Final Fantasy XI

Final Fantasy XI
North American boxart
Developer(s) Square Enix
Publisher(s) Square Enix
Designer(s) Hiromichi Tanaka (game producer)
Hironobu Sakaguchi (executive producer)
Koichi Ishii (game director)
Nobuyoshi Mihara (character designer)
Yoshitaka Amano (image illustrator, title logo designer)
Ryosuke Aiba (art director)
Nobuo Uematsu (sound producer, composer)
Naoshi Mizuta (composer)
Kumi Tanioka (composer)
Release date(s) PlayStation 2
JP May 16, 2002NA March 23, 2004
PAL September 17, 2004
Windows (PC)
JP November 2002
NA October 28, 2003
PAL September 17, 2004
Xbox 360
NA April 18, 2006
JP April 20, 2006
PAL April 20, 2006
Genre(s) MMORPG
Series Final Fantasy series
Mode(s) Multiplayer
Rating(s) ESRB: T (Teen) (13+)
PEGI: 12+
USK: 12+
OFLC: G8+ (PC) and PG (Xbox 360)
CERO: B (Ages 12 and up)
Platform(s) PlayStation 2, Microsoft Windows, Xbox 360
System requirements (Windows) Pentium III 800Mhz CPU, Windows 2000/Windows XP, 128 MB RAM, 4X CD-ROM drive, DirectX 8.1, NVIDIA GeForce or ATI Radeon 9000 or higher, 6 GBs free disk space. Internet (TCP/IP) connection required.
Input Keyboard, mouse, joystick, DualShock, or Xbox 360 controller

Final Fantasy XI (ファイナルファンタジーXI ,Fainaru Fantajī Juuichi), also known as Final Fantasy XI Online, is a massively multiplayer online role-playing game (MMORPG) developed and published by Square (later Square Enix) as part of the Final Fantasy series. It was released in Japan on Sony's PlayStation 2 on May 16, 2002, and was released for Microsoft's Windows-based personal computers in November 2002. The PC version was released in North America on October 28, 2003, and the PlayStation 2 version on March 23, 2004. In Europe, only the Windows version was released, on September 17, 2004. An Xbox 360 version was released worldwide in April 2006 for all regions, as the system's first MMORPG and the first cross-platform MMORPG. The Xbox 360 version does not require an Xbox Live Gold account. The Playstation 2 version can be installed on Playstation 3's, that have Emotion Engine hardware or software emulation, after downloading the PS2 System Data utility from the Playstation Network Store.

The story is set in the fantasy world of Vana'diel, where tasks can be performed to improve a character's powers or to complete quests. Players are able to customize a character that they will guide through the story. There are also thousands of quests that allow players to gain various rewards, as well as a growing number of player versus player competitions.[1]

Expansion Packs[edit]

Final Fantasy XI has had multiple expansion packs released for it since it was first released.

Full Expansions[edit]

  • Rise of the Zilart (ジラートの幻影 Jirāto no Gen'ei, lit. Phantoms of the Zilart)
  • Chains of Promathia (プロマシアの呪縛 Puromashia no Jubaku, lit. Curse of Promathia)
  • Treasures of Aht Urhgan (アトルガンの秘宝 Atorugan no Hihō, lit. Hidden Treasure of Aht Urghan)
  • Wings of the Goddess (アルタナの神兵 Arutana no Shinpei, lit. Divine Soldiers of Altana)
  • Seekers of Adoulin (アドゥリンの魔境 Adourin no Makyō)

Expansion Chapters[edit]

  • A Crystalline Prophecy: Ode to Life Bestowing
  • A Moogle Kupo d'Etat: Evil in Small Doses
  • A Shantotto Ascension: The Legend Torn, Her Empire Born
  • Vision of Abyssea
  • Scars of Abyssea
  • Heroes of Abyssea


See Also[edit]