Final Fantasy XIV's relaunch set for August 27th [Updated with video]

Final Fantasy XIV's relaunch set for August 27
Square Enix has announced today that Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn is set for release on August 27, 2013 on both PC and PS3.

According to previous reports, the third phase of the relaunched game's beta will begin some time next month. This phase will be the first time A Realm Reborn will be open to PS3 players during this beta.

Click past the jump for complete details on pre-order bonuses and the Collector's Edition box contents as well as the new video.

[Source: Square Enix press release]

Pre-order Incentives

As well as the Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn game disc, fans who pre-order the standard or Collector's Edition of the game will receive the following exclusive in-game content:
  • Early Access: Access the game servers ahead of the official launch. Get your head start and make your mark in the realm of Eorzea!
  • Cait Sith Doll Minion: On sabbatical from Shinra Inc. and looking for adventure, Cait Sith will join your party as a non-combat pet.
  • Mog Cap: Show your love of Final Fantasy and strut around the world of Eorzea in this Moogle themed hat. Kupo!

Collector's Edition Contents
  • Collector's box designed by Yoshitaka Amano, legendary Final Fantasy artist
  • 80-page "Art of Eorzea" hardcover art book featuring never-before-seen concept art
  • "The Waning of the Sixth Sun," a special bonus video disc that takes a cinematic look at the events that led up to the realm being reborn
  • "Sounds of Eorzea" album that features musical scores by renowned Final Fantasy series composers
  • Five collectable character art cards
  • A Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn-branded security token to secure user accounts
  • In-game bonus items: Helm of Light, Baby Behemoth Minion, Coeurl Mount and Behemoth Barding
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