Las Vegas October 17-18-19
Rio Hotel and Casino

Introducing the Fan Festival 2014 Live Stream!

We’re pleased to announce the Fan Festival 2014 Live Stream! We’ll be broadcasting the stage events, holding live interviews with special guests at our stream booth, and touring the show floor through our official Live Stream on Twitch.

Players looking to level up their viewing experience can purchase the Premium live stream and catch every hour of content from Fan Festival 2014, live, uncut and in HD! Your purchase also includes the Moogle Attire bonus item!

Premium live stream features:

  • $20
  • HD resolution
  • Includes the opening keynote by Producer/Director Naoki Yoshida
  • Includes the closing ceremonies event
  • A code for the Moogle Attire bonus item
  • Unique Twitch subscriber emotes
  • Access to the archived footage until March 31, 2015
  • Hosted on the official Las Vegas Fan Festival Twitch channel

Standard live stream features:

Purchasing the Premium Stream will be the only way to watch in HD, see the full show uncut, and receive the Moogle Attire without attending the show.

For more details, visit the Live Stream page!

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Fan Festival 2014 Event Schedule Posted!

With Fan Festival 2014 mere weeks away, we're happy to present the full Event Schedule. Friday represents our early registration day for attendees to come, check-in to the event, and pick up their giveaway bag. There’s also a casual reception planned that evening to help you meet with your fellow players.

Saturday and Sunday is when players can expect the bulk of activities and events for Fan Festival 2014 including an exciting keynote and dev. panels, our costume contest, and challenging in-game activities. While not all plans are listed in detail, and hours are subject to change, please use this schedule to plan your weekend’s activities. Head on over to the newly opened Event Schedule section and get ready for a weekend of fun!

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In-Game Challenges Prepared for Fan Festival 2014!

Many fun challenges await Fan Festival 2014 attendees, including a never-before-seen special battle challenge we'll reveal at the show! Among the many activities that players have tackled in-game, some of the most exciting content has found its way to our live show, so be sure to check the updated Activities section for more info!

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Introducing the Fan Festival 2014 VIP Ticket Upgrade!

We’re pleased to announce a new opportunity for ticket holders to enhance their Fan Festival 2014 experience! We’ll be offering 250 guests a chance to upgrade their standard ticket to a VIP ticket! There will be 250 VIP upgrades available for $80 per upgrade starting on Tuesday, September 16, at 10:30 a.m. (PDT) on a first-come, first-serve basis.

What does being a VIP grant you?

  • VIP attendee badge
  • VIP attendee t-shirt
  • Separate registration line for badge pickup
  • Reserved seating in the front rows for all stage activities
  • Exclusive signing session access with guests from the FFXIV Development Team
  • Early access to the event on Saturday & Sunday
  • 10% discount on merchandise sold at the event
  • One (1) free drink ticket at cash bars within Fan Festival 2014 at the Rio Hotel & Casino*
    *Alcoholic drinks redeemable only by persons age twenty one (21) and over, photo ID required

Access to the upgrade system opens Tuesday, September 16, at 10:30 a.m. (PDT) and is limited to existing ticket owners only. Those who bought multiple tickets can upgrade any number of their purchased tickets based on availability.

For detailed information on how to upgrade to a VIP ticket, please read over our FAQ entry! We look forward to seeing you at Fan Festival 2014 in Las Vegas!

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Open Call for Fan Festival 2014 Retainers!

Do you regularly stick your neck out to get a new Free Company member through extreme primal challenges? Have you taught your linkshell your strategy for earning gil? Do we have a place for you!

Our Fan Festival is in need of some hard-working men and women to take up the mantle of Retainer and help players throughout the event. Some will be tasked with advising attendees during their in-game trials and challenges, and others may need to help them navigate the puzzling Live Quest. Still others will be vital in helping us set up before the doors officially open!

In exchange for your efforts, you will be well rewarded! All selected Retainers will be reimbursed for their Fan Festival ticket upon completion of their duties. You can even apply and be selected as a Retainer even if you don't have a ticket! To apply to be a full-fledged Retainer and to learn further details, please download the application form here, and mail it to:

Retainer Email

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Art and Costume Contest Submissions Open!

We’re happy to say that the Art Contest and Costume Contest submission forms and full contest rules are now available! You talented FFXIV fans the nation over, who have been prepping your artistic endeavors for months, now is your chance to submit that treasured work to be judged and enjoyed at Fan Festival 2014! Head over to the Contests page and submit your work to the Art Contest, or register yourself and your costume-to-be for the Costume Contest. We are eagerly awaiting your entries!

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Announcing Moogle Attire In-Game Item!

Every Fan Festival 2014 attendee will receive an in-game item: Moogle Attire!

Moogle Attire will cover you head to toe with the spirit of Fan Festival and its celebration of all things FINAL FANTASY XIV! Explore the wide expanses of Eorzea in comfort and style! As the saying goes; when in FFXIV, do as the moogles do! Check out more details on our Giveaways page, and look forward to more updates on Fan Festival 2014 gifts and rewards in the coming months!

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*Please note that the name of the item is subject to change.

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Welcome to Fan Festival 2014!

Since the launch of our teaser site, we’ve seen amazing support and enthusiasm for our upcoming Fan Festival, and for good reason! There will be so much to see and do at our first major event for FINAL FANTASY XIV that we’re bursting at the seams trying to keep it under wraps. Now that the full site is available, we’re pleased to reveal a few of the major details surrounding October’s FFXIV celebration in Las Vegas!

Our Contests page has been updated with news about a couple of ways players can flex their creative muscles and show off their talents. More updates on these as we get closer to the event, but don’t let that stop you from preparing now!

On our Giveaways page we detail a few of the gift items attendees of Fan Festival can expect this year!

We’ve listed a couple of the Activities players can look forward to this fall, including both exciting exercises in-game and live on the show floor. Not to mention your best efforts can mean great prizes, so sharpen your skills and show us what you can do!

If you have any questions about Fan Festival or getting around the glamorous city of Las Vegas, check our FAQ & Travel Info for your answers, or visit the brand new Fan Festival Forum and discuss your plans with fellow players!

That’s it for now, but check back soon for more updates on Fan Festival 2014. We hope to see you there!

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