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Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn reaches 4 million users, "free log-in period" begins Friday

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Square Enix is celebrating MMO Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn having achieved 4 million registered users, discounting Free Trial versions, and has announced a "free log-in period" to run from this weekend.

The free game time is only for those "taking a break" from Eorzea, and to let them sample the changes from the recent Patch 2.51. They did a similar albeit smaller free weekend at the start of February.

DirectX 11 support coming to Final Fantasy 14 alongside Heavensward expansion

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Final Fantasy 14: A Realm Reborn is getting its first expansion patch this year in the form of Heavensward, and along with the content the game's set to receive a bit of visual polish.

According to the latest FF14 producer's letter, Heavensward's arrival will also signal an upgrade from DirectX version 9 to version 11.

Final Fantasy XIV begins "Free Login Weekend" tomorrow for returning players

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If you own Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn but haven't played the MMO in a while, well, Square Enix would like to entice you back with a 'Free Login Weekend' starting tomorrow at 12.00am PST.

They'd like you to sample the "multitude of new adventures" from the recent 2.5 update. Of course you could always start your free trial if you've never stepped foot in the realm of Eorzea before.

Final Fantasy 14: A Realm Reborn gears up for first expansion Heavensward with Part One of huge Before the Fall patch

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Final Fantasy 14: A Realm Reborn is gearing up for this year's Heavensward expansion with a big climax that will see the end of the core game's main plotline.

Patch 2.5, otherwise known as Before the Fall Part One, has now been released, offering “roughly two-thirds of the final main scenario quests”, three new dungeons, and the conclusion of the Crystal Tower questline and the World of Darkness.

Square Enix want 'Online Game Planner' for Final Fantasy XV with 'PC interest'

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The latest in the long, long line of Final Fantasy games was announced for Xbox One and PS4, with the PC given the cold shoulder. However Square Enix are on the hunt for a PC-minded developer.

Final Fantasy XV could very well end up in some way on PC, as the publisher advertises for an 'Online Game Planner' position for "new online games related to FFXV". What has Square got in mind?

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