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27th Nov 2013, 09:38
Crossover Campaign

The massive Final Fantasy XI, Dragon Quest X, and Final Fantasy XIV crossover detailed (http://www.siliconera.com/2013/11/27/massive-final-fantasy-xi-dragon-quest-x-final-fantasy-xiv-crossover-detailed/) (Siliconera)
– Final Fantasy XI black mage Shantotto will show up in Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn and Dragon Quest X.

1st Dec 2013, 04:06
It's always Shantotto, isn't it? I'm definitely feeling some hype backlash coming on.

6th Dec 2013, 13:01
Game Update

Final Fantasy XI December update (http://www.siliconera.com/2013/12/06/final-fantasy-xi-december-update-brings-new-solo-content-trial-campaign/) brings new solo content, trial campaign (Siliconera)
– Final Fantasy XI will see an update this month, which will add new features to the game. Today, Square Enix touched upon what some of these will be.

11th Dec 2013, 10:52
Welcome Back Campaign

FFXI Welcome Back campaign kicks off (http://www.finalfantasy.net/xi/ffxi-campaign-kicks/) (Final Fantasy Network)
– From now until December 23rd, you’ll be able to log in to Final Fantasy XI if you have had a previously established service account through PlayOnline.

15th Dec 2013, 19:25
Monster X Dragon

Yahoo’s Monster x Dragon gets Final Fantasy XI summons in crossover (http://www.siliconera.com/2013/12/13/square-enix-monster-x-dragon-game-isnt-puzzler/) (Siliconera)
– as part of the second anniversary, Monster x Dragons is a new Summoner commander class that has access to summons from Final Fantasy XI.

21st Jan 2014, 11:47
Game Update

Summon Shantotto and others with the power of trust in Final Fantasy XI (http://www.siliconera.com/2014/01/21/summon-shantotto-others-power-trust-final-fantasy-xi/) (Siliconera)
― also in February, Square Enix will and Relic Armor for the Geomancer and Rune Fencer classes. Players will also be able to get faces including Prishe and Ulmia from the Chains of Promathia expansion.

15th Feb 2014, 17:20
Game Update

Final Fantasy XI’s version update hits Feb 18 (http://www.finalfantasy.net/xi/final-fantasy-xis-version-update-hits-feb-18/) (Final Fantasy Network)
― for more on what this month’s update entails, check out the official forum post here (http://forum.square-enix.com/ffxi/threads/39702).

13th May 2014, 20:29

New trailer (http://www.playonline.com/pcd/topics/ff11us/detail/12450/detail.html)
― watch the May version update trailer and get pumped for all the great new content!

Game Update

Final Fantasy XI May update to bring new missions, tweaks and more (http://www.siliconera.com/2014/05/12/final-fantasy-xi-may-update-bring-new-missions-tweaks/)
― Square Enix have shared a glimpse of an upcoming May update for Final Fantasy XI.

22nd Jul 2014, 17:26
Job Opportunity

Ever fancied getting paid to game (http://eu.square-enix.com/en/node/1729?all=)?
- Who hasn't?! Well, it's your lucky day: We're recruiting elite GMs for FF XI and XIV!

5th Aug 2014, 17:44
Game Update

Final Fantasy XI Gets A New Update This Month (http://www.siliconera.com/2014/08/05/final-fantasy-xi-gets-new-update-month/) (Siliconera)
- Final Fantasy XI is getting its next update this month, and Square Enix have revealed some of the features being added to the game.

10th Sep 2014, 09:44
Game Update

Game update (http://forum.square-enix.com/ffxi/threads/44090)
- The FFXI September version update descends into Vana’diel and beckons adventurers from beyond the maw!

12th Sep 2014, 17:50
Deals and Sales

Return to FFXI with our sale and Welcome Back campaign (http://eu.square-enix.com/en/blog/return-ffxi-our-sale-and-welcome-back-campaign)!
- This is a perfect opportunity for those of you who previously played Final Fantasy XI and now want to check out what's changed since you left.

8th Oct 2014, 09:26
Game Update

Final Fantasy XI Oct Update Reawakens Avatars (http://www.finalfantasy.net/xi/final-fantasy-xi-oct-update-reawakens-avatars/) (Final Fantasy Network)
- A new quest that relates to the events of the Wings of the Goddess expansion has been added, as well as high-tier battlefields where you can square off against Ifrit, Shiva, Garuda, Titan, Ramuh, and Leviathan Prime.

29th Oct 2014, 18:46

Tetsuya Nomura’s (http://www.siliconera.com/2014/10/28/tetsuya-nomuras-take-final-fantasy-xi/) Take On Final Fantasy XI (Siliconera)
- Tetsuya Nomura created a piece of Final Fantasy XI artwork (https://twitter.com/FF25TH_JP/status/527659916517863425/photo/1).

5th Nov 2014, 22:53
Game Update

Final Fantasy XI’s November Update Wraps Up The Adoulin Main Story (http://www.siliconera.com/2014/11/04/final-fantasy-xis-november-update-wraps-adoulin-main-story/) (Siliconera)
- Final Fantasy XI is getting an update this month, and Square Enix have released a trailer that highlights some of the content that will be added to the game.

11th Nov 2014, 21:36
Deals and Sales

Get up to 83% OFF Final Fantasy XI Seekers of Adoulin (https://twitter.com/FinalFantasy/status/532005446563811328/photo/1) from the NA Square Enix Store!


Forever Today (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9BMlwVfFHxc) Final Fantasy XI OST Plus
- Illustration (http://www.playonline.com/ff11/topics/special/forevertoday/index.html) by Tetsuya Nomura!

14th Nov 2014, 01:41

Attack on Titan’s Mika Kobayashi Sang A Song (http://www.siliconera.com/2014/11/13/attack-titans-mika-kobayashi-sang-song-final-fantasy-xi-seekers-adoulin/) For Final Fantasy XI: Seekers of Adoulin (Siliconera)
- Titled “Forever Today,” the song will be released in a special digital album alongside other unreleased Seekers of Adoulin songs.

27th Nov 2014, 14:26
Pictologica Final Fantasy

Vana'diel Chronicle
- Final Fantasy XI event (https://twitter.com/pictlogicaff/status/537804854958120960/photo/1) in Pictologica Final Fantasy.

10th Dec 2014, 10:06
Game Update

More Adoulin in Final Fantasy XI’s December version update (http://www.novacrystallis.com/2014/12/more-adoulin-in-final-fantasy-xis-december-version-update/) (Nova Crystallis)
- Final Fantasy XI’s December update is now live.

14th Jan 2015, 14:12
Game Update

Final Fantasy XI update (http://www.4gamer.net/games/005/G000546/20150109030/). (4Gamer)

8th Feb 2015, 20:43
I am not sure if this is the place to ask this, but are they going to do any free trials for FFXI this year? I am interested in coming back but, since it has been some time since I played last, there have been a great deal of changes. Even a seven-day trial would be enough for me to get a feel of how the new game is. Thank you in advance for any information or feedback you can offer me.

16th Feb 2015, 21:48
Game Update

Final Fantasy XI February Version Update (http://www.finalfantasy.net/xi/final-fantasy-xi-february-version-update/) (Final Fantasy Network)
- Final Fantasy XI’s February Update Will Add These New Features (http://www.siliconera.com/2015/02/16/final-fantasy-xis-february-update-will-add-new-features/). (Siliconera)

17th Mar 2015, 21:38
Event - Press Conference

Future of Final Fantasy XI press event scheduled for March 19 (http://www.novacrystallis.com/2015/03/future-of-final-fantasy-xi-press-event-scheduled-for-march-19/) (Nova Crystallis)
- The conference will be broadcast online and it’s there the company will be detailing their plans on the storied MMO going forward.

19th Mar 2015, 12:02
Final Expansion

Final Fantasy XI’s Final Expansion Announced (http://www.finalfantasy.net/mobile-dlg/final-fantasy-xis-final-expansion-announced/) (Final Fantasy Network)
- Square Enix announced that a new expansion for Final Fantasy XI will arrive in May 2015. It’ll be the final expansion for the game arriving as a series of updates called the Rhapsodies of Vana’diel, with three updates scheduled for May, August, and November 2015.

