The New Year Alter Ego Extravaganza Is Coming!

 2015 is fast approaching, and to help celebrate the upcoming new year, Square Enix has announced the return of their ever-popular Alter Ego Extravaganza. In addition to eight returning favorites, including Tenzen, Elivira, and Noillurie, three brand new Ciphers will be made available! The bow-wielding Margret, the fiery Kukki-Chebukki, and grizzled samurai Gilgamesh will all be making their first appearances starting December 31st, so be sure to pick them up while you can!

Which of these new alter egos appeals to you the most? Let us know over on the ZAM forums!

New Unity Wanted Battles

 Prepare yourselves for battle, for the upcoming January version update of Final Fantasy XI will be bringing another installment to the popular Unity Concord system. Five new Notorious Monster objectives, for the areas of Cape Terrigan, the Sanctuary of Zi'tah, Ro'Maeve, Yuhtunga Jungle, and Western Altepa Desert, are to be added, with a host of rewards available from the treasure coffers upon successful completion!

Which Notorious Monster looks the most appealing? Let us know over on the ZAM forums!

New Seekers of Adoulin Quests

 The January version update of Final Fantasy XI is fast approaching, and Square Enix has a number of new quests lined up for the Seekers of Adoulin expansion. Delve deeper into the history of the exorcist Ingrid and the leader of the Order of Woltaris, Melvien de Malecroix! So be sure to look for these new quest lines starting January 15th!

Do you like the subjects of these new quests? Let us know over on the ZAM forums!

The Adventuring Primer Has Been Updated!

 Has all the new content to hit Final Fantasy XI thrown you for a loop? Do you have no idea what the difference is between Unity Concord and Alluvion Skirmishes? You're in luck! The official Final Fantasy XI Adventuring Primer, the one-stop source for information regarding all things Vana'diel, has been updated with entries for Incursion, Job Points, and much more!

How helpful has the primer been for you since its initial release? Let us know over on the ZAM forums!

Announcing I Dream of Mog Bonanza 2015!

 2014 is coming to a close, with the new year fast approaching! To celebrate the upcoming arrival of 2015, Square Enix has announced the return of the ever popular Mog Bonanza! Starting Wednesday, December 24th, 2014 and running through to January 27th, 2015, players will be able to purchase lottery marbles from the nearest representative of the M.H.M.U. What better way to start 2015 then to see if Lady Luck is on your side?

Excited for the new Bonanza? Let us know all about it over on the ZAM forums!

The Calling

 The death of Melvien de Malecroix, head of Adoulin's Order of Woltaris, marked yet another chapter in an ongoing tale of mystery surrounding the Sacred City. With his death, the body's subsequent disappearance, and the sleeping sickness ravaging Adoulin, the former reporters of the Adoulin Examiner, Famlienne and Skeptical Owl, take to the Celennia Memorial Library for answers. However, it is in Malecroix's diary that they find more questions, and the winter wasteland of the Kamihr Drifts seem to hold the key to unraveling this mystery!

 What are your thoughts on the events in Adoulin? Let us know over on the ZAM forums!

Vana'diel New Year's Campaign Set to Get Underway!

 2015 is almost here! With the new year fast approaching, Square Enix has announced several simultaneous campaigns to celebrate the event! Starting Thursday, December 18th, 2014, and running through to Wednesday, January 14th, 2015, players can participate in the brand new Double Unity Accolade campaign, or spend some time with returning favorites such as the Surge Walk and Alter Ego campaigns!

Which campaign are you looking forward to the most? Let us know over on the ZAM forums!

January Version Update Schedule Revealed!

 The December version update has barely settled, yet Square Enix is already dilligently working on the next major update for Final Fantasy XI! Scheduled for a January 15th, 2015 release, this update will introduce new Seekers of Adoulin quests, more Unity Wanted battles, puppetmaster adjustments, the ability to equip multiple linkshells simultaneously, and much more!

What are you excited for the most? Let us know over on the ZAM forums!

Starlight Celebration

  It's nearly that time of the year again! Soon, snow falling along the streets of San d'Oria and little tarutaru will begin their stockings up over the fireplaces. Yes, the Starlight Celebration of Final Fantasy XI is fast approaching. Starting Thursday, December 18th, and running through to the 31st, the three starting cities will be decorated for the holidays, with all the residents spreading merriment, cheer, and special prizes!

For full details on this year's Starlight Celebration, be sure to check below the break. How are you going to be spreading the holiday cheer? Let us know over on the ZAM forums!

Unwrap the December Version Update!

 Christmas has come early to Vana'diel! For those needing some festive gifts a few weeks in advance, Square Enix has unveiled the new December version update of Final Fantasy XI! New Seekers of Adoulin quests, new Unity Concord Wanted objectives, brand new job adjustments, a new Mog Gardens system, the arrival of the Gifts job enhancement system, the ability to separate log windows, and much more!

What are your feelings on the new update? Let us know over on the ZAM forums.