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Letter from the Producer LIVE Part LXXII Airs Friday, 12 AugustAug 9, 2022 - Community Announcements{STEAM_CLAN_IMAGE}/4459756/a2ad57654c6a3bd6a712aec21d10ff900471698f.png In the upcoming Letter from the Producer LIVE, we’ll be covering the latest information on what’s to come in Patch 6.2—Buried Memory! Date & Time Friday, August 12 at 4:00 a.m. (PDT) / 11:00 (GMT) / 12:00 (BST) / 21:00 (AEST) * Starting time is subject to change. * Co-streaming is allowed. Where to Watch YouTube Live Niconico Live Twitch * Please note that the presentation slides will include both Japanese and English text, but the presentation audio will be in Japanese only. Show Details Patch 6.2 Part 2 Miscellaneous Updates Patch 6.2─Buried Memory Special Site AvailableAug 8, 2022 - Community Announcements{STEAM_CLAN_IMAGE}/4459756/becb5ffe9602565e6bafc68933199ecb4f7e108e.png We are pleased to present the 6.2—Buried Memory special site! Get a look at the patch artwork, logo, as well as details on upcoming content including the main scenario, Island Sanctuary, the new instanced dungeon, the Fell Court of Troia, and more! Be sure to visit regularly as we’ll keep you updated on the latest information about the patch until its release, planned for late August 2022. Visit the special site. Final Fantasy 14's island sanctuary inches closer with new screenshotsAug 4, 2022 - Rock, Paper, ShotgunFinal Fantasy 14's patch 6.2 will arrive in late August, and will bring with it the new Island Sanctuary. These are private homes where players can farm, build, and invite pals around to hang. Square Enix have shared a few new screenshots today showing the tropical paradise you'll be constructing your homestead upon. Read more The Moonfire Faire Begins August 10Aug 4, 2022 - Community Announcements{STEAM_CLAN_IMAGE}/4459756/29d69bf2e8d7db98aef697aec44ca6b21011d045.png As the realm swelters in the summer heat, the decorations lining city streets and fireworks blooming in the night sky make for much more pleasant reminders of the season. Now is the time to escape to Costa del Sol, where tranquil waters and the Moonfire Faire await! Event Duration From Wednesday, August 10, 2022 at 1:00 a.m. (PDT) / 8:00 (GMT) / 9:00 (BST) / 18:00 (AEST) to Friday, August 26, 2022 at 7:59 a.m. (PDT) / 14:59 (GMT) / 15:59 (BST) / Saturday, August 27 at 0:59 (AEST) How to Participate Begin the quest "A Matter of Course" by speaking to the Mayaro Moyaru in Limsa Lominsa, Upper Decks (X:11.5 Y:13.8). *Players must be level 30 and above to start the quest. Rewards {STEAM_CLAN_IMAGE}/4459756/869bc7d2173f0e7f82c0bdc2d76209d15855f14a.png Visit the special site for more details. Regarding the Schedule for the Expansion of the NA Data CenterJul 28, 2022 - Community Announcements{STEAM_CLAN_IMAGE}/4459756/2ae84412f3ad52c855b368a4249be1b6b650031d.jpg Hello everyone, this is FFXIV Producer & Director Naoki Yoshida. As we revealed in January in the “Regarding the Expansion of FFXIV’s Operations” announcement, we are planning to expand the North American Data Center in two phases. Though the first phase was scheduled to take place in August 2022, the server vendor has informed us that the delivery of the equipment will be delayed due to the semiconductor shortage. We have tried to coordinate with related parties in hopes of finding a solution, but ultimately a delay proved unavoidable. As a result, it will be difficult to keep to our original schedule, and we regrettably have to postpone the first phase of the expansion to November 2022. I sincerely apologize to those of you who have been looking forward to the first phase, which will add four Worlds under a new logical data center. We will share further schedule details as soon as they are decided, and ask for your patience in the meantime. As for the second phase, the schedule remains unchanged, with the abovementioned new logical data center to receive an additional four Worlds around spring or summer of 2023. Thank you for your continued support. Naoki Yoshida Final Fantasy XIV Producer & Director Changes to Allagan Tomestones in Patch 6.2Jul 26, 2022 - Community Announcements{STEAM_CLAN_IMAGE}/4459756/70980792071ca356668965ee38939e27dc69a59d.png Patch 6.2 will see several changes to Allagan tomestones, including the addition of a new type of tomestone and revisions made to previously existing ones. These revisions will result in the removal of all Allagan tomestones of allegory and revelation. Players carrying these currencies are encouraged to exchange them for Allagan tomestones of poetics before the start of Patch 6.2 