End of Service - PS2 and Xbox 360

Final Fantasy XI To End Service For PlayStation 2 and Xbox 360 (http://www.siliconera.com/2015/03/19/final-fantasy-xi-end-service-playstation-2-xbox-360-march-2016/) In March 2016 (Siliconera)
- Square Enix will continue working on the major update until November. However, service for PlayStation 2 and Xbox 360 versions of the game will end in March 2016. Meanwhile, the Windows version will continue to run.

Final Fantasy Grandmasters

Final Fantasy XI Gets A Smartphone Spinoff: Final Fantasy Grandmasters (http://www.siliconera.com/2015/03/19/final-fantasy-xi-gets-smartphone-spinoff-final-fantasy-grandmasters/) (Siliconera)
- Like Final Fantasy XI, Final Fantasy Grandmasters will allow players to explore the world of Vana’diel with friends.

Smartphone Version

Final Fantasy XI Is Headed To Smartphones (http://www.siliconera.com/2015/03/19/final-fantasy-xi-getting-smartphone-version-courtesy-nexon/), Courtesy Of Nexon (Siliconera)
- Final Fantasy XI on smartphones will feature a battle system optimized for smart devices and will launch in Japan and South Korea first.

20th Mar 2015, 19:33
News Roundup

Square Enix announces new plans for Final Fantasy XI (http://www.novacrystallis.com/2015/03/square-enix-announces-new-plans-for-final-fantasy-xi/) (Nova Crystallis)
- Square Enix has new plans for Final Fantasy XI, as the company revealed a new initiative today with the “Vana’diel Project – a series of programs set to coincide with the game’s 14 years of service.

27th Mar 2015, 17:06
Game Update

Final Fantasy XI March Update (http://www.finalfantasy.net/xi/final-fantasy-xi-march-update/) (Final Fantasy Network)
- Final Fantasy XI‘s March Update is here, and brings with it new features and updates to existing content.

3rd May 2015, 09:04

The Goddess’ Gala (http://www.finalfantasy.net/xi/goddess-gala-final-fantasy-xi/) Comes to Final Fantasy XI (Final Fantasy Network)
- The Goddess’ Gala, an event to celebrate Final Fantasy XI‘s thirteen years of service, kicks off.

14th May 2015, 14:43
Game Update

Here’s What Included In Final Fantasy XI’s May Update (http://www.siliconera.com/2015/05/13/heres-what-included-in-final-fantasy-xis-may-update/) (Siliconera)
- Final Fantasy XI will receive another update this month, and Square Enix have released a new trailer showing off some of the content you can expect to see.

19th May 2015, 22:23
13th Anniversary

The FFXI 13th anniversary festivities (https://twitter.com/FFXI_EN/status/600715009220546560/photo/1) have begun!
- Celebrate with your very own Behemoth suit!

3rd Jun 2015, 17:46

Double XP is back along with an assortment of other FFXI campaigns (http://www.playonline.com/pcd/topics/ff11us/detail/13907/detail.html)!
- Log in and take advantage of all the bonuses!

27th Jun 2015, 17:04
Mobile Version

How’s That Mobile Version Of Final Fantasy XI (http://www.siliconera.com/2015/06/26/hows-that-mobile-version-of-final-fantasy-xi-coming-along/) Coming Along? (Siliconera)
- When we spoke with Final Fantasy XIV producer Naoki Yoshida we asked how Square Enix’s first foray in the MMORPG genre was being adapted for mobiles.

3rd Aug 2015, 20:10

Return Home to Vana'diel Campaign (http://www.playonline.com/ff11us/vanaproj/wcb/index.html)
- Take advantage of the Return Home to Vana'diel campaign next week and come back to FFXI free!

