3 months ago

FFXIV Tokyo Fan Festival 2024 – Keynote Summary

The third and final Fan Festival keynote leading up to the release of Final Fantasy XIV: Dawntrail has just wrapped up. From a stage in the Tokyo Dome, Final Fantasy XIV Producer and Director Naoki Yoshida revealed a batch of new information revealing what players can expect in the upcoming expansion for the critically acclaimed
8 months ago

Aetheryte Radio 261: This! Was! FAN FEST!

Celebrate XIV Years of FFXIV Podcasting with us! It's our anniversary and we've returned from the oven-like landscape of Vegas with news on the (MAJOR) ups and downs of Fan Fest!
9 months ago

Final Fantasy XIV Dawntrail Announced at Fan Fest 2023!

The North American FFXIV Fan Fest kicked off things in Las Vegas this morning with the reveal of the next expansion, Final Fantasy XIV: Dawntrail releasing Summer 2024. FFXIV Producer and Directory Naoki Yoshida led the presentation, saying that he hopes to release earlier in that Summer window. The trailer showed the Warrior of Light
10 months ago

Aetheryte Radio 258: Fan Fest Preparations

What happens in Vegas does NOT stay in Vegas as the whole crew rolls in to discuss the ins and outs of travel and convention-going there-in!
1 year ago

Ticket Details Revealed for FFXIV Fan Fest 2023 in Las Vegas

In-person Fan Fests for Final Fantasy XIV are returning! The first event will be held in Las Vegas, Nevada at the Las Vegas Convention Center on July 28 and 29. Starting today, those with an active Final Fantasy XIV subscription and a North American Square Enix account can apply for a chance to purchase their
29 Mar 2019

FFXIV Tokyo Fan Fest Interview With Members of the Press

Yoshida sat down with members of the press during the the Tokyo Fan Fest and answered questions about Final Fantasy XIV: Shadowbringers and the announcements made during the Keynote. The original interview can be read here.
16 Nov 2018
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FFXIV Las Vegas Fan Festival 2018 – Keynote Summary

Shadowbringers confirmed! The opening keynote opens up with a trailer for Final Fantasy XIV’s newest expansion. 5.0 is officially called: Shadowbringers! Release date: Early Summer 2019. Here are some trailer stills if you’re unable to view the trailer above. This particular trailer feels very different from previous ones… No Fan Festival would be complete without
28 Jun 2018

Presenting Ticket Purchase Details for the Fan Festival 2018 in Las Vegas!

Tickets for the Fan Festival 2018 in Las Vegas are set to go on sale Tuesday, July 10, at 12:00 p.m. (PDT) and today we’ll be detailing the purchase flow and other important information.
23 Dec 2015

Final Fantasy XIV Fan Festival 2016-17 Announced!

FAN FEST! FAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAN FEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEST! When chatting with Yoshida at the last event, we had asked him about the frequency of the events and how often he wanted to hold them. …this event we were able to announce the new Heavensward expansion, and if we did this every year people might expect an expansion announcement every
3 Jul 2014

How to Purchase Fan Festival 2014 Tickets!

With advance ticket sales for Fan Festival 2014 starting on Tuesday, July 8, at 10:30 a.m. (PDT) we felt this is the perfect time to explain the purchase flow! We created a short guide for both advance ticket purchasers and general admission so that everyone has an idea of what to expect when purchasing tickets!
24 Jun 2014

A Look Back At Square Enix Fan Fests

With details emerging about the upcoming Final Fantasy XIV Fan Festivals, I thought it might be nice to talk about memories of the 2006, 2007 and 2008 Fan Fests that were held for Final Fantasy XI. Some players in the community might be seeing other players getting excited over the mere mention of “Fan Fest” and
24 Jun 2014

FFXIV Fan Fest Teaser Site And Ticket Details

Players have been waiting anxiously for information about Fan Festival 2014 and today we are proud to reveal the launch of the teaser site! The teaser site gives potential attendees their first glimpse of the event and information about the exclusive early access ticket period for active North American subscribers! We’ll have a lot more
22 Nov 2007

Pet Food Alpha 075 Part 2: It’s Almost Like We’re All Yasu

Here it is! Part two and the conclusion to our coverage for Fan Festival 2007! In this part we talk about the live tour and getting the chance to try the new jobs Dancer and Scholar. We also sit down with some guys from FFXIclopedia and talk about their interview with the development team. Hold