While it hasn’t started yet, Square Enix has announced the billing plans for Final Fantasy XIV. Billing will begin on January 6, 2012. As a token of appreciation though, they will be offering a special discounted rate until the release of version 2.0: $9.99. The covers one character on a monthly billing cycle.
30 days – $9.99
- 90 days – $8.99 (total $26.97)
- 180 days – $7.99 (total $47.94)
- Additional Character Fee – 30 days – $3.00/character
Note that basic service without a character will cost $6.99 per month.
If you already have a Final Fantasy XIV account and do not wish to continue past the free period, your account will be temporarily suspended until you wish to add a billing option. Check here for information on setting up you billing options.
As previously announced, players who play both Final Fantasy XI and Final Fantasy XIV will receive a special discount on XI. For more information on this, check here. In order to receive the discount, both account must be billed on the same Square Enix account.