FINAL FANTASY XIV: A REALM REBORN RECEIVES “SPECIAL AWARD” AT PLAYSTATION® AWARDS 2013
PlayStation®4 version Beta Testing to Start February, Launch Planned for April
LONDON (3 December, 2013) – Square Enix Ltd., publishers of SQUARE ENIX® interactive entertainment products in Europe and PAL territories, is pleased to announce that FINAL FANTASY® XIV: A REALM REBORN™ received the “Special Award” at the 2013 PlayStation® Awards in Tokyo, Japan.
PlayStation® Awards, hosted by Sony Computer Entertainment Japan Asia (SCEJA), is an event that recognizes hit titles released on the PlayStation platform. The “Special Award” was newly-created this year to recognize outstanding titles on the overall combination of the following qualities: Newness, buzz worthiness, influence and performance.
In related news, Square Enix also announced that the start of beta testing for the PlayStation®4 computer entertainment system version of FINAL FANTASY XIV: A Realm Reborn will coincide with the Japanese release date of the console on February 22nd, 2014. Players across the world with the new console are invited to participate. The official launch date for the PlayStation®4 system version is scheduled for April 2014.
As part of the 11th instalment of Producer Letter LIVE, Naoki Yoshida (producer/director) will demonstrate the new PlayStation®4 system version on Saturday, December 14th, 2013. Other featured PLL 11 highlights include: “Wolves’ Den,” “Treasure Hunting,” and “Primal Daily Quest.” content from the major Patch 2.1 update A Realm Awoken, scheduled to be released on Tuesday, 17th December.
Producer Letter LIVE No. 11 can be viewed via: http://eu.finalfantasyxiv.com/lodestone/
FINAL FANTASY XIV: A Realm Reborn is available now on the PlayStation®3 system and Windows PC. A free 30-day trial is included for new accounts, with monthly subscriptions starting at £7.69 / 10.99 €.