Final Fantasy XIV May 2018 News

The Make It Rain Campaign Begins on June 6th!

Come one, come all, to the Gold Saucer! Step right up for a chance to earn MGP like never before. For a limited time only, rewards for all attractions including GATEs, minigames, and the Cactpot have been increased by 50%! We’ve also procured a selection of tantalizing prizes for this special occasion, so be sure to drop by and partake in this celebration of revelry and riches!

Read on for details.


The Feast Season Eight Underway!

We are proud to announce the eighth season of the Feast has begun!

Ready your weapons, and prepare to fight your fellow adventurers fang and claw to climb up the rankings. Then, when the dust settles at the season’s end, players will be rewarded for placement in the bronze, silver, gold, platinum, and diamond tiers, with exclusive prizes for top-ranking players.

Learn more about the Feast rankings and rewards.

* Starting tiers and ratings for Season Eight will be determined by player tiers at the end of the pre-season.

Learn more about the Feast tiers and ratings.


New Optional Items Available!

New optional items have been added to the FINAL FANTASY XIV: Mog Station!

Read on for details.


The Feast Season Seven Results Are In!

The competition has been fierce, but at last, we have declared the winners of the Feast Season Seven!

Top ranking players will receive special rewards, so check out the rankings and see who clawed their way to the head of the pack! Season Eight begins on Tuesday, May 29, following the preseason.

Read on for details.


Patch 4.3 Notes

We are pleased to announce that the patch notes for Patch 4.3─Under the Moonlight have been released in their entirety. Be sure to check them out for a comprehensive list of additions and refinements to the realm, including the second installment of the Return to Ivalice saga, cross-world linkshells, and more!

* The following quests and duties are scheduled to be released after patch 4.3:
The Weapon’s Refrain (Ultimate) (patch 4.31)
Deep Dungeon – Heaven-on-High (patch 4.35)
Even Further Hildibrand Adventures (patch 4.35)
The Forbidden Land, Eureka Pagos (patch 4.36)

Read the patch notes.

* Updated Tuesday, May 21 at 11:00 p.m. (PDT)


Patch 4.3 Notes (Preliminary)

Patch 4.3 brings a multitude of additions and refinements to the realm. Adventurers of every persuasion are sure to find something to enjoy in this exciting new update.

* The following quests and duties are scheduled to be released in patch 4.31:
The Weapon’s Refrain (Ultimate)

* The following quests and duties are scheduled to be released in patch 4.35:
Heaven-on-High, Even Further Hildibrand Adventures

* The following quests and duties are scheduled to be released in patch 4.36:
The Forbidden Land, Eureka Pagos

* Additions have been made to the patch 4.3 notes, which can now be viewed in their entirety.


Letter from the Producer LIVE Part XLIV Digest Released

We’re proud to announce that the Letter from the Producer LIVE Part XLIV event digest has been released!

If you weren’t able to watch the live stream, or if you just want to watch it again, be sure to check it out!

Proceed to the thread.


Announcing the Eorzean Symphony Hollywood Red Carpet Cosplay Walk!

We’re pleased to announce that we’re offering attendees of the FINAL FANTASY XIV Orchestra Concert 2018 -Eorzean Symphony- the opportunity of a lifetime—the chance to walk the red carpet in costume on the world’s most famous boulevard, the prestigious Hollywood Walk of Fame! The fans attending the concert won’t want to miss this unique opportunity to show off their amazing cosplay on Hollywood’s legendary red carpet.

Walk into the historic theater, take memorable photos with friends and fellow attendees, and share the red carpet with producer and director Naoki Yoshida, sound director and composer Masayoshi Soken, and vocal artist Susan Calloway!

Read on for more details.


Changes to the Feast PvP Rating System

To ensure players are matched with opponents of an appropriate skill level, adjustments will be made to PvP ratings starting with the pre-season following Season 7.

Read on for details.


FINAL FANTASY XIV Fan Kit Released!

We’ve released another exciting new fan kit to give your PC and smartphones a great new look!

Download the fan kit.


Patch 4.3—Under the Moonlight Special Site Updated

Catch a glimpse of what’s to come in Patch 4.3─Under the Moonlight with this latest update to the special site, introducing the upcoming trial The Weapon’s Refrain (Ultimate), new beast tribe quests, and more─plus new screenshots of the Ridorana Lighthouse!

