Final Fantasy XIV
1 month ago.
Heavensturn seasonal event returns to Final Fantasy XIV on December 31
Starting Tuesday, December 31st and continuing through January 14th, 2020, Final Fantasy XIV's Heavensturn seasonal event will return to ring in the Year of the Rat. The event will feature a short quest series with various seasonal swag available for a limited time. Such items include the Crimson Nezumi Kabuto and Cobalt Nezumi Kabuto (both of which are dye-able), a Heavensturn Bounty tabletop furnishing item, and Magicked Prism (Advent Cakes) fireworks. From The Lodestone The event quest will start with the…
1 month ago.
Final Fantasy XIV Live Letter 56 Summary; Patch 5.2 arrives February 2020
In the 56th Letter from the Producer Live broadcast, Final Fantasy XIV director/producer Naoki Yoshida and global community manager Toshio Murouchi shared the latest information about Shadowbringers’ second major post-release patch: We’ve included a summary of the major information below: Patch 5.18 Patch 5.18 arrives Tuesday, December 24th, but there may a small possibility of delay pending review for bugs.The weekly restrictions for Eden's Gate and Eden's Gate (Savage) will be lifted.Deepshadow Solvent will be purchasable using Manufactured Coins obtained from The…
1 month ago.
Starlight Celebration returns to Final Fantasy XIV on December 18
Starting Wednesday, December 18th and continuing through Tuesday, December 31st, Final Fantasy XIV's Christmas-themed seasonal event called the "Starlight Celebration" will offer a short quest series and various holiday goodies. You'll be able to nab a Saintly Barding for your chocobo, wall-mounted furnishings like the Choir Concert Advertisement and Starlight Goobbue Wreath as well as Starlight Rollcake for your tabletops. A Starlight de Chocobo Orchestrion Roll will also be available to your orchestrion's Starlight-themed playlist. From the Lodestone. The event quest will start…
1 month ago.
Final Fantasy XIV 5.15 arrives tomorrow with Blue Mage and PvP updates
Final Fantasy XIV 5.15 arrives tomorrow, and with it comes updates to the Blue Mage limited job and a new PvP map based on the Naadam from the Stormblood expansion. Blue Mage's level cap will increase to 60, and new stages of the Masked Carnivale will be available to test the magic you've collected. A Blue Mage Log will also be implemented which will involve challenging previous content in a group comprised of other Blue Mages. In the screenshot below, we…
2 months ago.
Team Thoughts Per Second of North American free company Radiance claims World First clear of The Epic of Alexander
Team "Thoughts per Second" from Gilgamesh's "Radiance" free company is the first group to clear Final Fantasy XIV's new Ultimate-level challenge: The Epic of Alexander. Community recordkeeping puts the timestamp at 7:26GMT on Saturday, November 16th. A grueling marathon that tests the most highly-skilled players, the trial became available with Patch 5.11 last Tuesday. This time around, the bosses that comprised the Alexander raid series returned for a retooled rematch. Previous Ultimate challenges have featured bosses from The Binding Coil…
2 months ago.
Final Fantasy XIV in talks to release on Xbox One family of devices
During the Microsoft X019 event in London, Square Enix revealed that a number of classic and modern Final Fantasy titles will be launching on Xbox Game Pass in 2020, with the MMO titles noticeably absent from the list. But that may change in the near future for Final Fantasy XIV according to The Verge, who discovered that the popular online RPG is currently in talks to make its way to the Xbox One console family, possibly through the Xbox Game…
2 months ago.
Final Fantasy XIV 5.11 arrives tomorrow with the Epic of Alexander and Ishgard Restoration
Final Fantasy XIV 5.11 is set to go live Tuesday, November 12th, and brings with it the next Ultimate-difficulty encounter and a new type of content where crafters and gatherers will come together to restore the city of Ishgard. Here's a closer look at what's new: The Epic of Alexander The latest Ultimate-difficulty challenge is The Epic of Alexander, a trial that will pit players against the many bosses fought in the Alexander raid series from throughout the Heavensward expansion. If you're unfamiliar with…
3 months ago.
Final Fantasy XIV Live Letter 55 Summary; Patch 5.1 Arrives October 29
In the 55th Letter from the Producer Live broadcast, Final Fantasy XIV director/producer Naoki Yoshida and global community manager Toshio Murouchi shared the latest information about Shadowbringers' first post-release patch: Vows of Virtue, Deeds of Cruelty -- releasing on October 29th, 2019. We've included a summary below, but let's kick it off with the new trailer: Patch 5.1 Trailer: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vhYvvfBY7p4 Patch 5.1 Content & Updates Patch 5.1 "Vows of Virtue, Deeds of Cruelty" arrives on October 29th, 2019.New main scenario quests will continue the story…
3 months ago.
