- Playable Xbox 360™ version of FINAL FANTASY XI revealed at X05!
Playable FINAL FANTASY XI code on Xbox 360 was demonstrated at the X05 event, which took place on October 4th-5th in Amsterdam. Several new
areas included in the forthcoming expansion pack announced at TGS 2005, "Treasures of Aht Urhgan", were shown. It was the first time the
gaming press has had a chance to see a playable demonstration connected to one of the worlds currently in service.
Click here for more information.
- The Harvest Festival! (FINAL FANTASY XI Development Team)
This year, the festival event "Trick or Treat" begins on October 20. A certain engineer promises that this Harvest Festival will be one to
remember! Click here for details.
- Ballista Royale Schedule Now Online (Community & Service)
We've recently updated the Ballista Royale website with the
scheduled tournaments! Participants will be able to locate
their World and battle times there. We'll also be updating the site weekly with the results of the weekend matches, so be sure to check back
often! Good luck!
- The Version Update Has Arrived! (FINAL FANTASY XI Development Team)
All the new content you've been waiting for is finally here! Discover new areas, new Fellowship quests, and many more exciting additions
in this month's version update. Update details
are only a click away!
- Changes to Ballista (FINAL FANTASY XI Development Team)
Several changes and addition will be made to Ballista in the upcoming version update. Click
here for details.
- PlayOnline Survey (Community & Service)
PlayOnline is currently conducting a survey of people using various online services. We would like to ask our members and people interested
in our service to assist us by completing this questionnaire.
In order for us to continually improve our services, please let us hear your opinions. Thank you for your time and cooperation.
- iGames Tour 2005 is coming to Texas! (Community & Service)
We're proud to announce that the FINAL FANTASY XI iGames Tour is heading on down to the lone star state!
Netzone Centers in College Station, Texas will play host to the last stop on
our 2005 tour schedule. We plan on going out with a bang with over 60 high performance PCs as well as a costume contest, Tarutaru marathon,
and the North American debut of Heroes' Combat! Also, the first 100 attendees will receive a FREE Vana'diel Buddy Pass!
Check out the official event website for more details!
- Step Into Limbus (FINAL FANTASY XI Development Team)
Did Dynamis leave you thirsty for another challenge? We bring you "Limbus," coming in the October version update! Upon the completion of
certain requirements, players will be able to enter one of the two mysterious new areas that comprise Limbus: "Temenos" and "Apollyon."
Check the version update details in October for more information!
Also, a one-way door in the Grand Palace of Hu'Xzoi will become accessible from both sides for players who have advanced far enough through
the "Chains of Promathia" story.
- 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.