final fantasy xi

Official Site: Final Fantasy XI
Studio: Square Enix
Launch Date: May 16, 2002 (in de facto maintenance mode as of November 10, 2015)
Genre: Fantasy Themepark
Business Model: Subscription
Platform: PC, PS2, Xbox 360

The arc of a journey.

Final Fantasy XI prepares for full throttle campaigns in October

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The next version update for Final Fantasy XI will be in October, but at this point no details are known beyond the usual monthly...
One brings GLOWERS

Naoki Yoshida is focusing on Final Fantasy XIV even as he manages hype for Final Fantasy XVI

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Right now, Naoki Yoshida is focused on Final Fantasy XIV. That doesn't mean that he's forgotten about the fact that he's serving as...

Battle Bards Episode 177: Gone with the wind

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As the weather howls and gusts around us, the Battle Bards stand in the middle of it all with their heads lifted up, listening...
That just happened.

Final Fantasy XVI is announced with Naoki Yoshida of Final Fantasy XIV as producer

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Surprising absolutely no one, Final Fantasy XVI is going to happen! Yes, it turns out Square-Enix is continuing its flagship series, we're all shocked....
Ahem.

Whatever happened to the Final Fantasy XI mobile remake?

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Do you remember ages ago, when Final Fantasy XI first announced that it was scaling back to a maintenance mode and a new...

Massively OP Podcast Episode 288: ArcheAge again

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Justin, Bree, and Mia discuss ArcheAge 2, TERA, LOTRO, Wizard101, Corepunk, Raph Koster's new MMO, and Star Citizen, with adventures in WoW Classic, SWTOR, Black Desert, Echo of Soul, SWG Legends, and LOTRO, plus a mailbag discussion on the Final Fantasy XI mobile remake.
This is not a doll.

Final Fantasy XI delivers the second installment of the Voracious Resurgence today

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Black-clad beastmen, a mysterious threat, and also the meta level of new story content in Final Fantasy XI should be more than enough to...
Keep it going, keep it going, keep it going, full stop.

Final Fantasy XI previews the story and battles getting added with its September update

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It's just about time for the newest update to Final Fantasy XI, and that also means new story content with the next installment...
cat, i'm a kitty cat, and i dance dance dance and i dance dance dance

Final Fantasy XI’s Autumn Power Up Campaign gives you more stuff in a variety of content

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The current new story content for Final Fantasy XI is titled The Voracious Resurgence, but you know who has always been pretty voracious?...
Take care.

Massively Overthinking: The MMOs we intentionally avoid

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A few weeks back, I read a Twitter thread about people who avoid specific games and types of games, and the folks chiming in...
We are the boys. We may be back.

Final Fantasy XI gives players a shot at winning the Shadowlord’s sword for a month

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The Shadowlord: First major villain of Final Fantasy XI, owner of a tragic backstory, leader of beastmen, and wielder of an absolutely killer...
The arc of a journey.

Vague Patch Notes: How platform considerations impact MMOs

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It wasn't until I had been working in this field for a while - and as a result playing a lot of different MMOs...

The Soapbox: Stubborn MMO players are sleeping on autoplay mechanics

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Autoplay, huh. What is it good for? Absolutely something! I'll say it again: There is value in autoplay. It's got such a bad reputation...
AHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHH

Massively Overthinking: Jumping the shark in MMOs

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I'm sure those few people out there still bearing a grudge over the Rune-keeper would disagree with me, but one of the things that...
I half-see.

Vague Patch Notes: Balance in MMOs is overrated

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Earlier this week, we did a post all about balance in Crucible. It was a detailed post explaining all of the ways that...

Final Fantasy XI’s Voracious Resurgence arc is live as Square teases the Sunbreeze Festival

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The devs of Final Fantasy XI don't seem to really appreciate what "maintenance mode" is understood to mean, judging by the new pieces...
Keep it going, keep it going, keep it going, full stop.

Final Fantasy XI: The Voracious Resurgence gets its own teaser site

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It turns out that Final Fantasy XI will just keep going forever. The game has been pumping out monthly updates reliably ever since...
NOT THE WARP TARU!

Final Fantasy XI’s August update includes the first new storyline after Rhapsodies of Vana’diel

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It appears that even the claims of Final Fantasy XI's story being finished were greatly exaggerated. That's not news, of course, but it...
FAREWELL!

Wisdom of Nym: Everything we learned in Final Fantasy XIV’s 5.3 live letter

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It's not exactly a secret to people who follow my presence on various feeds that I'm not doing great right now emotionally, but the...
Effing OOPS

Perfect Ten: Classic alt challenges for MMOs

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When you start up your first character in a new MMO, it's all fresh and novel. But if you're the sort of tedious weirdo...

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