All Saints' Wake returns to Final Fantasy XIV on October 17
Starting Thursday, October 17th and continuing through Friday, November 1st, the Halloween-adjacent 'All Saints' Wake' seasonal event returns to Final Fantasy XIV. Subtitled "Evil's in the Eye of the Beholder," you'll be able to nab a Circus Resonator flying mount in addition to some housing goodies like this Pumpkin Carriage for your yard and a Fantastical All Saints' Wake Advertisement poster that you can mount on walls. From the Lodestone. The event quest will start in Old Gridania near Mih Khetto's Amphitheater…
3 months ago.
Final Fantasy XIV details 5.1 content updates, next Live Letter out October 18
Arriving late this month, the first major content patch following July's Shadowbringers expansion is called 'Vows of Virtue, Deeds of Cruelty,' a nod to one of it's major tentpoles: an alliance raid collaboration based on NieR Automata. Today we get a closer look at the new content, which includes the continuation of the main scenario after it's previous conclusion in Shadowbringers. From the official patch website, and, spoilers ahead: FFXIV 5.1 key art Prefacing the story, Square Enix writes: "Hades is no more,…
4 months ago.
Final Fantasy XIV Live Letter 54 Summary; Patch 5.1 revealed with NieR Automata alliance raid
The 54th Letter from the Producer Live broadcast from this year's Tokyo Game Show revealed the first major post-Shadowbringers patch: "Vows of Virtue, Deeds of Cruelty" due out in late October. Included in this update is a new alliance raid series created by NieR Automata director Yoko Taro. He and producer Yosuke Saito joined Final Fantasy XIV director Naoki Yoshida and global community planner Toshio Murouchi. You can check out our summary of the major information below! What's new in Patch 5.1? Patch…
4 months ago.
Final Fantasy XIV's 'The Rising' event shares letters from the team to players
Final Fantasy XIV's relaunch A Realm Reborn celebrates its sixth birthday this week, and to coincide, The Rising seasonal event has returned to the game. Amusingly, the catch this time is cleaning up after the previous Moonfire Faire seasonal event, which takes place along the beaches of Costa Del Sol in Eastern La Noscea. While sifting through the garbage, you can come across bottled messages from NPCs from around Eorzea, including ones from the game's developers who playfully remain "in…
5 months ago.
The Rising seasonal event returns to Final Fantasy XIV on August 26
Final Fantasy XIV's The Rising seasonal event returns Wednesday, August 26th 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: Location Message in a Bottle From: Wednesday, August 26th, 2019 @ 8:00am Pacific Daylight Time To: Monday, September 17th, 2019 @ 7:59am Pacific Daylight Time Location: P'obyano @ Eastern La Noscea (X:36.8, Y:26.2) Character Requirements: Level 30 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QsGo7hLf0cs Event Rewards Items: Brave…
5 months ago.
Final Fantasy XIV Live Letter 53 Summary; Job Adjustments, Q&A and more
During the fifty-third Letter from the Producer Live, Naoki Yoshida and Toshio Murouchi answered some questions submitted by the Final Fantasy XIV community and revealed some new and upcoming changes to the game, provided some insights into development and much, much more more. This Summary will contain spoilers for Shadowbringers. During the launch of 5.0, there weren't as many problems as previous expansion launches. The number of players was also at it's highest. Not all adjustments to jobs could be finished…
5 months ago.
Final Fantasy XIV's Moonfire Faire seasonal event returns August 7th
Final Fantasy XIV's Moonfire Faire seasonal event returns Wednesday, August 7th 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: Location Feels Like Moonfire From: Wednesday, August 7th, 2019 @ 1:00am Pacific Daylight Time To: Monday, August 26th, 2019 @ 7:59am Pacific Daylight Time Location: Mayaru Moyaru @ Old Gridania (X:11.5, Y:13.8) Character Requirements: Level 30 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kEJj_Ta6J9Y Event Rewards Glamour: Moonfire Hachimaki…
6 months ago.
Final Fantasy XIV: Shadowbringers Review
Final Fantasy XIV is a massively multiplayer online role playing game that originally released back in September of 2010. However, due to a lot of extreme issues that made the game nearly unplayable, it took the combined efforts of director/producer Naoki Yoshida, his development team and the community of devoted fans to bring the game back from the brink of destruction and become what would be called Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn. This "revamped" version would launch in August…
6 months ago.
Sony Pictures Television to produce live-action Final Fantasy XIV TV series
A live-action TV series based on Final Fantasy XIV is in the works -- the news announced today by Sony Pictures Television and Hivemind, known for producing The Expanse and the upcoming Netflix adaptation of The Witcher. The series will tell "original story set in the fantastic world of Eorzea" Sony Pictures Television Co-President Chris Parnell stated "Final Fantasy XIV and Eorzea are the perfect gateway into Final Fantasy for longtime fans and newcomers alike. This show is about embracing and…
7 months 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…
7 months 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! …
7 months 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,…