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FFXIV A Timed PS3 Exclusive, Will Have Subscription Fees

It probably won't come as a big surprise to anyone, but it appears you won't be playing Final Fantasy XIV Online for free.

When the game was first unveiled at E3 earlier this year, there was some speculation as to the style and intent; was it only playable online (i.e., an MMORPG) and if it did qualify as a MMO, would we have to pay the now-standard monthly fee? Well, we've known for a while now that FFXIV is categorized as a MMORPG, and according to producer Hiromichi Tanaka, there will indeed be a subscription fee. "It's going to be a 30 days-based subscription," Tanaka told VG247 at GamesCom last week. Now, most of you know the game will likely end up on Xbox Live at some point, but SCEA president Jack Tretton has confirmed FFXIV will at least be a timed exclusive for the PS3. Tanaka added that "talks with Microsoft are held up for the game because of the policy of Xbox Live." So the update is fairly straightforward: we'll have to pay our monthly fees as we do with all MMOs, and although Xbox 360 owners will see it at some point, PS3 owners will be the first to get a crack at it.

We'll let you know if they can nail down a release date; it might happen at the Tokyo Game Show. As is, it's expected to launch some time next year...possibly close to Final Fantasy XIII in North America.

Related Game(s): Final Fantasy XIV Online

8/31/2009 Ben Dutka

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Comments (98 posts)

ThePearlJamer
Monday, August 31, 2009 @ 11:05:32 AM
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I wonder if Bill Gates and Microsoft's arms ever get tired from throwing all that money around?

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DaNgerSteVe
Monday, August 31, 2009 @ 11:12:54 AM

how many times does this have to be out BILL GATES doesnt work for microsoft no more, I knew it was going to be subscripition fees and Square Enix fails again

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Orvisman
Monday, August 31, 2009 @ 11:39:57 AM

LOL.

He IS still the primary shareholder though. He just doesn't go into the office everyday anymore.

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www
Monday, August 31, 2009 @ 2:23:04 PM

Well, I'm a fan of Bill Gates ;)

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www
Monday, August 31, 2009 @ 7:36:49 PM

Lol, I knew I'd score a number of thumbs down.
I like Bill Gates as a person, not anything to do with the Xbox 360

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XJGunz
Monday, August 31, 2009 @ 11:12:20 AM
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er... subscription fees? No thanks. I just hope DC Universe Online has no subscription fees either. =x

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Orvisman
Monday, August 31, 2009 @ 11:41:28 AM

Published by Sony, as is The Agency, so probably not. Expect microtransactions though.

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Geobaldi
Tuesday, September 01, 2009 @ 12:24:36 AM

So is Star Wars Galaxies, and Everquest and they do have subscription fees.

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Orvisman
Tuesday, September 01, 2009 @ 9:18:47 AM

Yes. But they aren't console games published by Sony for Sony's PS3, which Sony is trying to sell.

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Mista
Monday, August 31, 2009 @ 11:15:53 AM
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I'm good with FF XIII and Versus, and KH3, so no thanks Sqeenix. Already breaking my pockets for all the kick ass games coming this and next year. Not interested in paying monthly fees for my $60+ games.

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Andysw
Monday, August 31, 2009 @ 2:08:16 PM

B3mike, I heard from somewhere that confirmation regarding final fantasy XIII's exclusivity was aimed at japanese readers. Japanese magazines interviewing japanese developers. Square enix confirmed final fantasy XIII's exclusivity with japan in mind. So basically they didn't lie. But they were sneaky.

That's just what I have heard. I'm not saying it's true by the way.

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Jawknee
Monday, August 31, 2009 @ 11:20:56 AM
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Boooooo! Subscription fees is what kept me way from FFXI and will keep ne away from this one. I understand the need to make money but I don't remember ever having to pay any fees to Steam to play Counter Strike. Maybe because it's not and MMORPG? don't know but paying a monthly fees to play a game you already dropped $60+ bones on isn't worth it to me.

As for it going to Xbox, I mentioned to my wife while we watched E3 that Squeenix would sell out on this one too. This just gives me more reason to believe vsXIII will also me announced as a multiplat after it was already announced as a PS3 exclusive. Anyone else see the trend with Squeenix here?(retorical question)

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Jawknee
Monday, August 31, 2009 @ 11:29:17 AM

Also, if I recall correctly, didn't Trent tag this game with "Only Possible on Playstation". If so, who's lying? Did Trent lie to us or did Square lie to Sony? I assume Square are the liars here. I bet right after M$ watched Sony's E3 presser they immediately went to Square and said "hey, we bought you off before, name your price". I hate M$ but I think Square is more to blame.

