Recent News Archive 6
The charm wand—that endearing single-handed weapon that has become synonymous with Valentione's Day...
SQUARE ENIX MEMBERS is proud to offer a chance to win one of four copies of the FINAL FANTASY XI ULTIMATE COLLECTION (2 Windows PC and 2 Xbox 360) signed by FINAL FANTASY XI Producer, Hiromichi Tanaka! Entering to win one of these coveted items is easy; all you need to do is be a registered SQUARE ENIX MEMBER! Make sure you don't delay, though, as this exciting opportunity will only be available until February 22, 2010.
It is our pleasure to announce that the next edition of VanaFest, Japan's premier Final Fantasy XI fan event, will be held on Sunday, February 28th 2010 in Tokyo!
Happy New Year to all adventurers the world over!
Look at that glum face! No, no, that won't do at all. How do you expect to bring mirth and merriment to the children of Vana'diel if you can't even turn your own frown upside down!? Fortunately, I've got just the tale to raise your spirits.
It is with pleasure that we announce the arrival of the version update featuring the exciting new Synergy and Evolith systems. Get together with your craftiest friends to create heretofore unseen items and put the perfect finishing touches on your arms and armor, old and new alike!
Mog Bonanza, the event that offers adventurers the chance to win large sums of gil and the items they've always wanted, is coming back this winter as the Moggy New Year Bonanza.
Ladies and gentlemen! At long last, the winning entries for the Shantotto Fan Art Contest have been decided! The staggering amount of entries and the love that evidently went into each are a testament to the good doctor's enduring popularity, and this made the task of selecting winners that much more difficult for the judges. We would like to express our heartfelt thanks to everyone who took the time to join in this celebration of one of Vana'diel's most distinguished citizens.
We are pleased to announce that the FINAL FANTASY ULTIMATE COLLECTION is now available for digital distribution via Steam. For the low price of $19.99, you can download the collection—including the award-winning original game, all four expansions (Rise of the Zilart, Chains of Promathia, Treasures of Aht Urhgan, and Wings of the Goddess), and all three add-on scenarios (A Crystalline Prophecy, A Moogle Kupo d'Etat, and A Shantotto Ascension)—and begin your adventures without leaving the comfort of your own home!
Today, we are proud to announce the launch of the new wedding support service, packed with features sure to delight adventurers across Vana'diel looking to exchange eternal vows with their beloved!
The November major version update, starring the third and final add-on scenario, "A Shantotto Ascension—The Legend Torn, Her Empire Born," is now available for your downloading pleasure! With compelling new Wings of the Goddess quests, more heart-pounding action with the Moblin Maze Mongers, a host of job adjustments, and throngs of game-enhancing tweaks across the board, there is bound to be something for adventurers of all stripes!
The fast-approaching major version update will usher in auspicious adjustments spanning a wide range of in-game elements. Today, it is our pleasure to introduce the changes that are scheduled for the Chocobo Circuit, the fishing quest "Inside the Belly," and more!
Ladies and gentlemen! Coming to you in a version update scheduled for as early as late November is "Synergy"—the new in-game system that will add a whole new dimension to synthesis!
We're pleased to announce a new system that promises to offer adventurers unprecedented customization options for their equipment! Named the "Evolith" system for the curious stones whose powers must be harnessed to reap the benefits, it will be introduced in a version update coming as early as late November.
To commemorate the release of the third and final add-on scenario, we are proud to introduce the "Nexus Cape," an in-game bonus item for players who have purchased the entire trilogy. All characters under a single player account registered for all three add-ons will be eligible for this gift.
To tide our fans over until the November 9th release of "A Shantotto Ascension—The Legend Torn, Her Empire Born," a brand new trailer has been made available on the official add-on scenario homepage. More details regarding equipment have also been added to the homepage, so be sure to check it out!
Be fairly warned! Only six days remain until the submission period for the Shantotto Fan Art Contest, inspired by the imminent release of the third add-on scenario, "A Shantotto Ascension," comes to a close.
Part II of our job adjustments and additions preview invites to center stage beastmasters and summoners, Vana'diel's wielders of animalistic and avatarial might!
We are proud to announce the FINAL FANTASY XI Ultimate Collection for Windows and Xbox 360 for the low price of $19.99! The collection will include the complete original game, all four expansions (Rise of the Zilart, Chains of Promathia, Treasures of Aht Urhgan, and Wings of the Goddess), as well as all three add-on scenarios (A Crystalline Prophecy, A Moogle Kupo d'Etat, and A Shantotto Ascension) on one easy-to-install DVD!
The November version update will feature a host of welcome refinements for three time-honored professions: rangers, beastmasters, and summoners. In Part I of our preview, we shine the spotlight on rangers and unveil the adjustments that will have the hunters and huntresses of Vana'diel sharpshooting like never before!
The wedding service that has blessed countless couples in the holy bonds of matrimony will soon be reborn as an easier-to-use and even more extravagant service!
Trees bedecked in gold and crimson hues, a crisp breeze in the air and the mouthwatering aroma of pumpkin pie wafting from the windows of taverns and homes...
