Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn Open Beta, Early Access Dates Announced

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Today, Square Enix announced dates for the open beta and the early access session available to consumers who pre-ordered Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn.

If you haven’t been lucky enough to get in the closed beta for Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn, the beta will be open to everyone from August 17th through the 19th. Those who pre-ordered the MMORPG will receive early access on August 24th.

During today’s Final Fantasy XIV Letter from the Producer LIVE, Naoki Yoshida (producer and director) also shared some upcoming incentives to get players even more excited for launch:

  •          Veteran Rewards – Enjoy various bonuses based on how long you have been a FINAL FANTASY XIV: A Realm Reborn subscriber (30, 60 & 90 days). By starting with a 90-day subscription, players receive all 30-day, 60-day, and 90-day bonuses at once.

  •          Companion iOS App – A free companion app, “FINAL FANTASY XIV: Libra Eorzea,” planned to arrive a week after launch

  •          Welcome Back Campaign – Players who registered FINAL FANTASY® XIV 1.0 can play FINAL FANTASY XIV: A Realm Reborn for free until Monday, September 9.

Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn will launch on August 27th on PlayStation 3 and Windows PC. A PlayStation 4 release date has yet to be announced. A free 30-day trial is included for all accounts. Monthly subscriptions for new accounts start at $12.99.