maintenance. New Tomestone Allagan tomestones of causality will be added, which can only be obtained after reaching level 90 with at least one class or job. Regarding Existing Tomestones {STEAM_CLAN_IMAGE}/4459756/249e3bbdae93579fec281cf68ac312a345b25073.png Allagan Tomestones of Astronomy The weekly obtainment cap for Allagan tomestones of astronomy will be removed. * Maximum inventory limit of 2,000 still applies. Allagan Tomestones of Aphorism These tomestones will no longer be obtainable. All trials and duties that currently yield these tomestones will instead offer Allagan tomestones of astronomy or the new Allagan tomestone currency. Players will no longer be able to exchange these tomestones for items. Although Allagan tomestones of aphorism will not be removed in Patch 6.2, items obtained through their exchanges will be made available through other means. These tomestones may be exchanged for Allagan tomestones of astronomy. * Exchange tomestones by speaking to Auriana in Revenant's Toll (X:22.7 Y:6.7). Allagan Tomestones of Allegory and Revelation With the release of Patch 6.2, all Allagan tomestones of allegory and revelation in the possession of players will be removed. * Players currently carrying Allagan tomestones of allegory and/or revelation are advised to exchange them for Allagan tomestones of poetics by speaking with Auriana in Revenant's Toll (X:22.7 Y:6.7) prior to the scheduled maintenance for Patch 6.2. Allagan Tomestones of Poetics Allagan tomestones of poetics will be obtainable from trials and duties up to level 80, as well as the Duty Roulette. Moogle Treasure Trove – The Hunt for Verity Commences July 25!Jul 25, 2022 - Community Announcements{STEAM_CLAN_IMAGE}/4459756/d8ad38e13da2689c06f7fa7b3763345bc63c0fe0.png It gives us great pleasure to announce the return of the Moogle Treasure Trove! Collect irregular tomestones of verity by completing specific duties and exchange them with Itinerant Moogles for a host of treasures including accessories and mounts. Seek out those tomestones and reap the rewards! This time, the demon brick earring is available for exchange, so don't miss this unique opportunity to further build your fashion arsenal! Check out the special site for details. * Irregular tomestones of verity will not be awarded when using adventurer squadrons or the Duty Support system. * Irregular tomestones of verity are only available to unrestricted parties if the "Level Sync" option is applied.The Crystalline Conflict Community Cup (Europe) – A 5v5 Online Tournament!Jul 21, 2022 - Community Announcements{STEAM_CLAN_IMAGE}/4459756/9e79da87c3a8f8c6d89066afbf51b941c5d91063.png As we enter a new era of PvP, we are hosting our very first official Crystalline Conflict 5v5 online tournament so everyone can prove their mettle! Watch the tournament live this Thursday, July 21 and Friday, July 22 at 11:00 a.m. (PDT) / 18:00 (GMT) / 19:00 (BST) on the official FINAL FANTASY XIV Twitch channel! Brian Ricardo and Lythi will be our commentators for this tournament! * Co-streaming is allowed. Lineup {STEAM_CLAN_IMAGE}/4459756/91b0529a09ce5856d3c32c5de37de1e8cea10dd8.png Brackets {STEAM_CLAN_IMAGE}/4459756/238a23751df6148225468a7be13b5d4be8ade206.png Day One Schedule {STEAM_CLAN_IMAGE}/4459756/f436921d3cf48d6a80a819d32f4f4dd36e53494a.png {STEAM_CLAN_IMAGE}/4459756/fa00f2f8a85829c2b066f50ca0d77dc3ef39d167.png Day Two Schedule {STEAM_CLAN_IMAGE}/4459756/f7cd915dd02a16ff479bb22dbd9b2085627682a6.png {STEAM_CLAN_IMAGE}/4459756/2e414dd41c39590b4663aeb67c886367ab608e39.png Regarding the Japanese & European Data Center ExpansionsJul 19, 2022 - Community Announcements{STEAM_CLAN_IMAGE}/4459756/1b88560d099dca08bc88553f2ca6b6f25a58e891.jpg With the release of Patch 6.18, we have determined the expansion of the Japanese and European data centers, as well as the Data Center Travel system, to be stable. As such, the Home World Transfer Service resumes Tuesday, July 19 at 12:00 a.m. (PDT) / 7:00 (GMT) / 8:00 (BST) / 17:00 (AEST). The purchase of housing will be made available at a later date. Moreover, all characters in Japanese data centers will be eligible to use the Home World Transfer Service free of charge for approximately two weeks. Read the full announcements on the Lodestone: Regarding the Purchase of Housing on New Worlds in European Data Centers Regarding the Japanese Data Center Expansion and Home World Transfer Service Letter from the Producer LIVE Part LXXI Digest ReleasedJul 14, 2022 - Community Announcements{STEAM_CLAN_IMAGE}/4459756/bb7a4f6440871beb9cacbff7e75cf7328d3e590a.png We’re pleased to announce that the Letter from the Producer LIVE