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Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn will not have free-to-play option

Even though recent free-to-play games have gone over considerably well, the upcoming Final Fantasy: A Realm Reborn will not have that option. This will not only cover A Realm Reborn but it will apply to all MMO’s from Square Enix.

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zeal0us1250d ago (Edited 1250d ago )

I dunno what Japan have against F2P&B2P but oh well i'm pretty sure tons of people will still go out and subscribe to the game.

SethAFitzgerald1250d ago

Yep there will still be buyers but it would be nice if they started to embrace F2P.

RememberThe3571250d ago

Well the explanation is the blurb this entire post is about; It's not a consistent enough revenue stream. At least not for them.

MEsoJD1250d ago

After GW2 I don't think I can ever pay into subs. Shame because it seemed interesting... They need to evolve.

e-p-ayeaH1250d ago (Edited 1250d ago )

This kind of procedure alienates many players in my opinion.

Many don't know what to expect from a game like this even if its a Final Fantasy game at give a demo or something.

noxeven1250d ago

They lost a lot of money from the last version of this so I bet eventually there will be a f2p option

phantomexe1249d ago

I'm glad it's not free to play. FFXI was a blast and i do believe i'll try this out.