Final Fantasy XIV Extends Free Trial, Updates Detailed

Square Enix has decided to extend the free trial of its new MMORPG Final Fantasy XIV for an additional 30 days, due to "the nature of much of the feedback we received... and the current state of the game."

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"All users who registered a Final Fantasy XIV service account and purchased a character by October 25, 2010 will be eligible," for the additional 30 days of free play.

Additionally, the developers have detailed the forthcoming improvements to be made in November and December:

    Late November Update
  • Adjustments and additions to the user interface
  • Adjustments to the Markets and retainers
  • Lowering of Teleport and Return costs
  • Adjustments to overall battle balance
  • Adjustments to class balance
  • Adjustments to party battle balance
  • Adjustments to monster placement
  • Adjustments to levequests
  • Adjustments to synthesis
  • Addition of new synthesis recipes
  • Alleviation of lag issues
    Mid-December Update
  • Addition of notorious monsters
  • Addition of new guildleves
  • Addition of new synthesis recipes
  • Addition of new items
Are any of you playing Final Fantasy XIV? How are you finding it so far? Do you plan to stick with it through these patches? Let us know in the comments.