• Nov. 10, 2023

FINAL FANTASY XI Online November Version Update Now Available

FINAL FANTASY XI Crossover Alliance Raid Announced for Upcoming FINAL FANTASY XIV: Dawntrail Expansion

SQUARE ENIX® announced that the November version update for FINAL FANTASY™ XI Online is now available. This update includes changes to foes in Normal and Intense Ambuscades, a new battlefield and more. SQUARE ENIX also announced a new event coming late November, named Vana’Bout–an amazing co-op campaign where players from all over the world can work together to accumulate enough points for special items as a reward for clearing special Record of Eminence objectives.

Information on the new content featured in the November version update can be found below:

  • New Battlefield – A new battlefield appears in the Aht Urhgan region featuring Flans.
  • Updates to Ambuscade – The foes in Normal and Intense Ambuscades have been swapped out and Poroggos and heartwings return!
  • Login Campaign – The 2023 Login Campaign runs through December 2 at 6:00 a.m. Pacific. Receive points and exchange them for in-game items, including this month’s special item: Chocobo Chair II.

Full details of the November version update can be found at:
More details on the November Login Campaign can be found at:

Additionally, players can look forward to join other players from all over the world in Vana’Bout, a new type of co-op event coming in late November, to accumulate points by clearing special Record of Eminence objectives. Once the total number of points reaches the goal by players globally, everyone will receive a fabulous reward!

The WE ARE VANA’DIEL special site, which highlights various aspects of FINAL FANTASY XI and its history throughout the years, has been updated with a variety of new content to provide players a glimpse into the development of FINAL FANTASY XI Online. WE DISCUSS VANA’DIEL Season 2 kicks off with a chat featuring Nobuaki Komoto and Koichi Ogawa as they discuss their involvement with the Chains of Promathia expansion. Read the interview here.

Finally, FINAL FANTASY XIV Producer and Director Naoki Yoshida recently announced the new 24-player alliance raid battle content that is planned for Dawntrail™, FINAL FANTASY XIV's upcoming fifth expansion pack. The new alliance raid, featuring FINAL FANTASY XI, is titled “Echoes of Vana'diel," with more details to be revealed at the upcoming FINAL FANTASY XIV Fan Festival 2024 in Tokyo scheduled for early January.

FINAL FANTASY XI Online is an online multiplayer RPG that challenges players to journey through the world of Vana’diel® — a world of fantasy, adventure, and exploration. Heed the call and join players from around the world to become the hero that Vana’diel needs. Discover new creatures, pioneer wild lands, and conquer quests on your daring journey.

FINAL FANTASY XI Online is rated T (Teen). Please visit the Entertainment Software Rating Board (ESRB) website at for more information about ratings.