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Latest Poll

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

25.0%6 votes
I love them. New content and much needed changes!
45.8%11 votes
Ehhh, some parts I like, others I don't care about
8.3%2 votes
I hate it. Just a lot of rehashing, nothing new
8.3%2 votes
I haven't had a chance to try everything yet
12.5%3 votes
I had no idea there were changes! I must go!

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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!

FFXI Ultimate Collection Available Steam Sale!

 Wanting to help a friend start Final Fantasy XI but don't want to track down all the various expansions? Wishing you could get back into the game with one complete package? You're in luck! During Steam's annual summer sale, the Final Fantasy XI: Ultimate Collection Seekers Edition is available at 33% off the normal price! This collection features the core game, all five full expansions, the three add-on scenarios, as well as the three Abyssea add-on battle scenarios! So if this tickles your fancy, be sure to pick up the collection quickly, for this limited time offer ends on June 30th!

Planning to pick up the Ultimate Collection? Let us know about it over on the ZAM forums!

Beat the Heat with the July Version Update!

 Though Final Fantasy XI's June version update is less than a week old, Square Enix is already hard at work preparing new content for the next big update, scheduled for early July! New high-tier battlefields, including the return of the powerful Shadow Lord, are planned to appear, as well as several spell-based job adjustments, including the arrival of the long-awaited Haste II spell for Red Mages! Synthing will also be improved, with a new list feature to show previously completed synths in the works!

Excited for this teaser of new changes to come? Let us know all about it over on the ZAM forums!