Part LXXI event digest has been released! If you weren’t able to watch the live stream, or if you just want to watch it again, be sure to check it out! Proceed to the thread. Crystalline Conflict Season One Results Revealed as Season Two Commences!Jul 6, 2022 - Community Announcements{STEAM_CLAN_IMAGE}/4459756/53cc1a3b67f6e1be6550b2e8aadc2766ca0010cf.jpg Crystalline Conflict Season One has drawn to a close! Congratulations to those courageous competitors who reached the top of the rankings! Your ranking rewards are winging their way towards you via the moogle delivery service. Additionally, tier rewards are available to all who finished the season in or above the Bronze tier. Speak with the Seasonal Quartermaster at the Wolves’ Den Pier (X:4.9 Y:5.7) to claim them. View the results for Season One. * Ranking rewards letters may take some time to arrive. We appreciate your patience. When one fiercely embattled door closes, of course, another one opens─and thus are we delighted to announce the commencement of Season Two! Will you top your personal best and ascend to take your place amongst champions? Initial Season Two Tier/Riser Placements All competitors will begin Season Two placed five risers below where they finished Season One, with zero Rising Stars. Patch 6.18 NotesJul 5, 2022 - Community Announcements{STEAM_CLAN_IMAGE}/4459756/9ab053ccd7964c335ac2f24720144b5ac4b40e80.jpg Patch 6.18 brings a number of additions and refinements to the game, including the Data Center Travel system and the new Japanese data center, Meteor. Notice Regarding the Patch 6.18 Maintenance: Players who logged out in a World that is not their Home World prior to the maintenance will be automatically returned to their Home World upon logging in. Due to the number of players, there may be congestion issues immediately after the maintenance, so transfers may take some time to complete. Should there be a need to restart the game during transfer, players will still be in the queue until the transfer process is completed. The transfer process will not be interrupted if players minimize their screens. If the target World is congested (e.g., due to login rush after maintenance or when logins are concentrated), that World will be temporarily disabled as a destination. Due to the high number of visit requests per minute, the servers are currently unable to keep up with the high server load. We have temporarily suspended the Data Center Travel system and will gradually open this feature as we monitor the situation. Read the full patch notes on The Lodestone. Final Fantasy 14's next big patch gives everyone their own idyllic islandJul 4, 2022 - VG247A recent Final Fantasy 14 Letter from the Producer has given us some details on the long awaited Island Sanctuary mode, and more, coming in the next big update. The next big patch for everyone's favourite MMO, patch 6.2, is set to launch late August, and will bring in a bunch of new content. Including the highly-anticipated Island Sanctuary, which will give every player their own personal island to relax on. "Players will be able to build their own personal island sanctuary in this relaxing solo content," reads a press release. "Gather materials, build facilities, care for creatures, and more, without the need for previous crafting or gathering experience." Read more Final Fantasy XIV's next update will add a slice of StardewJul 2, 2022 - Rock, Paper, ShotgunFinal Fantasy 14's next patch, 6.2, is scheduled to launch in late August. Among its many additions will be a new "Island Sanctuary", a personal island where players can gather materials, build facilities and look after creatures. It sounds like a slice of Stardew. Read more Letter from the Producer LIVE Part LXXI Set for Friday, July 1Jun 29, 2022 - Community Announcements{STEAM_CLAN_IMAGE}/4459756/a2ad57654c6a3bd6a712aec21d10ff900471698f.png In the upcoming Letter from the Producer LIVE, we’ll be covering information on what’s to come in Patch 6.2! Date & Time Friday, July 1, 2022 at 4:00 a.m. (PDT) / 11:00 (GMT) / 12:00 (BST) / 21:00 (AEST) *Starting time subject to change. *Co-streaming is allowed. Where to Watch Youtube Live Niconico Live Twitch *Please note that the presentation slides will include both Japanese and English text, but the presentation audio will be in Japanese only. Show Details Patch 6.2 Part 1 Miscellaneous Updates Steam Summer Sale – Get FINAL FANTASY XIV: Endwalker for 30% off!Jun 27, 2022 - Community Announcements{STEAM_CLAN_IMAGE}/4459756/37372f695b2f9462423225950fdbf3e7add73594.png The Steam Summer Sale is here! If you or your friends have yet to catch up on the