To commemorate the eleventh anniversary ofÂ FINAL FANTASYÂ® XI,Â SQUARE ENIX, Inc., the publisher of SQUARE ENIXÂ® interactive entertainment products in the Americas, has announced two â€œWelcome Backâ€ campaigns for returning players. As limited-time opportunities, these campaigns will allow adventurers to return to the ever-evolving world of Vanaâ€™diel and experience thrilling new content and overall game improvements.
The Vanaâ€™diel Experience Campaign
Planned to begin at 7:00 a.m. Pacific Standard Time (PST) today, all inactive players who have previously subscribed toÂ FINAL FANTASY XIÂ will automatically have their accounts reactivated and will be able to play free of charge during the campaign period. To participate, the playerâ€™s PlayOnline account must be inactive, as well as transferred to theÂ Square Enix AccountÂ system. This campaign will end on Monday, December 23rdÂ at 6:59 a.m. Pacific Standard Time (PST), after which a subscription will be required for continued play.
FINAL FANTASY XI: Ultimate Collection Seekers EditionÂ (Free Software Download)
To help players participate in the Vanaâ€™diel Experience campaign, we will be distributing theÂ Â FINAL FANTASY XI: Ultimate Collection Seekers EditionÂ Â software for free from nowÂ until Monday, December 23rd, at 6:59 a.m. Pacific Standard Time (PST). This all-in-one edition includes all expansions fromÂ Â Rise of the ZilartÂ through the most recentÂ Â Seekers of Adoulin.*
For more information on the above campaigns, visitÂ this page.
Information on PlayOnline /Â FINAL FANTASY XIÂ service account reactivation, as well as character data restoration, can be foundÂ here.
Bonus in-game items received for purchasing the retail version ofÂ FINAL FANTASY XI: Ultimate Collection Seekers EditionÂ (Destrier Beret and Chocobo Shirt) will not be included in this promotion. Players wishing to continue playing this edition following the trial period must purchase an activation code for the full productÂ here, at which time the bonus in-game items will be provided.
*A registration code will not be included with the download.
FINAL FANTASY XIÂ is rated T for Teen by the ESRB. Please visit the ESRB website for more information:Â <gp_link type=”http” loc=”//www.esrb.org”>http://www.esrb.org.