System Information
The client for the FINAL FANTASY XI : Ultimate Collection Seekers Edition can be downloaded for free from this page. Please note, however, that a registration code is not included. For those who are playing the game for the first time, you will need to purchase the game, which is available on the Square Enix Store.

Download The Ultimate Collection Seekers Edition.

Installing the PlayOnline Viewer® and FINAL FANTASY XI

Before installing, please be sure to read over the following :
  • If you are using Windows®10, Window®8.1, or Windows®7, a "User Account Control” window may be displayed. Please select "Yes” to continue when asked if you would like to allow the program to make changes to your computer.

  • Please enable DirectPlay if you are using Windows®10 or Window®8.1.

  • As of the November 11, 2015 version update, the client will automatically download and install all of the expansion packs through a version update after logging into the game. Due to this, there is no need to install any of the expansion packs individually or DirectX 8.1. When installing, please only install the PlayOnline Viewer and FINAL FANTASY XI.
Steps for Installing :
1. Double click the "FFXISETUP.exe” file to launch the FINAL FANTASY XI: Ultimate Collection Seekers Edition PC installation setup.
2. You must accept to the terms of the License Agreement in order to start the PC installation setup process.
3. Wait for the installation setup files to be temporarily extracted to your hard drive.
4. Click on the "Next” button on the installation setup‘s Welcome screen.
5. Select and check only the ‘PlayOnline Viewer‘ as well as ‘FINAL FANTASY XI‘ and click on the "Install” button to begin installing the PlayOnline Viewer and FINAL FANTASY XI.
6. Before installing the PlayOnline Viewer and FINAL FANTASY XI, the Software License Agreement will appear. Read through the agreement carefully, and select "Yes” if you agree to all the terms. Follow the onscreen instructions throughout the PC installation setup process to complete the installation.

a. If you select "No”, you will decline the terms and be unable to use PlayOnline and you will not be able to play FINAL FANTASY XI.

For more detailed instructions, please refer to the FINAL FANTASY XI: Ultimate Collection Seekers Edition manual.
Please also note the following :
* If the status of your FINAL FANTASY XI service account has been set to "cancelled”, you will need to reactivate it through the Square Enix Account Management System.
* In the event that you would like to restore a character that you played with previously that is no longer available, please apply for this through the Character Reactivation Service site.
* If a registration code for a certain expansion has not been registered to your service account, you will not be able to play that expansion‘s content.