FFXIV Shadowbringers Finally has its First Savage Raids

"FFXIV: Shadowbringers" Finally has its First Savage Raids

The Eden raid series has expanded today with Final Fantasy XIV: Shadowbringers' Patch 5.05 which introduces the Savage difficulty iterations of the raids as well as a new set of treasure map instances, battle system changes, crafting recipes, and items. Patch 5.05 includes the following new content and updates: High-Level Raid: Eden's Gate (Savage) – Players […]

[REVIEW] Final Fantasy XIV: Shadowbringers Plays it too Safe

So, in a sense, FFXIV has returned to it's roots with this one.While the stakes are always high any time the Ascians are involved, the fate of two worlds are at stake in this expansion So there's certainly a lot of narrative drama.Additionally, the game adds two new playable races, two new combat jobs, and a[...]

"Final Fantasy XIV: Shadowbringers" is Equivalent to a "Whole New RPG"

Final Fantasy XIV fans shouldn't be disappointed in the Square Enix E3 showcase, as it gave us a hilarious new trailer about the Shadowbringers expansion. Even if the info given at the show was just a wrap-up of everything we know so far, the trailer itself is a nice treat. And Game Director and Producer Naoki Yoshida […]

Final Fantasy XIV: Shadowbringers' Job Changes are a Bit Risky

Final Fantasy XIV: Shadowbringers' Job Changes are a Bit Risky

Even with some of the level acquisition adjustment, those skills don't come in when they're needed.It's also really, really boring and takes away a lot of the skill involved in tanking in FFXIV The beauty of Final Fantasy XIV's tank jobs were that they all worked differently, and you had to adapt your playstyle to the job,[...]

Final Fantasy XIV: Shadowbringers is Not About Darkness or Light, But Balance

Like many JRPGs, and the rest of the Final Fantasy series in particular, FFXIV deals with the duality of light and darkness throughout it's campaign The player character is called the Warrior of Light, after all And so far, the player has always been working on the side of light.Things change in Shadowbringers when players are taken[...]

Final Fantasy XIV's Hrothgar and Viera Will Be The Last New Playable Races

In the latest “Letter from the Producer” stream for Final Fantasy XIV, Game Director and Producer Naoki Yoshida revealed that, due to the difficulties of developing new races for the MMO, the gender-locked Hrothgar and Viera races will be the final races added to FFXIV.While it may not seem like it, adding a new race to the game[...]

Final Fantasy XIV and FF Tactics: Just Who is Elidibus?

Final Fantasy XIV and FF Tactics: Just Who is Elidibus?

In fact, FFXIV and FFXII just might be concurrent stories Which brings up the question, could Elidibus from Final Fantasy Tactics be the same Elidibus as FFXIV’s Ascian Emissary?To figure that out, let’s take a look at what we know of Elidibus in Tactics, first.Elidibus, also known as Elidibs, is a legendary wizard said to be a[...]

Final Fantasy XIV's World Visit System is Live but No One Knows How to Use it

Final Fantasy XIV's World Visit System is Live but No One Knows How to Use it

The highly anticipated World Visit system is live in Final Fantasy XIV after some extended maintenance this week. However, to make sure everyone knows how to use the system, the dev team has released a handy "how-to" guide for players to figure out the server migration. To be fair, Final Fantasy XIV's menu systems can be a […]

The Final Fantasy XIV and Final Fantasy XV Crossover Event is Now Live

The Final Fantasy XIV and Final Fantasy XV Crossover Event is Now Live

[caption id="attachment_1019183" align="aligncenter" width="600"] credit// Square Enix[/caption]The long awaited second-half of the Final Fantasy XIV and Final Fantasy XV collaboration has arrived in FFXIV today The first half of the collaboration saw Final Fantasy XIV's Empress of Birds appear in Final Fantasy XV as a special boss encounter.FFXIV players can join the event by undertaking the quest "The Man[...]

Talks to Bring Final Fantasy XIV to Switch are Reportedly Ongoing

Which would be kind of great, considering Yoshida plans to continue supporting FFXIV for the forseeable future.According to a recent interview with GameSpot, Final Fantasy XIV Director Naoki Yoshida has confirmed that Square Enix is in talks with various platform holders to bring the MMORPG to new platforms.From GameSpot:"Talks with platform-holders has been going on[...]

