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7 Nov 2019

Yes, Final Fantasy XI Mobile is Still Happening

Today, Nexon released their Q3 2019 report which revealed (on page 19) that yes, Final Fantasy XI‘s mobile version, now going by Final Fantasy XI R, is still in the company’s pipeline. This is the latest piece of “information” for a game that was announced back in 2015, with a proposed release of 2016. Unfortunately,
10 Sep 2019

Final Fantasy XI September Version Update and a Preview of a new Avatar

The September Version Update has landed today for Final Fantasy XI and with it comes a handful of adjustments. Bards getting several adjustments this month, giving them abilities to decrease their damage taken. Foe Sirvente and Adventurer’s Dirge have been taking out of the merit point system and added into the game as scrolls. There’s
9 Aug 2019

Another Return Home to Vana’diel and Discount Campaign are Underway!

Every once in a while, Square Enix opens up the doors on old player accounts for Final Fantasy XI, allow players to Return Home to Vana’diel. Starting today, until August 19th, those doors have been opened. For those that want a more hassle free experience for downloading, installing, and updating the game, Square Enix recently
9 Aug 2019

Square Enix Releases a new Final Fantasy XI Soundtrack

To our surprise, Square Enix has released a new soundtrack to Final Fantasy XI today: Final Fantasy XI Gifts from Vana’diel: Songs of Rebirth. The soundtrack features a collection of new songs for content such as Omen and Dynamis Divergence that have been added since the game ceased it’s large scale version updates, while also
6 Aug 2019

Final Fantasy XI’s August Update is Here!

The August Version Update for Final Fantasy XI is here! It brings changes to Red Mage and Puppet Master, a new high-tier battlefield featuring Alexander, and a new sub-species of Mandragora in Ambuscade! You can read up on the update notes here.
5 Jun 2019

Pet Food Alpha 13 Year Anniversary

June 5, 2006. A day that will long be remembered in the annals of history as the day that the Final Fantasy XI podcast, Pet Food Alpha, hit the internet. Over the next seven years, Pet Food Alpha would continue on, reaching episode 300 before slowing to a halt. On April 7, 2014, Pet Food
30 May 2019

Final Fantasy XI Returnee Navigator

Square Enix recently released an updated Install client for Final Fantasy XI, aimed at those wanting to return to the game after being away from Vana’diel. To help compliment that, Square Enix has also opened the Returnee Navigator site, giving players new and old a step-by-step walk through on how to get back into the
23 May 2019

The Future of FFXI – Famitsu Interview with Akihiko Matsui and Yoji Fujito

Famitsu recently did an interview with Final Fantasy XI Producer Akihiko Matsui and Director Yoji Fujito where they discussed the future of the MMO that is currently celebrating its 17th anniversary. The original interview can be read here.
16 May 2019

Today is Final Fantasy XI’s 17th Anniversary

Today, Final Fantasy XI turns 17 years old and Square Enix has made a few new posts to mark the occasion in addition to having several different campaigns currently going on with the game. First, the new FFXI Client Installer that was mentioned awhile back is now available, making the process for those wanting to
10 May 2019

Final Fantasy XI Announces Return Home Campaign and New Video Series

To accompany the May 2019 update for Final Fantasy XI, Square Enix has started a new video series, Final Fantasy XI Digest, that features Producer Akihiko Matsui and Director Yoji Fujito as they discuss that changes that are being implemented to the game with the latest version updates. In the first installment, the developers talk
7 May 2019

A New World: intimate music from Final Fantasy – Volume II Now Available

Today, Square Enix and AWR Records have released the second volume from the Final Fantasy concert series A New World. This new album contains 17 tracks featuring arrangements of some of the rich musical history that the Final Fantasy series has to offer. Of course, if you’re reading this website, you’re most likely going to
20 Mar 2019

Final Fantasy XI Development and Operations Long-Term Goal Announced

Last week, Final Fantasy XI Producer Akihiko Matsui and Director Yoji Fujito took part in the 44th Freshly Picked Vana’diel, a broadcast not unlike the Letter from the Producer LIVE that Final Fantasy XIV players are familiar with. During the video, (which has its key points summarized on the official forums), Matsui-san talks about their
14 Oct 2018

FFXI Fan Event 2018 Announced

Square Enix has announced the FFXI Fan Event 2018 which will be held at Yomiuriland’s Ranran Hall, December 2nd in Japan.  The Niconico channel for Famitsu x Dengeki Final Fantasy XI was recently renewed, showcasing information about the event including guests and new merchandise. The event will play host to a performance by the Nanaa
7 Oct 2018

Limit Break Radio Hosts Aniero, Kallo, and Eskalia Leaving the Show

During today’s live stream of the latest episode of Limit Break Radio, LBR founders Nate Bender (Aniero) and Robbie Landis (Kallo), as well as host Joe Sloan (Eskalia) have announced, that after twelve years of podcasting in the Final Fantasy MMO community, they’ll be leaving the project. Their last appearance will be during a show
16 May 2018

Celebrating Sixteen Years of FINAL FANTASY XI!

In celebration of FINAL FANTASY XI’s sixteenth anniversary, Producer Akihiko Matsui would like to say a few words in appreciation for your dedication to the world of Vana’diel. Read on for his message. 
14 May 2018

Nexon Recruitment Listing For FFXI Mobile Shows New Images

After a lengthy drought of information following Nexon’s investor report back in August, new proof of life for Final Fantasy XI Mobile has surfaced in the form of screenshots found within a job posting.
18 Feb 2018

Review: Dissidia Final Fantasy NT

After a couple of games on the PSP and an arcade release, Dissidia Final Fantasy finally hits home consoles with the release of Dissidia Final Fantasy NT for the PlayStation 4. To any Final Fantasy fan, Dissidia NT may seem like a dream. It pits over 20 characters from the series against each other in
10 Jan 2018

Hints Dropped For Dissidia NT DLC Characters

Dissidia NT is out in Japan today! During a pre-launch live stream earlier this morning, Square Enix dropped hints as to the characters we’ll see included in the game’s Season Pass. Male, new to Dissidia, from the second half of the series. Male, new to Dissidia, from the first half of the series. Female, new
31 Dec 2017

New Year’s Greetings From FFXI’s Akihiko Matsui

Greetings, adventurers, and Happy New Year! Last year was a time for reflection, as it marked both the fifteenth anniversary of FINAL FANTASY XI and the thirtieth anniversary of the series as a whole. We gave many interviews and held a cornucopia of events, which taken together helped us realize that thirty years has simultaneously
10 Nov 2017

FFXI’s November Update Has Landed!

Ready sword and spell as you prepare to tackle the latest battle content, Dynamis-Divergence, and reforge your relic equipment in the process! In addition, Ambuscade is undergoing the usual monthly changes and there are upward adjustments to several alter egos? weapon skills. Read on for details.