'Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn' Will Have a Beta For All PS4 Owners

Posted Wed Feb 12, 2014 at 08:30 AM PST by
Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn

Full details shared by Square Enix.

'Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn,' the revamped MMO, is coming to the PS4 and soon. Not only are all PS3 owners of 'Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn' able to upgrade to the PS3 version for free, but there will be a free two-phase beta for all PS4 owners, regardless of whether the have ever played the game before or not.

Beta Info

Phase 1: February 22nd to March 3rd.
Phase 2: April 4th to April 7th.
Japanese Standard Time assumed for all dates.
The beta will be accessible for everyone with a PS4, and directly downloadable from PlayStation Store.
There will be a character wipe after phase 1.
Players who made their character in beta phase two will be able to bring this data to the retail version.
PS3 and PC players of FFXIV will be able to transfer character data to the PS4 (please note that this is only necessary for the beta — in the retail version, all players will play on the same servers).

The PS3 to PS4 path is a one-way ticket. Plus, any users who own the PS3 version must have logged into it on a PS3 at least once before initiating the PS3 to PS4 transfer. The PS4 though, looks to be a great option even for players coming from the PC version.

PS4 features

Upgraded graphics on the PS4 in glorious 1080p (see trailer).
PS Vita Remote Play — craft, gather, and play wherever you go.
Share-support — stream your gameplay or share screenshots.
Mouse & Keyboard Support — switching over from a PC? No problem!
Touchpad-Support — the touchpad of Dualshock 4 is fully supported.

You can find the latest info on 'Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn' linked from our Video Game Release Schedule.

Source: PlayStation Blog

Author: Brian Hoss

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