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Gathering in Nature A follow up (06/09/2011)
9th Jun 2011
Bayohne mentioned there would be a follow up on the questions asked about the Gathering System in Final Fantasy 14 and he was true to his word. View the follow up below. ...
Gathering in Nature (06/07/2011)
7th Jun 2011
Bayohne, of the Final Fantasy 14 forums, gave us some more detail and information in regards to the Gathering system in FFXIV. This is a rather long interview so we've provid...
New Information on Materia System
1st Jun 2011
Got some new tidbits regarding the upcoming Materia system implementation to share with you straight from the dev. team! By using the armor and weapons that you equ...
Battle system Q&A
31st May 2011
Battle system Q&A (part 1) Here we go, the first half of the Q&A that was recently posted in the JP forums. Please keep in mind that these weren't specific que...
Patch 1.17b Notes (05/23/2011)
23rd May 2011
System [dev1035] Target filter cycling has been removed from targeting mode A, and targeting mode C adde. /targetmode (/tmode) [subcommand] >>Sub...
All Worlds Maintenance (May 23)
22nd May 2011
At the following time, we will be performing maintenance on FINAL FANTASY XIV to implement patch 1.17b. During this period, FINAL FANTASY XIV will be unavailable. W...
Battle Reform Blueprint (05/19/2011)
22nd May 2011
Dear fans, It is with pleasure that I announce the release of the battle reform blueprint. My apologies to have kept you waiting for so long, but due to my primary patc...
Letter from the Producer, X (05/20/2011)
20th May 2011
FINAL FANTASY XIV fans the world round, the tenth Letter from the Producer has arrived for your viewing pleasure! Pore over the complete letter....
Grand Companies of Eorzea Page Updated! (05/18/2011)
18th May 2011
The official Grand Companies of Eorzea page has been updated, and this could only spell one thing: the dark clouds of catastrophe draw ever nearer! Make haste for the o...
Hatching-tide – Case Cracked (05/09/2011)
12th May 2011
hanks to the tireless efforts of adventurers from the four corners of Eorzea, all save a handful of the eggs stolen from the Dreamer's tent were returned just in time for the...
Letter from the Producer IX (05/02/11)
2nd May 2011
Well, we are creeping up on Golden Week here in Japan—a weeklong vacation packed with some of Japan’s finest holiday offerings. But for now it’s still business as usua...
The Last Word – Storm over Gridania (04/27/2011)
27th Apr 2011
The Last Word – Storm over Gridania The Raven, Gridania’s leading tabloid, alights today, bearing words as dark as its wings. Strange anomalies have been surfaci...
Hatching-tide - Hard-boiled High Jinks (04/26/2011)
26th Apr 2011
Hatching-tide is in full swing and the city-state is alive with holiday cheer. Brightly clad egg mongers mingle amongst the masses as the eager voices of those seeking excitem...
[patch1.17a] Patch 1.17a Notes (04/25/11)
25th Apr 2011
Notes of the recent patch update for Final Fantasy 14 can be found here...
All Worlds Maintenance (Apr. 25)
22nd Apr 2011
At the following time, we will be performing maintenance on FINAL FANTASY XIV to implement patch 1.17a. During this period, FINAL FANTASY XIV will be unavailable. W...
Current Known Issues (Apr. 20)
20th Apr 2011
Following the implementation of patch 1.17, the location of retainers are now saved even in the event of server maintenance. However, it has been confirmed that as a resul...
Hatching-Tide (04/15/2011)
15th Apr 2011
As the warm winds of spring loosen winter's icy grip on the realm, slowly laughter returns once again to Eorzea. Yet it is not the mere changing of the seasons that has usher...
Grand Companies of Eorzea Page Live! (04/14/2011)
14th Apr 2011
We are pleased to announce the launch of the official Grand Companies of Eorzea page! To learn all about this exciting new facet to the FINAL FANTASY XIV world and bett...
Patch 1.17 Notes (04/14/2011)
14th Apr 2011
Patch 1.17 is now live and brings with it a number of new notorious monsters, sidequests, features and fixes! There have also been changes to party sizes, and system-side u...
Crafting Updates
13th Apr 2011
ello everyone, this is Yoshi-P! This is the first post on fixes to the game economy that the crafting and gathering teams are working on under the leadership of...
Patch 1.17 Outline (04/12/2011)
12th Apr 2011
As promised in the seventh Letter from the Producer, we are happy to announce that patch 1.17 is on schedule for release in a matter of days. - Patch 1.17 Release Date...
[Dev] Updates: 4/5/2011
7th Apr 2011
Overtaxation of PC Hardware Hey everyone, What everyone's saying about FFXIV currently being a large burden on the PC is something we've been seeing on our...
Still No Date for Final Fantasy XIV Subscription Fees
5th Apr 2011
Square Enix is still unsure of when it will begin asking FFXIV players to pay a monthly fee. While there are many, many free-to-play MMOS on the market, those g...
