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Michael Higham

FFXIV section head and editor at Fanbyte, former editor and host at GameSpot. You know the vibes. Salamat sa 'yong suporta.


Musicians, Creators, 1,400 Fans Sing Close in the Distance as a FFXIV Chorus

Back in February of this year, composer and content creator Alex Moukala (aka the Warrior of Funk) put out a call on Twitter asking the Final Fantasy XIV community to help with an ambitious project of his. He wanted to create a fan arrangement of the song “Close in the…

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FFXIV Maintenance Done, But Data Center Travel Stumbles [UPDATED]

Editor’s note: (7/5/2022): Maintenance for Final Fantasy XIV Patch 6.18 finished and the game is back online. However, players had difficulty using the new data center travel system. The FFXIV team said that it’s getting 15,000 data center travel requests per minute and decided to temporarily suspend the feature in…

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FFXIV 6.18 Job Changes Buff Tanks, Ranged DPS in PVP; New Season Rewards

There’s never been a better time to jump in competitive multiplayer in Final Fantasy XIV. PVP keeps getting love and the FFXIV 6.18 Job changes help further balance things out. Thanks to the full FFXIV 6.18 patch notes, we have all the details on how PVP has been adjusted, which…

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How FFXIV Data Center Travel Works (Patch 6.18); Transfers, Restrictions, and More

In Final Fantasy XIV, you can temporarily transfer to other servers in-game thanks to the world visit system, letting you link up and play with others outside your home server. However, this only lets you visit servers on your own data center. That changed with FFXIV Patch 6.18 released on…

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FFXIV 6.18 Just Made It Easy to Get the Best Weapons in the Game

One of the trends with high-level endgame gear in Final Fantasy XIV is making it easier to get the best stuff as time goes on. The gear pieces and weapons eager players grind for when a major patch drops tend to be easily obtainable just before the next big update. Such…

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FFXIV 6.18 Patch Notes Summary; Data Centers, Job Changes, and More

It turns out that the relatively minor update for Final Fantasy XIV had a bit more in store. During the maintenance period, FFXIV 6.18 patch notes dropped and revealed more than the hotly anticipated data center travel system. There are several PVP Job changes, adjustments to PVP modes, some slight…

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FFXIV 6.2 Changes Steps of Faith and Thornmarch, Expands MSQ Trusts

We had a slew of new information for Final Fantasy XIV Patch 6.2 in the latest Live Letter. Island Sanctuary, Criterion Dungeons, Hildibrand Relic Weapons, Omicron Tribal Quests — that’s some good stuff. And as promised, FFXIV 6.2 continues the expansion of the Duty Support system (aka Trusts) through older…

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FFXIV Live Letter Summary and Breakdown — Everything in Patch 6.2

Final Fantasy XIV players continue feasting, as the latest Live Letter from the Producer gave a ton of information on new content in FFXIV Patch 6.2. The update is called “Buried Memory” and, as expected, Patch 6.2 releases in late August 2022. Along with a continuation of the main story…

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New Details on FFXIV Island Sanctuary in Patch 6.2; Everything We Know

Aw yeah, a moment Final Fantasy XIV players have been waiting for: more information on Island Sanctuary. The FFXIV team revealed Island Sanctuary quite some time ago. It debuts in FFXIV Patch 6.2 coming late August this year, and during the latest Live Letter on July 1, we got plenty…

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Yoshida Explains How Final Fantasy XVI is Made Alongside FFXIV

When it was first revealed that Creative Business Unit III (of Square Enix) was taking on development of Final Fantasy XVI, the Final Fantasy XIV sickos (like me) were ecstatic. It’s genuinely promising to see the FFXIV team lead the next major entry in the franchise given their track record,…

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FFXIV Patch 6.2 Live Letter is on July 1; Release Date, New Content, and More

It’s about that time. Another Live Letter from the Producer is scheduled for July 1, 2022 at 4:00 a.m. PT/ 11:00 GMT / 21:00 AEST and it will cover the next major update for Final Fantasy XIV. We can expect a ton of new content from FFXIV Patch 6.2, which…

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FFXIV Free Login Campaign Gives Lapsed Players Free Subscription Time

We all need a break from the critically acclaimed MMORPG every now and then. And if you’ve been on a long break, now would be a good time to return to Final Fantasy XIV top check out the new Patch 6.15 content or catch up on MSQ. That’s because the…

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Loporrits Hack the FFXIV Twitter Account, Tweetingway Goes HAM

If you woke up and checked your Twitter feed on this blessed day of June 14, 2022, you would’ve found the Loporrits taking over the official Final Fantasy XIV Twitter account. Yes, Tweetingway weaseled their way into the account and got Twitter-fingers (or paws? what do rabbits have?). It seems…

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Why Persona 3 Portable Coming to Xbox and PC is a Big Deal

One of the biggest surprises of the Xbox and Bethesda Games 2022 Showcase wasn’t just the announcement that the modern Persona games are coming to Xbox consoles and PC, it’s that Persona 3 Portable, specifically, was getting a re-release at all. It will be a retooled version of a PlayStation…

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No Lie, Persona 3 Portable, 4 Golden, and 5 Royal are Coming to Xbox

During the Xbox and Bethesda Showcase 2022 showcase, developer Atlus dropped a major surprise. Persona 3 Portable, Persona 4 Golden, and Persona 5 Royal are all coming Xbox consoles and PC. All three games will also be available via Xbox Game Pass. These games are genre-defining JRPGs that combine social…

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14 Games Worth Playing If You Like FFXIV

If I could have just one game for the rest of time, Final Fantasy XIV is the easy choice. But there are so many good games out there that hit similar notes as the critically acclaimed MMORPG, some of which may even make you appreciate FFXIV a bit more. Director…

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How to Get the Wind-up Arkasodara Minion: FFXIV Tribal Quest Guide

Folks who’ve jumped into the new Patch 6.15 update for Final Fantasy XIV have been treated to a handful of new activities and quests. The Arkasodara Tribal Quests is one of those new features you should hop on since it offers some solid EXP for any level 80 – 89…

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FFXIV Patch 6.15 Job Changes, Black Mage and Ninja Nerfs

It’s usually safe to bet on notable Job changes with each patch in Final Fantasy XIV. However, Patch 6.15 is an exception to that rule. While we’ve seen some significant Job adjustments recently, like in Patch 6.1, Patch 6.11, and Patch 6.11a, this latest update kept things to a minimum…

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How to Unlock Ameliance Custom Deliveries in FFXIV Patch 6.15

Patch 6.15 for Final Fantasy XIV is here and there is a ton of sweet new content. We have a full breakdown of the FFXIV 6.15 patch notes, but here, we’re going to focus on how to unlock and locate the new FFXIV Ameliance Custom Deliveries. This is the content…

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FFXIV 6.15 Patch Notes Summary: New Mount, Minion, Quests, and More

Another update for Final Fantasy XIV is upon us, and the patch notes for FFXIV 6.15 have been published. Most of what’s outlined in the official patch notes is new content we’ve known about ahead of time. However, we know have definitive details on how to unlock these new quests.…

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