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Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn

Square Enix Announces Beta And April Release Date For Final Fantasy XIV On PS4
by Kyle Hilliard on Jan 26, 2014 at 04:07 PM

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Platform PlayStation 5, Xbox Series X/S, PlayStation 4, PlayStation 3, PC
Publisher Square Enix
Developer Square Enix
Release

Sony is bringing the relaunched Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn to PlayStation 4 consoles in April, and it's offering incentive to pre-order the game.

The game will be available on April 14 and pre-orders begin tomorrow, January 27. If you pre-order the game you get access to the Mog Cap and Cait Sith Doll minion, and the opportunity to start the game a little early on April 11. Players who already have a registered version of Final Fantasy XIV Collector's Edition, or who plan on buying the Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn Collector's Edition will also receive the Fat Chocobo Mount and a Wind-up Moogle minion, which are exclusive to the PlayStation 4 version of the game.

The regular edition of the game is $39.99. The Collector's Edition, which will only be available through Square Enix's online store will be $79.99 and includes the following items:

  • Special box featuring artwork by Yoshitaka Amano
  • Art Book – The Art of Eorzea: A Realm Reimagined
  • Special Soundtrack -The Sounds of Eorzea-
  • Seventh Umbral Era Special Movie Content Disc – The Waning of the Sixth Sun
  • Art Card Set
  • Themed Security Token
  • In-Game Items – Coeurl Mount, Behemoth Barding, Baby Behemoth minion, Helm of Light, Fat Chocobo Mount and Wind-up Moogle minion

Players can take part in the beta for free starting on February 22. PlayStation 3 players who have been playing A Realm Reborn can transfer over to the PlayStation 4 version of the game starting April 11, but it's a one-way transfer. You won't be able to return to the PlayStation 3 version of the game after upgrading.

To see the full press release, head to page two.

FINAL FANTASY XIV: A REALM REBORN PLAYSTATION 4 SYSTEM VERSION RELEASING ON APRIL 14
Limited Collector's Edition and Standard Edition Pre-Orders Begin Jan. 27

LOS ANGELES (Jan. 26, 2014) – Square Enix, Inc., the publisher of SQUARE ENIX® interactive entertainment products in the Americas, today announced that the PlayStation®4 computer entertainment system version of FINAL FANTASY® XIV: A Realm Reborn™ will be released on April 14, 2014 with official service beginning on the same day.

FINAL FANTASY XIV: A Realm Reborn on PlayStation®4 system will be available in either a Standard Edition or Collector’s Edition with pre-orders for both starting January 27. Pre-orders for either edition will include two in-game items (Mog Cap & Cait Sith Doll minion) and the ability to participate in Early Access starting on April 11. The limited Collector’s Edition comes packaged with an art book, music CD, art cards, a themed security token, and several special in-game bonus items.

Existing players who have registered a copy of the FINAL FANTASY XIV Collector’s Edition or FINAL FANTASY XIV: A Realm Reborn Collector’s Edition, or who utilized the digital Collector’s Edition upgrade service, will automatically receive the two new in-game items (Fat Chocobo Mount & Wind-up Moogle minion) that are making their debut in the new PlayStation®4 system Collector’s Edition for free.

FINAL FANTASY XIV: A Realm Reborn PlayStation®4 system Collector’s Edition Includes:

  •     Special box featuring artwork by Yoshitaka Amano
  •     Art Book – The Art of Eorzea: A Realm Reimagined
  •     Special Soundtrack -The Sounds of Eorzea-
  •     Seventh Umbral Era Special Movie Content Disc – The Waning of the Sixth Sun
  •     Art Card Set
  •     Themed Security Token
  •     In-Game Items – Coeurl Mount, Behemoth Barding, Baby Behemoth minion, Helm of Light, Fat Chocobo Mount and Wind-up Moogle minion

PlayStation®4 system owners will be able to join the FINAL FANTASY XIV: A Realm Reborn Beta Test at no charge starting on February 22. Players who own the PlayStation®3 computer entertainment system version of FINAL FANTASY XIV: A Realm Reborn will be able to transfer their accounts to the PlayStation®4 system version for free starting April 11. Once transferred, PlayStation®4 system players will no longer be able to access the PlayStation®3 system version. To play both versions, a player must purchase the PlayStation®4 system version separately. Additional account transfer details will be announced at a later date.

FINAL FANTASY XIV: A Realm Reborn Standard Edition for the PlayStation®4 system will be available for $39.99. FINAL FANTASY XIV: A Realm Reborn Collector’s Edition for the PlayStation®4 system will be available exclusively on the Square Enix Online Store for $79.99.  A digital version of the FINAL FANTASY XIV: A Realm Reborn Collector’s Edition will be available for $59.99 through the PlayStation Network. PlayStation®3 system and PlayStation®4 system Standard Edition owners can also choose to upgrade to a digital Collector’s Edition to receive the in-game items through the FINAL FANTASY XIV Account Management System, Mog Station. A free 30-day trial is included for new accounts, with monthly subscriptions starting at $12.99.

FINAL FINAL FANTASY XIV: A Realm Reborn is rated T (Teen). Please visit the Entertainment Software Rating Board (ESRB) website at www.esrb.org for more information about ratings.

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Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn

Platform:
PlayStation 5, Xbox Series X/S, PlayStation 4, PlayStation 3, PC
Release Date:
August 27, 2013 (PlayStation 3, PC), 
April 14, 2014 (PlayStation 4), 
May 25, 2021 (PlayStation 5), 
March 21, 2024 (Xbox Series X/S)