Letter from the Producer, VII (03/31/2011)
2nd Apr 2011
Well, the game servers are now back online, and the development is almost returned to full strength, but the effects of the recent Tohoku earthquake and tsunami are far-re...
Aggro Icon Toggling
31st Mar 2011
Hey everyone! Thanks for the huge amount of feedback! I would like to explain two things. The first is about the design choice regarding having an aggressive icon at...
Yoshida: Thoughts on Death Penalty
31st Mar 2011
Death Penalty Implementation Ideas This is Producer/Director Yoshida. Thanks for the large number of comments! I’m sorry for taking so long to respond! (I pri...
In regards to Auto-Attack
31st Mar 2011
Hello adventurers of FFXIV! This is battle lead Akihiko Matsui. I would like to take this moment to explain the current plans we have in place. First off...
FINAL FANTASY XIV Version Update (Mar. 30)
30th Mar 2011
A FINAL FANTASY XIV version update will be performed at the following time. * The FINAL FANTASY XIV client will be automatically updated once it is started after th...
Square Enix Crysta Tohoku Earthquake Relief Fund
28th Mar 2011
In order to aid the victims of the March 11th, 2011, Tohoku earthquake, Square Enix is now accepting donations of Square Enix Crysta. All Square Enix Crysta donatio...
Maintenance (03/28/2011)
25th Mar 2011
All Worlds Maintenance (Mar. 28) At the following time, we will be performing maintenance on FINAL FANTASY XIV corresponding to the upcoming release of patch 1.16a....
Periodic Maintenance on FINAL FANTASY XIV FORUM
23rd Mar 2011
Beginning on Mar. 30, 2011, periodic maintenance will be performed on the FINAL FANTASY XIV FORUM at the time listed below. During periodic maintenance, the FINAL FANTASY ...
Restoration of Game Services (Mar. 22)
22nd Mar 2011
As part of power conservation measures enacted following the Tohoku earthquake, our game servers were shut down on Mar. 13, 2011 3:00 (PDT) and services for FINAL FANTASY ...
Temporary Suspension of the Services: Follow-up
19th Mar 2011
Mar. 18, 2011 05:30 [PDT] From: PlayOnline Below is an update regarding the temporary suspension of the FINAL FANTASY XIV, FINAL FANTASY XI, and PlayOnline services...
Letter from the Producer, VI (03/16/2011)
17th Mar 2011
Letter from the Producer, VI (03/16/2011) As you may have heard, northeastern Japan was recently struck by a devastating earthquake and tsunami. I would like to ex...
Temporary Suspension of the Services Due to an Earthquake
13th Mar 2011
Due to the continuous earthquakes occurring in the eastern regions of Japan since Mar. 11, 2011, the power companies in Japan have encouraged everyone to cooperate by cons...
Important Announcement Regarding the Recent Events in Japan
13th Mar 2011
To the SQUARE ENIX community: As you know, Japan has been hit with a terrible disaster this week. We have received and greatly appreciate all the kind words of ...
New FFXIVCore Interview
8th Mar 2011
FFXIVCore staff met up with Naoki Yoshida to discuss Final Fantasy 14 and provide a good insight into the future aspirations of the game as well as new features and chocobos!...
Official FINAL FANTASY XIV Forums Launch! (03/07/2011)
7th Mar 2011
FINAL FANTASY XIV Forums Live Today! Visit the official forums today to discuss all things FINAL FANTASY XIV with your fellow Eorzean adventurers! * Please s...
Regarding the Official FFXIV Forums (03/04/2011)
4th Mar 2011
We will be launching the official FINAL FANTASY XIV forums to offer a dedicated setting where players can communicate with each other and make their opinions heard. The fo...
Patch 1.16 Notes (03/03/2011)
3rd Mar 2011
Patch 1.16 is now live! All of the changes mentioned in recent days have been implemented, including the introduction of several new sidequests, and continued improvements to ...
Quest Additions and Adjustments (03/02/2011)
3rd Mar 2011
Patch 1.16, set to go live on Thursday, March 3, will introduce several new sidequests to Eorzea. To go along with this, there are also a number of changes to make the questin...
Letter from the Producer, V (03/03/2011)
3rd Mar 2011
FINAL FANTASY XIV fans the world round, the fourth Letter from the Producer has arrived for your viewing pleasure! Pore over the complete letter....
All Worlds Maintenance (Mar. 3)
2nd Mar 2011
At the following time, we will be performing maintenance on FINAL FANTASY XIV corresponding to the upcoming release of patch 1.16. During this period, FINAL FANTASY XIV wi...
Letter from the Producer, IV (02/28/2011)
1st Mar 2011
Hello again, FINAL FANTASY XIV fans. As always, I hope you are all enjoying your adventures in Eorzea. I have a confession to make—I hate planes. And I'm using "hate" ...
Patch 1.16 Outline (02/24/2011)
25th Feb 2011
Patch 1.16 is scheduled to go live in early March, bringing with it new quests, various improvements to the user interface, and more! The list below briefly outlines th...
