2023 is trying prefer it’s going to be a giant yr for the already-massive Final Fantasy 14, not simply because the MMORPG is about to obtain its fifth enlargement within the type of Dawntrail (which launches within the Summer), but additionally as a result of it’s finally releasing for Xbox Series X/S. Ahead of the port’s launch later within the yr, an open beta is set to kick off later this month, although the place the complete recreation is anxious, Square Enix has revealed a requirement that would show unpopular amongst followers.
Square Enix has announced that the complete model of Final Fantasy 14 won’t be playable on Xbox Series X/S until you’re subscribed to Game Pass (whether or not that’s Core, its customary tier, or Ultimate). Given the truth that the sport is already requires its personal subscription, the extra financial requirement is more likely to elevate eyebrows, particularly since on PS5 and PS4, the MMORPG doesn’t require a PlayStation Plus subscription.
That mentioned, Square Enix says the sport’s aforementioned upcoming beta (and its free trial model) gained’t require a Game Pass subscription.
Final Fantasy 14’s open beta kicks off for Xbox Series X/S on February 21, with a full launch scheduled for Spring.