Final Fantasy XIV Game Surpasses 14 Million Registered Accounts
posted on by Crystalyn Hodgkins
Square Enix announced on Friday that its Final Fantasy XIV game has 14 million registered accounts worldwide. The number includes accounts and free-trial accounts in Japan, North America, Europe, China, and South Korea.
The game is currently celebrating the fifth anniversary of the launch of Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn.
Square Enix released Final Fantasy XIV Online for personal computers in September 2010. After criticism from fans, the company revealed an updated version of the game titled Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn that added a new world and story. Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn launched on Windows PC and PS3 in August 2013, and then on PS4 in April 2014.
Square Enix released the first expansion for Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn, titled Heavensward, in June 2015. The second expansion, Stormblood, launched in June 2017. The game's latest patch, "Patch 4.4─Prelude in Violet," will launch in mid-September.
The game's companion app for iOS and Android launched earlier this month.
The Final Fantasy XIV Dad of Light live-action television miniseries launched on Netflix in the United States in September 2017.