New Job Enhancements: Gifts

 Have you maxed out your favorite job with the job point system? Then you're in luck, for in the upcoming December version update of Final Fantasy XI, a new enhancement system is to be implemented to take advantage of your progress! This new system, known as Gifts, adds a variety of bonuses to a job, ranging from performance boosts to the ability to equip unique "Superior" equpment, based on the number of job points allocated to them!

What are your feelings on the new Gifts system? Let us know over on the ZAM forums!


Job Adjustments

 One of the highlights of the upcoming December version update of Final Fantasy XI is a series of new combat and job-related adjustments, and today, these changes have been unveiled. Summoner, Blue Mage, and Puppetmaster will be seeing job-specific adjustments and additions to improve and bolster their repertoire in battle.

For more general combat updates, a number of different weapon skills are being adjusted to increase their damage output, as well as a number of adjustments to the accuracy of players and pets.

For full details on the various job adjustments, check below the break. Which adjustment appeals to you the most? Let us know over on the ZAM forums!

Announcing the December Version Update!

 The next version update for Final Fantasy XI is slated for an early December release! Among the changes scheduled to be introduced is a number of new Adoulin quests, new Notorious Monsters for the Unity Concord system, job adjustments, the ability to equip two linkpearls simultaneously, and much more!

 Excited for the new update? Let us know over on the ZAM forums!

Collaboration Event with Pictlogica Final Fantasy!

 Square Enix has announced an upcoming collaboration between Final Fantasy XI and the Japan-only smartphone application, Pictlogica Final Fantasy. From Tuesday, November 25th through to Tuesday, December 9th, a number of new furniture pieces for your Mog House, depicting pixel-based artwork of various XI characters, will be available for acquisition. While some, such as the nation specific ones, are easy to obtain, others require time spent in Mog Gardens or farming up Unity accolades!

Which of the portraits appeals to you the most? Let us know over on the ZAM forums!

Surge on Ahead with the Surge Walk Campaign!

 Have you been wanting to get in on the Walk of Echoes action, but always seem to miss when your favorite Walk is in Surge mode? Unable to get some of that awesome loot as a result? You're in luck! Starting on Tuesday, November 25th and running through to Tuesday, December 9th, all Walks will be powered up to Surge mode! So take to Walk of Echoes next week and take advantage of this newest campaign!

What Walk do you think you'll hit up the most? Let us know over on the ZAM forums!

Light and Darkness

 A mysterious illness has been sweeping through the Sacred City of Adoulin, and not even the amazing duo of the Adoulin Examiner, Famlienne and Skeptical Owl, have been safe from its touch. Where has Owl disappeared to? Why has the Examiner been suspended indefinitely during this crisis? What does this nobleman, clad in black, know about what rages through the city?

The answers to these mysteries will be unraveled soon!

What are your thoughts of this latest Adoulin Exerpt? Let us know over on the ZAM forums!

Forever Today: Seekers of Adoulin OST

 The music for Final Fantasy XI's Seekers of Adoulin expansion is among some of the best in all of the Final Fantasy franchise, with everything from somber, emotional tracks to roaring battle themes! Today, Square Enix has announced that the official soundtrack for the expansion, entitled "Forever Today" is now available for digital release, featuring six unreleased tracks, as well as two versions of the ending song for the Seekers of Adoulin mission storyline!

What are your feelings on the soundtrack? Let us know over on the ZAM forums!

November Version Update Has Arrived!

 It's been a long time coming, but the November version update of Final Fantasy XI has arrived! Center stage among the various adjustments and additions includes the final installment of the Seekers of Adoulin missions, wrapping up a storyline that landed with the expansion over a year ago! Other additions include job adjustments for Beastmaster and Summoner, the addition of the new Linkshell Concierge and Unity Concord systems, addition of new zones and Notorious Monsters, and more!

What are your thoughts of the newest version update? Let us know over on the ZAM forums!

November 2014 Login Campaign

 Final Fantasy XI's popular Login Campaign is returning, bringing about a myriad of prizes both old and new to be obtained! From Monday, November 10th through to Tuesday, December 2nd, adventurers can rack up points each day they log in to the game, to be exchanged for some amazing gifts. In addition to returning items such as Beastly Shanks and crafting kits, new Lycopodium Masques will be available, alongside the brand new Abenzio Cipher and the return of the Star Sibyl Cipher!

What items do you think you'll get with your points? Let us know over on the ZAM forums!

Final Chapter of Seekers of Adoulin to be Added

 The November version update of Final Fantasy XI is fast approaching, and center stage is epic conclusion to the Seekers of Adoulin storyline! Since the expansion's arrival, the mysteries surrounding Arciela, the sacred city, and the entire Ulbuka region have only deepened, yet the answers to all are fast approaching!

To further excite those looking forward to completing the story, Square Enix has unveiled new rewards for the end of the storyline, including a myriad of rings of which you can choose one from.

Excited for the final installment? Which ring do you think you'll choose? Let us know over on the ZAM forums!