Square Enix has announced that it will be launching Final Fantasy XIV for Windows PC on September 30.
The game will ship in two flavors, including the $49.99 "Standard Edition" that will net players 30 days of free gameplay; those who pre-order will get a code to download an in-game item, the "Garlond Goggles." Those willing to pony up $74.99 for the "Collector's Edition" will take home quiet a haul, which includes:
The title will cost $12.99 for a 30 day period, for those interested in exploring the Realm of Eozrea month in and month out.
Square Enix has also revealed that the beta for the game will begin in early July; you can now sign up online to participate. Specs for the beta can be found after the jump.
Windows XP SP3
Windows Vista 32bit / 64bit SP2
Windows 7 32bit / 64bit
Intel® Core™ 2 Duo (2.0GHz)
AMD Athlon™ X2 (2.0GHz)
Windows XP: 1.5GB or higher
Windows Vista / Windows® 7: 2GB or higher
Install: 15GB or more
Download: Space on the hard drive where My Documents is located should be 6GB or more
NVIDIA® GeForce® 9600 series or higher with VRAM 512MB or more
ATI Radeon™ HD 2900 series or higher with VRAM 512MB or more
DirectSound® compatible sound card (DirectX® 9.0c or higher)
Broadband Internet connection or higher
1280 x 720 or higher; 32bit or higher