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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...
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Final Fantasy XIV updates players on expectations of server congestion at Dawntrail’s launch

During the Final Fantasy XIV: Dawntrail media tour, producer and director Naoki Yoshida said to Eurogamer that the team has prepared for expansion launch...
how many roads &c.

Final Fantasy XIV reveals its Dawntrail launch trailer on the last Live Letter before the expansion

If any Final Fantasy XIV fans were worried about a last-minute Dawntrail delay you can breathe easier after today's Live Letter; director and producer...
Like J. J. Abrams!

MassivelyOP’s complete coverage from the Final Fantasy XIV Dawntrail media tour

The next major expansion for Final Fantasy XIV launches in under a month, with early access starting on June 28th... but as is tradition,...

Final Fantasy XIV Dawntrail media tour: Questions and answers with Naoki Yoshida

Interviewing Naoki Yoshida is always a heck of a time. There are people whom I can interview about the games they run and get...

Final Fantasy XIV Dawntrail media tour: MassivelyOP’s coverage begins now

MOP's Eliot attended the Final Fantasy XIV Dawntrail Media Tour back in May. We've got half a dozen articles prepared for you all today, but we're kicking everything off with an explainer for how it works and what MMORPG gamers need to keep in mind when reading. Enjoy!

Final Fantasy XIV will release the second Dawntrail benchmark on June 3

The revised version of Final Fantasy XIV's expansion benchmark is going to be a little delayed, it turns out; an article has gone live...
He seems happy.

Wisdom of Nym: What we learned about Final Fantasy XIV’s Viper, Pictomancer, and job updates from the live letter

We do not yet know as much as you think about how the Final Fantasy XIV jobs are going to look in Dawntrail. I...
Complete with strong eye contact

Final Fantasy XIV shows off its new job actions in a nearly five-hour-long Letter from the Producer

Fans of Final Fantasy XIV who are accustomed to the normal flow of information ahead of expansions will remember that usually, the media tour...

Final Fantasy XIV’s studio and boss are getting a rename in a year of change for Square-Enix

Apparently, Square-Enix has been doing more than replacing its president, moving its offices, losing money, and blathering about blockchain and gen AI: It's also...

Final Fantasy XIV checks in with Dawntrail benchmark updates and release timing

As most players of Final Fantasy XIV already know, the benchmark tool for Dawntrail is getting an update to address player complaints about lighting...
Looks nice enough.

Final Fantasy XIV is adding new logistical data center for European players May 7

What if you wanted to log in to a new logistical data center in Europe to play Final Fantasy XIV, but Naoki Yoshida looked...

Wisdom of Nym: Taking a look at the Final Fantasy XVI x Final Fantasy XIV crossover

Confession time: I've been not exactly low-key waiting for the Final Fantasy XVI crossover in Final Fantasy XIV since June of last year. You...

Perfect Ten: The 10 best Final Fantasy crossovers

So yesterday we got hit with the Final Fantasy XVI crossover in Final Fantasy XIV. It was all right, I guess. But it wasn't...
No mom.

Wisdom of Nym: Final Fantasy XIV isn’t easier, but it also is

So it was about half a month ago when Final Fantasy XIV fans translated an interview with producer and director Naoki Yoshida talking about...

Final Fantasy XIV confirms the most important element of its Final Fantasy XVI crossover

From the moment that Final Fantasy XIV producer and director Naoki Yoshida revealed that he had finally made peace with Final Fantasy XVI producer...
Complete with strong eye contact

Final Fantasy XIV’s Dawntrail expansion is launching on July 2 following June 28 early access

Final Fantasy XIV has announced the launch date for the game's next expansion, Dawntrail, after it was actually avoided during this year's fan festival...
This is some Michael Bay contrast.

Wisdom of Nym: What we’re likely to see at Final Fantasy XIV’s PAX East 2024 panel

I realize at this point my general dislike of heading up to Boston for the annual haunted plague box that is PAX East is...

Final Fantasy XIV’s Naoki Yoshida discusses making the game less stress-free, according to new interview

There's always a delicate balancing act between reducing the amount of tedious busywork necessary in a video game and keeping the game fun. A...

Final Fantasy XIV plans a 14-hour stream to wrap up its 10-year anniversary

It's fair to point out that the 10-year anniversary of Final Fantasy XIV's relaunch took place back in August of last year, but the...