Square Enix sure is working hard to rejuvenate Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn
in the eyes of fans. After a promising showing at E3
this year and plenty of revamped content
for the upcoming rebirth, Square says that over one million people have registered for the MMO's beta.
The August 27th launch date
is right around the corner, and these beta numbers could mean that the desired trust has been regained after the original launch failure in 2010. "In the 25-year history of the Final Fantasy series, there hasn't been a Final Fantasy that has failed. We can't -- we just can't -- let this game end in failure," game director Naoki Yoshida said last year in an interview with Eurogamer
If you'd like to find out more about the FFXIV
beta and our impressions so far, check out Eliot's continuing coverage