Would you spend $50 on a video game soundtrack
? Here's a better question: What would a video game soundtrack have to include and feature to justify a $50 price tag? Square-Enix
is taking a stab at tempting the fanatical and faithful into purchasing the complete Final Fantasy XIV
OST, and the studio is prepared to make it worth the hefty price tag.
The soundtrack itself is a Japanese import on Blu-Ray and includes 104 tracks and the game trailer remastered in 5.1 surround sound. The five-plus hours of music on the disc are also available in MP3 format for computers with Blu-Ray disc drives. Final Fantasy XIV:
Before Meteor is currently available to pre-order for $49.99, and the price includes a code for an exclusive in-game Wind-Up Dalamud pet.