Announcing the December 2016 Login Campaign (12/08/2016)

The December 2016 Login Campaign will be active during the following period.

This month we're switching things up a little. Instead of getting a bonus for the initial login only, we're providing 500 points for your first three logins! The amount of points required for various items will be halved this month, so you can receive your favorite prizes even if you're not able to log on frequently because of the holidays!

Point accumulation period:
Monday, December 12 at 7:00 a.m. (PST) to Wednesday, January 4 at 6:00 a.m.

Read on for details.

From the FINAL FANTASY XI Development Team

Announcing the December Version Update (12/05/2016)

The next version update is scheduled for Monday, December 12.

Read on for a list of adjustments.

* Correction has been made on Tuesday, December 6, 2016 at 18:30 p.m. (PST).

Starlight Celebration (12/01/2016)

The Starlight Celebration is back in 2016!

Event period: Thursday, December 15 from 12:00 a.m. (PST) to Saturday, December 31 at 6:59 a.m.

Read on for details.

Dig for Something Other Than Coal with the Chocobo Digging Campaign! (11/29/2016)

The following campaigns will commence on Sunday, December 11 at 12:00 a.m. (PST)

Campaign Period: Sunday, December 11 at 12:00 a.m. (PST) to Saturday, December 31 at 6:59 a.m.

Assault - Nyzul Isle Uncharted Area Survey Mysterious Item Campaign
Vagary Campaign
Unity Wanted Campaign
Wanted Dial Campaign
Monster Rearing Campaign
Chocobo Digging Skill Increase Campaign
Hyper Chocobo Digging Campaign

Read on for details.

* The Chocobo Digging Skill Increase Campaign and Hyper Chocobo Digging Campaign will commence on Monday, December 12 at 12:00 a.m. (PST)
* Campaign details have been updated on Thursday, December 8, 2016 at 12:00 a.m. (PST)

From the FINAL FANTASY XI Development Team

Announcing the Next Version Update (11/28/2016)

The next version update is scheduled for mid-December.

December brings along with it all-new battle content known as Omen, with rewards including materials used for further reforging artifact equipment. You can also expect the usual monthly changes to Ambuscade, making December the perfect month to try your hand in combat!

Announcing the "Primed for Adventure" Live Stream! (11/10/2016)

Over the past couple of years the world of Vana'diel has changed in many new and exciting ways, and if you've been on an adventuring hiatus for a bit, there's a good chance you might have missed out on some of the great quality-of-life changes that make it easier than ever to adventure throughout Vana'diel.

To coincide with all the excitement in November to celebrate "XI" month, Camate and Sicycre from the North America community team will be holding a special live stream where they will be showing off recent changes to the game as well as how to gear up a level 99 character who is just returning.

Have you been feeling the urge to return to the world of Vana'diel after a while but don't know where you should start? Make sure to tune in and find out how you can catch up so you'll be ready to fight alongside your fellow adventurers once more!

Click here for the live stream details.

The November 2016 Login Campaign Commences Today! (11/10/2016)

The November 2016 Login Campaign is now officially underway.

Point accumulation period:
Thursday, November 10 at 7:00 a.m. (PST) to Friday, December 2 at 6:00 a.m.

Point exchange period:
Thursday, November 10 at 7:00 a.m. (PST) to Friday, December 9 at 6:00 a.m.

Read on for details.

From the FINAL FANTASY XI Development Team

The November Version Update Has Landed! (11/10/2016)

Enjoy a variety of new foes and rewards in Ambuscade alongside a host of other adjustments!

Battle-related changes include an increase in the hand-to-hand damage cap; a boost to the effects of the job trait Smite; and various adjustments to blood pacts, including an increase in the effects of physical blood pacts.

We've also added new home points and survival guides and made some adjustments to Mog Gardens to improve quality of life for adventurers of all types.

Read on for details.

Announcing the FINAL FANTASY Record Keeper x FINAL FANTASY XI Collaboration Campaign (11/09/2016)

In celebration of XI Day, FINAL FANTASY XI and FINAL FANTASY Record Keeper will be holding a collaborative campaign.

In FINAL FANTASY XI, the music playing during the Rank 5 mission battlefield will be changed to an FFRK-themed version of Awakening during the event. Clearing the battlefield during this time will reward players with a sheet of Shadow Lord tunes, enabling them to listen to the song at any time on their orchestrion.
Read on for information about FINAL FANTASY Record Keeper.

Event Period
Friday, November 11 at 12:00 a.m. (PST) to Monday, November 21 at 6:59 a.m.

Announcing the I Dream of Mog Bonanza 2017! (11/08/2016)

In appreciation for your dedication to FINAL FANTASY XI, we are pleased to announce the I Dream of Mog Bonanza 2017, a bonanza where all your wishes can come true!

In addition to prizes that you've come to know and love, we'll also be mixing in some new surprises, including items that are going to be released in future version updates!

Read on for details.

* Bonanza marbles are scheduled to go on sale from Friday, November 11, 2016 to Thursday, December 15.
* Only characters for which 32 days or more have passed since creation are eligible to purchase marbles.
* All prizes available in the Mog Bonanza are in-game items or gil, and have no value outside the game.
* The list of items available in exchange for certain coupons will be added at a later date.