Square Enix has announced that the wait for Final Fantasy XIV will finally be over on September 30, 2010 for PC. In advance of the September 30 release, Final Fantasy XIV PC Collector’s Edition will offer early access to adventurers eager to embark on this new chapter in the Final Fantasy series. In addition, the Beta phase for the Windows PC version will begin in early July 2010.
FINAL FANTASY XIV PC Collector’s Edition pre-orders will include the Onion Helm, an exclusive in-game item which accelerates character recovery after falling in battle. FINAL FANTASY XIV PC Standard Edition pre-orders will include a pair of Garlond Goggles, an exclusive in-game item which increases the speed of skill progression.
Here is a list of what you will also be getting from the collector’s edition.
IN-GAME ITEM – Collector’s Edition preorders will include a reward code to receive an exclusive in-game item, the Onion Helm.*
EARLY ACCESS – Play 8 days prior to the release of the Windows PC Standard Edition (timing of access subject to initial server capacity).
BEHIND-THE-SCENES DVD – Get an insider look at the making of FINAL FANTASY XIV, with exclusive video content, interviews and more in this special documentary DVD.
SECURITY TOKEN – A FINAL FANTASY XIV–branded Security Token for use with your regular password.
TRAVEL JOURNAL – Record your travels in this beautifully bound journal filled with pages of never-before-seen concept art.
RIGHT OF PASSAGE – Redeem a voucher to receive your fully-personalized Right of Passage Certificate, each stamped with a unique serial number.
AMANO COVER – Special PC Collector’s Edition illustration by renowned artist Yoshitaka Amano.
FREE GAMEPLAY – Free gameplay for 30 days.