Recovery from Several Worlds Technical Difficulties (Feb. 19)
19th Feb 2011
During the below time period, players are unable to access certain Worlds in FINAL FANTASY XIV. We are pleased to announce that the issue has been addressed. We apologi...
Patch 1.15b Notes (02/17/2011)
18th Feb 2011
Battle Adjustment has been made to the amount of party bonuses on skill and experience points for a party with 8 or more members. Amount of party bonuses awarded per playe...
All Worlds Maintenance (Feb. 17)
18th Feb 2011
At the following time, we will be performing maintenance on FINAL FANTASY XIV corresponding to the upcoming release of patch 1.15b. During this period, FINAL FANTASY XIV wil...
FINAL FANTASY XIV Players’ Poll the Second (02/18/2011)
18th Feb 2011
FINAL FANTASY XIV Players’ Poll the Second has begun, and we are eager to hear your opinions and feedback regarding the battle system. Your cooperation is greatly appreciated!...
Letter from the Producer, III (02/17/2011)
17th Feb 2011
FINAL FANTASY XIV fans the world round, the third Letter from the Producer has arrived for your viewing pleasure! Pore over the complete letter....
Enhanced Login Security for FINAL FANTASY XIV
16th Feb 2011
As a measure to help prevent unauthorized access to FINAL FANTASY XIV accounts, we will be introducing a system to restrict logins when suspicious account access is detected...
Little Ladies' Day (02/15/2011)
15th Feb 2011
Rise above your standing! Little Ladies' Day approaches, offering women all across Eorzea the unique opportunity to experience life as a noble. So don your best outfit and...
A Beginner's Guide to Eorzea (02/14/2011)
14th Feb 2011
The following post is to help new players to FINAL FANTASY XIV become more familiar with both undertaking local levequests and important stats for Disciples of the Hand. Vi...
Ask the Devs! (02/10/2011)
10th Feb 2011
The development and management teams continue to address the questions and concerns of the community in an ongoing FAQ. The topic addressed this time around is guild marks. ...
A Beginner's Guide to Eorzea
8th Feb 2011
The following post is to help new players to FINAL FANTASY XIV become more familiar with Disciples of the the Hand and synthesis. View the FAQ....
Ask the Devs!
4th Feb 2011
The development and management teams continue to address the questions and concerns of the community in an ongoing FAQ. The topic addressed this time around is gear condition ...
Patch 1.15a Notes
3rd Feb 2011
Battle Party bonuses have been adjusted to award larger amounts of skill and experience points based on party size. The amount of skill and experience points awarded for...
Changes to the Battle System and More
2nd Feb 2011
Patch 1.15a, which is set to go live Wednesday, February 2, will contain a number of changes in line with the wealth of player feedback we have continued to receive, such as t...
All Worlds Maintenance (Feb. 2)
1st Feb 2011
At the following time, we will be performing maintenance on FINAL FANTASY XIV corresponding to the upcoming release of patch 1.15a. During this period, FINAL FANTASY XIV wil...
Ask the Devs! (01/28/2011)
28th Jan 2011
Today's edition of Ask the Devs! focuses on the intricacies of gathering—a must-read for Disciples of the Land! Click through to find out more! ...
Patch 1.15a Outline
27th Jan 2011
Patch 1.15a Outline (01/27/2011) Several of the scheduled improvements mentioned in last week's letter from the producer are nearing completion. The following is a list ...
Valentine's Day in Eorzea
25th Jan 2011
The hills are alive with the sound of bells and laughter as the ever-popular Valentione's Day draws near. To learn all about the holiday and what it means to Eorzeans ever...
Ask the Devs! (01/24/2011)
24th Jan 2011
Today's Q&A session pertains to one of FINAL FANTASY XIV's hottest topics—the Markets. Click through for the full report....
Letter from the Producer, I (1/21/2010)
21st Jan 2011
Greetings adventurers! I hope you are all enjoying your time in Eorzea. Well, after a brief spell of users on Japan's most frequented forum referring to me as ...
FINAL FANTASY XIV Version Update (Jan. 18)
18th Jan 2011
A FINAL FANTASY XIV version update was performed at the below time. * Starting the FINAL FANTASY XIV client after the version update will cause the software to update a...
All Worlds Emergency Maintenance (Jan. 18)
18th Jan 2011
During the times listed below, we will be performing emergency maintenance on FINAL FANTASY XIV. During this period, FINAL FANTASY XIV will be unavailable. We apologize...
A Beginner's Guide to Eorzea (1/17/2010)
17th Jan 2011
This week's Q&A session seeks to assist newcomers to Eorzea by covering the basics of employing and using a retainer, as well as how to go about setting up a bazaar. Lodes...
FINAL FANTASY XIV Version Update (Jan. 12)
12th Jan 2011
A FINAL FANTASY XIV version update was performed at the following time. [Date & Time] Jan. 12, 2011 from 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. (PST) [Affected Service] - FINAL FA...
