboration, aside from the appearance of the iconic…
6 months ago.
Final Fantasy XIV opens the doors to Heaven-on-High and the Feast Regional Championships in patch 4.35
Final Fantasy XIV: Stormblood’s latest update, patch 4.35, launched yesterday on July 3rd, bringing with it the latest Deep Dungeon scenario, the next chapter to the Hildibrand questline, a new emote, hairstyle, a bundle of new items and more! The Feast Regional Championships 2018 preliminaries for North America have also begun, further details can be located below. The newest addition to the Deep Dungeon scenarios, Heaven-on-High, challenges players to traverse through a 100-floor dungeon that grows in difficulty with each level.…
7 months ago.
Final Fantasy XIV 4.35 arrives on July 3rd with the return of the Deep Dungeon and Hildibrand
Final Fantasy XIV Stormblood's next intermediary content patch will drop on Tuesday, July 3rd, and will feature the return of the Deep Dungeon and the Inspector Extraordinaire: Hildibrand. Heaven-on-High is Stormblood's iteration of the deep dungeon introduced in the Heavensward patch series. Set in the Ruby Sea, it's a massive Jenga-like tower that adventurers will climb, encountering increasingly difficult challenges within. We've got details revealed in a previous live letter here. "Rising high above the Ruby Sea from the island of Onokoro,…
7 months ago.
Final Fantasy XIV x Monster Hunter World crossover event announced
Final Fantasy XIV is getting a new crossover event this Summer. Revealed during Square Enix's E3 presentation, the game will be teaming up with Capcom's own Monster Hunter World. Featuring the “King of the Skies,” Rathalos, from Monster Hunter World, players can expect a number of challenges and characters brought to the realm of Hydaelyn. This week, Final Fantasy XIV producer/director Naoki Yoshida will be on hand to discuss the collaboration, along with Capcom's own Ryozo Tsujimoto. The live stream is…
7 months ago.
Entropy claims World First clear of Final Fantasy XIV's newest Ultimate trial
Earlier this week in Patch 4.31, Final Fantasy XIV released a brand-new Ultimate-difficulty trial -- The Weapon's Refrain. A rematch with the Ultima Weapon, this souped-up encounter is currently the most difficult duty in the game which requires a clear of the most difficult version of the current raid tier to complete. Teams from across the globe race to claim "World First," and now Entropy, an EU-based free company from the Ragnarok server, has pulled off a clear. Congratulations! https://twitter.com/ZeppeMonado/status/1005798881521754113…
7 months ago.
Final Fantasy XIV's Make It Rain Campaign seasonal event returns next week
Final Fantasy XIV's Make it Rain Campaign returns to the Manderville Gold Saucer next Wednesday, where Godbert Manderville needs your help to purge an apparent apparition from its halls. Rewards will include indoor furnishings based on the mini-games inside the Gold Saucer. Via The Lodestone: Location Trouble in Paradise From: Wednesday, June 6th, 2018 @ 8:00pm Pacific Daylight Time To: Sunday, June 24th, 2018 @ 8:00pm Pacific Daylight Time Location: Dismayed Maiden @ Uldah, Steps of Nald (X:9.4, Y:9.1) Character Requirements: Level 15 Quest Requirements: The Gridanian Envoy or…
8 months ago.
Final Fantasy XIV Patch 4.3 Sightseeing Guide
The third major content patch after Final Fantasy XIV's Stormblood expansion arrives on Tuesday, May 22nd. Titled "Under the Moonlight", the patch will include a wealth of new content including the continuation of the main scenario and the Return to Ivalice raid series, 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…
8 months ago.
Final Fantasy XIV Live Letter 44 Summary; 4.3 trailer live, patch out May 22
In today's Letter from the Producer Live broadcast, Final Fantasy XIV producer/director Naoki Yoshida and global online producer Toshio Murouchi detailed upcoming content and features in Patch 4.3 "Under the Moonlight." Special guest Yasumi Matsuno, the creator of Ivalice, joined the broadcast to talk about the process of creating Return to Ivalice. Our summary of the major information is below: Patch 4.3 Trailer https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yh2caSYkqCg Patch 4.3 Details • Patch 4.3 "Under the Moonlight" arrives May 22nd, 2018; due to the amount of content there will…
8 months ago.
Final Fantasy XIV Patch 4.3 "Under the Moonlight" content detailed in special site update
Final Fantasy XIV's official site was updated today with more information about the upcoming Patch 4.3 titled "Under the Moonlight." Releasing in late May, the patch will include the continuation of the main scenario, the second chapter in the Return to Ivalice raid series, a new mystery trial, and other features and quality-of-life updates. We'll get even more when the 44th Letter from the Producer Live broadcast airs tomorrow, Friday May 11th, at 4:00 am Pacific Daylight Time. Topics will include…
9 months 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…
9 months 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.…
10 months 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…
10 months 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…
10 months 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,…
10 months 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…
11 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…
11 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 @…
11 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…
11 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…
1 year 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.…