May Update for Final Fantasy XI

By Cindy Minguez, 2 years ago
Square-Enix has announced details of the new May update for their popular MMORPG Final Fantasy XI. Straight from their forums, we've learned of:

-- new missions
-- old mysteries solved while new ones are unveiled
-- the expansion of previously marginalized characters
-- an easier method for earning capacity points
-- the Fellow level cap is being raised to 99 (to further support solo players)
-- new mission-related areas
-- expanded areas where Fellows can be called
-- introduction of the Mog Wardrobe
-- new meals that enhance pet accuracy by 110 points
-- mythic-equivalent weapons for geomancers and rune fencers
-- and much, much more!

See the video for a more detailed list of some of the upcoming goodies including a thank you to the fans in honor of the game's Twelfth Anniversary.

More specifically:

Missions and Quests

-- Seeker of Adoulin missions
-- Trust acquisition quests
-- Survival Skill acquisition quest
-- Geomancer Ergon Weapon acquisition quest
-- Rune Fencer Ergon Weapon acquisition quest
-- Adventurer Appreciation Campaign
-- Mog Tablet quest
-- Repeat Login Campaign
-- Mog Bonanza

Areas and Monsters

-- New areas
-- Event-specific areas

Content and Systems

-- High-tier mission battlefields (Aht Urhgan missions)
-- Adventuring fellows (new cap, item changes, getting rid of point penalty)
-- Trust (new alter-egos, adjustment to behavior logic, etc.)
-- Records of Eminence
-- Coalition assignments
-- Reives
-- Celennia Memorial Library
-- Zeni Notorious Monsters


-- Job Points
-- Corsair
-- Blue Mage
-- Geomancer


-- Mog Wardrobe
-- Geomancer's Ergon Weapon
-- Rune Fencer's Ergon Weapon
-- Food for pet jobs
-- Auction House
-- Addition of Porter Moogle supported items
-- Addition of event items


-- Equipment change interface
-- Chat filter
-- Title screen

To see the more detailed, point-by-point charts of what Square is working on with their notes added, please visit here.

The May Update will be live on May 15th.
Cindy Minguez
Written by Cindy Minguez
Cindy has been writing for TA/TT for three years now and is the Assistant Manager of the Newshounds at TrueTrophies. She's an English instructor at a small college and considered a remarkably cool teacher for knowing all about Mass Effect, Skyrim, and Diablo III.