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Join the Final Fantasy XIV and XVI teams at PAX East 2024 in Boston, where they will reveal the latest news, host exciting activities, and give away exclusive goodies!
Following the success of the Fan Festival in Tokyo, Final Fantasy XIV is heading to another convention in early 2024: PAX East 2024 in Boston!
PAX East will take place from Thursday, March 21 to Sunday, March 24, 2024, and the Expo Hall will be open from 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. every day.
Attendees can visit the Final Fantasy XIV booth anytime during the convention and meet the staff! You can also enjoy panels featuring both Final Fantasy XIV and Final Fantasy XVI, as well as other fun booth activities. Test your skills against Asura, the new boss, or try out some primal fights if you are new to the game. And of course, don't forget to snap some photos at the Final Fantasy photo spot!
Naoki Yoshida and his team will also be hosting a Final Fantasy XIV and XVI panel to share the latest news and updates about both games!
Two different panels will be hosted:
Friday, March 22 at 8:30 a.m. (PDT): Leviathan the (Not So) Lost is Here: The Rising Tide DLC for Final Fantasy XVI Saturday, March 23 at 9:00 a.m. (PDT): Journey to Dawntrail: The 10-Year Adventure of Final Fantasy XIV During the panels, you will receive a Jill Pixel pin as a souvenir, and if you attend on Saturday, you will get a beautiful Dawntrail Poster! However, stocks are limited, which means these goodies are in short supply, so be sure to arrive early for both panels.
Additionally, for those attending PAX East, you will also be able to join the fight against the latest boss: Asura, the corrupted incarnation of a Manusya. Everyone who wins this battle will receive a T-shirt as a reminder of their victory.
Please note that there is limited stock for these items, and your preferred size cannot be guaranteed.
If you are new to the game and want to try out an early primal fight, you will also get a free copy of the Final Fantasy XIV Online Starter Edition for PC as a reward!
Lastly, to prepare every Warrior of Light for their upcoming adventures in Tural, bucket hats will be given at the FFXIV booth, and all PAX East attendees will be able to grab an FFXIV-themed lanyard for their badges.
For Warriors who are unable to attend PAX East in person, don't worry; both panels will be broadcast live on the following channels.
FFXIV Twitch Pax East Twitch FFXVI panels:
Square Enix Youtube Square Enix Twitch Pax East 2 Twitch Whether you are attending live or watching from the comfort of your own home, we hope you will have a great time following the shows!
You can read the official post here: FFXIV at PAX East 2024
We will update you on all the news from the event, so stay tuned for more on Dawntrail, FFXVI DLC, and maybe the FFXVI crossover event!
Find out everything you need to know about the crossover event between FFXV and FFXIV! During this event, you can obtain cool rewards such as the Regalia Mount and more!
The popular Final Fantasy XV collaboration event has returned! Here is everything you need to know to join the adventure.
From Wednesday, February 28, 2024 at 8:00 (GMT) / 19:00 (AEDT) to Wednesday, March 13, 2024 at 14:59 (GMT) / 1:59 (AEDT), you can go to Ul'dah, Steps of Nald, and accept the quest "The Man In Black". You will help Kipih Jakkya with her investigation for her latest article!
To be eligible for this quest, you must have:
A Level 50 character Completed the main storyline quest "The Ultimate Weapon". This collaboration event is the same as the ones in 2019 and 2021. If you started this quest before but did not complete it, you can pick up where you left off.
By completing the event quests, you will get:
The Lucian Prince Costume Set A Modern Aesthetics - Lucian Locks Hairstyle
The Regalia Type-G 4-seater Mount
Additionally, you will also receive Orchestrion Rolls with music from FFXV, and more! You can replay this quest even if you have done it before, but you will not get the quest rewards again. For further details about the collaboration event, visit the official website.
For fans of Final Fantasy XV and XIV, this is a great chance to join the King's Glaive and fight alongside Noctis and his friends!
Another wave of Final Fantasy XIV's Meister Quality Figure of Hydaelyn and Zodiark, featuring an in-game emote code, is available now. If you are interested, you can pre-order yours today!
The Final Fantasy XIV Meister Quality Figure of Hydaelyn and Zodiark is back due to popular demand! The figure celebrates the end of the Hydaelyn and Zodiark saga, featuring two primordial forces in a dynamic pose. It is the perfect way to display the contrast of Light and Dark, as well as the significance behind it, in your own home.