5th Aug 2015, 10:50
Game Update

Final Fantasy XI Gets Its August Version Update And A New Trailer (http://www.siliconera.com/2015/08/05/final-fantasy-xi-gets-its-august-version-update-and-a-new-trailer/) (Siliconera)
- Final Fantasy XI recently got its major August 2015 version update, that adds various adjustments and the second chapter to its Rhapsodies of Vana’diel storyline.

12th Aug 2015, 19:03

The Return Home to Vana’diel (http://www.playonline.com/ff11us/vanaproj/wcb/index.html) Campaign is live!
- Log in free (https://twitter.com/LifeIsStrange/status/631122025168420864) and experience the August update!

19th Oct 2015, 19:37
Game Update

Explore Reisenjima and Experience the Final Chapter of Rhapsodies of Vana'd (http://forum.square-enix.com/ffxi/threads/48909)
- Venture to the remote and sacred island of Reisenjima in the November version update!

5th Nov 2015, 20:29
Final Fantasy XIV

You Got XI in My XIV (http://na.finalfantasyxiv.com/pr/blog/001241.html)
- Next week on November 10, FINAL FANTASY XI will usher in the epic conclusion to the Rhapsodies of Vana'diel scenario, and to celebrate this momentous occasion, we will be holding a special FINAL FANTASY XI and FINAL FANTASY XIV collaboration event!

9th Nov 2015, 19:42
Game Update

FINAL FANTASY XI: November 2015 Version Update Trailer (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Vj4mG0kfzds) (US)
- Take a look into the sundry features that the November 2015 version update has in store for Vana'diel.

9th Nov 2015, 20:36

Special Anniversary Battle Event: A Feast Most Dire (http://www.playonline.com/pcd/topics/ff11us/detail/14297/detail.html)
- Celebrate "XI Day" with a special battlefield and gear fashioned after Bahamut!

10th Nov 2015, 15:08
Dissidia Final Fantasy Arcade

Shantotto versus Y'shtola (https://twitter.com/DFF_Arcade/status/664043002302627840)
- Dissidia Final Fantasy Celebrates FFXIV And FFXI’s Updates With A Sweet Video (http://www.siliconera.com/2015/11/10/dissidia-final-fantasy-celebrates-ffxiv-ffxivs-updates-with-a-sweet-video/) (Siliconera)

10th Nov 2015, 15:15
Final Fantasy XIV

The Maiden's Rhapsody (http://na.finalfantasyxiv.com/lodestone/topics/detail/d1c32f8d7587899090b1037d0a81d3a720ed785b)
- The final chapter of Rhapsodies of Vana'diel, the ultimate scenario of FINAL FANTASY XI, will soon release and bring the game's story to an end.

14th Nov 2015, 18:27

New Final Fantasy XI OST (http://www.siliconera.com/2015/11/12/new-final-fantasy-xi-ost-lets-players-revisit-memories-vanadiel/) Lets Players Revisit Their Memories Of Vana’diel
- As the main story of Final Fantasy XI reaches its conclusion, a new Blu-Ray album titled Final Fantasy XI: Promised Remembrance was released today in Japan.

25th Nov 2015, 22:28
Dissidia Final Fantasy Arcade

Character Video
- O~hohoho! Shantotto (http://www.siliconera.com/2015/11/23/ohohoho-shantotto-gets-a-dissidia-final-fantasy-gameplay-trailer/) Gets A Dissidia Final Fantasy Gameplay Trailer (Siliconera)

5th Apr 2016, 14:07
Game Update

Final Fantasy XI April version update arrives; Yoji Fujito promoted to director (http://www.novacrystallis.com/2016/04/final-fantasy-xi-april-version-update-arrives-yoji-fujito-promoted-director/) (Nova Crystallis)
- While support for console version of Final Fantasy XI have recently shut down, Square Enix plans to continue to support the PC version of the game through its fourteen-year anniversary of service.

