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Final Fantasy XI

SE wants your Feedback! on MPK in FFXI

sifar    2005-11-05    0 comments

Square Enix representative, Ahkore, is looking for input on ways to help reduce and remove MPK-ing in Final Fantasy XI. Be sure to visit the link below to read the comments of others and to put in your own suggestions. Link >> MPK Thread on Allakhazam In related news, the official POL website has posted 100 pictures taken at the...

Xbox 360 Version of Final Fantasy XI Revealed at X05

kula shakerz    2005-10-19    0 comments

Final Fantasy XI was recently demonstrated at the X05 event held by Microsoft. Several new areas included in the forthcoming expansion pack announced at TGS 2005, Treasures of Aht Urhgan, were shown. It was the first opportunity to see FFXI on Xbox 360 connecting to one of the actual servers currently in service. The development of the Xbox 360 version...

Final Fantasy XI Xbox 360 Beta Test Announced

kula shakerz    2005-10-13    0 comments

Microsoft Japan has announced that people who purchase the limited edition Xbox 360 bundle in Japan will recieve free entry into the Final Fantasy XI beta test. The limited edition bundle is the same as the standard edition, but includes an Xbox Live headset for 39,795 yen ($348.01 USD). Players will be required to sign up for PlayOnline as well...

The Star Onions Heading To The US?

Xin    2005-08-14    0 comments

Square-Enix recently registered the term "The Star Onions" with The United States Patent and Trademark Office. The Star Onions are of course a mischevious bunch of youngsters hailing from Windurst in the company's MMORPG Final Fantasy XI: Online, and also the name adopted by a group of Square-Enix composers and Musuicians. Their debut pop-arrangement album "The Star Onions: Music from...

Final Fantasy XI: The Vana'diel Collection Announced

Xin    2005-07-26    0 comments

Square-Enix has announced that it will release Final Fantasy XI: The Vana'diel Collection, an all in one PC DVD containing Final Fantasy XI: Online, the expansion packs Rise of the Zilart and Chains of Promathia, the card game Tetra Master, and a free 30 day subscription to their PlayOnline service. Also included in this package will be a Vana'diel Buddy...

The Star Onions: Music From The Otherside Of Vana'diel

Xin    2005-07-07    0 comments

An upcoming Pop Music Arrangement album of ten tracks from Final Fantasy XI: Online, entitled The Star Onions: Music From The Otherside Of Vana'diel, was announced earlier today by Square-Enix. The newly arranged tracks will be performed by the aforementioned Star Onions, a group comprised of members of the Square-Enix Sound Staff and headed by Final Fantasy XI Composer Naoshi...

Final Fantasy XI Moves To The XBox360

Xin    2005-05-17    0 comments

Square-Enix announced yesterday at it's Pre-E3 Conference that Final Fantasy XI: Online will be heading over to Microsoft and it's newest console, XBox360, when it release later this year. The game will be available on the company's XBox Live program, and although pricing was not announced, it is expected to be the same as the standard PC and PS2 rates....

POL Friend List features to appear in FFXI

sifar    2005-03-31    0 comments

Square Enix has recently updated the Friend List in its PlayOnline Viewer with new features like the Group Friend List, potraits, and much more. It has been confirmed that now many of these features will be making their way into the Friend List available while playing Final Fantasy XI. Link >> New POL Friend List features The changes are set...

New Updates Planned For End Of April

Xin    2005-03-24    0 comments

Square-Enix is planning the next version update for it's MMORPG Final Fantasy XI: Online to take place at the end of April. Besides standard upgrades such as New Quests and Additional Monsters, this update will expand upon the history of Promathia and other story elements of the game.

Debut Of A New Final Fantasy XI Area

Xin    2005-01-20    0 comments

Yesterday during Intel's presentation of their new Centrino CPU for notebook PCs in Tokyo, Square-Enix revealed a brand new area for their MMORPG Final Fantasy XI. The new area, called Al'Taieu, will be listed as "The Forgotten Capital of The Gods" in the game's Promathia Mission, and story-wise will mark the mission's climax. Screenshots from the Intel presentation and a...

Final Fantasy XI December patch

kula shakerz    2004-12-12    0 comments

Square Enix released the latest patch for their MMORPG title Final Fantasy XI on December the 8th. Some of the changes in this patch are; several new items, more quests in most areas, a new Thief ability and changes to the auction house tax system. Visit the official ChangeLog to see the full list of changes: Link >> Official December...

FFXI Cyber Cafe Promotions in Europe

sifar    2004-11-07    0 comments

Square Enix has announced that it will be running a two month Final Fantasy XI campaign in the United Kingdom and France. The Campaign in the UK starts on November 8, 2004 and takes place in 50 cafes of the region. France will have the campaign start on November 1, 2004 and go all the way through till the end...

Final Fantasy XI: Chains of Promathia OST

kula shakerz    2004-10-04    0 comments

Amazon Japan has set their release date for the official Final Fantasy XI: Chains of Promathia soundtrack to the 11th November 2004. The album will be sold for 2,100 Yen (15 Euro / $19 USD). Link >> Final Fantasy XI: Chains of Promathis OST @

Final Fantasy XI breaks the 1.5 million barrier

sifar    2004-10-01    0 comments

Square Enix has reported through the official Final Fantasy XI sites that the number of active users playing the game has reached 1.5 million as of September 28, 2004. They shared some more statistics which included having 550,000 players log on during the same day and having a record 170,000 users log in simultaneously on September 18, 2004.

Final Fantasy XI released in Europe

kula shakerz    2004-09-16    0 comments

The European version of the PlayOnline title, Final Fantasy XI for Windows was released today. The cross-platform, cross-continent massively multiplayer online role-playing game Final Fantasy XI allows gamers to connect to the same world regardless of platform or location. For the very first time European gamers will be given the opportunity to experience for themselves exactly what has made the...