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The May Version Update Has Arrived!

In Final Fantasy XI by Vivi

Last Week, the May version update went live for Final Fantasy XI, and along with the 14th anniversary celebrations comes several new changes. From playonline.com: Ambuscade has been updated with all-new foes and spoils on top of a new currency, Gallantry, for participating as a group. Furthermore, a reservation has been added on top of a variety of other adjustments. Master Trials have been added for the most cutting-edge of adventurers to tackle and a new crystal storage system has …

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FINAL FANTASY XI Celebrates Its 14th Anniversary!

In Final Fantasy XI by Fusionx

Today we celebrate fourteen years of FINAL FANTASY XI. The past year brought about a flurry of activity, particularly the implementation of FINAL FANTASY XI’s ultimate storyline, Rhapsodies of Vana’diel. More recently, PlayStation® 2 and Xbox 360® service terminated at the end of March. These and other landmarks were successfully passed because of the unwavering support of you and your friends, party members, and linkshell mates, and I have nothing but gratitude for your patronage. As we enter our fifteenth …

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Check Out This Final Fantasy XI Virtual Reality Chat Room!

In Featured, Final Fantasy XI, Gaming News by Miroku

Anyone remember .hack//SIGN? It was an anime that hit the States back in the early 2000’s on Adult Swim that was set in the fictitious MMORPG, “The World”, a game that was conceptually ahead of our time utilizing virtual reality (VR) headsets in place of a standard screen. While we’re still years away from VR games becoming the standard, one fan of Final Fantasy XI have made an effort to bring us a little bit closer to our world of …

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Final Fantasy XI Reboot- A First Look

In Featured, Final Fantasy XI, Gaming News by Miroku

This week at the Nexon Developers Conference, the first ever images of the new Final Fantasy Mobile game were shown and wound up on a Japanese blog, the images bearing the title, “Final Fantasy XI Reboot”. As many of you well remember, back in March 2015, Square Enix announced The Vana’Diel Project– a means to finally wind down the epic MMORPG Final Fantasy XI, first through a final chapter to the game’s story in Rhapsodies of Vana’Diel, and second, through …

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FFXI Linkshell Community Beta Conlcudes May 10

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Unsurprisingly, after the sunsetting of the console support for Final Fantasy XI, Square Enix has announced the conclusion of the Linkshell Community Beta website. From playonline.com: The FINAL FANTASY XI Linkshell Community Beta service will conclude on May 10, 2016. We would like to thank all those who have used this tool over the past ten years. While we know this announcement will disappoint those who have utilized the service, we reached this decision in light of the site’s usage …

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FFXI Director Mizuki Ito Has Left The Project

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Today, Square Enix announced that Final Fantasy XI Director Mizuki Ito has stepped down from his position and left the project. As of April 1st, Associate Director Yoji Fujito has taken over. You can see the full statement from Ito, Fujito, and Matsui below or click here.

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It All Began With A Game And HDD Bundle

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It all began with a stone or so the legend says. This story however isn’t about a legend, but a game that steered the direction of my entire life from the day I picked it up. No, this story began with a game and HDD bundle for the PlayStation 2.

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PS2 and XBox 360 Service Ending for Final Fantasy XI

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Tomorrow morning service will end for Final Fantasy XI on PS2 and Xbox 360. Square Enix has made the client available for free for the Windows version. Today is the last day to transfer your data to the servers (such as macros and gearsets)! Up to date Windows system requirements have been posted here.

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April Version Update & Free Play Period

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Final Fantasy XI’s story may have concluded, and by next month, the only place to play the game may be on Windows, but that hasn’t stopped Square Enix from moving forward by adding new content to the game! The next version update is scheduled for April, and includes mounts! While specific details haven’t been revealed, we have this image of a hume riding a raptor, so there’s that! Other new features include new battle content known as ambuscade, and “emotion …