All Worlds Emergency Maintenance (Jan. 12)
12th Jan 2011
During the times listed below, we will be performing emergency maintenance on FINAL FANTASY XIV. During this period, FINAL FANTASY XIV will be unavailable. We apologize f...
Notice any changes?
11th Jan 2011
You may have noticed a certain quiet around Final-Fantasy-14.org lately, well that's because we've been hard at work with version 2 of the website, and as you are reading th...
A Beginner's Guide to Eorzea (01/11/2011)
11th Jan 2011
The following post is to help new players to FINAL FANTASY XIV become more familiar with the intricacies of bazaars. Read on for a comprehensive guide to buying, seeking, repa...
FINAL FANTASY XIV Lodestone Updated
10th Jan 2011
At the time and date listed below, the FINAL FANTASY XIV Lodestone was updated. [Date & Time] Jan. 10, 2011 at 18:10 (PST) [Update Details] * Under the "My Site"...
Happy New Year (again)
7th Jan 2011
In case you missed the announcement last month, the FINAL FANTASY XIV development and management teams are currently conducting a survey to obtain a better idea of how everyon...

2010

Heavensturn and the Usagi Kabuto
27th Dec 2010
Read about Heavensturn, Eorzea's New Year event....
Late-December Version Update (12/20/2010)
20th Dec 2010
This is the last big update of the year and will bring us players a lot of handy functions and features which will undoubtedly improve the game. The big talking point about th...
Comprehensive Version Update Details
16th Dec 2010
The December version update is finally here, one of two major updates for this money. This patch brings up a host of changes, improvements as well as the release of notori...
The Starlight Celebration
13th Dec 2010
The history of Eorzea is a dark one, stained with the blood of those who have fallen victim to innumerable episodes of strife. Several generations ago, one such episode ...
100 High-Res Screenshots Added
10th Dec 2010
While Square Enix deliberate the future of Final Fantasy 14, we do not rest. Our Final Fantasy 14 Official Screenshots section now contains over 100 high definition images of ...
An Important Announcement for FINAL FANTASY XIV Fans
10th Dec 2010
Thank you for your continued interest in and support of FINAL FANTASY XIV. While more than two months have passed since the official launch of FINAL FANTASY XIV servic...
New site coming soon!
6th Dec 2010
Again, I apologise for the lack of updates, but it's all for a good cause I assure you. Our staff have been working very hard and our new site is almost ready to launch. A fe...
All Worlds Emergency Maintenance (Dec. 6)
6th Dec 2010
During the times listed below, we will be performing emergency maintenance on FINAL FANTASY XIV. During this period, FINAL FANTASY XIV will be unavailable. We apologize f...
FINAL FANTASY XIV Version Update (Dec. 6)
6th Dec 2010
During the times listed below, we will be performing a version update on FINAL FANTASY XIV. * The FINAL FANTASY XIV client software will be updated automatically the firs...
All Worlds Maintenance and Version Update (Nov. 26)
25th Nov 2010
The previously delayed all Worlds maintenance / version update will take place at the following time. During this period, FINAL FANTASY XIV will be unavailable. We apologiz...
Comprehensive Version Update Details - November 25
25th Nov 2010
Today's Topics post announces the entirety of changes in today's version update. You can view them at the Final Fantasy 14 Lodestone...
FINAL FANTASY XIV Free Trial Period
16th Nov 2010
As always, we would like to express our gratitude to all players enjoying their adventures in Eorzea. Today, we have decided to extend the free trial period an additional 3...
Large-Scale Version Updates Information
11th Nov 2010
November & December Version Updates Quests The addition of new guildleves Adjustments to existing guildleves The implementation of a feature allowing players to lowe...
Ask the Developers: A Beginner’s Guide to Eorzea
9th Nov 2010
This week's Q&A session seeks to assist newcomers to Eorzea by introducing them to the intricacies of transportation around the realm. This includes an explanation of the Tel...
Square Enix Cuts Expected Sales by $100M
4th Nov 2010
Square Enix lowered their earnings forecast yesterday for the first part of the fiscal year which ended September 30, 2010. The reduction done was at 10.5% to $846 million (¥6...
New site still in the works
4th Nov 2010
For those of you that have noticed a slight wind-down in the content being added to this website, worry not! As mentioned previously, we're working on a completely new websit...
Ask the Developers: Interactions menu, Guildleves
4th Nov 2010
Today's Q&A serves to shed some light onto several issues that newcomers to FINAL FANTASY XIV may face when stepping into the realm of Eorzea for the first time. Continue rea...
Ask the Developers: Synthesis
1st Nov 2010
Q. What happens exactly when the harnessed element of a synthesis attempt becomes unstable? A. When an element of a synthesis becomes unstable, the following effects tak...
