- Experience Point Bonus Items! (FINAL FANTASY XI Development Team)
In October's version update, a new type of item will be introduced that will give a bonus to the amount of experience or limit points
earned. These items will provide a bonus until a set period of time has passed or certain conditions are met. Click
here for details.
- New Beastmaster Pets! (FINAL FANTASY XI Development Team)
In the upcoming version update, several new creatures will become available for the beastmaster ability "Call Beast" Click
here to see a selection of the new pets!
- Download "Distant Worlds" at the iTunes Music Store!
"Distant Worlds", the majestic song released in July's version update, is now available for download at the iTunes
Music Store. Composed by Nobuo Uematsu and arranged by Naoshi Mizuta, this enchanting piece is performed by the
talented Izumi Masuda to the backing of a full orchestra.
The iTunes Music Store can be accessed
iTunes must be installed in order to play music downloaded from the iTunes Music Store. Access this
site to download the latest version of iTunes.
- The Ballista Royale entry period ends Monday the 26th! (Community & Service)
Time is running out to enter the first North American Ballista Royale inter-world tournament!
What would a tournament be without prizes? We've got some amazing spoils for the victors lined up, including exclusive
in-game items and custom built Promathia PCs. Check them out
Log in to PlayOnline and register your team from the FFXI top page before Monday, September 26th! Stay tuned to the
official Ballista Royale website
for more exciting announcements. (Still looking for team members? Click
- Treasures of Aht Urhgan: A Wealth of New Content!
Starting today, visitors to this site will be able to see a preview of new content from the new FINAL FANTASY XI
expansion that was unveiled at the Tokyo Game Show (September 16-18)!
Click here for a glimpse of new areas and
a whole new style of adventuring!
- A New World on the Horizon: Aht Urhgan!
Images from the new FINAL FANTASY XI expansion, "Treasures of Aht Urhgan," have finally been released to the public at
the Tokyo Game Show (September 16-18)! And soon, players will be able to view a sneak peek of the new content from this
This page will continuously be updated with the most up-to-date information on exciting new content from "Treasures of
Aht Urhgan," so keep your eyes peeled for more!
- Chart the Unknown! (FINAL FANTASY XI Development Team)
Navigational charts will be added in the October version update. Each chart displays the location of a secret point
where adventurers will find a surprise awaiting! Charts may be obtained by completing the quest "Inside the Belly."
More information will be reported on this page at the time of the version update.
- Ballista Royale is coming! (Community & Service)
Get ready! The FINAL FANTASY XI Ballista Royale championship will soon decide the "BalliStar" of North America!
Who will emerge victorious and win the glory?
If you think you have what it takes, fill out the entry form on PlayOnline now! To read more about the Ballista Royale
tournament, click here!
- New Storage Options! (FINAL FANTASY XI Development Team)
A new option allowing adventurers to store equipment and furnishings obtained from special events will be introduced in
the October version update. Storable equipment will be limited to those items that are displayed on a character when
equipped. Adventurers will be able to store both normal and high-quality items, but will not receive a key item in
exchange as in other equipment storage services.
Look for this new service in the upcoming version update!
- Online Store Debuts FINAL FANTASY XI Nation T-shirts! (Community & Service)
The official Square Enix online store has begun selling FINAL FANTASY XI nation t-shirts!
Do you want to catch the eye of that cute Mithra girl next door? Then the Windurstian t-shirt was made just for you!
Wish to join the ranks of the glorious San d'Orian army, but find that heavy armor just isn't for you? Check out the
San d'Orian t-shirt today! Desperately in search of something fashionable to impress Brygid the Stylist? Then you can't
go wrong with the Bastokan t-shirt!
Head on over to the Square Enix
online store now!
- Hurrican Katrina Relief Support
Square Enix wishes to express its deepest condolences to the people affected by Hurricane Katrina and would like to
encourage you to support the relief efforts. The most efficient way to send aid is a donation in the form of funds
rather than a donation of supplies. Click here to find
out what you can do to help.
- Upcoming Changes (FINAL FANTASY XI Development Team)
The lost chocobo game and the distribution of recipe information at guilds will undergo changes in the October version
update. Click here to find out more.
- Version Update: Fellowship System (FINAL FANTASY XI Development Team)
The next version update will bring additions to the Fellowship system. Click
here for more details.
- October Version Update (FINAL FANTASY XI Development Team)
The FINAL FANTASY XI development team is currently working on the next version update! Adventurers can expect additions
to the Fellowship system, new areas, and several other changes. Details will be posted to the Topics section as soon as
they are released, so keep checking back for more information! The version update will take place in early October.