, we heard the sad news that Square Enix would be closing down the 360 version of Final Fantasy XI
in March 2016. However, before its untimely demise, more content will be coming to the MMORPG in the form of a three-part expansion called "Rhapsodies of Vana'diel".
To celebrate the release of the first part of this expansion in May, a series of special events have been announced, which will run from now to the end of May. Some of these campaigns run throughout the whole period, but some only run in the first half and others in the second half. Check out all the details below.April 27th - May 30th:Double Capacity & Experience Point Campaign
During the campaign, earn double the normal amount of experience points/capacity points when defeating monsters. What's more, this campaign will also apply to experience gained in Monstrosity.
A blue treasure chest has been placed near Horst in Port Jeuno (H-8).
Open the chest to receive one of the following prizes.
- Atma (eleven varieties)
- Lunar Abyssite (one piece)
- 100,000 Cruor
Note: These prizes may only be claimed once.April 27th - May 11th:Assault - Nyzul Isle Uncharted Area Survey Mysterious Item Campaign
During the campaign, adventurers will have a chance to acquire new mysterious items whenever defeating a notorious monster on each floor.
During Campaign Festa, campaigns will undergo the following effects:
- Experience Points and Allied Notes from campaign battles are doubled.
- The amount of spoils obtained from union chests is increased.
The following four Campaign Ops will offer special rewards in addition to their normal spoils, including Montiont Silverpieces, 100 Byne Bills, Lungo-Nango Jadeshells and more:
- Splitting Heirs
- Cracking Shells
- Plucking Wings
- Fiat LuxMay 11th - May 30th:Additional Seal Battlefield Spoils Campaign
During the campaign, vanquishing certain monsters will reward you with a variety of items, including materials needed to create +2 empyrean equipment, Mog Bonanza kupons, Dynamis currency, synthesis materials, and more! (see the table here for the specifics)
Double Unity Accolade Campaign
Unity accolade gains from completing Records of Eminence objectives and vanquishing monsters are doubled!
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