FINAL FANTASY XIV Lodestone Maintenance Tomorrow
31st Oct 2010
At the following time, the FINAL FANTASY XIV Lodestone will be undergoing maintenance. During this time, the site will be inaccessible. Those wishing to edit their profiles ar...
Recovery from Fabul World Technical Difficulties (Oct. 30)
31st Oct 2010
During the period listed below, players were unable to access the Fabul World on FINAL FANTASY XIV. We are pleased to announce that the issue has been addressed. We apologi...
FINAL FANTASY XIV Version Update (Oct. 28)
28th Oct 2010
An issue where the client would automatically shut down when the user canceled out of synthesis has been addressed. An issue where users would sometimes be unable to remo...
All Worlds Maintenance (Oct. 22)
22nd Oct 2010
The maintenance which was scheduled to occur on all Worlds Oct. 21 from 00:00 to 02:00 will now be conducted at the time below. We apologize for any inconvenience this may ...
FINAL FANTASY XIV Version Update
18th Oct 2010
Wards are now assigned specific item categories. Items corresponding to a ward’s item category will receive lower tax rates than items that do not correspond to the categ...
FINAL FANTASY XIV Free Trial Period Extension
18th Oct 2010
First of all, we would like to thank you for joining us in the realm of Eorzea, and hope you are enjoying your adventures. Since the official launch of service on September...
Message from the Director
16th Oct 2010
As always, we would like to thank you for choosing to play FINAL FANTASY XIV. In this Topics, I will speak at length about the forthcoming version update. Allow me to be...
Ask the Devs!
15th Oct 2010
The development and management teams continue to address the questions and concerns of the community in an ongoing FAQ. The topic addressed this time around is the upcoming...
Second Fan Site Kit Installment Now Available
12th Oct 2010
The second Fan Site Kit installment is now available, bursting with new content centered on the proud nations of Ul'dah and Gridania. We encourage all players to make use of ...
Unimplemented Class and Game Information
12th Oct 2010
The guys at FFXIVCore have a list of several unimplemented classes and game features that could make it to updates to Final Fantasy 14 in the future which we've added here fo...
FINAL FANTASY XIV Version Update (Oct. 8)
8th Oct 2010
Made an adjustment to how experience points are distributed amongst party members. Instead of dividing a total number of experience points by the number of players who part...
Whats the haps
5th Oct 2010
So while the dust settles on the new launch and Square work round the clock to fix the issues that keep arising, you may think it’ll quieten down a bit on this website. Howeve...
Regarding Suspension of Character Creation on Certain World
2nd Oct 2010
Character creation on certain Worlds have been suspended temporarily due to congestion in certain areas. The current situation is as follows: Character creation will ...
Current Known Issues in Final Fantasy 14
2nd Oct 2010
If an item name contains a "+ [number]" at the end (e.g. "+1," "+2," etc.), players are not able to equip the specified item through a macro command. Currently...
Choosing a Path Companion Page
1st Oct 2010
After playing a while, players will have to choose a Path Companion. These choices are discussed in this guide from Square Enix’s website, of which the link to our local versi...
Square Enix FFXIV QnA: Synthesis
1st Oct 2010
Q. I haven't been having much success crafting items. What am I doing wrong? A. The colored, glowing graphics provides players with a large hint toward a successful synt...
Final Fantasy 14 opens its doors to all!
30th Sep 2010
The day is finally here when Final Fantasy 14 goes on general sale. We hope you've enjoyed our coverage of the game during the leadup to the release and we will still be here...
Warning Regarding Transferal from Open Beta Test
30th Sep 2010
If you happen to register new service account during the transferal from FINAL FANTASY XIV Open Beta Test, you will not be able to transfer the Player Character name and obtai...
Final Fantasy 14 Maintenance and Update
30th Sep 2010
All Worlds Emergency Maintenance (Sep. 30) * Updates pertaining to synthesis are as follows: Fix: -Fixed an issue where synthesis was prone to failure due to the effe...
Preparation for the Official Service of Final Fantasy XIV
30th Sep 2010
We would like to take a moment to provide details on the preparations being made for the launch of FINAL FANTASY XIV. - Official Service Launch Date At 18:00 (PDT) on Se...
Ask the development and management teams!
29th Sep 2010
The development and management teams of Final Fantasy 14 continue to answer questions from the community. The topics addressed this time around are the market system, anima, a...
Version Updates - September 28 and 29
29th Sep 2010
[Date & Time] Sep. 29, 2010 at 3:00 (PDT) A measure to prevent servers crashing under certain conditions has been implemented. Sep. 28th, 2010 at 12:00 (PDT) ...
Dengeki Games Interview Hiromichi Tanaka
29th Sep 2010
Dengeki Games talked to Hiromichi Tanaka about a few things, including Final Fantasy 11, Final Fantasy 14, including some other things such as his past in the gaming industry....
Version Update September 27
27th Sep 2010
Version Update - September 27 An issue wherein during Guildleve and Behest, a large amount of skill points can be obtained by casting enhancing or healing magic to the part...
