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Final Fantasy 11 Review

By BwwDtt | 29 October 2019
Average: 8.7 (7 votes)

Final Fantasy 11 is a fantasy MMORPG made by Square Enix in 2002.

  • Unique story
  • Six classes to choose from
  • Simple MMO for new players
  • A thriving community

Final Fantasy 11 Gameplay

Final Fantasy 11 is a fantasy MMORPG series based off of the core Final Fantasy series. The game is made by Square Enix and has over 500,000 monthly players. The game was released in 2002 and even came out on the PlayStation 2 console. The pay-to-play game has been moved exclusively to window servers with console servers all being shut down.

Final Fantasy 11 like other Final Fantasy games has its own unique story to tell. The game is set years after the devastating Crystal War ravaged the lands. The player character helps to fix the wrongs caused by the world and help out the citizens of Vana’diel. The expansions for the game take a look into alternate realities where other race won the Crystal War. These expansions give an interesting perspective on the game world that the player can explore through quests.

There are six classes to choose from when you start the game. You can then branch off into a total of 22 other classes when you begin to level up. This gives each player a feeling of diversity and lets them create a unique character. Every class gets to choose a support job upon reaching level 20 in the game. The game also has crafting that the player can level up to create better armor, food, and weapons. The games core gameplay is strategy based where each attack has a recharge time before it can be used again. The game can easily be conquered solo or in parties.

Many of the monsters featured in FF11 are from the core series with similar attacks and abilities. This can give those who played the core series an edge in battle. The game offers a simple version of PvP where you can challenge other players. Instanced events happen regularly that bring players in an area together to conquer the event and earn extra experience.

Character customizations in the game is not a very in-depth system. The social community surround 11 is still thriving, and it is easy to find players to party up with. Keep in mind that this is a pay-to-play game where you must pay a monthly subscription fee to access your account. The subscription fee is only a few dollars lower than the enhanced Final Fantasy 14. You will also still need to pay for the game, and it’s expansions as well.

Final Fantasy 11 is a perfect starter MMORPG that any gamer can quickly master. The age of the game lets it efficiently run on lower-end computers and doesn’t demand a lot of power to perform smoothly. Players may find themselves pushed away by the pay-to-play format on such an old MMORPG. This is especially true now that Final Fantasy 11 is PC only. Other may prefer to go with the newer FF14 that has made many improvements to the formula of the game. The main pull is a unique story and easy solo play.

Final Fantasy 11 Classes

  • Warrior - both offensive and deffensive class with very high damage.
  • Monk - an offensive class with high HP.
  • White Mage - a support class that casts lots of spells of the Light Element.
  • Black Mage - an offensive class. Black Mages use Ancient Magic to cast their spells.
  • Red Mage - a hybrid class. Red Mages can use White and Black magic and use melee weapons at the same time.
  • Thief - an agile and tricky class. They use daggers as weapon.

Final Fantasy 11 System Requirements

Minimum Requirements

  • Memory: 128 MB RAM
  • Graphics Card: NVIDIA® GeForce™ series with 32 MB or ATI® RADEON™ 9000 series
  • CPU: Intel® Pentium®III 800Mhz or faster
  • File Size: 15 GB
  • OS: Windows® Vista/7/8

Recommended Requirements

  • Memory: 256 MB RAM
  • Graphics Card: NVIDIA® GeForce FX™ series or GeForce 6 series
  • CPU: Intel® Pentium®4 processor
  • File Size: 15 GB
  • OS: Windows® Vista/7/8