While set to take place a couple of days after the games official launch, Square Enix have this evening confirmed that they intend on hosting a launch event for Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn at this years PAX Prime 2013. Given that quite a number of attendees at PAX Prime may have been beta testers for the game at some point, the event has been opened to all.
Scheduled from August 30 – September 1, the event will feature opening remarks from the game’s development team, including Producer and Director Naoki Yoshida, Sound Director Masayoshi Soken and Localization Lead Michael-Christopher Koji Fox. Following the presentation, members of the development team will host a special autograph session for fans.
Attendees are also invited to hands-on gameplay sessions where they can experience the game’s battle components and compete for prizes. Upon entrance to the event, attendees will be entered into a raffle drawing to net some undisclosed goodies.
Specific information on the event is available below:
Friday August 30
3:30 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
(Developer remarks begin at 4 p.m.)
Saturday August 31 and
Sunday September 1
11:30 a.m. – 9:00 p.m.
(Developer remarks begin at noon)
Red Lion Hotel, Seattle Ballroom
1415 Fifth Avenue
Seattle, WA 98101