Q. Does Final Fantasy XIV have single player?
A. In the words of FFXI, "You cannot play this game offline, there is no single player mode, and you must pay a monthly fee in order to play. Thank you."
Q. When is this game scheduled for release?
A. The game has already been released on PC, and is due to eventually be released on the PS3.
Q. When will this game be released on PS3?
A. Originally slated for a March 2011 release, this has been delayed until an unknown date while they focus on improving aspects of the game.
Q. When will this game be released on the Xbox 360 or Wii?
A. This game is only being released for PS3 and PC at this time.
Q. How much does Final Fantasy XIV cost?
A. Regular edition, $49.99 (~€40.13, £26.99 on amazon.co.uk). Collector edition $74.99 (~€60.20, £39.99 on game.co.uk). Subscription $12.99 (~€10.42, £8.99) for every 30 days.
Q. What are the minimum specs to run Final Fantasy XIV?
A. Subject to change, as of 8th July 2010...
Intel Core 2 Duo 2GHz or AMD Athlon X2 2GHz
2GB of RAM
15GB Hard drive space
NVIDIA GeForce 9600 512MB or ATI Radeon HD 2900 512MB
Broadband internet connection, mouse and keyboard
Screen resolution of 1280x720 or higher
Q. What's the "Benchmark"?
A. A program that checks how well Final Fantasy XIV will run on your computer!
Q. Oh sweet! Where can I find a link to this "Benchmark"?
A. FINAL FANTASY XIV Official Benchmark
Download, run, and you're good to go.
Q. Is FFXIV a sequel to FFXI and take place in Vana'diel?
A. No. FFXIV takes place in Eorzea.
Q. Oh. What races will be in this new world?
A. Hyur, Miq'ote, Lalafell, Elezen, Roegadyn. *Will link to the EoFF Frontsite race page when we make one*
Q. How much gametime do I get with the original game purchase if I don't pay for a monthly subscription?
A. Both the standard and collector's edition of the games come with a 30 day trial period at no additional cost to your original game purchase.
Q. Are there any 100% free trials to this game? As in, I don't have to pay for anything at all?
A. It is possible to get a free trial through someone ordering the Collector's Edition. This is one of their bonus items.
Q. Bonus items?
A. Yes, you receive bonus items if you order the Collector's Edition. If you pre-order the standard edition, you can get a bonus item, too. They are as follows...
Collector's Edition Bonus Items
#1: Onion Helm in-game item code - an Onion Helm quickens recovery following KO. This may only be available for pre-orders.
#2: Adventurer's Branded Tumbler - A cup!
#3: Behind the Scenes DVD - An inside look at the making of FFXIV with exclusive content, interviews, and more.
#4: Travel Journal - A journal filled with pages of never-before-seen concept art.
#5: Map of Eorzea - A detailed map showing the key areas of Eorzea.
#6: Security Token - a FFXIV branded security token to use in addition to your password.
#7: Early Access - start on the 22nd September instead of the 30th September.
#8: Guest Pass - Invite a friend to play free for a limited time.
Pre-Ordered Standard Edition Bonus Items
#1: Garlond Goggles in-game item code - the Garlond Goggles increase the speed of skill progression.
That's all I got for now guys.