May 23, 2013 // 5:30 pm
- Square Enix Senior Online Community Manager Matt Hilton
announced that Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn arrives on PS3 8/27 alongside Collector's Edition details below, as follows:
PlayStation 3 gamers have been waiting a long time for their chance to set foot in the realm of Eorzea. The wait is almost over - Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn will come to PlayStation 3 on August 27th, 2013!
We're also announcing our pre-order details and Collector's Edition content!
We've created a host of exciting goodies for would-be adventurers; let's run down what you'll get when you pre-order the game.
Gamers who pre-order will earn early access to the game before the launch of the official service, and some exciting in-game goodies. Step foot into Eorzea in style with a Mog Cap, fashioned after the famed Final Fantasy moogles, and summon your own Cait Sith Doll minion to follow you around on your adventure!
The collectors among you won't want to miss the Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn Collector's Edition! What've we got in there...?
• A gorgeous box featuring artwork by famed FINAL FANTASY illustrator Yoshitaka Amano
• The Art of Eorzea: - A Realm Reimagined - A hardbound art book, featuring concept art and more from Art Director Akihiko Yoshida and his team of talented artists
• The Waning of the Sixth Sun - A Blu-Ray disc that features a cinematic look at the events that led up to the realm being reborn
• The Sounds of Eorzea - a collection of music from FINAL FANTASY XIV: A Realm Reborn by Sound Director Masayoshi Soken
• Five beautiful art cards created by the amazing CG artists at Square Enix Visual Works
• A FINAL FANTASY XIV: A Realm Reborn branded security token to secure your account
• Four In-game Bonus Items:
- Helm of Light - Look like one of the fabled Warriors of Light when you equip this exclusive helmet
- Baby Behemoth Minion - Summon this cute, but ferocious miniature version of Behemoth and watch him roar with excitement as you adventure through Eorzea
- Coeurl Mount - Only the bravest of warriors are able to tame and ride the mighty coeurl. Show off your prowess with this exclusive mount
- Behemoth Barding - Customize your Chocobo with the fearsome Behemoth Chocobo Armor and charge into battle
• And of course, the game itself!
Visit your preferred retailer today and pre-order the Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn Collector's Edition for $79.99, or grab the standard edition for $39.99. Simply pre-order either edition to get the goodies I mentioned earlier!
Don't forget that phase 3 of our Beta Test kicks off in June
, and we'll be inviting PlayStation 3 gamers from around the world to try the game and give us their feedback!
I'll be in the comments below to answer any questions you may have, too! You can also find us on Facebook
, and the official FINAL FANTASY XIV forums
We can't wait to see you all in Eorzea!