9 months ago

A Guide for The Rising and Moogle Treasure Trove Events

To celebrate Final Fantasy XIV’s tenth anniversary, Square Enix has released two new activities, The Rising and The Moogle Treasure Trove Tenth Anniversary Hunt. As of Sunday, both events are now live! Here are some quick tips for both of the events. The Rising On top of enjoying the two event quests, do remember to
10 months ago

FFXIV Patch 6.45: Last-Minute Prep Guide

There are only a few days left until the new patch release! Wondering what you need to prepare for? Here are some last-minute tips to help you prepare for new content dropping on July 18: Blue Mage The level cap for Blue Mage is increasing from 70 to 80, which means it’s time for another
1 Jul 2022

FFXIV: Letter From the Producer LIVE LXXI Summary

The first Letter from the Producer LIVE for patch 6.2 aired this morning and gave us a first look at the upcoming content for Final Fantasy XIV: Endwalker. Set to release in late August, the patch was also already named today: Final Fantasy XIV Patch 6.2 will be called “Buried Memory“. Alongside the expected additions
13 May 2022

Even Further FFXIV Housing Updates – Maintenance Coming on May 16

In Naoki Yoshida’s sixth follow-up post regarding the bug that occurred with the recently implemented housing lottery, he states that we have finally reached an end to the issues. As he mentioned in one of his previous posts, there will be a maintenance on May 16th, though there was no mention of a specific time
12 May 2022

Reaper and Sage Weapon Design Contest Announced for FFXIV

Only three weeks after the winners and finalists of the last Weapon Design Contest were announced by Square Enix, a new one has started up. This time for the two new jobs Reaper and Sage which were introduced with the latest expansion, Endwalker, since neither had been included in the previous contest. The rules for
9 May 2022

Square Enix Reinforces Stance on Third-Party Tools Following FFXIV World First Race

The world race for Final Fantasy XIV’s latest ultimate fight, Dragonsong’s Reprise, ended last week with the European team “Neverland” claiming the title on May 2nd. Since then, other groups have announced their completion of FFXIV’s hardest fight to date, showing off screenshots or clips from their live streams. A video of what was said
30 Apr 2022

Final Fantasy XIV Housing Fix Scheduled for May 16

In what is now the fifth update on the current housing lottery issues plaguing Final Fantasy XIV, Naoki Yoshida outlined the next steps that the company plans to take in order to fix the problems. The team is currently in restoring all the lottery data which is taking longer than expected, therefore leading to more
23 Apr 2022

FFXIV Brings Back FFXI Crossover Event: The Maiden’s Rhapsody

With Square Enix celebrating Final Fantasy XI‘s 20th anniversary this year, they are bringing one of its crossover events back to Final Fantasy XIV: The Maiden’s Rhapsody. The event will be live from Thursday, April 28, 2022 at 1:00 a.m. to Wednesday, May 18, 2022 at 7:59 a.m. (PDT) / Thursday, 28 April at 8:00
16 Apr 2022

FFXIV Players Plagued by Housing Lottery Issues

With last week’s patch, Final Fantasy XIV introduced a new lottery system to give players a fairer chance at acquiring an in-game house. As the first lottery period concluded this morning, many players began reporting issues with the system and how it drew the winner numbers. Screenshots are circulating on social media showing “0” as
11 Apr 2022

Full Patch Notes for FFXIV 6.1 Newfound Adventure Released

The 24hr maintenance prior to the release of 6.1 has now started and with it we got the full and final patch notes which include all of the job adjustments and any miscellaneous changes from the previous preliminary notes. As the list of job changes is too extensive to repeat, please head over to the
10 Apr 2022

Lorecraft: Are the Twelve Related to the Convocation?

One of my favorite interview questions to date, was from Michael-Christopher Koji Fox, the English Translation & Localization Director, is his explanation of the explicit “Thal’s Balls.” You can find a video from the 2014 NA FanFest here, retelling the story of how the name came to pass prior to 1.0 and then was all
8 Apr 2022

FFXIV 6.1 Preliminary Patch Notes + Special Site Update

Ahead of the weekend we got our first look at the preliminary patch notes for Endwalker‘s 6.1 update Newfound Adventure. As always, the full patch notes will go live with the start of the 24 hour maintenance on Monday, April 11th 3am PDT. The patch notes come with new main scenario quests, a new dungeon
31 Mar 2022

More Interviews With FFXIV’s Naoki Yoshida Drop Ahead of Patch 6.1

As we get ready for the second part of the Patch 6.1 Letter From the Producer LIVE, several Japanese media outlets published new interviews with Final Fantasy XIV Producer and Director Naoki Yoshida. Chief among them is another interview by Famitsu, as well as pieces from Game Watch and 4Gamer. As with the last Famitsu