Rules & Policies


FINAL FANTASY® XIV - Free Trial Terms


The following terms apply for gameplay during the FINAL FANTASY® XIV free trial period (“Free Trial”).
Note that these terms are incorporated into the FINAL FANTASY® XIV User Agreement, located here.
Square Enix reserves the right to make amendments to the Free Trial and these terms with or without notice in its sole discretion at any time.
  • No purchase of licensed software is necessary in order to use the Free Trial.
  • Only one Free Trial account may be registered using a Square Enix ID which has not been previously registered with any version of the game.
  • The Free Trial will expire at midnight (00:00 hours) on the fourteenth (14th) day after the licensed software is downloaded.
  • No in-game micro transactions can be made during the Free Trial.
  • Players have ninety (90) days after the Free Trial expires to upgrade to the full retail version of the game in order to keep playing with the same in-game and character data.
  • Any upgrade to the full retail version of the game during the Free Trial shall result in the loss of any unused Free Trial time.
  • A Free Trial account will only allow creation of eight playable characters, restricted to one playable character per World.
  • Free Trial account characters will have their level capped at level thirty-five (35).
  • Free Trial account characters will have a capped amount of in game currency (GIL) that may be obtained.
  • Users will not be able to use "shout", "yell" or "tell" in-game chat options during the Free Trial.
  • Users will not have access to the in-game market board during the Free Trial.
  • Users will not be able to trade items with other players during the Free Trial.
  • Users will not be able to use the Mogletter service during the Free Trial.
  • Users will not be able to hire a retainer character during the Free Trial.
  • Users will be able to join a Linkshell if invited, but cannot create a new Linkshell during the Free Trial.
  • Users will not be able to create or join a Free Company during the Free Trial.
  • Users will be able to join a party if invited or by using the Duty Finder, but cannot assemble a party during the Free Trial.
  • Users will not be able to login to the Lodestone and or any other game forum during the Free Trial.
  • Users will not be able to progress past Floor 10 in the Deep Dungeon.



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