Posted Wed, Dec 21, 2011 by Martuk
The 2.0 client will also be making its debut next year and this will also bring in the normal subscription, but players will be charged subscriptions starting on January 6th, 2012, however, there is a temporary discount available until the 2.0 update is released. Yoshida shared a few more details of what’s being developed for FFXIV 2.0.
In addition, we’ve already begun tackling memory issues as we work on the new UI, and tasks for the new rare item lotting system are underway, too. We’re also examining some new race and gender additions, and it’s looking like we’ll be able to bring in a few new customizable options in time for 2.0’s release (I fielded some questions on this in the LIVE letter). Mockups for player “estate” areas are moving along, and we’re now working on some of those artsy details. So that’s pretty much where we’re at.