Visit the special site.


THE PRIMALS Debut Album Out Now!

The PRIMALS, official band of FFXIV, launch their debut album today! Not only does it include all of the tracks featured on previous arrangement albums, there are four brand new songs, including their take on fan-favorite “RISE.” They bring just as much energy and intensity to this album as they do to their live performances, so don’t miss it!

Order your copy today!

Check out THE PRIMALS special site to preview the tracks!


Lord of Verminion Tournament Rewards

From Patch 4.3, the MGP rewards in Lord of Verminion tournaments will be increased. Therefore, we recommend that players participating in the tournament held between May 15 and May 18 claim their rewards after the release of Patch 4.3 for increased MGP.


Patch 4.3─Under the Moonlight Trailer is Now Live!

Lord Hien’s negotations with the imperial envoy Asahi are proceeding apace, and their forthcoming prisoner exchange promises a burgeoning peace between Doma and the Empire. Yet now is not the time for repose─adventure beckons! Brave the dangers of the Valnard Sea in a parlous quest to find Ivalice, or traverse the uncharted wilds of Eureka and discover what became of the isle of Val.

Great trials and still greater rewards await those who would stand against the coming peril. With all this and more fast approaching, we offer you a sneak peek with the Patch 4.3—Under the Moonlight trailer!

Visit the special site.


The Feast Season Seven Ending Soon!

The competition has been fierce, but Season Seven of the Feast will soon draw to a close!

Updates to the rankings page will end after Monday, May 14, and the final results for the Feast will be announced on Tuesday, May 22.

Devour your rivals, and prove yourself the most savage at this banquet of beasts!

View the Feast Rankings page.

* Pre-season matches for Season Eight will begin with the release of Patch 4.3. Details regarding the end of the pre-season, and the start of Season Eight, will be announced in the future via the Lodestone.


Patch 4.3—Under the Moonlight Special Site Updated

Sneak a peek at more of the new content coming in Patch 4.3, including the latest Four Lords and Doman Enclave quests, custom deliveries, updates to chocobo races, and Lord of Verminion Master Battles.

Visit the special site.


Tune into the Letter from the Producer LIVE Part XLIV this Friday

It is our pleasure to announce the URLs for the upcoming Letter from the Producer LIVE Part XLIV set to take place on Friday, May 11.

Letter from the Producer LIVE Part XLIV

Date & Time

Friday, May 11, 2018 at 4:00 a.m. (PDT)
* Starting time is subject to change.

URL

* Please note that the audio will be in Japanese only.

Check out the details on how to view the broadcast.


New Optional Items Available!

New optional items have been added to the FINAL FANTASY XIV: Mog Station!

Read on for details.


Duty Commenced Episode 22 Archive Now Available

The latest episode of the North American community team’s Duty Commenced live show has been archived and is now available to view! Couldn’t join the team live this time? No worries! The episode has been stored on the official FINAL FANTASY XIV Twitch channel and can be watched over and over at your leisure.

In this episode, the community team went over news of the upcoming Patch 4.3, discussed recent events and provided another installment of Community Commendations!

View the archived video on the official Twitch channel.


Regarding Discontinuation of the PlayStation®3 Character Data Transfer Service

The ability to transfer save data from PlayStation®3 to PlayStation®4 will be discontinued upon the release of patch 4.3, and the “Transfer Character Data” option will be removed from the launcher accordingly.

Players who have previously backed up their character data but have not yet transferred it from PlayStation®3 to PlayStation®4 should do so now, before the release of patch 4.3.

* All FINAL FANTASY XIV PlayStation®3 licenses were automatically upgraded to PlayStation®4 licenses at the end of PlayStation®3 service. Click here for details on the automatic upgrades that were applied at that time.

We look forward to your continued support of FINAL FANTASY XIV.


Join us for Duty Commenced Episode 22 on May 4th!

Duty Commenced Episode 22 is set for Friday, May 4th! Join the North American Community Team as they discuss Patch 4.3 details, cover recent live events, showcase Community Commendations, and host giveaways!

Read on for show details.

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