Final Fantasy XIV Free Trial Extended
Square Enix responds to the MMORPG's new inhabitants of Eorzea.
10.15.10 - 10:26 PM
Just weeks after the PC release of the highly-anticipated MMORPG Final Fantasy XIV, Square Enix has begun to respond to some criticisms and complaints from its players. They have a few things planned to address these issues, the first and most immediate one being an extension of the free trial period. All players will automatically receive a total free trial of 60 days, up from the previous 30, so long as they purchase or have purchased a character before October 25th.
Among the issues most often brought up by players were server load times, a lack of monsters, user interfaces as well as some others, and there will be a patch in late November to address some of these, while others will be looked after in a more major version update in mid- December. In a message from the Director, Nobuaki Komoto, he says that there will be a version update approximately every three months, but December's will be especially large-scale. The developers also intend to fix the search function, make changes to the menu, log window and chat, add some keyboard functions and adjust the targeting. A full list of these updates can be found here, since there are many planned.