Final Fantasy XIV: Heavensward Collector’s Edition Unleashes the Dragon


Heavensward, the first expansion pack for MMORPG Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn, is all settled in for a June 23rd launch on PC, PS3, PS4, and, for the first time, Mac OS. That means it’s time for collector’s editions and pre-order campaigns to begin. Yay!

A number of options are available to cater to existing players and newcomers alike, including a $39.99 standard edition, an all-in-one bundle containing both A Realm Reborn and Heavensward for $59.99, a digital collector’s edition with bonus in-game items for $59.99, and the big daddy of them all, a $129.99 physical collector’s edition containing all this good stuff:

    • “Dragonsong War” Exclusive Box featuring art by famed Final Fantasy artist Yoshitaka Amano

    • Expertly-Crafted Dragon Mount Figure

    • The Art of Eorzea – Heavensward – Artbook

    • Additional Content Blu-ray Disc: Eorzea in Motion – A Realm Revisited

    • In-game items including:

    – Exclusive In-Game Flying Griffin Mount: Take to the skies and fly through the clouds on the back of the majestic griffin.

    – Dark Knight Cecil-themed Baron Helm: Relive the magic of FINAL FANTASY IV with this specially designed headgear exclusive to the Collector’s Edition.

    – Wind-up Kain: Summon a clockwork rendition of Kain Highwind, legendary dragoon from the mythical kingdom of Baron.

If you’re ready to throw your money at Square Enix, these are the pre-order incentives to look forward to:

    – Early Access: Pre-order Final Fantasy XIV: Heavensward and access the game servers ahead of the official launch. (Early access is currently scheduled to begin on June 19th. To participate, customers must already own A Realm Reborn and have completed the base game’s main campaign scenario.)

    – Baron Circlet & Baron Earrings: Relive the days of old and don the gear worn by the ever-loyal Cecil Harvey in FINAL FANTASY IV.

    – Chocobo Chick Courier: This cute Chocobo chick will follow you on your new adventures heavensward.

Visit to go over the many available buying options.

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