Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn PS4 beta detailed
posted on 02.12.14 at 09:32 AM EDT by (@salromano)
Latest screenshots and video from PlayStation 4 version.

Final Fantasy XIV

The first phase of the Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn PlayStation 4 beta will run between February 22 and Marh 3 (Japan Standard Time), Square Enix announced.

A second phase will run from April 4 through April 7.

The beta will be accessible to anyone with a PlayStation 4, and directly downloadable from the PlayStation Store.

Characters created during the first phase will be deleted. Characters created during the second phase can be brought into the retail version.

PlayStation 3 players will be able to transfer their characters to PlayStation 4 free of charge. Square Enix notes this is only “necessary” for the beta, as the retail version will feature all players on the same server.

The PlayStation 3 to PlayStation 4 transfer will begin on Friday, April 11. Transferring to PlayStation 4 will render your PlayStation 3 version unplayable. Users who wish to play across both platforms should purchase the PlayStation 4 version separately. Multiple service account owners can transfer all their accounts to PlayStation 4, and users transferring will also have access during the early access period from April 11 to 13.

Watch a “Conversations with Creators” interview about with producer and director Naoki Yoshida below. We’ve attached last night’s PlayStation 4 trailer, too, in case you missed it. View some new PlayStation 4 screenshots at the gallery.

Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn will launch for PlayStation 4 on April 14.

Conversations with Creators: Naoki Yoshida

PlayStation 4 Trailer

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  • Elvick

    I’ll partake in the second phase. :3

    I hope I can get the height right this time. I made my character waaaaaaay too tall in the PS3 beta, but they gave you no real indication of how tall you were against the rest of the world. So it was hard to tell. D:

  • underoath4u

    I’m actually pretty psyched to start playing this on my ps4. Though it does seem kind of upsetting that the first beta run will leave you with nothing but the experience. Especially since the characters and data that we create will be wiped… Never the less this game is looking more beautiful every time I see it. I just hope it holds up on ps4, like pc and ps3 before it.

  • artemisthemp

    Looking forward to playing FFXIV on PS4