latest award-winning expansion Endwalker, now is the time to embark on a new journey! For a limited time only, get 30% off the following on Steam: • FINAL FANTASY XIV: Endwalker • FINAL FANTASY XIV: Endwalker Collector’s Edition Sale ends on Thursday, July 7. Visit the Steam store page here. Announcements Regarding European and Japanese Data Center ExpansionsJun 23, 2022 - Community Announcements{STEAM_CLAN_IMAGE}/4459756/1b88560d099dca08bc88553f2ca6b6f25a58e891.jpg In Patch 6.18, we will be introducing new Worlds to the European data centers and expanding the Japanese data centers. The patch will also introduce the Data Center Travel system, which allows players to temporarily visit other logical data centers within their physical data center. Patch 6.18 is set to arrive on Tuesday, July 5. * Maintenance for Patch 6.18 is expected to last 24 hours due to the Japanese/European data center expansions and the implementation of the Data Center Travel system. European Data Center Expansion Four Worlds will be added in total, with two Worlds being added to each data center as listed below. New Worlds in the Chaos Data Center Sagittarius Phantom New Worlds in the Light Data Center Alpha Raiden Visit the Lodestone for more information on New World Bonuses. Japanese Data Center Expansion In Patch 6.18, a new logical data center, Meteor, will be added to the Japanese data center, and certain existing Worlds will be redistributed within it. Visit the Lodestone for the maintenance schedule and the period during which eligible players may use the Home World Transfer Service free of charge, as well as effects of World redistribution on certain in-game features. Read the full announcements on Lodestone: Introducing New Worlds to the European Data Centers Regarding the Expansion of Japanese Data Centers The Free Login Campaign Returns!Jun 16, 2022 - Community Announcements{STEAM_CLAN_IMAGE}/4459756/ea183d04b8ab650ca4a88b0b2478eefcc8ac66e5.jpg The new Duty Support system* added in Patch 6.1 allows adventurers to progress the main scenario at their own pace, and in the hope that would-be adventurers can experience all that FFXIV has to offer, we are pleased to announce the latest Free Login Campaign! If you or any of your friends are currently taking a break from your adventures, you won’t want to miss out on this limited-time event! Duration: From Wednesday, June 15, 2022 at 1:00 a.m. / 8:00 (GMT) / 9:00 (BST) / 18:00 (AEST) to Thursday, June 30, 2022 at 7:59 a.m. (PDT) / 14:59 (GMT) / 15:59 (BST) / July 1, 2022 at 0:59 (AEST) * The Duty Support system is currently available for main scenario duties implemented within Patch 2.0, as well as Patch 5.0 through Patch 6.1. The system will be updated to include other main scenario duties in future updates. Visit the special site for details. Patch 6.15 NotesJun 8, 2022 - Community Announcements{STEAM_CLAN_IMAGE}/4459756/44b3ec8ce7ba6079461032fc7419304dd7b90c4e.jpg Patch 6.15 brings a multitude of additions and refinements to the game, including new custom deliveries featuring Ameliance, Arkasodara tribal quests, and Somehow Further Hildibrand Adventures. Additional features will be implemented in future updates: Data Center Travel is scheduled to be implemented in Patch 6.18. Several minor issues with the adventurer plate feature will be addressed in Patch 6.15. More significant changes to improve ease of use will be implemented with its official release scheduled for Patch 6.2. Read the full patch notes on The Lodestone. The Make It Rain Campaign Begins June 3!Jun 1, 2022 - Community Announcements{STEAM_CLAN_IMAGE}/4459756/7d677f9a4d566f629900a6ab194b56b5bb6bfa35.png The Make It Rain Campaign is back again, giving thrill-seekers the chance to earn 50% more MGP! The campaign attendant offers discounts on a range of incredible prizes, such as furnishings that allow you to play Gold Saucer mini-games in the comfort of your estate hall. Join the festivities and rake in the rewards! Event Duration From Friday, June 3, 2022 at 1:00 a.m. (PDT) / 8:00 (GMT) / 9:00 (BST) / 18:00 (AEST) to Monday, June 20, 2022 at 7:59 a.m. (PDT) / 14:59 (GMT) / 15:59 (BST) / Tuesday, June 21 at 0:59 (AEST) How to Participate Begin the quest "A Prickly Plaint" by speaking to the Ollier in Ul'dah - Steps of Nald (X:9.4 Y:9.2). *Players must be level 15 and above to start the quest and must first complete must first complete one of the following main scenario quests: "The Gridanian Envoy," "The Ul'dahn Envoy," or "The Lominsan Envoy." Rewards {STEAM_CLAN_IMAGE}/4459756/0783b10327e0528c334e1e11429bdf9c62803d0f.png Visit the special site for more details.