Following its announcement during the latest Letter from the Producer LIVE, Square Enix has sent out the official press release dating the PlayStation 4 version of Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn for release on April 14.
Alongside the announcement, Square Enix revealed the game’s U.S. PlayStation 4 box art, as well as the contents of the collector’s edition.
The $79.99 collector’s edition includes:
- Special box featuring artwork by Yoshitaka Amano
- Art Book – The Art of Eorzea: A Realm Reimagined
- Special Soundtrack -The Sounds of Eorzea-
- Seventh Umbral Era Special Movie Content Disc – The Waning of the Sixth Sun
- Art Card Set
- Themed Security Token
- In-Game Items – Coeurl Mount, Behemoth Barding, Baby Behemoth minion, Helm of Light, Fat Chocobo Mount, and Wind-up Moogle minion
Pre-orders for both editions include two in-game items—the Mog Cap & Cait Sith Doll minion—and the ability access the game early on April 11.
Existing players of Final Fantasy XIV who have a registerd copy of the collector’s edition, or who utilized the digital collector’s edition upgrade service, will automatically receive the Fat Chocobo Mount and Wind-Up Moogle minion items making their debut in the PlayStation 4 collector’s edition.
PlayStation 3 players of Final Fantasy XIV will be able to transfer their accounts to the PlayStation 4 version for free starting April 11. Once transferred, PlayStation 4 players will no longer be able to access the PlayStation 3 version. To play both versions, players must purchase the PlayStation 4 system version separately.
A public beta for the PlayStation 4 version will begin on February 22.
View the game’s final box art and collector’s edition at the gallery.