The figurine sold out quickly during the first wave, but Square Enix has opened up a second phase of pre-orders. You can reserve yours now for $359.99 / 369.99€ on the official website here: Meister Quality Firug - Hydaelyn & Zodiark
The figure is made of ABS and PVC and measures approximately H 34.49 cm x W 29.00 cm x D 23.01 cm.
The estimated shipping date is October 2024, but the date is subject to change and will be updated on the store page.
Purchasing the figure will also grant you a code for an in-game item: Ballroom Etiquette: Apocalyptic Charades. This emote code has been fixed and will apply to your entire service account, not just one character as previously stated in the description.
Be careful when you receive the figure, as the code for the emote may only appear on the box. Do not discard the box before redeeming your item code. No replacements will be offered if you lose the code.
If you are interested, you should hurry and secure your pre-order now, as availability is limited!
Everything you need to know about FFXIV’s Patch 6.57, including the removal of weekly limits for Pandaemonium: Anabaseios Savage, the open beta for the Xbox Series X|S version, and more.
Patch 6.57 is out today, February 13th, 2024! It updates and modifies the game in a variety of ways, the most notable of which is the removal of weekly limits for Pandaemonium: Anabaseios Savage!
Here are the official patch notes along with everything you need to know:
FINAL FANTASY XIV Patch 6.5
Patch 6.57 contains content that can only be accessed by registering the expansion packs for FINAL FANTASY XIV to your service account. To distinguish between adjustments that are and are not affected by the registration of these expansions, the following notations will be used throughout the patch notes:
Starting in Patch 6.5, the FINAL FANTASY XIV: Starter Edition will include the second expansion pack, Stormblood. Accordingly, access to Stormblood will automatically be granted to players who have already registered A Realm Reborn to their service accounts.
These additions and adjustments require the purchase and registration of FINAL FANTASY XIV: A Realm Reborn, FINAL FANTASY XIV: Heavensward, and FINAL FANTASY XIV: Stormblood. These additions and adjustments require the purchase and registration of FINAL FANTASY XIV: Shadowbringers. These additions and adjustments require the purchase and registration of FINAL FANTASY XIV: Endwalker. These additions and adjustments contain elements that may require the purchase and registration of the expansion packs noted above.
Rewards have been adjusted for the following main scenario quests:
The Scions of the Seventh Dawn
Before After Vesper Bay Aetheryte Ticket x12 Vesper Bay Aetheryte Ticket x40 Back from the Wood
Before After Vesper Bay Aetheryte Ticket x10 Vesper Bay Aetheryte Ticket x33 The Black Wolf's Ultimatum
Before After Vesper Bay Aetheryte Ticket x8 Vesper Bay Aetheryte Ticket x26 Miscellaneous
When certain visions are in progress in the island sanctuary, players will now be able to speak with the felicitous furball to receive hints about how they may be realized.
The number of Allagan tomestones of comedy offered for completing one line of Khloe's Wondrous Tails has been increased from 50 to 300.
The following adjustments have been made to Pandæmonium: Anabaseios (Savage):
Treasure coffers will now always appear, with no reduction of rewards, regardless of whether any party members have previously cleared the circle. The weekly restriction on rewards obtained from treasure coffers has been removed. The weekly entrance restriction has been removed. Players may now proceed directly to any circle. Players will now receive the power of the Echo. The effect will be granted at the start of the battle, increasing maximum HP, damage dealt, and healing potency by 10%.
* Unlike other instances, the strength of the Echo will not increase in the event all party members are incapacitated. Thaleia has been added to Duty Roulette: Alliance Raids.
The weekly limit for Allagan tomestones of comedy has been increased from 450 to 900.
* The maximum store of 2,000 tomestones has not been changed.
The following adjustments have been made to the Fields of Glory (Shatter):
The amount of data required to win has been decreased from 2,000 to 1,600. The amount of data gained from defeating a member of an opposing team has been increased from 5 to 8.
The additional instances implemented to prevent congestion in Old Sharlayan, Radz-at-Han, and Thavnair have been removed.
Open beta for the Xbox Series X|S version begins.
* The open beta for the Xbox Series X|S version will begin on Wednesday, February 21 at 12:00 a.m. (PST). Read on to learn how to participate.
The Xbox Series X|S version utilizes single sign-on (SSO) authentication. Once Square Enix accounts and Xbox (Microsoft) accounts are linked, players can skip the login process and launch the game directly.
Additionally, the Xbox Series X|S version launcher will display the player's Xbox gamertag.