Final Fantasy 14 Known Issues
24th Sep 2010
As of 24th September Teleport and Return are not functioning properly near area boundaries. Please note that using Teleport or Return near area boundaries will consum...
New Patch
23rd Sep 2010
That didn't take long but a new patch was released for Final Fantasy 14 today, with the following bug fixes: An issue wherein objects such as doors could not be ...
First Maintenance for the Retail Version
23rd Sep 2010
At the following time, we will be performing maintenance on FINAL FANTASY XIV. During this period, FINAL FANTASY XIV will be unavailable. We apologize for any inconvenience...
Final Fantasy 14 Collectors Edition Released!
22nd Sep 2010
Today is Wednesday the 22nd of September, and thus the release of the collectors edition of Final Fantasy 14! As you probably already know, this version allows you early acces...
Komoto Interview Regarding the Future
21st Sep 2010
GAME Watch got together with director of Final Fantasy 14, Nobuaki Komoto, and battle planner Atsushi Okada to discuss all things Final Fantasy 14, mainly pertaining to the en...
Lodestone Website Now Open
21st Sep 2010
Square Enix has launched the official website for Final Fantasy 14 information, game guides, patch notes and more, found at the link below (almost seems like they're trying t...
Final Fantasy 14 Guildleves
21st Sep 2010
Our Levequest library is taking shape and slowly (or quickly even!) but surely we’ll be adding more detailed information about each quest as we all prepare for the launch of t...
Final Fantasy 14 Beta Test Comes to an End
20th Sep 2010
First of all, I'd like to say a huge thank you to everyone who participated in the Open Beta Test! From the beginning of the Alpha Test to the end of the Open Beta, our te...
FF14 Pre-release Information
18th Sep 2010
The Beta Site for Final Fantasy 14 has lots of information regarding the pending release of the game which is depicted in the transcript below: We would like to ...
Final Fantasy 14 Classes Complete
16th Sep 2010
We’ve now completed our library of Final Fantasy 14 classes. Including all their abilities, spells (magic or weapon) plus other information and images to boot! Check it out vi...
Final Fantasy 14 Magic Classes
16th Sep 2010
So here we have more Final Fantasy 14 class information for you, this time in the shape of the Magic classes – Conjurer and Thaumaturge. Final Fantasy 14 Classes...
In-Game Bonus Item Trial
15th Sep 2010
A few notes from Square Enix: In-Game Bonus Item Event: Narshe World Added We would like to announce that the Narshe world has been added for the testers who would like...
Final Fantasy 14 Pre-Release Coverage Report
15th Sep 2010
As you are probably aware, there was a pre-release conference yesterday in which lots of information was given. A lot of that information is already known, but it was nicely s...
Final Fantasy 14 Official Cinematic Trailer!
15th Sep 2010
So here we have the official cinematic opening of Final Fantasy 14 from the FF14 Pre-Launch Event. Exciting stuff. ...
Final Fantasy 14 Impressions
15th Sep 2010
Just thought I'd share with you an article from IGN with depicts their initial impressions of Final Fantasy XIV after several hours of game play. FF14 Impressions @ IGN...
Final Fantasy 14 Classes Update
14th Sep 2010
So we've been busily trying to update the website as quickly as possible with information from the FF14 Beta, and we currently have completed the Disciple of War classes. Her...
Final Fantasy 14 Images
11th Sep 2010
We've updated our Final Fantasy 14 Official Images page to reflect the new high-resolution screenshots that Square Enix have released. These images are roughly 1900 x 1080 (f...
Regarding the End of the Open Beta Test
10th Sep 2010
We would like to thank everyone who has participated in the FINAL FANTASY XIV Open Beta Test. The open beta test currently being conducted is scheduled to end at 5:00 p.m....
FINAL FANTASY XIV Beta Version Update (Sep. 9)
9th Sep 2010
An issue which caused players to, if they had changed equipment immediately after performing a “stand up” emote from a chair, warp to the location where their last “stand...
Solutions on Issues that Occur During the Version Update
8th Sep 2010
We would like to take this moment to provide solutions on the issues that could occur during the version update. - Progress bar stops at certain point during the version up...
Final Fantasy 14 Video The Making of A Realm 7
8th Sep 2010
A little pushed for time at the moment so no long description here I’m afraid – but enjoy! ...
FINAL FANTASY XIV Beta Version Update (Sep. 7)
7th Sep 2010
A issue which prevented players to complete the levequest “Yarz on me” has been addressed. An issue that may prevent animations from displaying properly upon increase...
Final Fantasy 14 PAX 2010 Interview
7th Sep 2010
The guys at FFXIVCore were lucky enough to get a chance to talk to Sage Sundi at this year’s Penny Arcade Expo, you can view the interview using the link below. FFXIVCore...
Final Fantasy 14 At PAX
6th Sep 2010
Square Enix, for the first time ever, appeared at PAX – the Penny Arcade Expo – and gave us the following videos ...
