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FFXI News Roundup for the week of December 1st

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Version Update Last week, the dev team revealed what is in store for the December version update, set to take place on Tuesday/Wednesday the 9th/10th. Some of the highlights include new Adoulin quests, small bonuses received from monster rearing (similar to mog enhancement), a new job points system known as “gifts”, and the long awaited user interface enhancement to separate chat log windows! For all the details, read on. December Login Campaign The December login campaign will start the same …

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11/11 Celebration Campaigns

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It’s that special time of year that kicks off the holiday season into full swing, that’s right, 11/11 the celebration of mandragoras! – Sunshine Seekers This special event is a wonderful treat for those remembering the story of Babban Ny Mheillea! – Adventurer Appreciate Campaign All characters subscribed during the period of eligibility will receive a complimentary red mog pell! – Idyllic Vana’diel Initiative Take part in a whopping eleven different campaigns! – Return Home to Vana’diel Campaign Play for …

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New System, Unity Concord set for November Update

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Square Enix announced on the PlayOnline website a new system called Unity Concord, which is set to be introduced in the November version update. This new system adds NPC-led factions and is related to records of eminence. Each faction will get it’s own chat channel, have specific objectives, and rewards. Read on for all the details!

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Seekers of Adoulin to Conclude in November

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Square-Enix has just revealed that the conclusion of the storyline missions for Seekers of Adoulin will take place in the November version update. Not much is known at this time, but some additional adjustments including the ability to hire an NPC to distribute linkpearls, more job adjustments and monster rearing are planned as well. Will Hades rule over Vana’Diel forever? Will the Star Onion Brigade save the day? Or will pioneers with F.A.I.L. badges save the day? Stay tuned to …

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October Update Incoming!

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The October version update will hit early this month. Some of announced features include: New High-tier battlefields against avatars Quality of life adjustments including some mog garden enhancements, more icons on maps and more storable skirmish items. Job Adjustment some of which feature a new summoner spell, Atomos, combat skill boosts, Ninja’s new shuriken trait,  and a new ability allowing Geomancer to cast an indiclousure spell on a party member. Stay tuned for more news as it’s revealed!    

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Details on the September Version Update Emerge

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The next version update is scheduled for a Tuesday, September 9th (JST) release. Final Fantasy XI Director, Akihiko Matsui posted an outline of all of the content that will be included in the update, as well as the content originally scheduled for it that will be slightly postponed. The two major highlights include Incursion, an instanced event against the Velkk beastmen of Ulbuka that increases with difficulty (and rewards) with subsequent progression, and Walk of Echoes surge and endowed modes. Other items …

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September Version Update and Double Capacity Point Campaign Announced

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  The Double Capacity Point Campaign is back by popular demand! Grab those job points during the following times: Thursday, August 28, 2014 at 11:00 p.m. (PDT) to Friday, September 5 at the same hour. Join the stampede with Incursion, new battle content pitting the fittest adventurers against hordes of Velkk, and Walk of Echoes content for high item level characters. Also trampling the competition are a multitude of job adjustments, a fresh revamp of the Gobbie Mystery Box, the …

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August Version Update Details | New Campaign

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This week Square Enix revealed some more details around the August update. The Long Awaited Equipment Sets System Players will be able to set (initially) up to 20 full gearsets using a similar interface to the equipment menu. These sets can then be macro’d with a single line making it possible to change all 16 pieces out multiple times in one macro, making it ideal for weaponskills, job abilities and spells! Alluvion Skirmishes New skirmishes will be added to the …

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August Version Update Info Announced & New Skirmish Campaign

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Get your hard hats on, for the next version update is scheduled to slam into Vana’diel in Mid-August! This hard hitter features the next exciting chapter in the Seekers of Adoulin main scenario; fresh-off-the-grill alluvion skirmishes; a further foray into the Serpentine Labyrinth with a new area, Ra’Kaznar Inner Court; a command to change multiple pieces of equipment at once; and a treasure trove of new content and changes! The Trust Initiative will also get splashed with a bit of …