It’s hard to believe because it just feels like a decade ago that Final Fantasy XI released, but it’s actually almost been two whole decades.
Although totally eclipsed in the spotlight by its MMORPG younger brother, Final Fantasy XIV, Final Fantasy XI still is trucking along with a monthly subscription and regular updates since dropping support for PS2 and Xbox 360.
If you think the game is in maintenance mode, you’d be wrong. In fact, not only is there still substantial new content being added on a regular basis, including a secret 20th anniversary surprise currently in development, but the team is still thinking about new players.
In a letter to fans celebrating 17 years of Final Fantasy XI, producer Akihiko Matsui mentioned that the team has been working on revamping the…