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Andysw
Monday, August 31, 2009 @ 11:49:07 AM

It would make square enix blatant liars if they do make versus multiplatform. Even though "for playstation 3 only worldwide" appears at the end of the trailer. And that's a bold statement.

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b3mike
Monday, August 31, 2009 @ 12:44:19 PM

They already are blatant liars. They kept marketing the original ff13 as a ps3 exclusive for the longest time until e3 last year. They cancelled the ps3 version of the Last Remnant after they said it was multiplatform and refuse to even acknowledge that it was canceled. When asked about the status of the game someone from SE said "well the pc version just came out." To SE the definiton of the word multiplatform means everything but the ps3.

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Andysw
Monday, August 31, 2009 @ 2:39:24 PM

B3mike, I heard from somewhere that confirmation regarding final fantasy XIII's exclusivity was aimed at japanese readers. Japanese magazines interviewing japanese developers. Square enix confirmed final fantasy XIII's exclusivity with japan in mind. So basically they didn't lie. But they were sneaky.

That's just what I have heard. I'm not saying it's true by the way

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Jawknee
Monday, August 31, 2009 @ 2:59:15 PM

I believe Mike is correct. The heavy marketing g in japan didn't start until after they announced it as multiplat in the west. From my understanding it was 1st announced as an exclusive in the west as well until last years e3.

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Wage SLAVES
Tuesday, September 01, 2009 @ 3:51:12 AM

@Jawknee

Your wife watched E3 with you, RIGHT ON! Good lady from the sounds of it...

I totally agree about the subscriptions too. If it is that good I'd rather a ONE time $10 hike in the price tag, just don't be a leech on my wallet!

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djduke316
Tuesday, September 01, 2009 @ 4:03:10 PM

Tretten first said "Exclusively on Playstation 3" but later on SE went on record saying that wasn't totally the case. It was first confirmed for PS3 first but they were still on talks with Microsoft about the game.

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BTNwarrior
Monday, August 31, 2009 @ 11:38:44 AM
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why can't all mmo's be like guild wars and have a one time entry fee?

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Bardock617
Monday, August 31, 2009 @ 1:07:24 PM

exactly. thats why i love Guild Wars. only MMO that seems worth the sub for me is Aion. i love that game

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giant123
Monday, August 31, 2009 @ 8:57:08 PM

exactly!

and if you wanna get old school... RUNESCAPE ftw!!!!
that counts as my social activity for today
back to arkham asylum.... :D

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Andysw
Monday, August 31, 2009 @ 11:46:04 AM
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As a gamer, the fact that square enix is pro-microsoft disturbs me greatly.

Playstation 3 would've been the only console where you would be able to play final fantasy XIV. But nope, square enix just had to make it available on the xbox 360 too.

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bebestorm
Monday, August 31, 2009 @ 11:50:51 AM
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What I've seen the game looks good and I would like to give it a try but I don't think I could dedicate myself to a mmo...

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Naga
Monday, August 31, 2009 @ 12:05:29 PM
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That sucks I'm staying with SoE the games look & play better than that Final Fantasy bulls**t anyway

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Gregory Freeman
Monday, August 31, 2009 @ 10:09:35 PM

I dunno bou tou guys... but... well... i want to see SoE's Planet Side go ps3 with a graphics overhaul... Thats a mmofps worth the ¢oin/month...

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Deleted User
Tuesday, September 01, 2009 @ 3:24:09 AM

Amen... not enough SoE fans around unfortantly... all my EQ friends went to WoW when I went to EQ2

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Charger7302
Monday, August 31, 2009 @ 12:27:27 PM
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This pretty much assures me that vs 13 will be multiplat, all we can hope for is that people who own the xbox don't buy final fantasy 13. If the game doesn't sell well on the xbox square will see that people on the Xbox only care about their "run and gun" games and hopefully won't give VS the multiplat treatment.

This continues the trend square enix has been going for, they ditched Nintendo for Sony becuase Sony was outselling Nintendo with the playstation, now after a couple of years with Sony, microsoft outsells the playstation so Square goes and cuddles with Xbox.

