Open beta, early access, and upgrade path details all shared.
'Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn,' the popular resurrection of Square Enix's premiere MMO, is coming to the PS4 on April 14th. Those that pre-order the standard edition will get early access on April 11th, as well as net both the Mog Cap & Cait Sith Doll minion.
Starting on February 22nd, all PS4 owners can try the 'Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn' beta for free. Square Enix has also shared details on the one-way upgrade path for PS3 'Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn' owners, "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."
The standard version is $39.99, while the collector's version is $79.99. (Digital CE is $59.99.) Players can also upgrade the standard version to the digital CE through the "FINAL FANTASY XIV Account Management System, Mog Station." The game comes with a 30 day trial, and is a $12.99 subscription after that.
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
The CE is exclusive to the Square Enix Online Store.
You can find the latest info on 'Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn' linked from our Video Game Release Schedule.
Source: Square Enix
Author: Brian Hoss