RPGFan


Liz Maas
Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn Heads To PS4 in April
Also known as, 'not soon enough.'
12.03.13 - 7:54 PM

Square Enix had previously announced that the beta for the PlayStation 4 version of their popular MMORPG, Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn would begin on February 22nd of next year, which is the same day as the PS4 console's Japanese release. Today, they confirmed that the full launch is set to take place in April.

As you might recall, those who currently play the game on PlayStation 3 can upgrade to the PS4 version for free - and handily enough, the PS3 version is $10 today if you have a PlayStation Plus membership, or $15 for the collector's edition. If you don't have PS+, first of all, why not? Second, the game is still discounted and costs $20 on PSN ($30 for the collector's edition).

At the next live Letter from the Producer, aside from showing more content (such as PvP, treasure hunting and daily beastman quests) from the planned major patch 2.1 titled A Realm Awoken, Yoshi-P will also show footage from the PS4 version of the game. We do know, thanks to last night's PlayStation Awards in Japan (wherein Final Fantasy XIV won a 'special award'), that there will be Vita remote play. Below is a not-so-high quality video of the remote play footage that was shown at the event:

Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn's patch 2.1 is scheduled to go live on December 17th. The next Letter from the Producer will air December 14th at 4 AM Pacific time.


Back





Coming Up on Twitch

Back To The Future
May 1 • 9:00am PDT/12:00pm EDT

Final Fantasy IX PC
May 8 • 9:00am PDT/12:00pm EDT

Persona 4 Golden Continues!
Every Monday • 5:00pm PDT/8:00pm EDT

Grandia II Continues!
Every Wednesday • 2:00pm PDT/5:00pm EDT

Featured Content
Kathy Rain Review
Kathy Rain
Review
Valkyria Chronicles Remastered Hands-On Preview
Valkyria Chronicles Remastered
Hands-On Preview
Grand Kingdom Hands-On Preview
Grand Kingdom
Hands-On Preview
Rhythm Encounter 26: Bends of Time
Rhythm Encounter Episode 26: Bends of Time
Podcast
Etrian Odyssey Untold OST Review
Etrian Odyssey Untold
OST Review
Nioh Hands-On Preview
Nioh
Hands-On Preview
RSS Feeds & More
Complete Feed
Reviews Feed
Media Feed
Random Encounter
Rhythm Encounter
Retro Encounter