Xbox Series X supports three resolution options: 4K (2160p), WQHD (1440p), and Full HD (1080p).
* The default setting is WQHD.
Xbox Series S supports two resolution options: WQHD (1440p) and Full HD (1080p).
* The default setting is Full HD.
Mouse and Keyboard Controls
Like other platforms, Xbox Series X|S players now have the option to use mouse and keyboard controls.
Xbox Gamertag and Icon
The player's Xbox gamertag and icon will be displayed to fellow Xbox Series X|S players across the following UI windows:
Character Examine Examine (Deep Dungeons) Doman Mahjong opponent list Triple Triad tournament opponent list Xbox Icon
Friends List (online players only) Contact List Recent Players
When joining a party with members also playing the Xbox Series X|S version, said members will be displayed under the "Recently played with" section of the Xbox Series X|S friends list.
The Xbox Series X|S version features Xbox achievements that will be unlocked when their conditions are met. Additional achievements will be added in future patches.
The following issues have been addressed. An issue during a cutscene in the main scenario quest "Stars in the Dark" wherein Temulun's animation did not display correctly. An issue regarding Moogle Treasure Trove: The First Hunt for Genesis wherein The Borderland Ruins (Secure) was erroneously listed in the Mogpendium. An issue wherein Japanese kanji conversion stops working during text input after disabling Live Conversion (Mac version only). Other minor text issues. Other various issues have also been addressed.
An issue wherein certain graphics do not display correctly (Xbox Series X|S version only). An issue wherein the player's chat mode toggle keybind stops working after the first use (Xbox Series X|S version only). An issue wherein the sound of footsteps does not play correctly under certain circumstances while the Listening Position slider is set toward Character in the sound settings (Xbox Series X|S version only). An issue wherein the keyboard enter key does not function correctly within the launcher (Xbox Series X|S version only).
* Should you encounter this issue, a mouse or controller can be used instead. An issue wherein the controller's directional pad and/or the keyboard arrow keys do not function correctly within the launcher (Xbox Series X|S version only).
* Should you encounter this issue, a mouse or control stick can be used instead.
Find out how to participate in the open beta test of Final Fantasy XIV on Xbox Series X|S, starting on February 21, 2024.
Get ready for the Xbox Series X|S open beta test of Final Fantasy XIV, starting on Wednesday, February 21, 2024, at around 8:00 (GMT) or 19:00 (AEDT). If you are an Xbox player who has never tried Final Fantasy XIV before, you can now participate in the open beta test!
This is a special opportunity for new players who have never tried Final Fantasy XIV before.
Important information: DO NOT link your Microsoft account to your Square Enix account if you have previously purchased the free trial or the game on another platform before the official Xbox launch. Those who have already completed the free trial on another platform or who already own an FFXIV license will be unable to participate in the beta.
The Final Fantasy XIV team asks that veteran players be patient, as playing on XBOX requires linking your Square Enix account to your FFXIV account, which cannot be undone. So be very cautious when linking both accounts!
For new players who want to try the game on Xbox Series X/S during the open beta test, here's what you need to do:
First, make sure the following privacy options have been set on your Xbox: Settings > Account > Privacy and online safety > Xbox privacy > view details and customize > communication and multiplayer: Enable the following settings: "You can join multiplayer games," set to Allow. "You can join cross-network play," set to Allow. "Others can communicate with voice, text, or invites," set to Everybody. "You can communicate outside of Xbox with voice & text," set to Everybody. From the previous view details & customize menu, select game content and confirm: "You can see and upload community creations," set to Everybody. From the Microsoft Store, look for Final Fantasy XIV and open the product page. From the “…” option menu, pick and download the Final Fantasy XIV Free Trial to your Xbox Series X|S. Once the installation is done, start the game and follow the on-screen instructions to begin your journey. The open beta test has the same content, features, and restrictions as the free trial version, except for the option to buy items from the online store. You will not require any Xbox Game Pass plan in order to play the open beta or the free trial. However, once the game fully releases on Xbox, if you intend to buy it, you will require the Xbox Game Pass to play it.
The Xbox Series X|S version will be available immediately after the open beta test ends, but the exact date is still being discussed since the FFXIV team may require time to adjust things after the beta. You will be able to keep your Final Fantasy XIV game data and play without having to download the game again at launch.
More details about any transfers and the actual release date will be published later, as well as information on how veteran gamers can continue to play on Xbox after launch. Let's welcome our Xbox friends to the wonderful world of Eorzea and accompany them on their journey with kindness and friendship!