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FFXIV’s Next Myths of the Realm Alliance Raid Is Euphrosyne

Today marked the 74th Live Letter from Producer for Final Fantasy XIV. Today’s date also marks the 10th anniversary of A Realm Reborn, when the original FFXIV servers went down to launch...

FFXIV Online Store Offers Chance To Grab The All Saints' Wake Glamour You Missed

I missed the previous All Saints’ Wake event. I was around and always intended to finish the quest, but by the time I had gotten around to it, the event was over. Sometimes you fail yourself. This...

FFXIV 6.28 Patch Notes Summary, Job Changes, PVP, and More

Final Fantasy XIV just got its latest update in Patch 6.28. With it comes a bunch of Job changes for both PVE and PVP, a wave or new servers for North American players, and other mino...

FFXIV Maintenance Timer and Schedule for Patch 6.25 (Oct 2022)

You know the vibes, it’s patch time in the world of Final Fantasy XIV. Although it’s one of the intermittent ones, FFXIV Patch 6.25 delivers a decent chunk of exciting new conten...

Xbox Boss Still Wants FFXIV On His Consoles

While the proper and holy way to play Final Fantasy XIV is on PC, the game is also available on PlayStation 4 and PlayStation 5. The controller-bound among us are firmly on the Sony side of the...

FFXIV Online Store Lets You Get Cozy With a Whole Fat Cat Outfit

It’s important to show the world who you really are. Final Fantasy XIV’s glamour system is already about sharing specific aspects of your character’s identity with the world of Eorzea. Some fol...

FFXIV Maintenance Timer and Schedule for Patch 6.21 (Sept 2022) [UPDATED]

UPDATE (9/12/2022): The Lodestone has published the official patch notes. We now have our own FFXIV 6.21 patch notes summary. We breakdown the Job changes, tweaks to Pandaemon...

FFXIV Team Firms Up Next Expansion Story, Krile Getting More Focus

Right now, the Final Fantasy XIV community is deep into Patch 6.2. If you’re caught up (minor spoilers ahead), the patch storyline sees the Scions heading into the Void to find Vrtra’s ...

Voice Actor Plays 194 Hours of FFXIV Just To Hear His Friend Again

Last year marked the passing of actor and voice actor Stephen Critchlow. He died at the age of 54, following a long career in radio, stage, and screen, including many of the Big Finish Doctor ...

Watch the FFXIV World Race of Abyssos Savage for the World-First Clear [UPDATED]

UPDATE (8/31/2022): The FFXIV world race stream by MogTalk ended at about the 24-hour mark with no team having cleared the entirety of Abyssos Savage. Several teams made ...

Yoshida on Making FFXIV a “Final Fantasy Theme Park” and “Fan Service” Game

Creative Business Unit III is in full swing at the moment. The division of Square Enix led by Naoki Yoshida is hip deep into the Endwalker post-launch cycle on Final Fantasy XIV, whi...

How Abyssos Savage Gear and Loot Drops Work in FFXIV 6.2

With the latest update in Patch 6.2 for Final Fantasy XIV in full swing, players are now diving into the newest tier of Savage raids. Abyssos Savage takes the normal versions and tw...

FFXIV Maintenance Timer and Schedule (Patch 6.2 Hotfix) [UPDATED]

UPDATE (8/29/2022): The hotfixes from the recent FFXIV maintenance were detailed on The Lodestone. The original article, published on August 28, 2022, can be found below. The ...

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FFXIV Starts Countdown to 9th Anniversary Celebrations (for A Realm Reborn)

There’s nothing better than a proper birthday celebration. Final Fantasy XIV is on the road to celebrating its 9th anniversary. Now, this is not the anniversary of the original release of t...

The Fell Court of Troia Dungeon Guide - FFXIV Patch 6.2 MSQ

Final Fantasy XIV Patch 6.2 starts off with a bang by hitting you with some wild story developments then shipping you off to the new dungeon shortly after. Upon entering the Void, you’l...

FFXIV Maintenance Schedule and Timer for Patch 6.2 [UPDATED]

UPDATE (8/23/2022): The scheduled FFXIV maintenance period concluded early at 2:20 a.m. PT / 5:20 a.m. ET. Patch 6.2 is now live. Check out our summary of everything you need to k...

Check Out New FFXIV 6.2 Hairstyles, Hrothgar Get Their Ears Back

It’s hard being Hrothgar in Final Fantasy XIV sometimes. Not only have male Viera utterly dominated in popularity, but Hrothgar also can’t wear certain headgear pieces, limiting their glamo...

FFXIV Frees More Gear From the Gender Lock

Look, Patch 6.2 for Final Fantasy XIV is filled to the brim with new stuff. We have a new wing of the Pandaemonium raid! We have Island Sanctuary! We have new story quests, a ne...

FFXIV Launcher Error: Steam Version Temporarily Down For Some Players

If you’re a North American player, an FFXIV launcher error may greet you this morning when trying to log in. While there’s no official word on what’s behind the connection difficulties, i...