FFXIV hasn’t had the easiest of lifecycles. But I’m not going to talk about that. Instead Let’s take a look at the new Cinematic for Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn
While watching, I threw money at my screen but nothing happened.
What I’m really loving is the classic Final Fantasy elements. Also Bahamut takes the award for most epic dragon in any trailer asset ever. No really, dragons have featured in several games over the last few years but none have simply rocked up then proceeded to fuck up EVERYTHING in sight.
With 2013 dominated by The Elder Scrolls Online you’d be forgiven for forgetting that FFXIV existed, but not any more. Beta signups have begun with no firm date on launch yet. But my hunch is August / September. Not convinced? Check out these screenshots:
STILL Not convinced? Well how about Gameplay footage from the alpha?
Signup now for beta access: http://entry.ffxiv.com/beta/eu
If you, like I was captivated by the soundtrack, the piece is by Nobuo Uematsu ft. Susan Calloway – Answers and here’s a particularly stunning live rendition: