final fantasy xiv

Official Site: Final Fantasy XIV
Studio: Square Enix
Launch Date: September 30, 2010; relaunched August 27, 2013
Genre: Fantasy Hybrid Themepark
Business Model: Subscription (Cash Shop)
Platform: PC, PS3, PS4

Final Fantasy XIV posts updates regarding Aether data center login queues and Xbox bugs

This past weekend was an obviously busy one for Final Fantasy XIV, as the pre-order early access for Dawntrail continued on, which has seen...

The Stream Team: A newly minted Viper arrives to Final Fantasy XIV’s roulettes

MOP's Chris has had one objective and one objective only so far in Final Fantasy XIV: Playing the Viper class added in Dawntrail. And...

Global Chat: Tarisland’s controls, WoW Classic permadeath, and Dawntrail tips

The Ancient Gaming Noob doesn't mince words in a recent essay: He found Tarisland pretty annoying right from the start. One key complaint? The...

One Shots: Dawntrail, ho!

Memories of a brutal 48-hour downtime for Final Fantasy XIV are fading into distant memory as the playerbase basks on the shores of Dawntrail....

Final Fantasy XIV: Dawntrail’s early access sees predictable queues, emerging issues

Final Fantasy XIV's latest expansion, Dawntrail, is weathering its first day of early access. And as with all weather, there are sunny patches and...
Like J. J. Abrams!

The Daily Grind: Are you taking part in Final Fantasy XIV’s Dawntrail early access?

I'm not going to lie to you, people, I'm writing this post well before the early access period has begun because my primary goals...
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Final Fantasy XIV: Dawntrail is now open for early access

Yes, it's time for everyone who plays Final Fantasy XIV to indulge in tacos, alpacas, and pina coladas as they head off to Tural...
Dragonball Z jokes get you banned.

Vague Patch Notes: Many kinds of challenge and many kinds of fun in MMOs

Earlier this week, MOP's Bree and I were discussing my plans in Final Fantasy XIV as part of the Dawntrail early access launch. Now,...

Final Fantasy XIV posts its brand-new Tural tourism site ahead of Dawntrail’s early access

Some companies, when given a large enough marketing budget, make some commercials and promotional materials that seem oddly disconnected from the spirit of the...
It's a fooler.

Perfect Ten: The MMORPG terms we use but never define, from murderhobo to sandpark

Over in Vague Patch Notes, I have an ongoing series of columns that I describe as being primarily about having useful notes for us...
Secret garden.

PSA: You can download the Final Fantasy XIV: Dawntrail patch right now

If you had been waiting to pick up the Final Fantasy XIV patch for Dawntrail until tomorrow because you are on PC and didn't...

Final Fantasy XIV fans assemble 300 fans to play an Endwalker tribute medley

As of this point, Final Fantasy XIV: Endwalker is officially done. The game is down for maintenance for 48 hours for the early access...

Final Fantasy XIV posts the preliminary patch notes for Dawntrail

There are just a couple of days remaining before Final Fantasy XIV players will be heading on a boat to reach the land of...
Level up, loser.

Wisdom of Nym: MOP’s last-minute prep checklist for Final Fantasy XIV Dawntrail

You have two days left to get your prep work done for Final Fantasy XIV's next expansion, and in case there's some stuff you...
There is another shore, you know.

Final Fantasy XIV sets an aetheryte in London ahead of Dawntrail’s launch

If anyone has an aetheryte ticket in real life and wants the cheapest trip possible to the UK, good news, as there's an aetheryte...

The Stream Team: One last roulette run in Final Fantasy XIV before Dawntrail arrives

It's the last Eorzea Sunday stream of the Endwalker era! MOP's Chris and his crew are coming together for one final run of the...

One Shots: Did someone call for a bird delivery?

Face it: There are a lot of bird delivery services in the world today. Not an hour goes by that your doorbell isn't ringing...
Makin', make make makin'... armor.

Final Fantasy XIV reminds players to prepare for Dawntrail’s early access period

If you are unbelievably eager to be tap-dancing in Tural in Final Fantasy XIV, please remember that you need to have a pre-order code...
Pretty sure seeing this attack coming for you means nothing but good things.

Vague Patch Notes: Have a seat for your MMO

I could play Final Fantasy XIV on my PlayStation 5, but I don't want to. And as weird as it might sound, the reason...
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Final Fantasy XIV posts its schedule for 48-hour maintenance ahead of Dawntrail

If you have anything you want to accomplish in Final Fantasy XIV ahead of the launch of Dawntrail, you will want to get that...