Square Enix is turning the switch and letting everyone play Final Fantasy XIV for free on PlayStation 3 until the game server shuts down on June 16, 2017.
The last ‘FINAL FANTASY XIV’ PlayStation 3 Free Login Campaign will starts this May 1, 2017 and will lasts until the service ends. The followings are the full details straight from Square Enix:
From Monday, May 1, 2017 at 12:01 a.m. (PDT) to Thursday, June 15, 2017 until the beginning of Stormblood early access maintenance
Users that have registered the PlayStation3 version of Final Fantasy XIV Gil and play using the PlayStation3
Users with multiple platforms registered to one service account will only be eligible to play for free when logging in from the PlayStation3
Notes Regarding the Free Login Campaign on PlayStation3
During the campaign period, players who have only registered the PlayStation3 version without subscribing for any number of days will be unable to utilize additional services or website related features such as logging into the Lodestone.
In the event players are eligible for multiple campaigns, the number of remaining days displayed will be for the current campaign only.
Service accounts that have been canceled or suspended are not eligible to participate.
Those who play it for free and want to continue the FFXIV goodness, you can upgrade to the PS4 version free of charge through the upgrade campaign.
According to the end of the PlayStation3 service, PlayStation3 users will have the opportunity to upgrade to the PlayStation4 version free of charge via the upgrade campaign. We hope that players will be able to take this opportunity to upgrade so that they may continue to enjoy the exciting new adventures in FINAL FANTASY XIV.
* Please note that after transferring to the PlayStation4 version, you will not be able to play with the your current copy of PlayStation3 version.
In addition, starting from Monday, May 1, 2017, it will no longer be possible to purchase game time, or retainer services, for service accounts containing only the PlayStation3 version.
At least you will be able to continue your adventures on the PS4, right? If you join this send off, dust off your PS3 and make sure to set a reminder this May 1. By the way, you can also buy FFXIV Gil on igxe.com with the cheapest price and fast delivery as always!