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Hello again to all of you eagerly awaiting FINAL FANTASY XIV: A Realm Reborn. Yoshi-P here, and I survived my flight, allowing me to bring you the forty-third Letter from the Producer from San Francisco! (I don't know why I have to fly everywhere. )

I'm sorry for taking so long to put up this letter, but the news you've all been waiting for is finally here. Assuming no dastardly bugs or server errors slow us down, phase 1 of the beta test will begin on February 25!

The roadmap we released has the schedule set for mid-February, so the start is about a week late. However, the extra time has allowed us to prepare more system features and character options for testing. While you all enjoy the game, I hope you also provide us with tons of feedback like you did during the alpha test.

Letter from the Producer, XLIII (02/15/2013)

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I tested the original and it melted my graphics card, wonder if they're fixed that yet.
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Well all 'legacy' players get in all four beta stages regardless, and I believe Beta 3 and 4 we get to use our actual XIV 1.0 character.

But I simply can't wait to play this game again and see the improvements and everything.
    
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Well all 'legacy' players get in all four beta stages regardless, and I believe Beta 3 and 4 we get to use our actual XIV 1.0 character.

But I simply can't wait to play this game again and see the improvements and everything.

Wait, I thought it was only the first testing phase. If it's both then I'm super excited. :>

Been waiting since my testing on Alpha.
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Wait, I thought it was only the first testing phase. If it's both then I'm super excited. :>

Been waiting since my testing on Alpha.

Well according to the 2.0 Beta roadmap I believe all legacy players qualify for all four parts of the beta. Even though Beta four(Beta 3 will as well) will be the official open beta(Which gives us our 1.0 characters and etc). Link to the roadmap below me

gdl.square-enix.com/ffxiv/download/en/FFXIV_2.0_BETA_Roadmap_EN.pdf
    
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Well according to the 2.0 Beta roadmap I believe all legacy players qualify for all four parts of the beta. Even though Beta four(Beta 3 will as well) will be the official open beta(Which gives us our 1.0 characters and etc). Link to the roadmap below me

gdl.square-enix.com/ffxiv/download/en/FFXIV_2.0_BETA_Roadmap_EN.pdf

I only see confirmation for the first phase for legacy members. Either way. Can't wait.
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I have been waiting for this. I will be so excited to finally take part in some of the main scenario quests.
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I doubt I'll get into the first phase since I'm not a legacy player. Itching to see how much this game will tax my 670.
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I only see confirmation for the first phase for legacy members. Either way. Can't wait.

That'll be pretty lame if they only meant Phase 1, I remember a letter from Yoshi saying all four, maybe I got it confused.
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I doubt I'll get into the first phase since I'm not a legacy player. Itching to see how much this game will tax my 670.

I've played the Alpha on my 6950 and I was able to almost max the game out on one card on all three of my monitors. The game is a lot more optimized than the 1.0 version.
    
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i am in ! Crossing fingers to be in !
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