Square Enix has recently shared plans for the much-awaited open beta of Final Fantasy 14 on Xbox Series X and S. The announcement, made via the game’s official Twitter account, indicates that the beta is planned for early next year, falling somewhere between mid-January and February.
The tweet from Final Fantasy 14’s official account was relatively straightforward: “Mark your calendars, Xbox fans. The Final Fantasy 14 Xbox Series X/S open beta test is scheduled for mid-January to February.” This open beta is the initial opportunity for Xbox players to experience the game before its full launch, scheduled for Spring 2024.
Mark your calendars #Xbox fans! 📅
— FINAL FANTASY XIV (@FF_XIV_EN) October 21, 2023
As for the technical side of things, Xbox Series X players can look forward to enjoying the game in 4K resolution. Both Series X and Series S users will also experience the advantage of quick loading times, making for a smoother gameplay experience.
Those who are new to Final Fantasy 14 or want to give it a try before committing can take advantage of the Expanded Free Trial. This offer is already available for PC and PlayStation players and will also be extended to Xbox users.