Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn

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

Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn improvements shown in hour-long video

By Alice O'Connor, Sep 10, 2012 10:00am PDT

Final Fantasy XIV was so shoddy at launch that Square Enix suspended subscriptions until after it had been patched up a bit. It's still a bit dodgy, but a huge 'Version 2.0' update is coming to reboot it and make everything lemony fresh, as detailed in a new hour-long presen...

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Final Fantasy XIV producer admits regaining trust will be 'very hard'

By Steve Watts, Aug 17, 2012 6:00pm PDT

Final Fantasy XIV producer Naoki Yoshida talks about the shortcomings of the game and how the company is looking at its prospects of gaining back fan trust, both short- and long-term.

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Final Fantasy XIV trailer invites players back

By Steve Watts, Aug 08, 2012 8:15am PDT

Square Enix has released a new trailer for Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn, in advance of its upcoming relaunch.

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Final Fantasy XIV is now 'A Realm Reborn'

By Andrew Yoon, Jul 26, 2012 10:00am PDT

Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn is not only "a symbol of a completely new Final Fantasy XIV, but also marks the beginning of a new stage as the latest title in the Final Fantasy series."

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Final Fantasy XIV possible for PS4, but PS3 'promise' comes first

By Steve Watts, Jun 13, 2012 7:30am PDT

Final Fantasy XIV producer Naoki Yoshida says that the game might appear on the PlayStation 4, but the company's first goal is getting it up and running on PS3.

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Final Fantasy XIV gets 'Welcome Back' and 'Legacy' campaigns

By Steve Watts, Apr 20, 2012 1:30pm PDT

Square Enix is offering two campaigns aimed at winning back fans with two campaigns: Legacy, to reward fans who have stuck with the game; and Welcome Back, to offer a free trial to lapsed players.

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Final Fantasy XIV subscriptions begin on January 6 for $10 a month

By Andrew Yoon, Dec 06, 2011 8:15am PST

The free ride ends next year. Subscription service for Final Fantasy XIV will begin January 6th, and Square Enix is offering a discount.

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Final Fantasy XIV Vita app being considered

By Steve Watts, Oct 20, 2011 12:45pm PDT

After Square Enix relaunches Final Fantasy XIV with version 2.0, you might also get an app on your Vita to let you check stats and item sales on the go.

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Final Fantasy XIV subscriptions restarting by end of year, PS3 version planned for 2012

By Andrew Yoon, Oct 14, 2011 6:00am PDT

Square Enix's beleaguered MMO, Final Fantasy XIV, is finally shaping up for re-release more than one year since its original debut. The company discusses its future plans, the PS3 version, and the reinstatement of a subscription fee.

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FFXI, FFXIV servers temporarily shut down due to quake, tsunami

By Steve Watts, Mar 14, 2011 8:45am PDT

The 8.9-magnitude earthquake to hit Japan has resulted in a temporary shut down for servers of Final Fantasy XI, Final Fantasy XIV, and PlayOnline.

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Deus Ex: Human Revolution Delayed for "Further Polish"

By Alice O'Connor, Dec 16, 2010 6:00am PST

Cyberpunk fans waiting cautiously for Deus Ex: Human Revolution will have to wait a little longer, as publisher Square Enix today told investors...

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"March 2011 is too full up of heavy hitters anyway. It was going to release on the same day as ..."

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Final Fantasy XIV Team Restructured; PS3 Version Delayed Indefinitely

By Xav de Matos, Dec 10, 2010 9:00am PST

Square Enix has announced that the PS3 version of its latest stab at an online-only Final Fantasy title has hit another bump in the road and the...

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"I bought the CE of this game when it came out. The day it came out, I noticed it had a lot of ..."

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Final Fantasy XIV Major Patches Detailed

By Brian Leahy, Nov 11, 2010 12:20pm PST

Square Enix has published a massive list of changes and fixes coming to its newest MMORPG Final Fantasy XIV. The updates are split into two...

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"I honestly would have given would have bought this game and given it a try if it had been ..."

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Final Fantasy XIV Extends Free Trial, Updates Detailed

By Brian Leahy, Oct 15, 2010 10:40am PDT

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...

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"This game requires at least another year of development to be playable. The menu is painful, the ..."

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Daily Filter: September 17, 2010

By Xav de Matos, Sep 17, 2010 6:00pm PDT

Shacknews receives a slew of new screenshots and trailers for upcoming game

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"Honestly, the video portion of the site is the worst part. I find myself constantly going to ..."

- Landrosradick see all 4 comments