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Final Fantasy XIV
Box artwork for Final Fantasy XIV.
Developer(s)Square Enix
Publisher(s)Square Enix
Designer(s)Hiromichi Tanaka, Nobuaki Komoto
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Windows
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PlayStation 3
Genre(s)MMORPG
System(s)PlayStation 3, Windows
Mode(s)MMOG
Preceded byFinal Fantasy XIII
SeriesFinal Fantasy
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This guide is for the defunct, original version of the game. For the current, playable version, see Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn.

Final Fantasy XIV (ファイナルファンタジーXIV Fainaru Fantajī Fōtīn?), also known as Final Fantasy XIV Online, is the fourteenth entry in the Final Fantasy series, due for release in 2010 for PlayStation 3 and Microsoft Windows. It was announced that it will be released simultaneously in all regions. Like Final Fantasy XI, Final Fantasy XIV Online is a massively multiplayer online game. The game takes place in a world called Haiderin, with players exploring the land of Eorzea.

Due to being received badly and selling poorly, Final Fantasy XIV was scrapped. The game was re-managed by Naoki Yoshida and re-released as a completely new game in 2013 as Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn.

Final Fantasy XIV, previously codenamed Rapture (ラプチャー?), was first mentioned in August 2005, when Square Enix announced they had begun working on a new MMORPG, but neither confirmed nor denied that it was a sequel to Final Fantasy XI, or that it was Final Fantasy-related. Hiromichi Tanaka, producer of the MMORPG Final Fantasy XI, stated in April 2006 that developers are working to make Rapture a worldwide release. He announced in February 2007 that the game was being developed for the Xbox 360 and for personal computers running the Microsoft Windows Vista operating system. He also stated that it might be brought to the PlayStation 3 as well. Square Enix announced at GDC 2008 that the new MMO will indeed target the PlayStation 3 and Windows operating system, and hinted that Mac and Linux clients are not out of question. The game will utilize the Square Enix-created graphics engine called Crystal Tools and is being developed by the same team working on Square Enix's current MMO title, Final Fantasy XI.

editFinal Fantasy series

Main: Final Fantasy · II · III · IV · V · VI · VII · VIII · IX · X · XI · XII · XIII · XIV (A Realm Reborn) · XV

Direct sequels: IV: The After Years · X-2

FF7 Compilation: Before Crisis · Dirge of Cerberus · Dirge of Cerberus Lost Episode · Crisis Core

FF12 Ivalice Alliance: Vagrant Story · Revenant Wings

Gaiden sub-series: The 4 Heroes of Light · Bravely Default

Legends sub-series: Dimensions · Crystal of Dimensions

Fighting games: Dissidia · Dissidia 012 [duodecim]

Rhythm games: Theatrhythm · Curtain Call

Others: Mystic Quest · Airborne Brigade · Explorers

Compilations: Final Fantasy I-II · I & II: Dawn of Souls · Origins · Chronicles · Anthology · IV: The Complete Collection

Sub-series: Crystal Chronicles · Tactics · Fabula Nova Crystallis Final Fantasy XIII