Final Fantasy XIV launched in Q4, 2010 and ended in Q4, 2012. Over that time there were 23 version builds and a number of sub-builds. Many of the initial customers dropped out of the game early on and many other potential customers simply avoided the title given the weak reviews. Many missed out on seeing the evolution of Yoshida’s vision for A Realm Reborn. For the next two columns, I am going to look backwards to better assist us in moving forwards. In this column, I look at features added to Final Fantasy XIV prior to the End of an Era event.
FINAL FANTASY XIV: A Realm Reborn - Levequests and Party Combat (Alpha)