New Final Fantasy 14 Patches
6th Sep 2010
There are two new Final Fantasy 14 patches which have been released on the 5th and 6th of September. One of them (rather ironically..) fixes a big issue in which the patcher h...
Square Enix Account Management System Congestion: Follow-up 3
4th Sep 2010
We would like to take this opportunity to provide an update regarding the congestion of the Square Enix Account Management System. At this moment, congestion has eased and ...
Of Character Creation
4th Sep 2010
Currently, certain worlds are congested due to the high volume of characters being created. As a countermeasure, character creation on congested worlds will be temporarily res...
FF14 Beta Keys Available Again
4th Sep 2010
Yup, they’re back! Register now whilst you can at the following link: Final Fantasy 14 Open Beta Key...
Final Fantasy XIV Beta Version Update (Again!)
4th Sep 2010
Another update from Square Enix (I bet they do this for fun!) At the following time, a new update for the FINAL FANTASY XIV Beta Version went live. [Date & Time] Sep....
FF14 Beta Update and Registration Code Restriction
3rd Sep 2010
There is a few update for Final Fantasy 14 for you to download. Here are the details below: [Date & Time] Sep. 2, 2010 at 11:30 (PDT) [Affected Services] FINAL FANTASY...
Server Congestion Notes
3rd Sep 2010
A little notice from Square Enix We would like to take this opportunity to provide an update regarding the congestion of the Square Enix Account Management System. Due t...
Note For Closed Beta Testers
2nd Sep 2010
There was a erroneous message on Square Enix’s website yesterday saying that Closed Beta testers need not register for a new key. However we have now learn that they in fact d...
Get Your FF14 Beta Test Key Now
2nd Sep 2010
There is a rather interesting post over at FFXIVCore in which the guys have posted a way for you to get your FF14 Registration Key for the open beta. Clink the link for more d...
FF14 Open Beta Test Start Today!
1st Sep 2010
Here’s a nice new update from our friends at Square Enix. Need I say more? Follow this link now: FF14 Beta Test FINAL FANTASY XIV Open Beta Test Will Start on Sep. 1! ...
Final Fantasy XIV Beta Postponment Followup
1st Sep 2010
It looks like the beta testing will at least take a few days before being resumed, with Square Enix issuing a statement but declining to give any specific date, or even a time...
Final Fantasy XIV Beta Postponed!
31st Aug 2010
Well that lasted long didn’t it? The Final Fantasy 14 Beta Test has been postponed to a later, unspecified, date. A email from Square Enix told us of the following… FINAL...
Final Fantasy 14 Beta Goes Live
31st Aug 2010
Below is an email sent from Square Enix regarding the Final Fantasy XIV Beta Test. I wont waffle on but instead leave you to digest. Exciting stuff! You can download the cl...
Final Fantasy 14 Pre Release Trailer Released
29th Aug 2010
Five weeks to go before the release of the game and Square Enix have gifted us with this amazing video of Final Fantasy 14. In the background you can hear the official FFXIV s...
Final Fantasy 14 Release Date Revealed!
30th Jun 2010
Today Square Enix told everyone what they have been waiting to hear for a very long time – the release date of Final Fantasy 14. Windows PC gamers will be able to play this...
Final Fantasy E3 2010 Trailer
19th Jun 2010
This year, there were no surprises regarding Square Enix’s new MMORPG, as opposed to the shock announcement of E3 2009. Sony did once again highlight the game the Sony E3 2...

2009

Final Fantasy XIV at Micromania Game Show 2009
23rd Oct 2009
Square Enix has announced that it will be at France’s Micromaina Game Show. As well as Final Fantasy 14 they will also have Final Fantasy 13 on show. It is currently unknown w...
FFXIVCore's Questions With Hiromichi Tanaka
6th Oct 2009
FFXIVCore have followed up their previous interview with more questions regarding Final Fantasy XIV. There may not be many questions here, but it’s worth a read. FFXIVCores...
GAME Watch Interviews Komoto and Tanaka
30th Sep 2009
A new interview from the TGS has emerged, featuring Komoto and Tanaka answering questions from GAME Watch. This is an informative interview and features snippets of informatio...
Tokoyo Game Show 2009
30th Sep 2009
Well, for all of you hoping for new Final Fantasy XIV information during the Tokoyo Game Show must be sorely disappointed as there was no new information at all. A trailer was...
Minor FF14 informational updates
29th Sep 2009
The Unconfirmed Rumours, Battle System and Classes pages have all received a minor update based on information gleaned from the new Dengeki Games magazine. There was not much ...
Interesting new Final Fantasy 14 interview with two of the FF14 team
11th Sep 2009
Released in today’s Dengeki magazine is an interview with Tanaka and Kawamoto about various aspects of Final Fantasy 14. Quite a few new tidbits were mentioned here and this i...
