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Announcing the Launch Date of FFXIV: A Realm Reborn!

23 May 2013


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We’re pleased to announce that FINAL FANTASY XIV: A Realm Reborn will officially launch on Tuesday, August 27, 2013!

Players who have version 1.0 will not need to purchase FFXIV: ARR to continue playing on the PC. However, version 1.0 owners that wish to play the PlayStation 3 version will need to purchase a copy for the PlayStation 3. Existing users that are planning on purchasing a new copy of FFXIV: A Realm Reborn are encouraged to read all of the important information beforehand.

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* Click here to read the FFXIV: A Realm Reborn product overview.

The FINAL FANTASY XIV: A Realm Reborn Collector’s Edition includes:

• Collector’s box designed by Yoshitaka Amano, legendary FINAL FANTASY artist
• 80-page “Art of Eorzea” hardcover art book featuring never-before-seen concept art
• “The Waning of the Sixth Sun,” a special bonus video disc that takes a cinematic look at the events that led up to the realm being reborn
• “Sounds of Eorzea” album that features musical scores by renowned FINAL FANTASY series composers
• Five collectable character art cards
• A FINAL FANTASY XIV: A Realm Reborn-branded security token to secure user accounts
• In-game bonus items: Helm of Light, Baby Behemoth Minion, Coeurl Mount and Behemoth Barding

“It gives me great pleasure to announce the release date of FINAL FANTASY XIV: A Realm Reborn,” said Naoki Yoshida, producer and director of FINAL FANTASY XIV: A Realm Reborn. “It has been a long road from the game’s inception to the beta, but thanks to your fervent support and invaluable feedback, the world of Eorzea will soon complete its journey of rebirth. We have endeavored to make the game affordable so that adventurers will be able to experience the vibrant world of Eorzea. We have also prepared a collector’s edition version of the game, which includes a veritable assortment of premium items. The new adventure begins on August 27, 2013. I hope to see you all then!”

Set for an August 27, 2013 release, FINAL FANTASY XIV: A Realm Reborn will be available for $39.99 on the PlayStation®3 system and $29.99 for Windows PC. The Collector’s Edition will be available for $79.99 on the PlayStation®3 system and the PC version will be sold exclusively at the Square Enix Online Store for $69.99. A free 30-day trial is also included for new accounts. Monthly subscriptions for new accounts start at $12.99. PC specs for final product may change; please refer to the preorder website for details.