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  FINAL FANTASY XIV ONLINE EXCEEDS 10 MILLION PLAYERS WORLDWIDE
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08/08/2017
 


[This unedited press release is made available courtesy of Gamasutra and its partnership with notable game PR-related resource GamesPress.]

LOS ANGELES (Aug. 8, 2017) – The FINAL FANTASY® XIV community continues to expand globally, with more than 10 million cumulative players* as of today. This continued success is largely due to the title’s robust updates that consistently provide players with new content.

Today’s announcement follows the release of the most recent expansion, FINAL FANTASY XIV: Stormblood™, which expands in-game content with two new playable jobs, an increased level cap, and an entrancing storyline that takes players to previously unexplored lands. Content patches following launch also brought the inclusion of high-level raids, enhancements to player jobs, and a number of other new features.

 

 
Additionally, this milestone coincides with the release of Patch 4.06 and the start of the annual Moonfire Faire seasonal event. Players can take part in an all-new series of quests, including facing off against Ultros and his uncontrollable tentacles. Triumphant adventurers can obtain event items to ring in the celebrations, including a dyeable Faire version of a popular set of equipment.

The FINAL FANTASY XIV Free Trial beckons new players to join the millions of adventurers in the realm of Eorzea™. The free trial allows anyone to access all available content up to level 35, create up to eight playable characters, and experience the different playable races, classes, and jobs with no restrictions on playtime. New players who wish to experience the free trial may register here: http://sqex.to/FFXIVFreeTrial

All editions of FINAL FANTASY XIV Online, including the FINAL FANTASY XIV: Stormblood expansion, may be purchased through the Square Enix® Online Store here: http://sqex.to/FFXIVStore

Related Links

Official Stormblood Site: http://na.finalfantasyxiv.com/stormblood/

Free Trial Site: http://freetrial.finalfantasyxiv.com/

The Lodestone®: http://na.finalfantasyxiv.com /

Official Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/FinalFantasyXIV/

Official Twitter: @FF_XIV_EN

Official Instagram: @ffxiv

 

About Square Enix, Inc.

Square Enix, Inc. develops, publishes, distributes and licenses SQUARE ENIX®, EIDOS® and TAITO® branded entertainment content throughout the Americas as part of the Square Enix group of companies. Square Enix, Inc. is affiliated with a global network of leading development studios such as Crystal Dynamics® and Eidos Montréal. The Square Enix group of companies boasts a valuable portfolio of intellectual property including: FINAL FANTASY®, which has sold over 130 million units worldwide; DRAGON QUEST®, which has sold over 71 million units worldwide; TOMB RAIDER®, which has sold over 58 million units worldwide; and the legendary SPACE INVADERS®. Square Enix, Inc. is a U.S.-based, wholly-owned subsidiary of Square Enix Holdings Co., Ltd.

 

More information on Square Enix, Inc. can be found at http://www.na.square-enix.com/ .

 

*Cumulative player count includes free trial accounts.

 

FINAL FANTASY XIV © 2010 - 2017 SQUARE ENIX CO., LTD. All rights reserved.

STORMBLOOD, the FINAL FANTASY XIV: STORMBLOOD logo, CRYSTAL DYNAMICS, DRAGON QUEST, EIDOS, EIDOS MONTREAL, EORZEA, FINAL FANTASY, the FINAL FANTASY logo, SPACE INVADERS, SQUARE ENIX, the SQUARE ENIX logo, TAITO, THE LODESTONE, and TOMB RAIDER are registered trademarks or trademarks of the Square Enix group of companies. All other trademarks are properties of their respective owners.

 

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Contact (press only):

Adam Pelc

Square Enix, Inc.

(310) 321-6975

apelc@us.square-enix.com