Final Fantasy XIV
4 months ago.
The Make It Rain Campaign Returns to Final Fantasy XIV
The Make It Rain Campaign has returned to Final Fantasy XIV, and Eorzeans looking to snag extra Manderville Gold Saucer Points (MGP) and get some exclusive swag have until Monday, June 12th to do so. This includes new Triple Triad cards, a new hairstyle, and a tabletop furnishing. (Tabletop Furnishing) Stuffed Sabotender 2,000 MGP (Hairstyle) Modern Aesthetics - Rainmaker 5,000 MGP (Triple Triad) Gold Saucer Attendant Card 500 MGP (Triple Triad) Roland Card 100 MGP …
4 months ago.
30 minutes with Final Fantasy XIV Stormblood
At Square Enix's media tour for Final Fantasy XIV, we got the chance to sit down and play a bunch of the Stormblood expansion due out next month. In the videos below, you can see thirty minutes of select footage narrated by Erren Van Duine and Tony Garsow -- or opt for the commentary-less version to soak in the sound and music of the game. While you're here, definitely check out our interview with producer/director Naoki Yoshida, get more details on…
4 months ago.
Final Fantasy XIV: Stormblood artwork details dungeons, field areas and more
Square Enix has released a number of new screenshots and artwork detailing Final Fantasy XIV: Stormblood. The game's second major expansion showcases several new locations including dungeon and field locales. We've also got our first look at new gear for both the Disciple of the Land and Disciple of the Hand classes. Dungeon Environments Artwork Disciple of the Land/Disciple of the Hand Gear Field Town Locations Final Fantasy XIV: Stormblood is due out for PC, PlayStation 4 and Mac on June 20. Early access begins…
4 months ago.
Take a tour of the East in Final Fantasy XIV: Stormblood's latest trailer
Square Enix has released a new video detailing the ins and outs of Final Fantasy XIV's new locations launching alongside its second major expansion, Stormblood. With over six minutes of footage in tow, this video gives a good look at some of the new Eastern zones as well as their naming setups. Have a look below. Final Fantasy XIV: Stormblood is due out for PC, PlayStation 4 and Mac on June 20. Early access begins on June 16.…
4 months ago.
Final Fantasy XIV: Stormblood Job Gauges detailed
Final Fantasy XIV: Stormblood introduces a new UI element for each of the playable jobs in the game called Job Gauges. These gauges are graphical representations of various elements integral to how a job is played. We've got a rundown of each of the job gauges and how they work. Before we begin, please note that we got our hands on Stormblood while it's still in development. Everything here is still subject to change. Paladin Oath Gauge The yellow colored gauge indicates the…
4 months ago.
Talking Final Fantasy XIV: Stormblood with producer/director Naoki Yoshida
With Final Fantasy XIV's second major expansion on the horizon, it's natural we still have plenty of questions. After all, the undertaking is proving to be absolutely massive with each reveal - as to be expected with two new jobs, new locations, battle system updates and more. With Heavensward wrapped up it's time to look toward the game's future and all the improvements it's looking to bring along for the ride. We had the chance to catch up with Naoki Yoshida…
4 months ago.
Mobius Final Fantasy's next collaboration event is with Final Fantasy XIV
Mobius Final Fantasy's latest collaboration will be with Final Fantasy XIV, revealed in the latest broadcast from the game's development team. Beginning June 1st for the Japanese client, the event will feature a battle with the Ultima Weapon along with Ultima-themed equipment. Wol will also get a new Job card: "Eorzean Knight," based off the Paladin job in Final Fantasy XIV, complete with the Gallant artifact armor set. You'll also be able to use Y'shtola in battle. You can check out the…
5 months ago.
Letter from the Producer Live XXXVI Summary; major PvE and PvP changes coming to Stormblood
In today's Letter from the Producer Live, the lengthiest yet, we got a ton of new information about the upcoming changes to the game's battle system and jobs -- including PvE and PvP content. We also got a lengthy video preview of the new Job actions below. Note: The team cautions that the numbers that you may see in today's footage may not be final and will likely be adjusted. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fSdfPXFGuw0 PvE Updates: When designing the new battle system changes, the team looked at…
5 months ago.
Here's the full version of Final Fantasy XIV: Stormblood's main theme "Revolutions"
At long last Square Enix has revealed the full version of Stormblood's main theme song, "Revolutions." Composed by Nobuo Uematsu with vocals by Final Fantasy XIV's own Susan Calloway, the latest theme added to the game's pantheon of music was drafted "with a bit more power behind it." Rather than the feel of the song coming from a benevolent god, “Revolutions” is told from a more human perspective. With Susan Calloway cemented as the voice of Final Fantasy XIV, Uematsu believes…
5 months ago.
Final Fantasy XIV: Stormblood details NPCs, benchmark in new screenshots
Square Enix has released a round of official screenshots and artwork detailing Final Fantasy XIV's upcoming expansion, Stormblood. New screenshots take a look at the recently released PC benchmark as well as the various NPCs that are key to the main scenario. These include Lyse, Yugiri, Gosetsu, Yotsuyu, Hien, Zevon yae Galvus and Fordola - the likes of which were revealed in last week's Letter from the Producer Live. Final Fantasy XIV: Stormblood is due out for PC, PlayStation 4 and…
5 months ago.
