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‘Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn’ PS4 beta release date and more revealed

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Square Enix revealed some new details regarding the release for “Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn” on the PS4. According to a report from Dual Shockers on Jan. 1, the publisher disclosed that the release date for the multiplayer beta will be on the same day as the Japanese launch of the next-generation system.

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Sony Computer Entertainment previously announced that the PS4 will be made available on Feb. 22, which is months after the release in other major regions. The console manufacturer explained that the lack of Japanese-specific software delayed the next-generation system’s launch in Japan.

Square Enix also mentioned that players won’t have to apply in order to partake in the multiplayer beta. The final version of the PS4 game, which also supports the Share and Remote Play functionalities, is expected to launch in Japan sometime during April. You can find some screens from the massively multiplayer online role-playing game in the slideshow to the left of this article and the statement below:

Preparations are well underway, and we want to make sure that PlayStation 4 users around the world can get right into the action with no need to apply beforehand. Boasting the new Share feature and Remote Play with the PlayStation Vita, the planned April release of the PlayStation 4 version should be a momentous occasion indeed!

“Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn” was released for the PC and PS3 on Aug. 27, 2013. The re-release of “Final Fantasy XIV” features a massive revamping of the original game that addressed several issues and complaints made by fans.

Square Enix is the company responsible for developing and publishing “Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn.” Along with the aforesaid new features, the PS4 version also has better graphics when compared to the PS3 iteration.