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WorldEndsWithMe
Monday, August 31, 2009 @ 3:57:54 PM

Dont underestimate the capacity of Xbots to do something stupid like buy a game they aren't even interested in just to gall PS3 owners with sales numbers. And don't forget, they pretty much have no games coming out so they will want anything new.

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Titch1794
Monday, August 31, 2009 @ 7:51:04 PM

It is as if Xbots have been hypnotised.

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Kangasfwa
Tuesday, September 01, 2009 @ 12:03:00 AM

Square Enix moved to Playstation because they wanted more space for their games. Understandable. SE's move to xbox seems more to do with money. Like metallica.

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Vivi_Gamer
Monday, August 31, 2009 @ 12:32:04 PM
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Thats put it at a dead end for me, i refuse to pay for a game and still have to pay further, im the same with DLC.

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Jawknee
Monday, August 31, 2009 @ 12:46:51 PM

At least with DLC you can't still play the game with out it. There's an element of choice involved. With Squeenix MMORPG's you MUST pay fees. Lamecore.

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Jawknee
Monday, August 31, 2009 @ 1:34:36 PM

Oops. I meant you CAN still play the games if you choose to avoid the DLC.

Stupid spell corrector on the iPhone can cause more errors then it fixes at time.

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Hezzron
Monday, August 31, 2009 @ 2:50:34 PM

Ultimadream - I agree 100% with you. Monthly fees on a game allows a developer to keep charging you for the same game. DLC allows a developer to cut out packaging and media type costs for them, but never are those savings passed on to the consumer who are left with nothing tangible in their hands. Both trends are rip-offs which I avoid like the plague they are.

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Fane1024
Monday, August 31, 2009 @ 10:54:09 PM

The developers do provide a constant stream of content for those fees. I'm not interested in paying each month, not for an MMO or for XBL, but it's not like you're paying for nothing. I might play an MMO if the new content was a la carte, rather than subscription-based. It'd be like buying a new module for a table-top RPG.

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johnld
Monday, August 31, 2009 @ 11:53:57 PM

true, dlc does cut the packaging but it also allows developers to lock items on the disc and you pay for the unlock code. Remember soul calibur 4. We all know yoda and vader were already on disc. hell, there was an empty spot when you got "all characters". That i dont approve of.

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JackKnifeZero
Monday, August 31, 2009 @ 12:56:24 PM
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Great job Square!!!! I really hope your next big announcement at the Tokyo Game Show is a remake of FFVII....for 360!!!!!!!

/sarcasm

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Jawknee
Monday, August 31, 2009 @ 1:50:54 PM

My head will explode. FFVII is a playstation only game and it should stay that way. Me thinks if it is ever remade it will stay exclusive. Sony still obviously has exclusive rights to the game. What's stopping Square from porting it to work on the 360?

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b3mike
Monday, August 31, 2009 @ 3:15:04 PM

Perhaps SE is waiting for those rights to expire? That's the only explanation.

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Jawknee
Monday, August 31, 2009 @ 3:26:31 PM

Not likely. Can't imagine exclusive rights being temporary for 20+ years. Anything FFVII that's been released has been done through Sony. Crisia Core, PSP exclusive, Dirge of Cerberus, PS2 exclusive, Advent Children, pusblished by Sony, FFVII PSOne and PSN exclusive. I'm not 100% certain, and of course there's a chance your right but chances are Sony owns a piece of the FFVII pie and any remake is likely to remain exclusive. If I am wrong ill eat my words. Ha!

I wonder if Sony at the time forsaw the success FFVII would have and thought there might be a chance they could profit from it I'm the future.

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BlinkBoy
Monday, August 31, 2009 @ 1:05:39 PM
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It's an MMO of course it got monthly fee. If you are shocked or think SE fails because of this then, well maybe this game wasn't for you.

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King James
Monday, August 31, 2009 @ 1:44:18 PM

MMO's with sub-fees are becoming a thing of the past. Micro-transactions is where new MMOs prosper.

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bridgera
Monday, August 31, 2009 @ 1:15:46 PM
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After having played FFXI online, I'm very wary of this game. FFXI online sucked for many reasons, including competing against 1000 people to claim an NM and then having a 24 hour respawn time with a 2-8 hour spawning window. Many items were only attainable in this manner. Having a life, this made me unable to procure a lot of items.

No one should be surprised by the subscription fees, if their other online game had it, so would this one.