Final Fantasy XIV Live Letter 35 Summary; Stormblood characters and new gameplay details
Today, in the 35th Letter from the Producer Live, Final Fantasy XIV director and producer Naoki Yoshida shared with us new details about the upcoming Stormblood expansion -- set to release on June 20th 2017. The team shared a new benchmark trailer, which you can download for yourself today. Final Fantasy XIV Stormblood -- Key Characters Lyse A young fighter of surpassing skill, Lyse yearns to bring freedom to her homeland of Ala Mhigo, which fell to the Empire when she was but a…
5 months ago.
Final Fantasy XIV Stormblood's official benchmark available today; catch the new trailer
During Letter from the Producer Live this morning, the Final Fantasy XIV team revealed the new benchmark for the Stormblood expansion -- and shared a brand-new trailer. (We'll have a summary up soon.) It's quite a treat, and you'll even notice a familiar face from Final Fantasy X in here. Did you catch it? Update: You can download the benchmark here. Below are the minimum and recommended specs for Windows. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3_JxY2pRHn4 Windows -- Minimum required specs: Windows -- Recommended specs …
5 months ago.
Here's your last chance to play Final Fantasy XIV for free on PlayStation 3
Square Enix is preparing to give PlayStation 3 users one last hurrah before service will end for their version of Final Fantasy XIV on June 16, 2017. Starting May 1 PS3 players are invited to play the game for free until the conclusion of service. Those eligible include users that have registered the PS3 version of FFXIV and play using a PS3 as well as users with multiple platforms registered to one service account can play for free when logging in…
5 months ago.
Final Fantasy XIV North American data center relocation update
As previously announced, Square Enix will be facilitating the relocation of Final Fantasy XIV's North American data centers to more modern facilities. According to a new post on the Lodestone, the company will be performing maintenance on all Worlds for an extended time during this move. The way this will work out is all data on the Aether and Primal data centers will be automatically moved to the new North American data center. There won't be any changes to the…
5 months ago.
Final Fantasy XIV teams up with Amazon for another DLC campaign
Square Enix and online retailer Amazon are offering up another promotional campaign for North American players. Starting today fans will have an opportunity to snag several Eastern Journey-themed items - each of which were previously exclusive to the game's Chinese client. Players can obtain three Journey to the West-inspired items exclusive to this promotion, including an Eastern Journey Battle Staff (Lancer/Dragoon Arm), Eastern Journey Attire, Flying Cumulus Mount and a bonus 50 Aetheryte Tickets. By simply purchasing a qualifying order of…
6 months ago.
Next Final Fantasy XIV Letter from the Producer LIVE set for April 28
Square Enix is preparing to launch Final Fantasy XIV's thirty-fifth Letter from the Producer LIVE on April 28. There, producer/director Naoki Yoshida will answer questions focused on the game's upcoming expansion, Stormblood. The stream will be broadcast at the usual places, including Twitch and YouTube Live starting at 8AM EDT. While the theme of the Live Letter is Stormblood, the community team asks that questions pertaining to job actions, action adjustments, and the battle system revamp be put on hold as…
6 months ago.
Final Fantasy XIV's Free Login Campaign has returned, ends May 7th
Starting today and continuing through Sunday, May 7th, anyone with a Final Fantasy XIV service account will be able to log in and play regardless of subscription status. Yep, the Free Login Campaign is back. If you partake in the free event, you'll have 96 hours (4 days) from your first log-in to play FFXIV as you wish. If you're completely new to FFXIV, you're also in luck, as Square Enix recently changed the game's trial so that you may play…
6 months ago.
Final Fantasy XIV: Stormblood official site updates with new screenshots, lore and more
Square Enix has loaded up a wealth of new and existing screenshots and information detailing Final Fantasy XIV's upcoming expansion, Stormblood. A new update to the game's official website gives a look at many of the elements fans can expect when it launches on June 20. As the second full expansion to Final Fantasy XIV, Stormblood will feature a number of new additions including Samurai and Red Mage job classes, new cities, dungeons and locations along with a new high-end featuring…
6 months ago.
Hatching-tide seasonal event returns to Final Fantasy XIV
Hatching-tide has returned to Final Fantasy XIV just in time for Under-archon Jihli Aliapoh to have another vision. This year, her companion Nonotta has designed a special contraption to shock the citizens of Gridania into the new season - but they learn that they aren't the only ones that wish to join in the revelry. You can also check it out in our video below: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wKKCRXVSFEc If you also missed the news: FFXIV is lifting the 14-day restriction on its free trial. Now,…
6 months ago.
Final Fantasy XIV teams up with WrestleMania 33
Square Enix teamed up with WWE stars "The New Day" for a special Final Fantasy XIV-themed entrance during yesterday's WrestleMania 33 festivities. Big E, Kofi Kingston, and Xavier Woods - all members of The New Day and hosts of WrestleMania - came dressed as job classes from the game. Big E, dressed as the Samurai, Xavier Woods as the Monk and Kofi as the Red Mage entered riding their “POP-cycle” bike, which was styled with FF series mainstays including Chocobos and…