27th Apr 2016, 10:44
Smartphone Reboot

Final Fantasy XI Reboot- A First Look (http://gamerescape.com/2016/04/27/final-fantasy-xi-reboot-a-first-look/) (Gamer Escape)
- Here’s The Latest Look (http://www.siliconera.com/2016/04/27/heres-latest-look-final-fantasy-xi-reboot-smartphone/) At The Final Fantasy XI Reboot For Smartphone (Siliconera)

17th May 2016, 05:46
14th Anniversary

FINAL FANTASY XI Celebrates Its 14th Anniversary (http://www.playonline.com/pcd/topics/ff11us/detail/14809/detail.html)!
- Today we celebrate fourteen years of FINAL FANTASY XI.

25th Jul 2016, 23:08

Official FFXI Developer AMA (https://www.reddit.com/r/ffxi/comments/4ulgh1/official_ffxi_developer_ama_with_producer_akihiko/) with Producer Akihiko Matsui and Director Yoji Fujito
- The thread to post your AMA questions is now open (https://twitter.com/FFXI_EN/status/757712197694828545)! Please be sure to read the guidelines!

Final Fantasy XI Server Space Limits Wardrobe Boxes And Auction Item Slots (http://www.siliconera.com/2016/07/26/final-fantasy-xi-server-space-limits-wardrobe-boxes-auction-item-slots/) (Siliconera)
- Producer Akihiko Matsui and Director Yoji Fujito discuss the realities of development during their Reddit AMA.

Final Fantasy XI Dev Team Wanted To Include Dungeon Builder (http://www.siliconera.com/2016/07/26/final-fantasy-xi-dev-team-wanted-include-dungeon-builder/) (Siliconera)
- The feature that got away.

11th Aug 2016, 15:54
Dissidia Final Fantasy Arcade

Dissidia Final Fantasy Arcade adds 2nd Forms, Porta Decumana stage from Final Fantasy XIV on August 18 (http://gematsu.com/2016/08/dissidia-final-fantasy-arcade-adds-2nd-forms-porta-decumana-stage-final-fantasy-xiv-august-18) (Gematsu)
- A new illustration by Tetsuya Nomura (https://twitter.com/Nova_Crystallis/status/763728405120454656) on this card. (Nova Crystallis)
- Signed Dissidia Final Fantasy Arcade images for Cloud and Lightning (https://twitter.com/Nova_Crystallis/status/763727407010320384). (Nova Crystallis)
- Kain Highwind armor variation and weapon (https://twitter.com/Nova_Crystallis/status/763710077958103040) in Dissidia Final Fantasy Arcade. (Nova Crystallis)
- New stage from FFXIV (https://twitter.com/Nova_Crystallis/status/763709562528555008) coming to Dissidia Final Fantasy Arcade. (Nova Crystallis)

17th Sep 2016, 07:06
Final Fantasy 30th Anniversary

Final Fantasy 30th Anniversary Portal Site (http://www.finalfantasy.jp/30th/)
- Anniversary Video (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=e3XGWhvyelA)

29th Sep 2016, 14:45
World of Final Fantasy

World of Final Fantasy adds male Shiva, female Ifrit, and Shantotto (http://gematsu.com/2016/09/world-final-fantasy-adds-male-shiva-female-ifrit-shantotto) (Gematsu)
- Chibi Final Fantasy adds chibi black mage.

4th Oct 2016, 16:55
World of Final Fantasy

World of Final Fantasy in Famitsu magazine this week shows Shantotto and more (https://twitter.com/Nova_Crystallis/status/783235519564029952). (Nova Crystallis)
- World of Final Fantasy’s New Screenshots Show Shantotto and Opposite Gender Summons (http://www.dualshockers.com/2016/10/05/world-of-final-fantasys-new-screenshots-show-shantotto-and-opposite-gender-summons-on-famitsu/) on Famitsu (DualShockers)

12th Nov 2016, 14:57
Live Stream

Announcing the "Primed for Adventure (http://www.playonline.com/pcd/topics/ff11us/detail/15200/detail.html)" Live Stream! (11/10/2016)
- To coincide with all the excitement in November to celebrate "XI" month, Camate and Sicycre from the North America community team will be holding a special live stream where they will be showing off recent changes to the game as well as how to gear up a level 99 character who is just returning.