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What are your feelings on the quality of the recent updates?

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I love them. New content and much needed changes!
48.0%12 votes
Ehhh, some parts I like, others I don't care about
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I hate it. Just a lot of rehashing, nothing new
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I haven't had a chance to try everything yet
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I had no idea there were changes! I must go!

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Campaign Festa and Alter Ego Expo!

 Starting on July 8th, two new campaigns for Final Fantasy XI will be arriving, making for big changes in content both from the past and the present! The first, running on through to July 29th, is the Campaign Festa, increasing spoils, experience, and allied notes rewarded in Campaign battles, as well as adding new spoils to a number of Campaign Ops. All the while preparing for a future version update to add content for those who have finished the Wings of the Goddess storyline.

The second, a new Alter Ego Expo, will be running through to July 22nd, and plans to offer a sizeable boost to HP, MP, and status ailment resistances for your favorite Alter Ego, to make their value in battle all the greater!

Excited for these campaigns? Let us know all about it over on the ZAM forums!

Results of February - April Version Update Survey

  Back in April, Square Enix released a survey covering the major version updates that had taken place between February and April. Today, the results of this survey have been released, letting your voice and the voices of your fellow adventurers be be known! Did your opinions on some of the newest content and game adjustments stand alone? Or were others in agreement with how you felt about the changes made?

What were your feelings on the overall results of the survey? Let us know all about it over on the ZAM forums!

Synthesis History Feature

 Hate needing to constantly look through lists of items to find the right recipe for synths? Wish you could just press one command and have the ingredients gathered together in proper amounts and the synthesis performed? You're in luck, for in the July version of Final Fantasy XI, a new Synthesis History feature will be added, letting players quickly repeat previously performed synths without needing to sift through their inventory to individually select ingredients.

 In addition, players that find themselves crafting particular items often can "favorite" up to ten synths to remain in the history lists for as long as they remain favorited.

Excited for these crafting changes? Let us know about it over on the ZAM forums!

Monster Rearing

 Ever found yourself wishing you could raise your very own monsters? Then get ready for the new Monster Rearing system planned for the July version update of Final Fantasy XI! The young Qiqirn Chacharoon will help adventurers, who have completed certain Mog Garden quests, with raising their very own monster as it goes from a baby to a full grown adult. In the process, your domesticated creature will bring back various items to reward you for your hard work and dilligence!

Excited for this upcoming addition to the Mog Gardens? Let us know all about it over on the ZAM forums!

New High-Tier Mission Battlefields Will Be Added

 Ready yourselves for new challenges against familiar faces, for the July version update to Final Fantasy XI will include the arrival of two new high-tier mission battlefields, featuring the Shikaree Hunters X, Y, and Z, as well as the mastermind of the Crystal War itself, the Shadow Lord! These battles will prove to test your blades and your magic, and will reward those victorious with rare and valuable prizes, so prepare yourselves!

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

Announcing the Summer Alter Ego Extravaganza!

 Looking to add some new alter egos to your repertoire of powerful allies? Are there a few older ones that you missed out on obtaining the last time they were available? You're in luck, for the Summer Alter Ego Extravaganza for Final Fantasy XI will be bringing back favorites such as Joachim and Tenzen, as well as adding four brand new alter egos for you to acquire. Hailing from the Wings of the Goddess expansion, the characters Elivira, Noillurie, Ferreous Coffin, and Lhu Mhakaracca will be among the list of companions one can acquire from June 30th through to July 31st!

Which of the new faces are you most excited for? Let us know all about it over on the ZAM forums!

Job Adjustments

 The July version update of Final Fantasy XI plans to bring some major changes to various jobs with the introduction of new job adjustments! Several new spells will be added to the Red Mage, Blue Mage, and Geomancer jobs, including new spells to boost attack speed, decrease enemy physical evasion, and more! For non-spell based adjustments, Corsair's Corsair Roll will now affect the acquiring of capacity points, and the Stormwalker head for a Puppetmaster's automaton will be able to cast the Haste II spell!

Excited for these upcoming changes? Let us know all about it over on the ZAM forums!