15 May 2020

A Look Back at Final Fantasy XI Marketing in 2004

For anyone that’s a regular reader of this site, you’re probably very aware of my history with Final Fantasy XI. For those that may be new however, let me simplify it: FFXI is a game that has had a significant impact on my life. To that end, I’ve always found myself collecting whatever FFXI items
9 Aug 2019

Is PlayStation 4 The Next PlayStation 2?

With Sony’s recent announcement of the PlayStation 4 shipping 100 million units since its launch, the fastest console to do so according to CNET, citing a tweet by Daniel Ahmed, and with the PlayStation 5 on the horizon I thought it would be a good time to look at the PS4’s legacy and its possible
27 Jun 2012

Seekers of Adoulin Not Arriving On PS2 For NA/EU Players

With the release of the official Seekers of Adoulin website, players took note of the absence of a certain video game console listed at the bottom of the page. The expansion was listed for the Xbox 360 and the PC. But wait, isn’t Final Fantasy XI also a PS2 game? Matt “Bayohne” Hilton has taken
24 Jan 2012

PlayStation 3 HDD’s Getting More Room For Final Fantasy XI

Sometime in February, the PlayStation 3 will undergo a system update that will increase the hard drive space necessary to run the PlayStation 2 version of FINAL FANTASY XI. This change will only affect the 60GB and 20GB models that are backwards compatible with PlayStation 2 games. For those with the 20GB model, you’ll soon
24 Jan 2012

PlayStation 3 HDD’s Getting More Room For Final Fantasy XI

Sometime in February, the PlayStation 3 will undergo a system update that will increase the hard drive space necessary to run the PlayStation 2 version of FINAL FANTASY XI. This change will only affect the 60GB and 20GB models that are backwards compatible with PlayStation 2 games. For those with the 20GB model, you’ll soon
20 Jun 2011

Phasing Out PlayOnline

What started out as an idea to bring media, gaming and social tools into one platform has since turned into something that Square Enix doesn’t want to have to deal with anymore. PlayOnline and its PlayOnline Viewer launched alongside Final Fantasy XI over nine years ago and the service had a lot of promise behind
19 Apr 2011

The FINAL FANTASY XI roadmap for the next 12 months

The roadmap that has been mentioned to us for the past several weeks on the forums has finally arrived! With no expansion or add-on in sight, the Final Fantasy XI Development team is working on introducing new content to older areas, starting with the new Voidwatch system. May will also see the addition of new