Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn is Square Enix's latest online installment in the legendary Final Fantasy series. Players enter the land of Hydaelyn to adventure in the regions of Eorzea, and can switch between four distinct classes and 18 sub-specializations by equipping different weapons. The PC game was originally released in September of 2010, but was brought back into development for a full overhaul and will relaunch alongside the PS3 version in 2013.
Fans had the opportunity to submit questions to Naoki Yoshida for answer during the Eorzean Question Time. For 40 minutes on Sunday morning Yoshida answered questions that were pre submitted on Saturday from the venue or from the Forums. The following is a highlight of what was asked and answered.
On the evening of the Frankfurt Final Fantasy XIV Fanfest there was a cosplay contest to celebrate the joy of final fantasy. There were 30 entries selected for the final stage presentation. From those seven were chosen for additional recognition. One each for most unique, most detailed, and most entertaining. Then the final three judges choices followed by the best in show.
Last night at the end of the first day of Final Fantasy FanFest Frankfurt Square Enix hosted a first for them. A press conference at the end of a FanFest. Naoki Yoshida, director and producer of Final Fantasy XIV fielded a series of questions from the media.
At the end of the latest Live Letter from the Producer in Frankfurt Square Enix was the recipient of 3 Guinness World Records. The first of was achieved for an MMO having the longest end credits, with Final Fantasy XIV coming in at a whopping 1 hour and 38 minutes. The second was for the most original pieces of music in a video game at 384. The final award was for the entire franchise, Most Prolific Role Playing Game Series with 87 titles.
At Final Fantasy FanFest Frankfurt 2017 there is a fan art contest on display. Robert Lashley has included a few select pictures of the art for your enjoyment that attendees get to vote on. They all weren't paintings either. They even included a few statues or stuffed animals.