Square Enix has announced today that they will be holding an event open to all PAX Prime 2013 attendees to celebrate the launch of Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn.
Scheduled from August 30 – September 1, the event will feature opening remarks from the game’s development team, including Producer and Director Naoki Yoshida, Sound Director Masayoshi Soken and Localization Lead Michael-Christopher Koji Fox. Following the presentation, members of the development team will host a special autograph session for fans. Attendees are also invited to hands-on gameplay sessions where they can experience the game’s battle components and compete for prizes. Upon entrance to the event, attendees will be entered into a swag raffle drawing; winners will be announced via Twitter.
Friday August 30
3:30 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
(Developer remarks begin at 4 p.m.*)
Saturday August 31 and
Sunday September 1
11:30 a.m. – 9:00 p.m.
(Developer remarks begin at noon*)
*Schedule subject to change
Red Lion Hotel, Seattle Ballroom
1415 Fifth Avenue
Seattle, WA 98101
At PAX Prime 2013, Square Enix will also be hosting a booth which will features playable kiosks for Lightning Returns: Final Fantasy XIII, Kingdom Hearts HD 1.5 ReMIX, Final Fantasy X|X-2 HD Remaster, Deus Ex: Human Revolution – Director’s Cut, and Bloodmasque. There will also be theater presentations and photo booths for Thief and Murdered: Soul Suspect.
Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn is set to launch next week on August 27th. You can pre-order the PlayStation 3 and PC versions off of Amazon now for $39.99 and $29.99 respectively. There is also a Collector’s Edition available for both versions – you can order the PS3 Collector’s Edition now off of Amazon for $79.99, and the PC Downloadable Collector’s Edition for $49.99 off of Amazon. Alternatively, you can purchase Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn off the PlayStation store in both the standard edition and the collector’s edition.
The monthly fee will start at $12.99.