Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn

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

Final Fantasy 14 open beta starts August 17

By Steve Watts, Aug 08, 2013 9:00am PDT

Final Fantasy 14 will have an open beta period from August 17-19, Square Enix announced today. Those who pre-order will also get three days of early access.


Final Fantasy XIV preview: limits break

By Steve Watts, Jun 18, 2013 9:00am PDT

Hands-on impressions of Final Fantasy 14 on PlayStation 3 from E3 2013.


Final Fantasy XIV for Xbox unlikely due to cross-platform play on PC and PlayStation

By Andrew Yoon, Jun 16, 2013 6:00pm PDT

"If we published to Xbox One right now, it would essentially be an Xbox only community," director Naoki Yoshida explained. "An MMO is built on its community, and if it's weak, then what is the point?"


Final Fantasy 14's 'FATE' system detailed

By Steve Watts, Jun 14, 2013 4:45pm PDT

A new in-depth walkthrough details the Full Active Time Events in Final Fantasy 14.


Final Fantasy XIV also coming to PS4, to remain console exclusive on PlayStation

By Andrew Yoon, Jun 10, 2013 7:22pm PDT

Final Fantasy XIV will be coming to PlayStation 4 in addition to the upcoming PS3 release. At Sony's E3 press conference, the company pointed out...


Final Fantasy XIV gets reborn on August 27; collector's edition detailed

By John Keefer, May 23, 2013 11:30am PDT

Final Fantasy XIV has been going though a facelift, and fans of the MMO will finally be able to get a look at the new product when A Realm Reborn...


Final Fantasy XIV relaunching in summer, PS3 beta in June

By Steve Watts, May 01, 2013 4:00pm PDT

The relaunch of Final Fantasy XIV will occur this summer, after a third round of beta testing includes the PS3 and cross-platform play in June.


Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn benchmark released

By Steve Watts, Feb 22, 2013 5:30pm PST

Square Enix has released a benchmark test for Final Fantasy XIV so you can gauge whether your PC will be able to handle the workload.


Final Fantasy 14 beta starts February 25

By Steve Watts, Feb 15, 2013 12:15pm PST

The Final Fantasy XIV beta will begin on February 25. Producer Naoki Yoshida detailed some of the features that await testers of phase 1, which is set to last 2-4 weeks.


Final Fantasy 14 beta signups begin, aiming for late March launch

By Steve Watts, Jan 07, 2013 10:15am PST

A beta roadmap for Final Fantasy XIV shows the game's earliest betas beginning in February, and the beta coming to the US in late March at the earliest.


Final Fantasy XIV launch was 'big mistake,' says new director

By Steve Watts, Nov 26, 2012 11:30am PST

Final Fantasy XIV's new game director, Naoki Yoshida, has made some frank comments about the direction of the game's first launch, calling it a "big mistake" and claiming they should have researched more about the current MMO market.


Final Fantasy XIV ends an 'era' with server troubles

By Steve Watts, Nov 12, 2012 10:45am PST

Final Fantasy XIV had its world-ending events to prepare for "A Realm Reborn" over the weekend, but some users had trouble logging on to see the spectacle.


Final Fantasy XIV gets 'Reborn' on November 11

By Steve Watts, Oct 29, 2012 10:30am PDT

Square Enix has outlined its roll-out plans for Final Fantasy XIV's "A Realm Reborn." Character data will be saved October 31, and then transfer to the new realm November 11.


Final Fantasy XIV PS3 UI shown in first screens

By Alice O'Connor, Oct 11, 2012 6:00am PDT

As Square Enix whips Final Fantasy XIV into shape for a PC relaunch and PlayStation 3 debut, it's shared the first screenshots of its console edition. How well does a complex MMO interface work on a joypad, and how do the graphics size up? Use your eyes to look and you may j...


Final Fantasy XIV TGS trailer touts Realm Reborn

By Steve Watts, Sep 20, 2012 10:00am PDT

Square Enix has released a new trailer for its upcoming "A Realm Reborn" reboot of Final Fantasy XIV.