Compelling Wings of the Goddess nation quests spanning the two central continents are set to continue in the fast-approaching November version update. As the Crystal War rages ever nearer to boiling point, the front of conflict shifts to the snowswept fields of Xarcabard. Brave souls who turn not their backs to the plight of the Allied Forces shall uncover the true pasts and deeds of the legendary heroes of whom songs are sung to this day...
Not content to rest until each and every adventurer in Vana'diel is sending a steady stream of gil into their already ample coffers, Goldagrik and his lovable band of Maze Mongers are cooking up some deviously delightful new diversions for you in the upcoming version update.
To commemorate the upcoming release of FINAL FANTASY XI's third add-on scenario, "A Shantotto Ascension," it is with pleasure that we announce a fan art contest inspired by everyone's favorite rhyme-spinning sorceress!
We are proud to announce that the official trailer for the third add-on scenario, "A Shantotto Ascension—The Legend Torn, Her Empire Born," is now available for your viewing pleasure!
We're pleased to announce that the development and quality assurance teams are hard at work on the new version update, currently on track for an early November release.
It's time once more for that most breathtaking and bewildering of Vana'diel's annual observances—the Buffalo Blitz! Why do otherwise sensible individuals risk life and limb by intentionally incurring the ire of these belligerent bovine beasts? The answer might not be what you expect...
Brand new FINAL FANTASY XI accessories sure to delight adventurers the world over are set to join our product lineup at the official Square Enix Online Shop on September 24th!
It is with pleasure that we announce the "Silver Dog Tag"—the second product in the Final Fantasy XI Players' Collection line of premium accessories. Scheduled to go on sale later this month, this smart little number will allow players to always keep Vana'diel close to heart no matter where they go.
"Hi everyone! My name's Mumor!
Adventurers across Vana'diel, rejoice! The long-awaited Player Event Support service previously announced at fan events in the U.S. and Japan is set to debut today. At your behest, the brave moogles of the Mog House Management Union (MHMU) will dress up as everything from monsters and beastmen to holiday trees. A grand total of two hundred objects covering most everything an adventurer's heart could desire are available to lend your event that extra dose of creative charm!
Ah, summer in Vana'diel—a season of scorching days and sweltering nights that will have you working up a sweat just standing around in your subligar.
The July version update, starring the second of three add-on scenarios, "A Moogle Kupo d'Etat—Evil in Small Doses," is now ready for your downloading pleasure! Prepare to be blown away by a veritable deluge of exciting new content including:
In addition to the hoards of adjustments and new content promised thus far, the fast-approaching July version update will boast numerous overall improvements including an upgrade to the /bell command added this past April and scrumptious new synthesis recipes that will leave streets drenched in adventurer drool.
Hear ye, mighty champions of Vana'diel!
The official promotional video for "A Moogle Kupo d'Etat — Evil in Small Doses," the new add-on scenario currently on track for a Monday, July 20th release, is now available for your viewing pleasure!
As a follow up to last week's article on new ninja job abilities, it is with pleasure that we introduce other job-related additions and adjustments scheduled for the fast-approaching July version update.
We're pleased to announce that "A Moogle Kupo d'Etat—Evil in Small Doses," the second in a series of three add-on scenarios for FINAL FANTASY XI, goes on sale starting today, exclusively through PlayOnline!
A host of job adjustments and additions are in the pipes for the upcoming version update, including formidable new abilities for ninjas. Other jobs, too, are scheduled to benefit from myriad adjustments to magic and abilities. In this, the first part in the job adjustment series of articles, we cast the spotlight on ninjas, Vana'diel's agents of stealth and deception.
Not content to rest on their laurels as the foremost—and only—purveyors of custom dungeons in Vana'diel, the Moblin Maze Mongers have been working overtime on their latest Maze Voucher that will usher in a whole new subterranean adventure in the upcoming version update!
Continuing their escapades in the Vana'diel of the past, Lilisette and her adventurer companion will find themselves at the site of a new stage in the Crystal War: the unforgiving landscape of the frozen north. It is there that steel will ring out against steel, and a new threat will crawl out from the darkness...
Today we bring you the 9th Vana'diel Census, which marks the seventh anniversary of FINAL FANTASY XI.
Celestial Nights—the event honoring an age-old tale of a love eternal and true—will soon be here! In a reprise of last year's festivities, the royal couple of legend, Princess Amdina and Prince Yahiko, will return to the streets of all three nations. Come one, come all, to bear witness as a love thought forever lost is reclaimed!
The Contest Has Ended. Thanks to everyone who entered our Twitter contest!
Ladies and Gentlemen! The winning numbers for the FINAL FANTASY XI 7th Anniversary Mog Bonanza event have been randomly drawn under strict supervision!
Hear ye, hear ye! Heroes and heroines of Vana'diel, know well that advance orders for "A Moogle Kupo d'Etat—Evil in Small Doses" will be accepted via PlayOnline from Monday, July 6th. This add-on scenario, the second of three, spins a tale of Mog House mayhem. What manner of stirring adventures and rich rewards await you this time? Why, just wend your way over to the newly launched official site and see for yourself!