FF14 Director talks about the future of online gaming
11th Sep 2009
In a recent article from 1UP.com Final Fantasy 14 director Nobuaki Komoto shares his views on the MMO market and how he feels it is much evolved from how it started out. He sa...
Final Fantasy XIV Not Playable During Tokyo Game Show
4th Sep 2009
Square Enix Japan have released their TGS (Tokoyo Game Show) website. The picture of the FFXIV icon indicates that the upcoming MMORPG will not have a playable demo at the sho...
Final Fantasy 14 non-level system like Ultima Online
4th Sep 2009
Final Fantasy XIV producer Hiromichi Tanaka, talking to VG247, has said that the level system in Final Fantasy 14 is somewhat similar to that of Ultima Online and will "make ...
More Final Fantasy Dialogue and a general update
30th Aug 2009
The interviews just keep coming, we've added a couple more to our database, these were done during the GamesCom with the duo Tanaka and Sundi. There is some interesting infor...
A couple more Final Fantasy 14 updates
23rd Aug 2009
Just a couple of small updates this time round. To add to the screenshots we gave you the other day we have added some art work that became available during GamesCom 09. These...
For those of you waiting for Final Fantasy XBox 360 news
23rd Aug 2009
Here is a quote from the Square Enix Final Fantasy 14 development team: "FFXI for 360; at that point PS2 didn't have a hard disc [and] that was really difficult for us,...
More Final Fantasy 14 Updates 2
22nd Aug 2009
GamesCom keeps rolling and more information keeps being added. Yesterday saw more media being released, as well as another interview. Whilst it isn't epic in the addition to ...
Final Fantasy 14 GamesCom 09 Update
20th Aug 2009
So GamesCom is upon us. It opened its doors yesterday to the public and a day later there has been some considerable addition to the amount of knowledge that we know about Fin...
More Final Fantasy 14 Updates
10th Aug 2009
The drafted versions of the new content mentioned in the last post have been completed. This mostly comprises of the Guildleves system, which is the main questing system in Fi...
Massive Final Fantasy 14 Update!
9th Aug 2009
Wow, it's been a busy week for Final Fantasy 14 information. After a quiet period of over a month we suddenly get a deluge of information, very valuable information too. I...
Final Fantasy 14 to be featured at GamesCom 2009
30th Jul 2009
Square Enix have announced their line-up for GamesCom 2009, which takes places 19th-23rd of August. The line-up consists of highly-anticipated games and it appears they have c...
Final Fantasy XIV Detailed Trailer Analysis
8th Jul 2009
The guys over at Gametrailers have done a detailed analysis of the trailer that was shown at this years E3 Expo. They raise some interesting points and is definitely worth vie...
Connect!On Interview Tanaka and Komoto
30th Jun 2009
Added to our library of content is the Connet!On magazine's interview with the director and producer of Final Fantasy 14. This is another interview that was conducted during ...
Nobou Uematsu Is ONLY Composer for FFXIV
30th Jun 2009
At a recent Distant Worlds Concert in Maryland Nobou Uematsu made two surprise announcements, one which he said Square Enix allowed him to say, and another he gave to the fans...
Famitsu Magazine E3 Reactions
20th Jun 2009
Famitsu has printed some reactions to Square Enix's announcement of Final Fantasy XIV in this weeks issue of the magazine. In the Gamer Opinion Box, comments are featured fro...
New forum software installed
18th Jun 2009
In keeping with our continuous effort to give our users an accessible and welcome place to interact we have upgraded our forum software to Invision Power Boards. These boards ...
New Interview With Tanaka And Komoto
12th Jun 2009
And thus Friday brings us some new information about Final Fantasy 14. At E3 the Dengeki group spoke with Tanaka And Komoto about Final Fantasy 14 but uniquely from an Final F...
42 High Resolution Screenshots
12th Jun 2009

Screenshots seem hard to come by for Final Fantasy 14 but we hope this makes life a bit easier for you with over 40 screenshots from the Final Fantasy XIV E3 2009 Trailer. ...


Exclusive EU Testing Update
10th Jun 2009
The Square Enix EU site has just been updated with two testing jobs that are almost certainly to be for Final Fantasy 14. Square Enix lists the following on their site: J...
Official Screenshots, Site News
9th Jun 2009
In a follow up to yesterday's post, we have also added the official screenshot pack from Square Enix to our website for you to enjoy. As you may have noticed around the co...
High Definition Trailer
8th Jun 2009
Here at final-fantasy-14.org we like to please our viewers, and we hope this is along the right lines. You've probably seen the FF14 trailer by now on YouTube or other fla...
Final Fantasy 14 (XIV) Online Revealed
6th Jun 2009
The 3rd June 2009 was a big day for Final Fantasy fans as square made the shock announcement of revealing the 14th incarnation of the massively popular gaming series. Being re...
Welcome to Final Fantasy 14.org
6th Jun 2009
This website is dedicated to bringing you the very latest news and content regarding the exciting announcement of Final Fantasy 14 at this year's E3 Expo. If this is you...
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