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

It's the same basic bench.

Final Fantasy XI brings the Starlight Celebration around once again on December 16

It's just about time for every game to start its Christmas celebrations, and Final Fantasy XI is certainly no exception with its Starlight Celebration...
That's not a doll, guy.

Final Fantasy XI previews more story developments and master level adjustments for its December patch

The Voracious Resurgence continues in Final Fantasy XI with the December version update, and that means the conclusion of the Far Eastern portion of the...

The MOP Up: Ultima Online plays Santa and hands out gifts

Ultima Online is really into gift giving this season, so head in and get yours before they're all gobbled up: "We wish to offer...
It's a tiny little sprout thing. It might kill you.

Final Fantasy XI boosts experience and capacity gains in its Winter Bundle-Up Campaign

Your character levels are going to get swole in Final Fantasy XI's latest boost campaign. No, really, that's the whole thing when the Winter Bundle-Up Campaign...

Battle Bards Episode 205: Love is in the air

They might not be the most naturally romantic crew at heart, but the Battle Bards have been known to get, er, swoony when love is professed...
Birb is the worb.

Final Fantasy XI adds in more Voracious Resurgence and the new Master Level advancement system

The newest patch to Final Fantasy XI is a big deal. No, not just because there's a new installment of the Voracious Resurgence, although that...
Contains some monsters.

Final Fantasy XI is bringing new advancement systems and new Voracious Resurgence with November

You've mastered your job in Final Fantasy XI and have reached the end of your leveling process at long last. That's a reason to celebrate!...
We're going to be here for a very long while, princess.

Final Fantasy XI kicks off a series of winter improvements on November 11

Let's be realistic, if you're going to be spending a lot of time in a Square-Enix MMORPG this month, it's probably not going to be Final...

Massively Overthinking: Our favorite MMORPGs of all time, 2021 edition

Five years ago this week - back in 2016 - the MOP team and readers did an epic Massively Overthinking picking out their top...

Final Fantasy XI brings its Harvest Festival around once more on October 25

October is the month to be spooky, but the bright side of Final Fantasy XI's long existence is that it has had plenty of time...
Pumpkin head!

Final Fantasy XI updates Ambuscade and one of its trust companions

There are a lot of trust companions in Final Fantasy XI. Seriously, the sheer number is almost baffling. Still, it's a good thing that...

Final Fantasy XI looks back on the game’s history in 2006 and continues its industry interviews

When Final Fantasy XI released its third expansion, Treasures of Aht Urhgan, the playerbase rejoiced and had a particular love of the new jobs released with...

Final Fantasy XI previews a lighter update for its October patch

October is the spookiest month of the year, but it's a lighter month for Final Fantasy XI patches this time around. The official preview of...
Eye see.

Final Fantasy XI asks players to come up with their own banquet for prizes

When you play Final Fantasy XI, does your mouth water at the thoughts of some of the food items you're chewing on for stat boosts?...
Like a boss.

Final Fantasy XIV is why Final Fantasy XI didn’t get a PlayStation 3 port

If you're wondering why you never got a version of Final Fantasy XI to play on the PlayStation 3 (back in the years when the...
Now fight for something!

Wisdom of Nym: Final Fantasy XIV’s lack of public testing is fine by me

When the Final Fantasy XIV media tour happens, it'll be the first opportunity anyone outside of Square-Enix has gotten to look at anything related...
Cor, sair.

Final Fantasy XI brings out more Voracious Resurgence with its latest version update

Remember back in 2016 when we all thought that Final Fantasy XI was going into maintenance mode and would have no more major storyline additions...
Eye see.

Final Fantasy XI announces its September update and continues its anniversary interviews

It's the start of September, and that means Final Fantasy XI fans know it's just about time for the game's next version update to arrive...
Fandaniel is a bad person, don't be like Fandaniel.

Final Fantasy XIV’s Naoki Yoshida reflects on the progress of the game in a new interview

The release date of Endwalker comes ever closer, and that means Final Fantasy XIV fans are eager for every scrap of information available about the game......

Final Fantasy XI interviews Yosuke Saito and prepares an equipment boosting campaign

The features on Final Fantasy XI's wide-ranging anniversary site We Are Vana'diel have continued to show up in bits and pieces, and the latest installment...