Final Fantasy XIV: Stormblood

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

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 in Black" as long as […]

[SPOILERS] Final Fantasy XIV: Stormblood in Retrospect

[rwp_box_recap id="0"] The last content update for Final Fantasy XIV's Stormblood cycle released at the end of March, which means its time for me to sit here and tell you all about why Stormblood is the best content cycle in the game so far. To be fair, that was my immediate reaction to SB when it launched two […]

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

Final Fantasy XIV Online and Sydney Gaymers are collaborating to make the MMO the first video game to march as part of a float in Sydney's Gay & 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. […]

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

Final Fantasy XIV's Patch 4.55 is live today, and brings a new campaign to the 48-man PvP mode Rival Wings along with the final version of the Forbidden Lands of Eureka. The new Rival Wings map, "Hidden Gorge," sees two teams of 24 players compete to destroy the core in their opponent's base, however there […]

Final Fantasy XIV's Patch 4.5 Hits Early January

Square Enix has announced the release date for Final Fantasy XIV's Patch 4.5. The two-part patch update will finish the Stormblood storyline and set up the 5.0 Shadowbringers plotline ahead of its launch in Summer 2019. The first part of Patch 4.5 will hit on January 8th, while the second half will follow in late […]

Final Fantasy XIV's Annual Starlight Celebration Returns

Every holiday season, Final Fantasy XIV celebrates in-game with the Starlight Celebration, which is a thinly veiled Christmas stand-in complete with snowmen, presents, carols, evergreen trees lined with lights and ornaments, and even flying bears in Santa suits. This year's version of the event will be available for players through Monday, December 31st. The storyline this […]

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

We still aren't at the end of Final Fantasy XIV's Stormblood lifecycle, but that doesn't matter, because you don't ever need to play another game ever again. Seriously. This game has pretty much everything. PvP, racing, crafting, in-depth lore, immersive story, live service updates, solid customer service, classy vanity items on the mog station, a companion chat […]

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 […]

Final Fantasy XIV's Patch 4.45 adds More Eureka and Hildibrand

We're coming to the end of the Stormblood story cycle now that Patch 4.45 of Final Fantasy XIV has launched in-game. Today's patch introduces the next chapter in The Forbidden Land of Eureka line along with more Hildibrand adventures, because we can never get enough of the Inspector's hijinks. The new version of The Forbidden Land is […]

Final Fantasy XIV Gets Spooky with the All Saint's Wake Event

Starting today, Final Fantasy XIV players can get their spooky on with the annual All Saint's Wake event which will run from today until Thursday, November 1st at 8:00am PDT. As always, all players are invited to take part in the limited-time event, which includes a special instanced dungeon much like last year's version of the […]

Final Fantasy XIV Patch 4.4 Releases New Dungeons, Trials, and Raids

Square Enix has released the next major patch for its acclaimed MMO, Final Fantasy XIV Online. Today's patch releases game version 4.40 and is given the title Prelude in Violet. As is typical of a major numbered patch in FFXIV, patch 4.4 gives players new main scenario quests, two new dungeons, a new trial and extreme trial, as […]

Final Fantasy XIV Surpasses 14 Million Players Milestone

Square Enix announced today that Final Fantasy XIV has surpassed the 14 million player mark, which is 4 million players added from last year. The MMO reached the new milestone just in time for the game's fifth anniversary, which is actually kind of adorable. Producer and Director Naoki Yoshida shared a special message for fans […]

Final Fantasy XIV Patch 4.35 Launches New Deep Dungeon 'Heaven-on-High'

Square Enix has continued their post-launch content updates for Final Fantasy XIV: Stormblood with today's new Patch 4.35, which debuts the new Deep Dungeon, Heaven-on-High, the next chapter in the Hildibrand quest series, as well as new items and system updates Oh, and the launch of The Feast Regional Championship 2018, for the few dedicated PvP enthusiasts.Heaven-on-High[...]


Final Fantasy XIV is Getting a Monster Hunter World Crossover This Summer

After giving us a nice sizzle reel of the new content added in Patch 4.3 Under the Moonlight, Square Enix announced that Final Fantasy XIV will get a Monster Hunter World crossover this summer. We don't know a whole lot about the crossover, but it's sure to be very, very interesting. This will be the first non-Square Enix […]

Final Fantasy XIV's Patch 4.3 is Live with New Raids, Dungeons, and PvP Updates

Final Fantasy XIV: Stormblood's patch 4.3 Under the Moonlight is live today and brings the next chapter of the Return to Ivalice raid series, a new dungeon, trial, beast tribe quests, and main scenario quests Plus some additional PVP updates, Job balance updates, and performance actions.Today’s update will add many new challenges to the game, including:[...]

Square Enix's End-of-Year Net Sales Down Due to Lack of Blockbuster Releases

Square Enix has released its end-of-year report for fiscal year 2018 (ended on March 31st, 2018), which saw an small decrease in net sales (2.5% down from fiscal year 2017). However, the company's operating income saw an increase of 22% and ordinary income saw an increase of 16.0%, so it wasn't a total wash. The […]

Check out the Second Return to Ivalice Raid and Namazu in Latest FFXIV Trailer

Square Enix has revealed that Final Fantasy XIV: Stormblood patch 4.3 Under the Moonlight will arrive on May 22nd This patch introduces the next chapter of the "Return to Ivalice" 24-man raid series alongside new quests, a new beast tribe to join, a new trial, and a new dungeon.Patch 4.3 series of updates will introduce a wealth of[...]

Final Fantasy XIV has a New Batch of Screenshots for Patch 4.3

Square Enix released a whole bunch of new screenshots for Final Fantasy XIV's patch 4.3 "Under the Moonlight" which show moments from the new main scenario quests, some dungeon and raid stills, as well as new emotes and changes to the glamour dresser. Alongside these new screenshots is a handy introduction to the new full […]

FFXIV is Holding Another Fan Gear Design Contest

Final Fantasy XIV's next patch is on its way at the end of next month, which means new gear is inbound. Now, this won't be top-level gear, as it's going to be rewarded by the new expert-level dungeon, (so if you've been grinding that Mendacity and Sigmascape Savage gear, you don't need to get upset […]

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FFXIV's Patch 4.3 Adds Final Fantasy Tactics' Ridorana Lighthouse and Companion App

As you might have guessed, the next chapter of the Ivalice 24-man alliance raid series is set to arrive in Final Fantasy XIV in late May when Patch 4.3 goes live. Titled Under the Moonlight, Patch 4.3 brings a ton of new content to the critically acclaimed MMO and continues the story of the Stormblood expansion with additional […]