Summary: Final Fantasy XIV has come a long way. Although there wasn't any real endgame content to speak of when A Realm Reborn launched in its 2.0 incarnation, Square Enix worked hard to deliver in 2.1, and has continued to deliver in every major patch since.
Summary: The prospect of playing as a Ninja again in Final Fantasy excited me. After working my way up to level 50 in Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn , the class ended up having so much style and substance that it changed the game for the better, and I'll be enjoying it for months to come.
An Amazing Comeback | Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn Review
New Gamer Nation
27 September 2013
Conclusion: I put many hours into it trying to experience as much as I can. It’s tough to find a good stopping point in an MMO to write a timely review. There is so much more I have yet to experience that I feel I’ve only scratched the surface of what this game holds.
Conclusion: Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn is something that is worthy of your gaming shelf. It certainly has some growing pains it's going through, but for the most part it's a very competent and fun MMORPG.
Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn Review - a wonderful cross-platform MMO worthy of monthly subscription
7 September 2013
Summary: There are so many addictive and enjoyable gameplay elements in Final Fantasy XIV that WoW-schooled veterans and MMO rookies alike will love. It's been a long time coming, but A Realm Reborn is finally here, and Square Enix makes the most compelling case for subscription-based gaming in almost a...
Pros: Vivacious, unparalleled soundtrack, PC-grade, WoW-competitive MMO on a console, Jobs, Materia, narrative, gameplay... Incredible
Cons: Visual and technical compromises, Bland voice acting taints otherwise-stellar audio