FFXIV: A Realm Reborn Open Beta Starting August 17
The waiting is almost over. Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn will kick off open beta on PC and PS3 on August 17, giving all interested players the opportunity to try the game for free before launch. Square Enix also announced that early access date will begin on August 24, three days ahead of the final launch.
In addition to the open beta and early access announcement, the game's producer and director Naoki Yoshida teased bonuses for players who subscribe the game. Depending on how long (30, 60 and 90 days) you subscribe A Realm Reborn, you will receive various benefits. Besides, those who registered FFXIV 1.0 can play A Realm Reborn for free until September 9. All players can get their hands on a free companion iOS app Final Fantasy XIV: Libra Eorzea one week after the game launches.
Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn requires a $12.99/ £7.69 / €10.99 monthly fee. You can preorder the game for PC or PS3 at the official site.