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Final Fantasy XIV Free to Play: How to Play FFXIV for Free

How Can You Play Final Fantasy XIV For Free?

Final Fantasy 14 requires a subscription fee starting from $12.99 per month in order to play the game.
But there is a simple way to play it free now on PC , PS4, and macOS.
The game has a limit set playing freely up to level 35 out of 70.
Yes, you can build your character up to level 35 without any payment or time limit!
You’ll be able to switch between characters as well, once you have leveled one character to level 35 you can move to another one.
This is can be repeated at least a few times before Square Enix asks you to pay for playing (usually 4-6 times).

Step by step guide how to install Final Fantasy XIV

  1. Go to FFXIV website and select your language

Final Fantasy XIV- language

2. Click on the button “Start Your Free Trial” from the right screen.

Final Fantasy XIV-start free trail

3. Click on the button “SIGN UP NOW”

Final Fantasy XIV-sign up

4. Open a new account or sign in with existing one.

inal Fantasy XIV-fill the sign up form

5. Shortly after sign up, you should get an email with the subject “Account Registration
in this email, you should see the Confirmation Code to fill.

Final Fantasy XIV-8 digit code

6. Your free trial account is ready and you can download the game installer.

Final Fantasy XIV-download game

7. You’ll see now the InstallShield wizard for the free trial.

.Final Fantasy XIV install wizard

8. Accept the terms

.Final Fantasy XIV-accept terms

9. Click on Next

Final Fantasy XIV- welcome

10. Select the first option: “I currently possess a Square Enix acccount”

Final Fantasy XIV- select account

11. This is somehow a confusing stage, enter your Registered Square Enix ID, this should be in the email with the subject “Account Registration Completed”.
Also, fill the password you used in the registration form.
You can leave the One-Time Password field blank if you don’t have a one-time password. It is not necessary.

Final Fantasy XIV- login

12. Your Registration is complete -click Next.

Final Fantasy XIV- registration complete

13. The software download will begin now.

Final Fantasy XIV- downlaod begin

14. Enjoy, You can play the game now!
Final Fantasy XIV- play

Mog Station, the account management page for FINAL FANTASY XIV

Final fantasy 14 Mog Station is the account management system for Final Fantasy XIV.
Within Mog Station players can manage their monthly subscription payment and purchase optional services.
This includes account status, Character List, One-Time Password system to increase your account security.
You’ll also be able to see Veteran Rewards which are special in-game item bonuses awarded based on how long the player has had an active subscription.
For example:

Rank Days subscribed Rewards
1 60 Advent Attire set
2 150 Tantalus Attire set
3 240 Wild Rose Attire set
4 330 Leonhart Attire set

Optional Items can be purchased via the Mog Station under the Optional Items tab.
Within these items, you can find Character, Level Boost, Mounts, Minions and more.

FINAL FANTASY XIV System Specifications

Here are the system specifications recommended for a smooth playing experience with FINAL FANTASY XIV for Window:

Minimum  requirements Recommended requirements
OS: Windows® 7 64 bit, Windows® 8.1 64 bit, Windows® 10 64 bit OS: Windows® 7 64 bit, Windows® 8.1 64 bit, Windows® 10 64 bit
Requires a 64-bit processor and operating system Requires a 64-bit processor and operating system
Processor: Intel® Core™i5 2.4GHz or higher Processor: Intel® Core™i7 3GHz or higher
Memory: 4 GB RAM Memory: 8 GB RAM
Graphics: 1280 x 720: NVIDIA® Geforce® GTX750 or higher, AMD Radeon™ R7 260X or higher Graphics: 1920 x 1080: NVIDIA® Geforce® GTX970 or higher AMD Radeon™ RX 480 or higher
DirectX: Version 11 DirectX: Version 11
Storage: 60 GB available space Storage: 60 GB available space
Network: Broadband Internet connection Network: Broadband Internet connection
Sound Card: A sound card which supports DirectSound® Sound Card: A sound card which supports DirectSound®

About the Game

Final Fantasy XIV is an MMORPG (Massively multiplayer online role-playing game) developed by SQUARE ENIX.
It was first released in 2010 and then relaunched in 2013 as Final Fantasy XIV: “A Realm Reborn”.
The game takes place in the fictional land of Eorzea, and the player should be prepared for the invasion by Garlean Empire from the north. The game has also three expansion packs so far with the last one Shadowbringers released in 2019.

Final Fantasy XIV intro : Heavensward