Square Enix today announced the starting date for the open beta testing of Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn on the freshly released PlayStation 4 platform. In the latest Letter from the Producer the developers highlight a large number of changes coming with the December 2.1 Update while also revealing that PlayStation 4 beta testing will begin at the same time as the PlayStation 4 launch in Japan, February 22nd 2014.
The full release also got an estimated release date expecting to hit the shelves sometime in April, 2014. The announcements come as Square Enix and Final Fantasy XIV scoop up the newly introduced ?Special Award? at this years PlayStation Awards in Tokyo, Japan. This is the first year that the award has been included highlighting games that offer originality, buzz-worthiness, influence and performance.
The latest Q&A has also been released in the traditional video format without English subtitles but if you want to read up on the impressive list of changes coming with the 2.1 update you can do so here.