[edit] Background

Twenty years have passed since the Great Crystal War, when the forces of darkness gathered and evil threatened the peaceful kingdoms of Vana'diel. An alliance was formed to rid Vana'diel of the evil--but after a narrow victory, the threat has returned. As the beastmen organize their forces and make their advance towards the nations of San d'Oria, Windurst, and Bastok, a desperate call goes out to adventurers around the globe for help. Begin your journey into the world of Vana'diel by creating a customized character from a host of physical attributes and jobs. Experience missions, quests, and boss battles by yourself or join up with other party members to form powerful alliances as you explore the incredibly vast environments that make up Vana'diel. In the end, fans will be pleased to discover that FINAL FANTASY XI incorporates new features while retaining the renowned series' familiar look and feel.

[edit] Features

  • Online RPG: First massively multiplayer online roleplaying game (MMORPG) in the renowned FINAL FANTASY series.
  • Cross-platform title: First MMORPG that lets gamers connect to the same gaming world, regardless of platform.
  • Varied quests: From one of three starting nations, players can undertake conquests to elevate their nation's standing, missions to build their reputation within a nation, and quests to discover useful items, earn money, uncover valuable information, and learn more about the story of Vana'diel.
  • Custom characters: Personalize your character with a host of physical traits and jobs. Gain the ability to equip and switch support jobs at any time.
  • Special quests: Participate in missions to unlock exciting new jobs such as "Dark Knight," "Summoner," and "Ninja."
  • Intuitive battle system: Experience a complex yet well-balanced battle system fit for beginners and experienced gamers alike. Perform strategic attacks using magic, job abilities, and weapon skills.
  • Huge world: More than 100 areas to explore including mountains, forests, ice plains, deserts, oceans, rivers, castles, and dungeons.
  • Changing time, climate, and weather: Live in a persistent world with time and climate changes that range from full day/night cycles to desert sandstorms, thunderstorms, fog, and snow.
  • Helpful features: Players will be able to play at their own pace and form parties by using various integrated communication tools, including PlayOnline Chat and PlayOnline Mail.
  • Gorgeous, complex saga: Experience the same visual style and deep story lines that have become a staple of the FINAL FANTASY series.
  • PlayOnline Viewer software: With communication tools, access to support, customization tools, and games, including the enhanced online version of the Tetra Master card game from FINAL FANTASY® IX.

[edit] PC Hardware Requirements

  • Microsoft Windows 98/98,SE/ME/2000/XP
  • Intel Pentium 3 800 MHZ or faster
  • 128 MB RAM
  • NVIDIA GeForce series graphics processing unit with 32MB RAM or ATI RADEON 9000 series graphics card
  • DirectX 8.1 compatible sound card
  • 6 GB free hard disk space
  • 4x CD-ROM drive (required only at installation)
  • 56 KBS modem or better
  • Keyboard
  • Mouse
  • Official URL

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    Apr 24, 11 12:13am

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    Hero: Warrior of Light
    Villain: Garland

    Final Fantasy II:

    Hero: Firion, Minwu
    Villain: Emperor Mateus Palamecia, Leon

    Final Fantasy III:

    Hero: Onion Knight
    Villain: Cloud of Darkness, Xande

    Final Fantasy IV:

    Hero: Cecil Harvey, Kain Highwind
    Villain: Golbez, Zemus


    Final Fantasy IV: The After Years:

    Hero: Ceodore Harvey
    Villain: Maenad

    Final Fantasy V:

    Hero: Bartz Klauser
    Villain: Exdeath, Gilgamesh

    Final Fantasy VI:

    Hero: Terra Branford, Celes Chere
    Villain: Kefka Palazzo, Gestahl

    Final Fantasy VII:

    Hero: Cloud Strife, Tifa Lockhart
    Villain: Sephiroth


    Final Fantasy VII: Crisis Core:

    Hero: Zack Fair
    Villain: Genesis Rhapsodos

    Final Fantasy VIII:

    Hero: Laguna Loire, Squall Leonhart
    Villain: Ultimecia, Seifer Almasy

    Final Fantasy IX:

    Hero: Zidane
    Villain: Kuja

    Final Fantasy X:

    Hero: Tidus, Yuna
    Villain: Jecht, Seymour Guado

    Final Fantasy XI:

    Hero: Shantotto, Prishe
    Villain: Shadow Lord, Eald'narche

    Final Fantasy XII:

    Hero: Vaan, Basch fon Ronsenburg
    Villain: Vayne Solidor, Gabranth

    Final Fantasy XIII:

    Hero: Lightning
    Villain: Galenth Dysley

    Final Fantasy XIV:

    Hero: Thancred
    Villain: Zulvan

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    Hero: Ramza Beoulve
    Villain: Folmarv Tengille

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    Hero: Benjamin
    Villain: Dark King

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    Hero: Layle
    Villain: Amidatelion

    Final Fantasy Unlimited:

    Hero: Kaze, Makenshi
    Villain: Earl Tyrant, Oscha

    Final Fantasy: The 4 Heroes of Light:

    Hero: Brandt
    Villain: None

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    Hero: Sora
    Villain: Master Xehanort

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    Hero: Crono
    Villain: Dalton

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    Hero: Serge
    Villain: Lynx

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    Villain: Eve

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    Villain: Loki

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    Villains: 35

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    Release Dates
    • North America:
      • Apr 18, 2006 (XBOX360)
      • Mar 23, 2004 (PS2)
      • Oct 28, 2003 (PC)
    • Japan:
      • Apr 20, 2006 (XBOX360)
      • Nov 7, 2002 (PC)
      • May 16, 2002 (PS2)
    • Europe: Apr 20, 2006
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