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Final Fantasy XI: Crystalline Prophecy Hands-On Tour

Updated Sun, May 17, 2009 by Cody Bye

Already sporting oodles of content spanning four full expansions, Final Fantasy XI doesn't have a lack of quests, items, or objectives for players to enjoy. So when the development team sat down to come up with their next major update to their game, they decided that, rather than create another full-blown expansion, the team should do its best to tie off some loose ends and introduce small spurts of targeted content. Broken up into three installments, the first of these smaller downloadable episodes is called A Crystalline Prophecy: Ode to Life Bestowing and Ten Ton Hammer got a up-close look at what it has to offer.

For players that just tinkered with Final Fantasy XI when it was originally released, many of you probably remember the rendered cut scene featuring a small boy and his sister being attacked by monsters in the middle of a war. The Crystalline Prophecy acts as a sort of conclusion for that story that occurred twenty years prior to the events in the original game.


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