Tag: FINAL FANTASY XIV: A Realm Reborn

Final Fantasy XIV patch 5
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Final Fantasy XIV patch 5.1 reworks crafting and brings the first Nier alliance raid

Final Fantasy XIV players have had time to catch up on the Shadowbringers story, maybe level some new classes, and broadly enjoy all the new stuff from the latest expansion. The first major post-launch patch has been scheduled for a vague ‘October’ release date for some time, and Square Enix has provided a quick, English-language overview of what the developers showed for patch 5.1 at Tokyo Game Show last week. read more

Final Fantasy XIV is “experiencing technical difficulties due to a DDoS attack”
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Final Fantasy XIV is “experiencing technical difficulties due to a DDoS attack”

If you’re getting Final Fantasy XIV errors today, you’re not alone. The new Shadowbringers expansion went live today for players who’d pre-ordered, and the first day has had plenty of the difficulties we’ve come to associate with online launches. This isn’t just an issue with the number of people trying to log in ahead of the Shadowbringers release date, though – Square Enix says the game is currently suffering a DDoS attack. read more

Final Fantasy XIV director says Microsoft is holding up MMO cross-play
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Final Fantasy XIV director says Microsoft is holding up MMO cross-play

Final Fantasy XIV has cross-play across PlayStation 4 and PC, but director Naoki Yoshida says Microsoft restrictions are holding up support (or a port) on Xbox One. That’s especially notable, since Final Fantasy XI was a cross-platform pioneer years earlier, letting players join up across PS2, Xbox 360, and PC, and that Sony has been the most reticent cross-play supporter in the past. read more