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Posted by Xenor Vernix on Sep 21, 2018 - 20:39.

FFXIV News - Dev Blog: Pre-Order FFXIV - The Best (The Best, The Best, The Best!)

From the Dev Blog.

Greetings, adventurers!

Some time has passed since the 14-hour broadcast we hosted in celebration of FINAL FANTASY XIV's 5th anniversary, but we hope you caught some of the action!


A while back, we called out to our Warriors of Light with a request to cast votes in the Fan Favorite Music Poll. If you recall, players had to narrow down to a top ten out of 393 songs across A Realm Reborn, Heavensward and Stormblood. This proved to be quite a challenge for many! The votes were cast and tallied, and we were pleased to announce the results during the anniversary broadcast!

Let's go over the top ranked songs, in case you missed it.

Number 1: Wayward Daughter


Number 2: Dragonsong


Number 3 (Tie): The Worm's Tail


Number 3 (Tie): Rise


Number 5: Heroes

We found it quite surprising that out of all the votes we received, The Worm's Tail and Rise still managed to tie for third place!

Check out the voting results here to see the rest of the rankings for the top 50 songs.

We'd like to thank everyone who participated in the poll, and we hope you find your favorites among the top 50. (Meanwhile, I'll be over here grumbling that Ultima should have been higher than 13. I love Ultima!!)

But that's not all! Sound Director Masayoshi Soken has done it again, deciding that he would arrange some of the top ranked music into chiptune versions. He actually arranged three of them live during the broadcast!


(He had to put his headphones on so that he could focus amidst the celebration in the background!)

If you missed the broadcast, don't fret. These tracks aren't lost!

We're pleased to announce that the top 50 tracks selected by Warriors of Light across the realm will be compiled into a brand-new compilation album:

FINAL FANTASY XIV - The Best (Blu-ray Disc Music)

In addition to these top 50 tunes, you'll find Soken's chiptune versions of Wayward Daughter, The Worm's Tail and Rise & Heroes Medley (tentative name) as bonus tracks. And of course, we had to include the beloved Answers as a bonus track too! (*Answers itself was not listed in the music poll.)

Release Date: Wednesday, November 14, 2018

Pre-Order URL:

This compilation album will be a perfect place to start if you're looking to collect some of the most iconic sounds of FFXIV! What better than a selection of favorites, hand-picked by the community?

As a first-run bonus, players will receive an item code for both "Orchestrion Roll: Wayward Daughter (Chiptune Version)" and "Orchestrion Roll: The Worm's Tail (Chiptune Version)" in-game items!

We're accepting pre-orders now, so be sure to secure your copy today!


Be sure to pay special attention to the booklet included in this album :)

- Luxpheras
Community Team

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