Final Fantasy XIV is ringing in the new year with its Heavensturn event, and the MMORPG's team is giving some more insight before the event kicks off on the 31st of December.
The next Letter from the Producer LIVE for Final Fantasy XIV will be taking place right before Christmas, The upcoming Live letter will be focusing on the upcoming patch 6.3, which is slated to release in early January.
As another year ambles ever so slowly to a close, November is always a great month to reflect back on what this year has meant to us. This year for ThanksGaming day, our staff looked back on the games that brought us joy.
Around this time of year companies in the MMORPG world are typically holding welcome back weekends or free trials to entice new and old players alike into their game worlds during the holidays. But oftentimes when someone leaves an MMO, it's for a reason. So what makes you decide to come back to give one a second chance?
In a new interview, Final Fantasy XIV producer Naoki Yoshida mused about a new game mode for the MMO - hypothetical of course. Surprisingly, a battle royale featuring the Blue Mage class was brought up.
Over the past several years, we've seen a monumental shift from in-depth, large-scale player gameplay, to a shallower shared world. Are the days of the old school MMORPG completely over? Don't count it out just yet.
Since it released, Final Fantasy XIV has been exclusive to PlayStation platforms in the console world, but Phil Spencer, head of Xbox, has stated in the past that he'd love to see the massive MMO on Microsoft's console. During last week's Tokyo Game Show, Spencer reiterated that it was still a goal.
In a recent interview, Final Fantasy XIV's Naoki Yoshida stated he'd like to make at least one more MMORPG from scratch before he died. It got Bradford thinking: who would I want helming the next great MMO?
Playing any game can cause you to burnout after a while, but the nature of MMOs make it more susceptible to the issue. How do you typically cope with burnout, and do you often feel it coming before it strikes?
Even the slightest dip in player counts can send alarm bells ringing in the heads of some players of MMORPGs. YouTubers are quick to view Steamcharts and Steam.db data and talk about how their favorite game is dying. But is that truly the case?
For nearly 4 weeks now, problems related of the FFXIV 6.1 updates' housing lottery have been ongoing. Back in April, Producer and Director of Final Fantasy 14, Naoki Yoshida addressed concerns related to several severe bugs which prevented players from successfully winning their bids, and in some cases, plots shows that there were no applicants at all. In the latest message, Yoshida has outlined the steps that they will take going forward to resolve the housing problem.
Have you worn out the obvious FFXIV side activities? Have you tried these, too? Victoria takes us on an adventure off the beaten path in FFXIV with some activities you may not have realized were still thriving!
Demolition is coming back to the neighborhoods in FFXIV, so long as you haven't entered your homestead in time.