A pioneer at the publisher before Final Fantasy XIV established itself as the goose that lays the golden eggs through perseverance, Final Fantasy XI has indeed just celebrated its 20th birthday on May 16 – which is worth the game a nice retrospective in the pages of the famous Japanese weekly. And the news is rather reassuring on the Vana’diel front.
“Due to previous statements, some people may be worried about the game stopping in 2022, but I don’t think you need to worry about that anytime soon.“”, would have said the director of the game. Same story on the side of the producer Akihiko Matsui, who notes that all the senior executives of Square Enix urge the development team to “continue the FFXI adventure“.
The news around the game is still in full swing through numerous announcements made on the official website. In addition to organizing a Frequently Asked Questions (or AMA) on Reddit On May 23, where the development team will answer questions from users past and present, Square Enix is planning new content additions.
“The Ravenous Resurgence is steadily approaching its conclusion, and as of the May update, we’re about halfway through the story. Most of the protagonists have appeared, and now it’s up to adventurers to prove they’re just what Vana’diel needs right now. The time for new combat content is also approaching, so you can get your hands on the Weapons of Primordials we’ve been hinting at over the past two months. Get ready for a new set of powerful weaponry.“, can we read, while recalling that the development teams continue to work at full speed.