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JofaMang
Monday, August 31, 2009 @ 2:13:37 PM

You just described the original 3D MMO that started all this nonsense: Everquest.

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Gogaku
Monday, August 31, 2009 @ 1:35:47 PM
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I just want to say that I was right, and that someone else was wrong. That's all I'm gonna say.

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King James
Monday, August 31, 2009 @ 1:42:52 PM
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S-E fails again. Sub fees aren't gonna cut it now. If Star Wars: The Old Republic and MAG is free to play...then FF14 can do it too. I bet the fee is high too. Like $15-$20.

Fail. S-E, fail.

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Jawknee
Monday, August 31, 2009 @ 2:04:04 PM

MGO is free to access too. Squeenix taking pointers from M$ since XI's launch on Xbox.

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johnld
Monday, August 31, 2009 @ 11:58:43 PM

thats news to me that MAG will be free to play, guess i never paid any attention to it other than how the game its. Metal Gear online is free but its a pain in the ass to sign up or buy dlc. Hows that for a MGS4 Game of the year edition, MGS4, MGO, All MGO DLC, and Trophy patch.

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King James
Monday, August 31, 2009 @ 11:59:36 PM

Does MGO support more that 250+ players?

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Geobaldi
Tuesday, September 01, 2009 @ 2:43:42 AM

Star Wars: The Old Republic isn't going to be free. They've already announced that pricing is still to be determined. Most likely it will be $14.99 just like most of the others.

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Oxvial
Monday, August 31, 2009 @ 1:51:20 PM
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The 360 can have this game ...still I think the best way to play it must be on Pc.

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kreate
Monday, August 31, 2009 @ 3:01:34 PM
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so.... it seems like psxextreme people are not interested in ff14 due to the fees. i wonder how well it will do.

why cant we have the option to either pay a monthly fee, or pay a larger sum upfront and not have to worry about it. basically a one time payment for life.

i would love to pay $100-200 dollar upfront and never worry about xboxlive gold membership.

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b3mike
Monday, August 31, 2009 @ 3:20:34 PM

How bout' just an offline single player mode? Don't expect another single player offline FF until at least 2020 everyone. SE can shove it. Me don't like online =/

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johnld
Tuesday, September 01, 2009 @ 12:01:20 AM

100-200 bucks upfront, i dont think so. I know im one of the guys who wouldnt want to blow that much money on one game upfront. Its worse than the monthly fee, plus theres probably going to be another one in 2 years.

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kreate
Tuesday, September 01, 2009 @ 3:29:06 AM

yea so u can pay monthly fees while i pay a one time fee for life.

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LimitedVertigo
Monday, August 31, 2009 @ 3:10:27 PM
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I will gladly pay anything under 10 dollars.

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Jawknee
Monday, August 31, 2009 @ 3:29:24 PM

The fees for XI were more then that I think. Plus more fees for any additional characters you wished to purchase. No?

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LimitedVertigo
Monday, August 31, 2009 @ 3:34:13 PM

Oh I'm sure my wishes will not be granted. With the lineup coming to the PS3 I highly doubt I will find the time to play this game unless it's fees fall into what I deem sufficient.

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shindelion
Monday, August 31, 2009 @ 3:14:14 PM
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Not getting this at all. Square is heading down a path that is not good. Buying a game and then have to pay to play it? the hell, so not up for this ish. Maybe they should cut back on the graphics and focus on making a game for once.

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s360s
Monday, August 31, 2009 @ 3:23:23 PM
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I'm glad I don't like those crappy games.

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Oyashiro
Monday, August 31, 2009 @ 3:25:43 PM
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What did you people expect? FFXI had subscription fees, why wouldn't FFXIV? We all knew it would be coming to 360 since E3.

Come on people. Your all putting to much faith in SE. We should all know better by now about there business practices.

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Jawknee
Monday, August 31, 2009 @ 3:30:26 PM

Sad but true. :(

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LimitedVertigo
Monday, August 31, 2009 @ 3:34:43 PM

I loved FF12, I've lost ZERO faith in SE.

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Jawknee
Monday, August 31, 2009 @ 3:48:59 PM

I enjoyed XII a lot too. But not as much as X, and X not as much as IX and so on. I feel like they're games are getting progressivly worse. Not in terms of production values or anything but more in the presentation. The voice acting especially is getting bad. Some of the worst voice acting is in Dissidia. Much of the characters sound like monotone droids. Especially Cloud. Hopefully XIII will be different.

