Square Enix today announced at E3 2013 that the upcoming A Realm Reborn revamp to the Final Fantasy XIV MMORPG will be making its way to PlayStation 4 in 2014. While the title will first arrive for the PlayStation 3 in August, Square Enix is already negotiating with Sony to make sure that players that purchase the game for the PlayStation 3 console will be able to smoothly transition to the PlayStation 4 when the game goes live.
The PlayStation 3 and PC version of Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn are scheduled to enter its third phase of beta testing on Friday, June 14th with a global release on both platforms on August 27th, 2013.
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FINAL FANTASY XIV: A REALM REBORN COMING TO PLAYSTATIONÂ®4 SYSTEM IN 2014
PlayStationÂ®3 System Players Will Be Able to Continue their Adventures on SonyÂs Next Generation Console
LOS ANGELES (June 11, 2013)Â Square Enix Inc., the publisher of SQUARE ENIXÂ® interactive entertainment products in the Americas, today announced that FINAL FANTASYÂ® XIV: A Realm RebornÂ is in development for the PlayStationÂ®4 computer entertainment system, and is due to release in 2014.
We are currently in talks with Sony Computer Entertainment to ensure that players who purchase the PlayStationÂ®3 version of the game will be able to smoothly transition their game accounts to the PS4Â version upon its release.
ÂThe heart of everything weÂre working towards is enabling players and their friends to experience their own rich Final Fantasy adventure,Â said Naoki Yoshida, Producer & Director. ÂThe deeply integrated social capabilities of the PS4 will make it a natural home for FINAL FANTASY XIV: A Realm Reborn. The team and I are thrilled to continue our adventure on the next generation gaming platform, and we hope that youÂll join us!Â
The PlayStationÂ®3 system and Windows PC versions will enter the third phase of beta testing on Friday, June 14th, and are due for global release on August 27th. Â A free 30-day trial is also included for new accounts, with monthly subscriptions starting at $12.99.
Â Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3) visitors are invited to demo FINAL FANTASY XIV: A Realm Reborn at the Square Enix booth (South Hall #1647).
FINAL FANTASY XIV: A Realm Reborn will be available for the $39.99 on the PlayStationÂ®3 system and $29.99 for Windows PC. The CollectorÂs Edition will be available for $79.99 on the PlayStationÂ®3 system and the PC version will be sold exclusively at the Square Enix Online Store for $69.99. FINAL FINAL FANTASY XIV: A Realm Reborn is rated T (Teen). Please visit the Entertainment Software Rating Board (ESRB) website at www.esrb.org for more information about ratings.
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About Square Enix, Inc.
Square Enix, Inc. develops, publishes, distributes and licenses SQUARE ENIXÂ®, EIDOSÂ® and TAITOÂ® branded entertainment content throughout the Americas as part of the Square Enix Group. The Square Enix Group operates a global network of leading development studios and boasts a valuable portfolio of intellectual property, including: FINAL FANTASYÂ®, which has sold over 100 million units worldwide; DRAGON QUESTÂ®, which has sold over 61 million units worldwide; TOMB RAIDERÂ®, which has sold over 35 million units worldwide; and the legendary SPACE INVADERSÂ®. Square Enix, Inc. is a U.S.-based, wholly-owned subsidiary of Square Enix Holdings Co., Ltd.
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