Pre-order Incentives and Collector’s Edition Also Revealed, With Early Access and Bonus In-Game Items Included
SYDNEY (May 24, 2013) – Square Enix Ltd., the publisher of SQUARE ENIX® interactive entertainment products in Europe and other PAL territories, today announced that FINAL FANTASY® XIV: A Realm Reborn™ and FINAL FANTASY XIV: A Realm Reborn Collector’s Edition are now available for pre-order in Australia & New Zealand. FINAL FANTASY XIV: A Realm Reborn is scheduled for release on 27th August, 2013, for both the PlayStation®3 computer entertainment system and Windows PC systems. Monthly subscriptions for the game will start at $19.95.
As well as the FINAL FANTASY XIV: A Realm Reborn game disc, fans who pre-order the standard or Collector’s Edition of the game will receive the following exclusive in-game content:*
- Early Access: Access the game servers ahead of the official launch. Get your head start and make your mark in the realm of Eorzea!
- Cait Sith Doll Minion: On sabbatical from Shinra Inc. and looking for adventure, Cait Sith will join your party as a non-combat pet.
- Mog Cap: Show your love of FINAL FANTASY and strut around the world of Eorzea in this Moogle themed hat. Kupo!
ANZ LIMITED EDITION
The ANZ Limited Edition includes the Helm of Light Helmet in game item, allowing you to become one of the fabled warriors of light.
The FINAL FANTASY XIV: A Realm Reborn Collector’s Edition will include:
- Collector’s box designed by Yoshitaka Amano, legendary FINAL FANTASY artist
- 80-page “Art of Eorzea” hardcover art book featuring never-before-seen concept art
- “The Waning of the Sixth Sun,” a special bonus video disc that takes a cinematic look at the events that led up to the realm being reborn
- “Sounds of Eorzea” album that features musical scores by renowned FINAL FANTASY series composers
- Five collectable character art cards
- A FINAL FANTASY XIV: A Realm Reborn-branded security token to secure user accounts
- In-game bonus items: Helm of Light, Baby Behemoth Minion, Coeurl Mount and Behemoth Barding
“It gives me great pleasure to announce the release date of FINAL FANTASY XIV: A Realm Reborn.
It has been a long road from the game’s inception to the beta, but thanks to your fervent support and invaluable feedback, the world of Eorzea will soon complete its journey of rebirth.
We have endeavoured to make the game affordable so that adventurers will be able to experience the vibrant world of Eorzea. We have also prepared a collector’s edition version of the game, which includes a veritable assortment of premium items.
The new adventure begins on 27th August, 2013. I hope to see you all then!”
FINAL FANTASY XIV: A Realm Reborn Producer & Director
– Naoki Yoshida (Yoshi-P)
FINAL FANTASY XIV: A Realm Reborn is a standalone title; new adventurers will not need to purchase the original FINAL FANTASY XIV title in order to play FINAL FANTASY XIV: A Realm Reborn. Owners of the original FINAL FANTASY XIV title will be able to download the Windows PC version of FINAL FANTASY XIV: A Realm Reborn for free.
For more information on FINAL FANTASY XIV: A Realm Reborn, visit: www.finalfantasyxiv.com
WARNING: GAME INSTALL REQUIREMENTS EXCEED CAPACITY OF PS3 12GB MODEL. INTERNAL HARD DISK DRIVE (e.g. MODEL: CECH-ZHD1) REQUIRED TO PLAY GAME.
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