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kreate
Monday, August 31, 2009 @ 3:53:58 PM

yea but... we were only 'wishing' and hoping for the better with our fingers crossed.

SE got sued before for unfair business practices from ff11, i hope they learned their mistake on ff14. im still considering playing ff14. at least for 1 month and probably sell back to gamestop.

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WorldEndsWithMe
Monday, August 31, 2009 @ 4:03:03 PM

Dissidia doesn't count, the voices got better from 10-12 though. So XIII will be even better.

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Jawknee
Monday, August 31, 2009 @ 4:10:01 PM

Yea but who knows, that could have just been a case of buyers remorse or the girl failing to read the fine print.

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Vivi_Gamer
Monday, August 31, 2009 @ 4:10:23 PM

I'm not sure about FF progressively getting worse, i put 7,8,9 & 10 in an almighty class of there own for me the only two games that compete with FF at its best are Silent Hill 2 & MGS2. i Gave up trying to decide a ranking of 7-10 years ago there all just so superb in there own merit.

I personally was dissapointed with 12, I wont go into detail on that but lets just say if FF13 is as dissapointing i shall be heart broken, but from what i've seen so far it looks extrodianry so i dont want to doubt it.

As for FFXIV, the reason i refused to get FFXI was because of the monthly fee, I just find that plausible when so many other online games are free, Though to be honest from the gameplay i've seen so far it looks very weak incomparison to FFXIII, so im not particually bothered.

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Jawknee
Monday, August 31, 2009 @ 4:18:00 PM

I don't know. I hope your right World, the voices used in Dissidia are much of the same voices from the Kingdom Hearts games. The choices for the FFVII characters are especially terrible.

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Jawknee
Monday, August 31, 2009 @ 4:21:28 PM

Ultima, each installment has failed to impress as much as the previous for me.

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Jawknee
Monday, August 31, 2009 @ 3:41:25 PM
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They should give away a free months subscribtion at least to encourage people to buy. Just make sure they give full discloser about what they are buying so there's no crying later.

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Fane1024
Monday, August 31, 2009 @ 11:00:31 PM

They did with XI. I still haven't used mine (I wanted the HDD more than the game).

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Geobaldi
Tuesday, September 01, 2009 @ 2:46:38 AM

All MMORPGs give away a free month since it's included in the purchase price of the game.

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WorldEndsWithMe
Monday, August 31, 2009 @ 4:06:16 PM
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I'll consider it if it's under 10, like Vertigo said, but the fact (it was speculation before) that it is going to 360 tells me that the game itself cannot be very good. If the world in which we function in a payed MMO can function from a bloody DVD then I don't know if I want in that world. Why not sell the game for a dollar and then charge the fee? 60 Bones plus more every month? Man. They could have gotten by with selling special armor/weapons/items/extra gil and stuff in-game. I mean for gods sake people actually purchase things in Home so they would for something with action in it!

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Ricochet
Monday, August 31, 2009 @ 6:14:18 PM
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Fees? I don't mind as long as they accept PayPal. But considering the games are coming out, how can I find the time to play this game? An MMORPG at that.

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Solid Fantasy
Monday, August 31, 2009 @ 8:13:56 PM
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I miss SquareSOFT. When did there moral compass lead them the wrong way?

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LimitedVertigo
Monday, August 31, 2009 @ 8:35:39 PM

Wasn't aware it had.

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Solid Fantasy
Monday, August 31, 2009 @ 10:01:56 PM

I didn't think that SquareSOFT went bad, but lately I feel like Square"enix" has been more concerned about $$ than loyalty to the game. I still have high expectations for FFXIII, but I can't help but wonder what it would look like if they went full throttle with the PS3's capabilities.

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WorldEndsWithMe
Monday, August 31, 2009 @ 10:36:24 PM

If you weren't aware of that Vertigo you haven't been paying attention.

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LimitedVertigo
Monday, August 31, 2009 @ 10:51:27 PM

Please explain World. I'm being serious. I've seen zero reduced quality in regards to SE games concerning the FF brand. Putting FF13 on the 360 makes perfect business sense. People forget that before Sony FF was a Nintendo product. I understand that the PS3 is the superior product.

I suggest people find fault with Sony for causing a scenario where their console would have to come back from last place thus giving SE a reason to expand it's market beyond the Sony brand.

