Final Fantasy XIV open beta and early access dates announced
posted on 08.08.13 at 10:08 AM EST by (@salromano)
Plus, producer and director Naoki Yoshida shares upcoming incentives.

Square Enix has announced the open beta test and early access dates for Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn

The open beta test will run from August 17 to 19 for both PlayStation 3 and PC.

Consumers who pre-ordered the game will receive early access to the MMORPG on August 24.

During a “Letter from the Producer Live” today, producer and director Naoki Yoshida shared some upcoming incentives for the game:

  • Veteran Rewards – Enjoy various bonuses based on how long you have been a Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn subscriber (30, 60, and 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 is due out for PlayStation 3 and PC on August 27 at $39.99 and $29.99, respectively. A free 30-day trial is included with new accounts, and monthly subscriptions start at $12.99.