Final Fantasy XIV: Shadowbringers' Crystarium is from a 2005 Tech Demo

At last weekend's Final Fantasy XIV Fan Festival in Tokyo, Square Enix released a ton of information on the new areas, raids, jobs, and races coming to the game with the Shadowbringers expansion this summer. One of the new areas revealed was The Crystarium, which might look familiar. If you paid attention to game tech demos back in […]

The Final Story Patch of FFXIV's Stormblood Cycle has Launched Today

The climatic end of the Stormblood storyline aarrived in Final Fantasy XIV Online today with the release of Patch 4.56. This finale will set the stage for the next expansion, Shadowbringers, in which players hop dimensions to the First World and visit  Norvrandt. Essentially this makes all players take on the role of Warriors of Darkness as seen during theHeavensward content […]

Final Fantasy XIV's Real-Life Wedding Service Comes with Replica Weapons

This includes a tux and gown designed to mirror the in-game wedding costumes, FFXIV background music, a themed cake and reception menu, as well as background images and video of in-game assets to really make the ceremony look as authentic as possible.They even dropped in a screen to feature the officiant moogle, so you can still get[...]

Final Fantasy XIV is Getting a Float in Sydney's Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras

Which is a win for Gaymers everywhere, really.The collaboration will see members of Australia’s 2,600-strong Sydney Gaymer community join forces with Australian FFXIV players The group will join up with a float created under the title of “Realms United”.Square Enix and Sydney Gamers reps offered the following commentary alongside the announcement:“Sydney Gaymers is thrilled to[...]

Final Fantasy XIV's Patch 4.55 is Live with the Final Stage of Eureka

Pre-orders for the expansion are now open and will give players access to the new content a few days early on June 28, 2019.You can check out the FFXIV and FFXV collaboration trailer below.https://youtu.be/_o-CtZGjJGc [caption id="attachment_985769" align="aligncenter" width="600"] credit// Square Enix[/caption] Final Fantasy XIV's Patch 4.55 is live today, and brings a new campaign to the 48-man PvP[...]

FFXIV Director Says Final Fantasy XVI Should Be "Straightforward Fantasy"

[caption id="attachment_702532" align="aligncenter" width="600"] credit//SquareEnix[/caption]During a fan Q&A segment at the Final Fantasy XIV Fan Festival in Paris earlier this month, FFXIV Game Director and Producer Naoki Yoshida was asked about the next game in the mainline series While Final Fantasy XVI is hardly official yet, that hasn't stopped the fan hype train from spinning theories on what[...]

Final Fantasy XIV: Shadowbringers Pre-Orders Available Today

The next expansion for Final Fantasy XIV, called Shadowbringers, will be releasing this summer and pre-orders for the expansion pack will go live today at 11am PT. This is the third major expansion for the award-winning MMO and will be available on July 2, 2019 both physically and digitally with Collector's and Standard Editions. Players may pre-order […]

Final Fantasy XIV's Blue Mage Job is Completely Ridiculous

Blue Mage is the first Limited Job available in Final Fantasy XIV, which means there are some odd restrictions on what players can and cannot do with it. While players can enter instanced dungeons, they can only do so through pre-formed or undersized parties. Because of the way Blue Mage works, dropping BLU players in with […]

Why Final Fantasy XIV Is the Only Game You Will Ever Need

We're getting a third expansion in June of 2019 that allows us all to go darkside for the first time in a mainline Final Fantasy game.And while there's still more room to grow, Game Director Naoki Yoshida (also known as Yoshi-P) has already discussed his plans to continue supporting FFXIV with new content ad infinitum.So, go ahead BC[...]

Blue Mage will Hit Final Fantasy XIV Ahead of the Shadowbringers Expansion

One of the most requested jobs for future Final Fantasy XIV expansions has been Blue Mage, because FFXIV players just cannot get over their obsession with FFXI job classes And to be fair to them, Blue Mage is a pretty sweet job Unlike other mage classes, Blue Mages were defined by the sheer ridiculous number of spells they[...]