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Final Fantasy XIV Launches Onto Xbox Series X/S Later This Month

by Wesley LeBlanc on Mar 06, 2024 at 12:27 PM

Last July, Square Enix revealed that Final Fantasy XIV, the critically acclaimed and long-running MMORPG, would be coming to Xbox Series X/S this spring. After a quick but seemingly successful open beta period on the platform, the company has revealed Final Fantasy XIV will fully launch on Xbox Series X/S on March 21. 

This news was revealed during the Xbox Partner Preview, with a reminder that players can partake in the open beta right now. Square Enix also revealed that the starter edition of the game, which includes the base campaign A Realm Reborn and the Heavensward and Stormblood expansions, will be available through Xbox Game Pass Ultimate. However, you must claim it as a perk between March 21 and April 19. 

The timing of the Xbox Series X/S launch for Final Fantasy XIV comes at a great time as the game's next expansion, Dawntrail, is set to launch this summer. Here's a breakdown of everything you need to know about Final Fantasy XIV: Dawntrail

Before Dawntrail, though, you'll need to play up through the latest expansion, Endwalker, to be fully caught up on the entire story. Getting caught up should be a lot of fun, though, and you'll get to find out why Final Fantasy XIV is ranked so high on Game Informer's ranking of every mainline Final Fantasy game

Are you going to play Final Fantasy XIV on Xbox later this month? Let us know in the comments below!

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Final Fantasy XIV: Endwalkercover

Final Fantasy XIV: Endwalker

PlayStation 5, Xbox Series X/S, PlayStation 4, PC, Mac
Release Date:
December 7, 2021 (PlayStation 5, PlayStation 4, PC, Mac), 
March 21, 2024 (Xbox Series X/S)
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Final Fantasy XIV: Dawntrail

PlayStation 5, Xbox Series X/S, PlayStation 4, PC
Release Date:
Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborncover

Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn

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)