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How to fix the Final Fantasy XIV unable to download patch files error

One frustrating error that Final Fantasy XIV players have encountered is the dreaded “unable to download patch files” error. The error occurs in the pre-load client before you’ve even gotten into the game and can stop you from logging in. So how do you fix the unable to download patch files error? Well, the issue seems to be related to…

Do you need PlayStation Plus to play Final Fantasy XIV on PlayStation?

Final Fantasy XIV is one of the world’s biggest MMORPG games to date with over 500 hours of content and over 30 million players. The game is playable on Playstation consoles, and you do not even need a PlayStation Plus subscription in order to access online features. Is Final Fantasy XIV free-to-play on PlayStation consoles? Typically, to play an online…

Will FFXIV mods get you banned & is XIV Mod Archive safe to use?

In Final Fantasy XIV, mods and third-party addons are a contentious topic. As a result, some players might have a few reservations before using XIV Mod Archive and other modding sites. Unfortunately, in Final Fantasy XIV, all third-party tools and addons are prohibited. In a recent post by the game’s director Naoki Yoshida, this ban was reiterated. And a day after this post…

All Final Fantasy XIV Warrior Quests

In Final Fantasy XIV, Warrior is one of the four Tank classes. The job unlocks after leveling Marauder to 30. From there, a series of Warrior quests will unlock new abilities and advance a side story. Below, we’ve listed all of the Warrior Quests in Final Fantasy XIV. We’ve also listed the level requirement for each quest and whether they…

How to get the Drink Tea emote in Final Fantasy XIV

In Final Fantasy XIV, the emotes are one of the best features giving life to your character. And one of the great things about Final Fantasy XIV is how it makes the mundane feel worth experiencing. That’s why the recently released Drink Tea emote has proven very popular. By typing /drinktea, players will see their character pull out a dainty…

15 Best Mods for Final Fantasy XIV

A great mod is like a love letter to a video game, and FFXIV has received lots of love letters since its 2010 debut. Mods are typically created by dedicated players who want to correct a certain issue through retexturing, recoloring, or organizing an unruly element. The general rule about using mods in FFXIV (and most other MMOs) is that,…

How many active players does Final Fantasy XIV have? 

Final Fantasy XIV is one of the most popular MMOs in the world. Since Endwalker released in December 2021, the game has gone from strength to strength and boasts an impressive player count. According to the FFXIV Census website, there are over 26 million unique characters. But with alts and multiple characters and even accounts for the same players, it…

Final Fantasy XIV Seal Rock (Seize) PvP Strategy and Guide

Seal Rock is one of the four Frontline 72-person PvP maps in Final Fantasy XIV. Dividing the players into three teams of 24, the purpose of Seal Rock is to collect data from Allagan Tomeliths—large structures that periodically activate to be captured. With the changes to PvP that came in Final Fantasy XIV: Endwalker patch 6.1, the popularity of PvP…

How to get the Nixie minion, Drippy, in Final Fantasy XIV

In Final Fantasy XIV’s 6.1 patch, a part of the Main Story Quest introduced new lore about Nixies, which are diminutive water familiars created by magic. But it’s not the first time we’ve seen Nixies in Final Fantasy XIV. In patch 5.4, we saw an oversized Nixies as dungeon boss. With the surge in popularity of Nixies and the knowledge…

How to start the Maiden’s Rhapsody 2022 event in Final Fantasy XIV

Final Fantasy XIV’s consistent updates are part of the reason the game continues to thrive years after its release. The game adds events for players to regularly participate in to reinvigorate the experience. Final Fantasy XIV’s Maiden’s Rhapsody collaboration event pays homage to Final Fantasy XI and grants players access to new gear, but how can players start it? Where…

How to watch Final Fantasy XIV Ultimate Dragonsong World First Race

Some of Final Fantasy XIV’s most hardcore content is Ultimate raids like the Dragonsong’s Reprise. This content is some of the most challenging content in the popular MMO from Square Enix. These raids often take days for the most skilled players complete for the first time, and it becomes a race throughout the community. Those interested in watching the race…

All Final Fantasy XIV Weapon Design Contest Winners

With the Final Fantasy XIV Weapon Design Contest drawing to a close, players will soon have a new array of glamours to apply to their gear in honor of the contest’s winners. While players wait for these unique pieces of equipment to join the vast array of customization options in Final Fantasy XIV, why not check out what you can…