New Developer Interviews and Behind-the-scenes Commentary Debuted on WE ARE VANA’DIEL Special Site.
SQUARE ENIX today released the September version update for FINAL FANTASY XI Online, featuring Chapter 5 Part 2 of the ongoing The Voracious Resurgence storyline. In addition to this latest story addition, the September update brings a number of exciting campaigns and in-game events for players to participate in and earn special rewards.
Additionally, the WE ARE VANA’DIEL special site has been updated with a variety of new content to provide players a glimpse into the world of the development of FINAL FANTASY XI Online. T
The latest series of updates introduces the following content to the site:
- WE DISCUSS VANA’DIEL #2 – Interview with Yosuke Saito (Parts 1-4)
- Yosuke Saito’s “My Playlist” – A selection of favorite songs from FINAL FANTASY XI
- WE DISCUSS VANA’DIEL #3 – Interview with Yutaka Kawamata Part 1
- WE REMEMBER VANA’DIEL – New Behind-the-scenes Commentary for 2004 and 2005
The September version update brings a wealth of content for players of all levels to enjoy:
Voracious Resurgence Update – Learn more about the mysteries of the Olduum Staff, yet beware of the anomalies in the Aht Urhgan seas in the second part of the latest chapter in this story series.
Updated Ambuscade Content – Battle against Cockatrices as well as Poroggos, who make their return in this month’s Ambuscade challenges.
Blazing Buffaloes Seasonal Event – From now and through Tuesday, September 21st, 2021 at 7:59 a.m. (PDT), wild buffaloes will prowl a number of areas across Vana’diel. Players who round them up and bring them to the nearby moogles can earn a variety of rewards, including the Buffalo Cap, Drover’s Mantle, and Drover’s Belt equipment, as well as a number of other items.
Day of the Shadow Lord – Through Thursday, September 30th, 2021 at 7:59 a.m. (PDT), players will occasionally receive the Shadow Lord’s storied great sword, Lament, and his swords, Nihility and Extinction, as spoils for completing the Shadow Lord Battle battlefield.
Equipment Boosting Campaign – Beginning Monday, September 13th, 2021 at 1:00 a.m. (PDT) and through Thursday, September 30th, 2021 at 7:59 a.m. (PDT), a number of campaigns will be underway to assist players on their journeys in Vana’diel. Adventurers can enjoy increased drop rates on seals and crests, additional item drops from certain enemies, and other various bonuses for the duration of the campaign
September Login Campaign – Players can receive various rewards by logging in each day and collecting points to exchange for prizes, including the Cancrine Apron.