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King James
Tuesday, September 01, 2009 @ 12:01:23 AM

Limited, don't...*sigh*...nevermind.

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LimitedVertigo
Tuesday, September 01, 2009 @ 12:16:39 AM

BTW happy late Birthday James ;)

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WorldEndsWithMe
Tuesday, September 01, 2009 @ 12:40:43 AM

Wasn't talking about the 360 fiasco, their games have gone down hill since Squaresoft became Square Enix.

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LimitedVertigo
Tuesday, September 01, 2009 @ 12:53:15 AM

In regards to FF games I disagree but since there have only been a couple it's hard to really make a valid opinion. I can understand your opinion in regards to SE as a whole. There have been a few WTF moments over the last few years.

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King James
Tuesday, September 01, 2009 @ 1:17:57 AM

Much appreciated, Vertigo

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Jawknee
Tuesday, September 01, 2009 @ 2:45:24 AM

I think Limited has a point. There has only been 2 FF games since they merged. While XII wasn't my favorite by no means was it bad. Well have to wait and see how XIII turns out. Most of my frustration with Square has been their loyalty to M$ over Sony this gen and the fact that they didn't go balls out on XIII with the PS3. Well see though...

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godsman
Monday, August 31, 2009 @ 8:57:47 PM
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If it's only playable online, why don't they just give the game away for free and just charge for subscriptions?

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djduke316
Tuesday, September 01, 2009 @ 4:04:10 PM

Like WOW?

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Scarecrow
Monday, August 31, 2009 @ 9:31:01 PM
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Final Fantasy four-wha???

Demon's Soul where are thee?

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furbiesmustdie
Monday, August 31, 2009 @ 9:52:46 PM
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bravo square enix you've officially lost my attention. Final Fantasy was just a tiny part of why i bought a ps3 anyway so i'm not too upset.

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Nerull
Monday, August 31, 2009 @ 9:54:20 PM
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Much like everyone else tis another pass. I'm not surprised but that doesn't make it right people. I'm also glad it didn't look that fun otherwise I'd actually be annoyed.
Though I'm starting to think I should play some of the older FF's. Played tactics as much as everybody else it hooked and loved the battle system and presentation of 12 but hated most of the characters and the story could have been better, omg it's my identical twin.... really? are you sure you wanna go there?
But ya never played any of the others. I was sincerely thinking of getting VII since it's rerelease, til I what I hear is the only major twist got spoiled for me.

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BigT_1980
Monday, August 31, 2009 @ 10:05:16 PM
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I thought crossed my mind. Didn't FF XI allow PC, PS2, and 360 users to play on the same server. Just imagine if FF XIV will allow PC, PS3, and 360 users to play on the same server as well. The end result would be complete chaos. Nothing would get done other than the unavoidable flame wars between both PS3 and 360 users. That is one of many reasons I can't stand fanboys on either side. I just hope they create seperate servers for each platform.

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Deleted User
Tuesday, September 01, 2009 @ 3:24:58 AM

I want at least one System vs System server... it would be awesome

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Banky A
Tuesday, September 01, 2009 @ 2:03:40 AM
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Noooooooooo

to both points :(

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Ricochet
Tuesday, September 01, 2009 @ 6:35:12 PM
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For some reason, I feel more anticipated for Demon's Souls and White Knight Chronicles.

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NetheRealm
Thursday, September 03, 2009 @ 2:41:55 PM
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Definitely would've played now definitely won't. They should have gone with the Cash Shop system. Theres Demon's Souls WKC FF13 Dragon Age Origins FallOut3 DLC GOW3 & the next Oblivion on the way why do I wanna be stuck paying extra every month for the same mmorpg that if I don't grind every day I'll be wasting money & will get boring & too slow leveling after level 100.Plus knowing you're gonna do all that work leveling characters you won't be able to play the minute you stop paying it's just not worth it. There's too many other good looking RPGs available soon for this to work.

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PeacekeeperJedi
Thursday, September 03, 2009 @ 9:56:15 PM
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I don't know, but I could have sworn that
SquarEnix said that FF XI would be the only one
that would have a monthly subscription. I didn't buy that one due to the reasons that, first, I was on dial-up at the time. And second, I couldn't afford the monthly fee. Now there are 2 Final Fantasy's that I apparently won't have for my collection. A pitty, I would have loved to have the set. Oh well. But, if they do go on with this idea, then tehy will prove the Enix is a bunch or L7's.

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