Final Fantasy Series News


Final Fantasy 8 update adds High Speed Mode and Game Boosters

By Ozzie Mejia, Jun 21, 2014 2:00pm PDT

Owners of the classic Final Fantasy VIII on PC were surprised to see a new update, which includes some new features like a High Speed Mode that makes the game unfold just a little bit faster.


"Well it's a classic to someone apparently. Honestly, it's in my bottom tier for FF games. Then ..."

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Final Fantasy Explorers announced for 3DS

By Steve Watts, Jun 18, 2014 8:15am PDT

Final Fantasy Explorers, a 3DS action-RPG akin to the popular Monster Hunter series, has been announced.


Final Fantasy 11 May update detailed

By Steve Watts, May 13, 2014 4:00pm PDT

Final Fantasy 11 is getting a large May update that adds a ton of late-game content, and raises the level cap to 99.


"I haven't played this game since it 1st came out. My account is gone? LoL? Is this still in ..."

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Final Fantasy III listed on Steam

By Ozzie Mejia, May 09, 2014 1:00pm PDT

It was leaked a few weeks ago, but Square Enix has confirmed that Final Fantasy III is coming to Steam with optimized visuals and Steam-exclusive features.


"What does new story sequences mean? Few new side quests I guess. I'm guessing this just means ..."

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Final Fantasy XIV: Fan Festival coming to Las Vegas this October

By Andrew Yoon, Apr 28, 2014 7:30am PDT

With two million registered accounts, Final Fantasy XIV is one of the most successful comeback stories in all of videogaming. Square Enix's revived MMO has been doing so well that it plans on having Fan Festivals around the world, with the first to hit Las Vegas later this y...


"anyone know how to get the textures to look so nice like these promo shots? I have everything ..."

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Why Final Fantasy XIV's reboot needed to keep the original name

By Andrew Yoon, Apr 18, 2014 9:15am PDT

"I'm sure there would be a lot of players who would say, 'I'm never going to play Final Fantasy again,' or 'I'm never going to buy a Square Enix game ever again.' I, too, am a fan of the Final Fantasy series. I would have said the same thing, too."


Final Fantasy III coming to PC

By Andrew Yoon, Apr 18, 2014 7:45am PDT

A PC version of Final Fantasy III is in the works, the German USK ratings board has leaked.


"I wonder if all the other mobile FF remakes will follow. Doesn't matter really, at $16 a pop I'm ..."

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Final Fantasy 14 reaches 2 million registered users

By Steve Watts, Apr 16, 2014 12:00pm PDT

Final Fantasy 14 has reached 2 million registered users worldwide, Square Enix announced today.


"These metrics are useless if half are gold spamming accounts. "

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Final Fantasy 14 expansion to let players fly

By Steve Watts, Apr 11, 2014 4:30pm PDT

The first expansion for Final Fantasy 14 will let players fly, and explore the story of a millennia-old conflict, according to the producer and lead scenario writer.


How to upgrade from the PS3 version of Final Fantasy XIV to PS4

By Andrew Yoon, Apr 11, 2014 11:30am PDT

PS3 owners of Final Fantasy XIV will be able to upgrade to the PS4 version for free starting today. The upgrade will be available until "at least" the end of the year.


Final Fantasy XIV free PS4 beta weekend starts now

By Andrew Yoon, Apr 04, 2014 6:00am PDT

If you want to explore the world of Eorzea, you'll be able to do so for free this weekend through an open beta.


"If you guys are going to get this, just make sure not to get hacked. I did and got my account ..."

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Final Fantasy 14: A Realm Reborn director explains what went wrong with original

By Steve Watts, Mar 21, 2014 7:15am PDT

Final Fantasy 14: A Realm Reborn has been pretty well-received compared to its panned predecessor, and director Naoki Yoshida took to a panel at GDC to explain where the first one went awry.


"I couldn't get into this game. Combat was too Asian-y, and there weren't many abilities to play ..."

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Final Fantasy 14 patch 2.2 trailer shows new battles and features

By Ozzie Mejia, Mar 15, 2014 2:00pm PDT

Square Enix is offering an extensive look into the upcoming 2.2 patch for Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn (titled 'Through the Maelstrom') with a new eight-minute video.


"It wasn't the Beta people complaining. I am one and there are tons of complaints about this ..."

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Impressions: Final Fantasy X/X-2 Remaster restores a Square Enix classic

By Steve Watts, Mar 11, 2014 6:00am PDT

Final Fantasy X/X-2 Remaster shows how well both of the games hold up, but also serves as a very clear turning point for the series.


"Steve, thanks - I wanted this badly, then I was on the fence because I'm not done lightning ..."

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Final Fantasy 14 PS3/PS4 character transfers detailed

By Ozzie Mejia, Feb 25, 2014 4:00pm PST

Square Enix is offering details on how to transfer your Final Fantasy 14: A Realm Reborn character data from the PS3 version to the upcoming PS4 version, with transfers set to begin on April 11.


"Also Legacy Characters can transfer to non Legacy servers this weekend yay!"

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