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Beta Test Overview

Prior to the release of FINAL FANTASY XIV: A Realm Reborn on the PlayStation®4, a beta test will be conducted to perform stress tests as well as address bugs in a timely manner. Experience the enhanced gameplay offered by this new platform as we continue working to improve system performance.

How to Participate

All users who own a PlayStation®4 are eligible to participate in the beta test with no need for advance registration.

  • 1. Proceed to the PlayStation®Store and download FINAL FANTASY XIV: A Realm Reborn (PlayStation®4 Beta Version). Once the download is complete, installation will begin automatically.
  • 2. Start FINAL FANTASY XIV: A Realm Reborn (PlayStation®4 Beta Version) from the home screen.
  • 3. Log in using your Square Enix account and follow the on-screen instructions to start the game.

Beta Testing Period

Phase 1: From Saturday, February 22, 2014 (JST) to Monday, March 3, 2014 (JST).
Phase 2: From Friday, April 4, 2014 (JST) to Monday, April 7, 2014 (JST).

Beta Test Announcements and Bug Reports

Starting February 22, 2014, all announcements regarding the beta test, including schedule updates and confirmed issues, will be posted on the official forums.

After completing the steps above and successfully logging in to the game, accessing the official forums will also allow beta participants to post on a separate beta tester forum.

Official FINAL FANTASY XIV Forums (

Character Data Transfer

Character data created during phase 2 of the beta test is scheduled to be transferred at the start of official service.
* All character data created during phase 1 will be deleted before the start of phase 2.

Current PlayStation®3 and Windows® users will have the option to transfer character data to the PlayStation®4 version.