Alleged Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn TV Commercial Leaked, Looks Lovely (UPDATED)

on July 26, 2013 4:43 PM

We already know that a series of TV commercials of Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn are about to be aired around the world, but we haven’t seen any yet, until now.

What definitely seems to be a legit commercial for the game appeared recently on Youtube, and the concept is rather lovely.¬†Of course we don’t know if the commercial is the real deal or not, and we won’t know until it airs, but one thing is for sure, it doesn’t seem to be an amateurish prank.

I actually found it really clever, but you can judge for yourself just below.

Update: unfortunately looks like Square Enix is covering its tracks pretty well, and got the commercial deleted pretty much from every source. For those that didn’t manage to see the video (of which only the screencap above remains), it featured a (live action) guy and a girl drawing a chocobo on a foggy glass, until the yellow chicken really appeared behind it, transitioning to gameplay as it ran towards the horizon.

That’s also pretty much a confirmation that the commercial was legit.

Update 2: The commercial has been confirmed as real. Check out the official version here.

 /  Executive News Editor
Hailing from sunny (not as much as people think) Italy and long standing gamer since the age of Mattel Intellivision and Sinclair ZX Spectrum. Definitely a multi-platform gamer, he still holds the old dear PC nearest to his heart, while not disregarding any console on the market. RPGs (of any nationality) and MMORPGs are his daily bread, but he enjoys almost every other genre, prominently racing simulators, action and sandbox games. He is also one of the few surviving fans of the flight simulator genre on Earth.