Sq. Enix has introduced that the Xbox Collection X/S open beta for the MMORPG Remaining Fantasy XIV will start on February 21. The beta take a look at will embody all of the content material seen within the Trial model. Not like the complete launch, the beta wont require an Xbox Sport Cross subscription to play. Dawntrail, the fifth and upcoming growth pack for Remaining Fantasy XIV, will launch in Summer time 2024.
The complete particulars by way of Sq. Enix:
The open beta take a look at for the Xbox Collection X|S model of FINAL FANTASY XIV is scheduled to start on Wednesday, February 21, 2024 at round 12:00 a.m. (PST)!
The open beta take a look at will solely be out there to new gamers who will likely be enjoying FINAL FANTASY XIV for the primary time. Take this chance to ask your Xbox-owning pals who’ve by no means skilled the ever-expanding world of FINAL FANTASY XIV and journey collectively!
How you can Take part
1. As FINAL FANTASY XIV is an internet multiplayer recreation it’s possible you’ll want to regulate numerous privateness settings to play on Xbox Collection X|S. It’s possible you’ll achieve this by accessing the Xbox settings menu and navigating via the next choices: Settings > Account > Privateness & on-line security > Xbox privateness > View particulars & customise > Communication & multiplayer. The next settings are required:
“You possibly can be part of multiplayer video games,” set to Enable
“You possibly can be part of cross-network play,” set to Enable
“Others can talk with voice, textual content, or invitations,” set to All people
“You possibly can talk exterior of Xbox with voice & textual content,” set to All people
From the earlier View particulars & customise menu, choose Sport content material and ensure:
“You possibly can see and add group creations,” set to All people
2. Navigate to the Microsoft Retailer, seek for FINAL FANTASY XIV and go to the product web page.
3. From the “…” possibility menu, choose and obtain the FINAL FANTASY XIV Free Trial onto your Xbox Collection X|S.
4. After set up finishes, launch the sport and comply with the on-screen directions to start your journey.
The open beta take a look at comprises the identical content material, options, and limitations because the Free Trial model, minus the power to make non-obligatory On-line Retailer purchases.
The Free Trial model, together with the open beta take a look at, won’t require an Xbox Sport Cross (Core or Final) plan to play. Nonetheless, the complete Xbox Collection X|S model would require an Xbox Sport Cross (Core or Final) plan to play.
Current FINAL FANTASY XIV Gamers
Gamers who have already got the Free Trial model for a unique platform or a FINAL FANTASY XIV license registered to their Sq. Enix account will likely be unable to take part within the open beta take a look at. We ask any gamers, who want to play FINAL FANTASY XIV on Xbox with an present Sq. Enix account and its related characters, to please wait till the complete Xbox launch after the open beta take a look at concludes.
To play on Xbox, you will want to hyperlink your Microsoft account and Sq. Enix account. You will be unable to unlink the accounts as soon as linked. We ask that present gamers please wait till the official launch to hyperlink your Sq. Enix account to your Microsoft account.
Transferring to the Official Xbox Collection X|S Model
We’re planning to launch the Xbox Collection X|S model instantly following the conclusion of the open beta take a look at, the date of which will likely be decided after thorough critiques. FINAL FANTASY XIV recreation information will likely be transferred, and you’ll not have to redownload the sport to play. The timing of the info switch and official launch for the Xbox Collection X|S will likely be introduced at a later date.