Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn on PS3 Gets an August 27th Release Date, Collector’s Edition Detailed

For what’s felt like years, PlayStation 3 owners have been waiting to play Final Fantasy XIV. Ending that wait in just a few months, Square Enix has announced that Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn will release on August 27th at $39.99 for the regular edition.

There’s a couple special offers available to you right now, with pre-orders of the game netting you the following:

  • Early access to the game before the servers officially launch
  • Mog cap
  • Summonable Caith Sith Doll minion


Then at $79.99, there’s the Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn Collector’s Edition (click on the above image for a larger view), which includes:

  • Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn game
  • Collector’s box designed by Yoshitaka Amano, Final Fantasy artist
  • 80-page ‘Art of Eorzea hardcover art book featuring never-before-seen concept art
  • T’he 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

If you’re wondering how much this is going to cost each month, there’s a free 30-day trial included for new accounts, with monthly subscriptions starting at $12.99.

Phase 3 of the Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn beta starts next month, allowing for PlayStation 3 players, so head over here to sign up for it.

Are you going to enter the world of Final Fantasy XIV in August? Let us know in the comments below.