PM me if you have resources that are still useful. All the stuff in the previous first post looks outdated.FFXIV: Shadowbringers is available on Windows, MacOS, PS4. Windows version can be purchased online, in-store or via Steam
All clients play on the same servers. The PS3 client has been discontinued. You will be unable to purchase a license for any content for the PS3 client.
- Free trial <Link>
- Benchmark tool and character designer <Link>
Trial accounts have the following limitations:
- Maximum of 300,000 gil on a character
- Limited to level 60 or below (This limitation allows you to play all the way through to the end of Heavensward)
- Unable to use /shout, /yell, and /tell chat modes
- Unable to access the marketboard, create/use retainers, send/receive in-game mail, and trade with other players
- Unable to join/create Free Companies (guilds), unable to create but can join if invited parties and linkshells
- Unable to progress past floor 10 of the Palace of the Dead
- No time limitation. Characters can be transferred to a full paid account with no time limitations if created after patch 3.56
- Characters created on a trial account before patch 3.56 have a 90 day time limit to be transferred to a full paid account
PA Community Information
Sargatanas (Legacy) NA - Aether Datacenter
Server Status: http://www.arrstatus.com/
Reminder: All clients play on the same servers. There will be PS4 players alongside those on Windows/MacOS
There's fout datacenter clusters. One based in Japan, one in North America (located in San Jose, California) a EU data center, and once for Aus and Pacific adjacent players.
There are no restrictions on which server cluster you can play on when selecting a server but be mindful of the location for the purposes of latency.
Datacenter groups are used in Duty Finder and Raid Finder group matchmaking.
Official PA Forum FC: Ghost in the Linkshell <GHOST>
You can be invited into the FC by finding anyone with the <GHOST> tag, select the "View Company Profile" option and submit an application mentioning the PA forums
note that it's not like a PA exclusive community there's a bunch of people from just the server in general.