Check Out 21 Minutes of Final Fantasy XIV PS4 and PS Vita Remote Play Footage: Looks Fantastic

During the Letter from the Producer Live XI Broadcast aired today, Director and Producer Naoki Yoshida and Community Manager Toshio Murouchi showcased a whopping 21 minutes of live gameplay of the PS4 version of Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn both on Sony’s new console and on the PS Vita via remote play.

The footage showcased included the new Extreme Mode battle against Titan, the area around Camp Bronze Lake, the camp of the Sylphs, Limsa Lominsa and more, and it looked really beautiful. Personally I didn’t notice any difference compared with the PC version at highest settings.

The broadcast also revealed that the PS4 version will not require a PlayStation Plus subscription, that the touch pad of the DualShock 4 will be used like a mouse¬†and that the rear touch pad of the PS Vita will replace the L2 and R2 buttons. Square Enix is also planning a collector’s edition and would like to release a bundle with the console, even if that depends mostly on Sony.

You can check out the footage below. Remember that it’s from a livestream, so there will be compression artifacts as the camera moves sharply, even if it’s been recorded in 1080p, which is the same native resolution the game will have on Sony’s new console.

The PS4 version of the game will enter its beta on February the 22nd and will be released in April.

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  • Bankai

    I really want this, but that subscription fee is a pretty big turn-off.


    sub fees to play any game is so old and yesterday….. I don’t know how any company thinks that it would be okay to have people pay to play their games.

    • Giuseppe Nelva

      You get what you pay for. Quality and size of content of the patch that’s gonna be released in 3 days are something that a F2P MMO would never be able to have.

      The market is full of F2P games. It’s good that some company still offer some for those that prefer a P2P higher quality experience, and there are many.

  • Mirania

    I dont know, you should try it, there are so many ppl playing arr right now (like me) so I think its ok pay to play.