Square Enix has revealed the release date, and the pre-order incentives for its revamped MMO – Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn – which comes in both a standard, and a collector’s edition, those who pre-order receiving early access, and in-game items.
The publisher has revealed that A Real Reborn will be out in August 21st. Customers who pre-order the standard, or collector’s edition, will receive early access to the game, alongside in-game items like a Cait Sith Doll Minion vanity pet, and Mog Cap-themed headgear.
The collector’s edition includes the following:
- 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.”
Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn is available for pre-order for the PlayStation 3 ($39.99), and PC ($29.99). The collector’s edition will set you back $79.99 on the PS3, and $69.99 on the PC, which will be sold exclusively at the Square Enix Online Store.
A free 30-day trial is also included for new accounts. Monthly subscriptions for new accounts start at $12.99. New players need not purchase the original Final Fantasy XIV title to play Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn. Previous Final Fantasy XIV players will be able to download the PC version of Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn for free.
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