Beta Phase 4 starts 17th/August and ends 19th/August.
Beta phase 3 players can start one day early on the 16th/August
Early access starts on the 24th/August, no down time between early access and launch.
Level cap is 20 in phase 4.
Arcanist available in phase 4
Fishing profession available in phase 4
Coliseum PVP will be in phase 4
Scholar confirmed to be healer role
Payment options Crysta, credit card, 30 day and 60 day game cards confirmed
Fee based world transfer service confirmed (available 2-3 weeks from launch)
Free of charge smartphone apps (named Libra Eorzea) confirmed. Shows character stats, all abilities, quests, crafting materials, and basically all information about the game. Available 1 week after launch for iOS and 3-4 weeks after launch for Android.
No item transfer between same account and same server available.
Barber shop not available at launch, In the barber shop you can change hairstyle, hair colour, face tattoo, face paint, face paint colour and beard.
Seasonal events confirmed (Xmas & new years confirmed so far), with season-themed gear obtainable
Snowman gear confirmed (lol)
Fire resistant swimsuit gear confirmed
New Eorzea 2013 Collection Video (Mob version)
Phase 4 data will not be wiped unless a game breaking bug is discovered. Stop asking.
Crystal Tower 24 man raid confirmed (not available at launch)
Primals finishing moves confirmed to be changing
No /tell allowed in raids.
Duty finder to be expanded over time.
Extreme difficulty setting confirmed for primals and dungeons
Unicorn mount confirmed, for white mage
Other unique mounts for different jobs available
Character gender and race effects mount sitting pose
Free companies earn points when members complete quests
EXP bonuses and other bonuses confirmed for free company members
Mob themed furniture for player housing confirmed (craftable?)
Marriage system confirmed
Molbol battle confirmed
Darklight armour for WHM confirmed
Player housing not reliant on GC city, houses can be in any city
Job quests can be completed solo
After launch (patch 2.1) there will be better rewards for those who choose to join random dungeon in duty finder
Re-roll status points confirmed
Addon support coming 6 months after launch
GC based PVP confirmed. 4v4, 8v8 confirmed
The crater left by dalamud coming down is used as the coliseum
FFXIV WELCOME BACK CAMPAIGN. 1.0 players can play for free until September 9th.
VETERAN REWARDS PROGRAM. Bonuses granted depending on how long you subscribe to A Realm Reborn for (not 1.0 subscriptions). Bonuses such as items, mounts and character remake ticket.
VETERAN REWARDS PROGRAM 30 day reward is wind up cursor minion and phial of fantasia.
VETERAN REWARDS PROGRAM 60 day reward is cascadier uniform and black chocobo minion.
VETERAN REWARDS PROGRAM 90 day reward is beady (tiny) eye minion and Voidal Resinator (Ahriman) mount.
VETERAN REWARDS PROGRAM 120, 180 day and more rewards confirmed.