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

21.4%3 votes
I love them. New content and much needed changes!
64.3%9 votes
Ehhh, some parts I like, others I don't care about
7.1%1 votes
I hate it. Just a lot of rehashing, nothing new
7.1%1 votes
I haven't had a chance to try everything yet
0%0 votes
I had no idea there were changes! I must go!

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Announcing the Spring Alter Ego Extravaganza!

 After the success of the New Year's Alter Ego Extravaganza, Square Enix is bringing the event back to Final Fantasy XI, with some new faces joining in for the fun! The special Trust alter egos that were released in the New Year's event, Tenzen, Valaineral R Davilles, Mihli Aliapoh, and Joachim are making their returns, but the highlight of this event are the Aht Urhgan automatons Ovjang and Mnejing, as well as the adorable baby chocobo, Sakura! These seven are only going to be available for a limited time, from April 1st through the 30th, so be sure to get them while you can!

Let us know what you think of this Alter Ego lineup over on the ZAM forums!

Square Enix March Mayhem Sale

Square Enix is having a March Mayhem sale this weekend in their online store. Many titles are on sale, but they're going fast, so grab them while you can!

Obscured Domains less obscure than before!

Following up on the release of the March version update of Final Fantasy XI, a few new additions and resolved issues have been implemented. Veils have been added to Marjami Ravine, Kamihr Drifts, and the Yorcia Weald for new Delve access, and a number of corrections to issues, including screen blackouts during the opening of certain windows, adjustments to Cait Sith's damage mitigation, and more have been added.

Let us know how you feel about these changes over on the ZAM forums!

Veil Lifted on the Latest Version Update!

 The March version update of Final Fantasy XI has arrived! The second installment of the popular Delve battlefield content has been implemented, bringing adventurers face to face with new challenges deep within the Yorcia Weald [U]! With these new challenges comes new rewards, with both crafting materials and new weapons and armor available from felled fiends. To help combat these new challenges, Relic body and leg armor upgrade options are now available, allowing for them to be increased to item level 119.

 Other content that has been implemented or updated includes changes to Reives and Campaign, the new Job Points system, the new Cait Sith avatar for Summoners, an overhaul to the fishing system, changes to Treasure Hunter, new Monstrosity and Trust options, and much more!

Excited for these changes to FFXI? Tell us what excites you the most over on the ZAM forums!

Final Fantasy XI: Quality of Life Adjustments

In the upcoming March version update of Final Fantasy XI, several changes will be implemented to help ease the difficulty of various aspects of the game and just provide a more streamlined experience. Players will now be able to gain combat and magic skills in Reive battles, the amount of Merit Points required to buy certain battlefield Key Items will be reduced, and the respawn times for the three Beastmen Kings for Aht Urhgan will be reduced.

For those not as heavily interested in battle, a new option to exchange unwanted job-specific Adoulin capes for more sought after ones will be added, as well as a new bid history option for the Auction House.

Share your thoughts with us on these upcoming quality of life adjustments over on the ZAM forums!

Square Enix Collaboration Event Approaches

 The worlds of Final Fantasy XI, Final Fantasy XIV, and Dragon Quest X Online are preparing for another collaboration to celebrate the various successes of all three games! The teardrop slimes from Dragon Quest have found their way to Vana'diel again, but this time they've brought some unwanted company, she-slimes and metal slimes! It's up to you to capture these smiling jellies and return them to the Astoltia Ark in time for them to return home!

 Speaking of Vana'dielian trespassers, spriggans from Eorzea have returned, and native Moogles are asking for help to track them down and collect them before they cause too much trouble!

 As with the first collaboration event, special themed armor will be available upon completion of these various collection tasks, as well as new spirits for the Monstrosity battle system! So from March 18th through April 9th, be sure to help quell these otherworldly creatures!

Let us know what you think of this collaboration event over on the ZAM forums!

Fishing System Renovation

 For those of the angler persuasion, the March version update of Final Fantasy XI will see a total revamp to the fishing system. To streamline the fishing process, a new symbol-based layout has been developed, where tapping the directional button corresponding to the direction indicated by arrows on screen will weaken the hooked fish. In addition to the basic silver arrows, gold arrows to indicate a chance of putting a bigger dent in the fish's stamina and light bulbs to indicate moments of fishing instinct will also be introduced.

Like the changes planned for the fishing system? Let us know all about it over on the ZAM forums!