Final Fantasy XIV
1 day 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…
2 weeks 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…
3 weeks 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…
1 month 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…
1 month 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…
2 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…
2 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…
3 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…
3 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! …
3 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,…
3 months ago.
Here's a look at Final Fantasy XIV's Viera and Hrothgar in the latest benchmark
Final Fantasy XIV's third expansion Shadowbringers will introduce two new playable races: the Hrothgar and Viera. Only male Hrothgar and female Viera will be playable, and each will have two divergent clans that have differing physical traits. According to a recent letter from producer and director Naoki Yoshida, the team had a strong desire to create a more beastly race but also fielded many requests from fans to add Viera. Due to budget and workflow limits, the team decided on one…
3 months ago.
Final Fantasy XIV Shadowbringers official benchmark available tonight
The official benchmark for Final Fantasy XIV Shadowbringers is available tonight at 7:00am Pacific Time. In it you'll be able to customize a character with new gear from the expansion as well as scope out the two new races being added: Viera and Hrothgar. The benchmark is designed to test how well your system will perform and will provide a scoring metric as well as the ability to tweak certain settings. If you can't wait until then, you can check out…
3 months ago.
Final Fantasy XIV Live Letter 51 Summary; Gameplay and Battle Systems Revised for Shadowbringers
In the fifty-first Letter from the Producer Live broadcast, the Final Fantasy XIV team revealed more details about the upcoming Shadowbringers expansion, which we've summarized below. In the game's third expansion, we'll be seeing a new world, "The First", where players must fight to restore darkness to the realm. It's the length of a full RPG. It includes a new city, new races, two new jobs, and increase in level cap, new dungeons and raids, and much more. Gameplay Adjustments: -- FATEs…
3 months ago.
Final Fantasy XIV announces Moogle Treasure Trove event coming May 30
Per the Lodestone, a Moogle Treasure Trove event will be coming to Final Fantasy XIV on Thursday, May 30th and will end with the launch of the Shadowbringers expansion. This event, according to Square Enix, has no set schedule, so it may be reinstated at varying dates in the future. In this event, certain duties will reward Irregular Tomestones of Philosophy, which can be exchanged with an Itinerant Moogle in Eorzea's initial three city-states. Rewards include exclusive items like a Namazu…
4 months ago.
Naoki Yoshida addresses gender-locked races, Dancer as DPS and more in Producer Letter
In the wake of several head-scratching announcements made at Final Fantasy XIV Fan Festival in Tokyo back in March, Producer/Director Naoki Yoshida has come forth in an official forum post to provide clear insights regarding the thought processes behind the decisions made for gender-locked races, no new healer job and more. In his Letter from the Producer post, Yoshida had this to say: “Hello to all our FFXIV players. Producer and Director Yoshida here. In response to everything we announced about the upcoming…
5 months ago.
Final Fantasy XV crossover event 'A Nocturne for Heroes' arrives in Final Fantasy XIV tomorrow
Final Fantasy XIV's crossover event with Final Fantasy XV begins tomorrow. A Nocturne for Heroes will see what happens when Noctis is transported to Eorzea. New items will be added to the game and include Noctis's hairstyle, clothes, and a Regalia mount that seats four people. You can find the quest chain to start the event below. Via The Lodestone: "The rumor mill is spinning, and Kipih Jakkya needs the help of an adventurer to uncover the truth for her latest article." https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_o-CtZGjJGc Location The Man…
5 months ago.
Final Fantasy XIV Shadowbringers site update shares more information on the expansion
Square Enix updated the Final Fantasy XIV Shadowbringers official website today with additional information on the game's features. Set to release on July 2nd for Windows PC, PlayStation 4, Steam, and Mac, Shadowbringers will see the addition of a gunbreaker and dancer job, Viera and Hrothgar races, and more. We've transcribed what's new below: Main Scenario: "Ala Mhigo is at last free from imperial rule, but that liberty may prove fleeting as the Empire moves to both reclaim this bloodied nation and subjugate all…
5 months ago.
Hatching-tide seasonal event returns to Final Fantasy XIV on April 9
Final Fantasy XIV's Hatching-tide seasonal event returns Tuesday, April 9th 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: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=03G-ds0xrHw Location Eggstreme Eggstrapolation From: Tuesday, April 9th, 2019 @ 1:00am Pacific Daylight Time To: Monday, April 22nd, 2019 @ 7:59am Pacific Daylight Time Location: Jihli Aliapoh @ Old Gridania (X:10.2, Y:9.4) Character Requirements: Level 15 Quest Requirements: It's Probably Pirates…
5 months ago.
Final Fantasy XIV Live Letter 50 Summary; Pre-Shadowbringers schedule, lore Q&A, Dad of Light movie announced
In the fiftieth Letter from the Producer Live broadcast from the Final Fantasy XIV Fan Festival in Tokyo, the team discussed the patches leading up to the Shadowbringers expansion. The first of which will be Patch 4.56, releasing on Tuesday, March 26th. You can read our summary of the major announcements below! Patch Schedule: -- Patch 4.56, A Requiem for Heroes - Part II, will release on March 26th. This patch will include new main scenario quests, Even Further Hildibrand Adventures, and…
5 months ago.
Final Fantasy XIV Fan Festival Keynote reveals Dancer job and Hrothgar race for Shadowbringers
Shadowbringers Full Trailer https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4tyuIh12_HU Story -- The Shadowbringers expansion will take place in The First. 12,000 years ago Hydaelyn battled Zodiark in the Source, and from that battle the world was sundered into fourteen shards. The name of the region you will be visiting is Norvbrandt -- it's the only place left that exists in the First. -- What has beckoned the Warrior of Light to the first and what will become the conflict between the Garlean Empire in his absence? The fight to…