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  • Summary: Final Fantasy XI is the first cross-platform, cross-continent massively multi-player online role-playing game in the world. With the release of this third expansion, players will uncover the legends surrounding the Aht Urghan Empire. With new jobs, including the highly requested Blue MageFinal Fantasy XI is the first cross-platform, cross-continent massively multi-player online role-playing game in the world. With the release of this third expansion, players will uncover the legends surrounding the Aht Urghan Empire. With new jobs, including the highly requested Blue Mage and Corsair, additional areas to explore, and powerful new monsters, Treasures of Aht Urhgan expands the world of Vana'diel making it an even livelier place to visit. [Square Enix] Expand
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  1. 90
    Like a vine bursting with ripe fruit, TOAU may be in need of some balancing, in addition to some major feature tweaking (Besieged), but for all intents and purposes, it's like an injection of the lifeblood that once made this MMO so addictive in the first place.
  2. Given the overall level of quality and activity in TOAU, it looks like Square Enix's first MMO has plenty of life left in it after all. [July 2006, p. 74]
  3. 84
    While it’s still basically the same game with new places, there’s enough new content and the new jobs add a lot of variety to the aging MMORPG.
  4. 83
    My personal opinion is that this expansion was a much-needed breath of fresh air for the MMORPG. However, for Square Enix to continue to keep the game interesting, they will need to pull out a trump card, or else gamers could move on to bigger or better things.
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