Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn

PC, PS3, PS4 / RPG / Release: Aug 27, 2013 / ESRB: T

Final Fantasy 14 offers free weekend to returning players

By Ozzie Mejia, Jan 08, 2014 6:50am PST

If you've allowed your Final Fantasy 14 subscription to lapse before version 2.1's changes, you'll get a chance to experience the new additions with an upcoming free weekend.


Final Fantasy 14 launching on PlayStation 4 in April

By Steve Watts, Dec 03, 2013 8:00am PST

Final Fantasy 14: A Realm Reborn will launch for the PlayStation 4 in April 2014, following a beta period to start the same day as the PS4's Japanese launch: February 22.


Final Fantasy 14 free world transfers coming this week, upcoming events outlined

By Steve Watts, Oct 14, 2013 11:35am PDT

Square has announced that Final Fantasy 14 will let you switch worlds for free for a week starting tomorrow, and outlined a few of its upcoming events.


Final Fantasy 14 crosses over with Lightning Returns

By Steve Watts, Sep 26, 2013 7:00am PDT

Square Enix announced some crossover goodies for its two biggest current and upcoming Final Fantasy games today: a special Lightning-centric event in FF14, and a FF14 costume in Lightning Returns.


Final Fantasy 14 version 2.1's PvP, housing options detailed

By Steve Watts, Sep 23, 2013 1:00pm PDT

Square Enix recently outlined its plans for the upcoming Final Fantasy 14 version 2.1 update, including the options for player housing, a PvP arena, and more.


Final Fantasy XIV resumes digital sales after stabilising servers

By Alice O'Connor, Sep 17, 2013 10:00am PDT

Given that the initial launch of Final Fantasy XIV was so shoddy that Square Enix suspended subscriptions then shut it down, it's surprising that the official relaunch as A Realm Reborn was received so warmly. The developer and publisher was clearly surprised too, as it need...


Weekend Confirmed 182 - Final Fantasy XIV, Puppeteer, The Wonderful 101

By Ozzie Mejia, Sep 13, 2013 11:00am PDT

Weekend Confirmed is ready to formally wrap up another week. Hosts Garnett Lee and Jeff Cannata welcome in the Shacknews tandem of Andrew Yoon and Ozzie Mejia to discuss the latest news to come from Sony and games by the dozen.


Final Fantasy 14 'Libra Eorzea' companion app launches

By Steve Watts, Sep 11, 2013 1:30pm PDT

Final Fantasy 14's mobile companion app "Libra Eorzea" has launched, giving players on-the-go access to character profiles and world information.


Final Fantasy 14 PS4 beta to begin in February

By Andrew Yoon, Sep 09, 2013 1:11am PDT

Just in case you forgot, Final Fantasy 14 is also coming to PS4. Square Enix just announced that the PS4 beta will be available in time for the Japanese launch of PS4: February 22.


Square Enix planned 'conservative' relaunch for Final Fantasy 14, due to original game's failure

By Andrew Yoon, Sep 05, 2013 7:15am PDT

"Considering the outcome of our first launch, our sales estimates for this one were decidedly conservative," producer Naoki Yoshida said.


Final Fantasy 14 offering seven free days for server troubles

By Steve Watts, Sep 03, 2013 12:05pm PDT

Square Enix is offering seven additional days for Final Fantasy 14 players, to compensate for server troubles that prevented users from getting online.


Why Final Fantasy 14 will avoid player-killing PvP

By Steve Watts, Aug 29, 2013 12:15pm PDT

Final Fantasy 14 will include a PvP mode, but it's less about killing other players and more about competition, according to game director Naoki Yoshida, because he doesn't want to "shock" Final Fantasy fans new to the MMO genre.


Final Fantasy 14 digital sales suspended to ease server load

By Steve Watts, Aug 28, 2013 8:30am PDT

Square Enix has temporarily suspended sales of Final Fantasy 14, in order to ease the server capacity problems that have prevented users from getting into the game.


Final Fantasy 14 planning major updates every three months

By Steve Watts, Aug 26, 2013 1:00pm PDT

Final Fantasy 14 is planning trimonthly major content updates, along with regular tweaks and eventually larger expansion packs.


Final Fantasy 14's relaunch runs into server issues

By Steve Watts, Aug 26, 2013 7:30am PDT

Square Enix has apologized for server problems that hit the soft launch of Final Fantasy 14 over the weekend, and assured fans that it is working on the problem ahead of tomorrow's full launch.