Final Fantasy XIV Fan Festival Finally Returns Next Year

Fans get to meet up physically again!

Square Enix has announced the return Final Fantasy XIV Fan Festival.

Final Fantasy XIV Fan Festival Returns

The latest news from Square Enix confirmed that Final Fantasy XIV Fan Festival is coming back in 2023-2024. In the summer of 2023, the first Fan Festival will start in Las Vegas, Nevada, and London, United Kingdom, which will serve as the first two host cities. In early 2023, the second Fan Festival will be hosted in Japan.

This was announced during the 73rd Letter from the Producer LIVE Stream. Final Fantasy XIV Online Producer and Director Naoki Yoshida also revealed during this time that the game has already more than 27 million registered players globally.

  • North America – Las Vegas, Nevada – Las Vegas Convention Center
    • July 28 – July 29, 2023
  • Europe – London, United Kingdom – The ExCel Centre
    • October 21 – October 22, 2023
  • Japan – Venue TBD
    • Early 2024

Patch 6.25 Changes

Other announcements were already revealed, which involved Patch 6.25. The outline can be viewed below:

  • New Side Story Quests – Somehow Further Hildibrand Adventures continue in Patch 6.25.
  • New Weapon Enhancement Quests – Players can obtain and enhance Manderville Weapons throughout the Patch 6.x series, which will begin in the Somehow Further Hildibrand Adventures questline.
  • New Tribal Quests: Omicron – New daily quests for Disciples of the Land.
  • New “Variant Dungeons” Battle Content – Players can enjoy new variable-difficulty dungeons—beginning with the Sil’dihn Subterrane—designed for 1-4 players, with the difficulty of enemies scaling depending on party size. Players will explore dungeons with Nanamo, featuring branching routes, which can change depending on player actions within the dungeon. Folios can also be obtained from each route, which can be pieced together to deduce secrets and complete the entire story.
  • Criterion Dungeons – High difficulty four-player content featuring a visually similar area to the Variant Dungeons, but with a set route. Criterion dungeons will feature two options of difficulties, each with their own unique set of rules and characteristics.
final fantasy xiv fan festival

Final Fantasy XIV is now available on PC, PS4, and PS5.

Source: Press Release