The billing of FFXIV is also undergoing some changes with 2 new payment options that consolidate the character fees. (Note: The below prices do not include the Legacy discount)
Entry Plan Â $12.99 USD/Â£7.69/10.99 Â: One character per World
Standard Plan Â $14.99 USD/Â£8.99/12.99 Â: Eight characters per World
In addition, FFXIV is also launching a ÂWelcome Back CampaignÂ, which will take place following the release of update 1.22 currently scheduled for April 26th. Once the update goes live, inactive accounts will be invited back for 10 free days during the campaign period from May 9th through May 20th.
Source: FFXIV Letter from the Producer