Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn's beta showcases stark changes to the troubled game: there are improvements to the combat system, user interface, and most importantly, gameplay.
The game won't be F2P, simply because every F2P game is garbage, either going with the pay to win aspect, or simply not having a story or anything worth while actually playing. I put 20 hours on the beta this weekend, and the experience was fantastic, And personally I wouldn't want the quality lowered down to what all f2p games are. and that's garbage.
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