Final Fantasy XIV Online: A Realm Reborn

Final Fantasy XIV Online: A Realm Reborn Reviews Summary

Summary: Final Fantasy XIV Online: A Realm Reborn is a genuine effort by Square Enix to try and improve their failed MMORPG. Thankfully this effort succeeds as the improved version of the game has critics calling it one of the best of its kind

Rating Summary

Based on 37 critic reviews
Mighty Man

OpenCritic Rating

86

Top Critic Average

92%

Critics Recommend

Based on 37 critic reviews
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Geeks Under Grace
Karen Kennedy
8 / 10.0
Jun 25, 2020

If you are a super fan of Japanese or Asian culture, it is worth a try for this unique MMORPG.

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GameSkinny
zoLo567

Top Critic

May 13, 2014

Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn is a stunning game that changes my mind on MMORPGs

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Az Elias

Top Critic

9 / 10
May 20, 2014

Utterly addictive and packed to the brim with what is currently months' worth of content - with years' more of it guaranteed in regular updates - Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn absolutely deserves taking that leap for both MMO and Final Fantasy fans alike. Just be prepared for something very different if not coming from an MMO background, and to say goodbye to whatever free time there once was.

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Cubed3

Top Critic

8 / 10
Dec 28, 2017

The reasoning for such high praise of Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn should be obvious. At the end of the day, the simple fact is that Square Enix actually put in effort and care and managed to craft something that truly is Final Fantasy through and through. It would have been so easy to declare this game a lost cause or just do the minimal amount of work to make it viable, but, instead, the developers dedicated themselves to turning this MMO on its head - and they succeeded.

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Digitally Downloaded

Top Critic

Apr 15, 2014

There's not much else I can say that I haven't already said in my review of the PlayStation 3 game. This was always a great game, but the improved visuals and social features, as well as the additional content that Square Enix continues to add into the game, is enough for me to happily say that Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn has become my favourite MMO. It's well worth the subscription fee.

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9 / 10.0
Apr 16, 2014

Simply put, there is no better looking MMO currently available on consoles

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9 / 10.0
May 2, 2014

A Realm Reborn is an excellent game and one of the best MMOs on the market, regardless of what platform you're playing it on. PC gamers who already own the game probably don't have a huge incentive to pick this version up, but this is far and away the best version available if you don't have access to a high end PC. If you already own the PS3 version, there's no reason not to upgrade to this version. You'll be glad you did.

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9 / 10.0
Jun 17, 2014

Maybe it's the graphics, the outstanding soundtrack or just the charm that calls you back time after time. A Realm Reborn has been born anew and it remains one of the best MMOs on the market.

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9 / 10.0
Apr 28, 2014

A Realm Reborn was already a great game when it launched, though it admittedly ran out of steam after a few months. Thanks to a bunch of content upgrades and a new level of sheen afforded by the PS4 hardware however, the game is easily one of the best on the market right now.

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4.5 / 5.0
May 2, 2014

Those who already have friends playing have even less reason not to jump in. As far as MMORPGs go, Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn is at the top of its class.

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