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PSA: Final Fantasy 14's Digital FanFest Starts Tonight - What Are You Hoping To See?

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Tonight marks the beginning of this year's digital Final Fantasy 14 FanFestival, seeing the Square Enix team bring players around the globe more information about their upcoming expansion, Endwalker, as well as art, music and contests throughout the weekend. 

The first day of the Final Fantasy 14 Digital FanFestival begins tonight at 9pm EDT/6pm PDT on the official FFXIV Twitch and YouTube channel. The keynote will include informaiton about the upcoming Endwalker expansion, as well as set the stage for a weekend of panels, contests, in-game events and even a live recording of Yoshi-P's Letter From the Producer LIVE.

Tonight's scheduled panels (which starts in the evening in North America and even later if you're in Europe) will see a "How do you like Hydaelyn" talk start at 9pm PDT/12am Saturday EDT, with a development panel at 10:30pm PDT/1:30am EDT. The evening is rounded out with a Piano performance at 2:30am Saturday PDT/5:30 am EDT.

The highlight for many on Day 2 will undoubtedly be the Letter from the Producer LIVE, which kicks off at 6:50pm PDT/8:50 EDT on Saturday night. The event goes until 4am PDT/7am EDT Sunday, culminating in a live band performance. It's sure to be jam-packed festival with the whole endeavor being streamed on the FanFestival website. 

With Final Fantasy 14's FanFestival kicking off tonight, is there anything specific you are hoping to see or hear from Yoshi-P and the team over the course of the weekend? Looking forward to more story nuggest as Endwalker closes the nearly decade-long story being told in FFXIV thus far? Are you trying to get your hands on any of the digital goodies that are on offer over the weekend, or take part in one of the various digital events happening, like the Housing Showcase, Uznair Challenge and more? Let us know in the comments. Also, in case you missed it, we had the chance to ask producer Naoki Yoshida a few questions leading into this weekend's FanFest. Check out our interview while you countdown to tonight's keynote!


Joseph Bradford

Joseph has been writing or podcasting about games in some form since about 2012. Having written for multiple major outlets such as IGN, Playboy, and more, Joseph started writing for MMORPG in 2015. When he's not writing or talking about games, you can typically find him hanging out with his 10-year old or playing Magic: The Gathering with his family. Also, don't get him started on why Balrogs *don't* have wings. You can find him on Twitter @LotrLore