For those of you who are reactivating your FFXI account just to get Hermes Shoes in FFXIV:
Is it possible to wait until AFTER you have FFXIV to reactivate FFXI. That way you only have to pay the $7/month charge for your FFXI account, so it's like get Hermes Shoes for $7 rather than paying $12.95 to get them.
Seems like this would be the order:
1) Install and set up FFXIV
2) Link FFXI account to FFXIV and reactivate FFXI
3) Create a new character in FFXIV and get Hermes Shoes
4) Cancel FFXI subscription
It's gonna be $12.95 no matter how you do it I think. I'm pretty sure the $7 a month will only happen after you FFXIV
account is no longer on its free trial as well, unless I read that part wrong.
Or you could conceivably wait til your XIV account is no longer on the trial and pay only $7 that way.But I dont see many people who are gonna be willing to delete a month of progress and start all over again for some speed boots. Cause that's what you would have to do as only characters created after
merging your active
Playonline ID that is not in a trial to your FFXIV account will be eligible for the boots. So basically they are getting at least one month of full price FFXI out of us no matter what if we want the boots.
If I have this figured wrong please ignore me as I am likely being an idiot again :)
Edit: Just edited to say that I can confirm all you need to have to reactivate your old playonlineID is the PoL viewer and it's easily available on the FFXI website, no need to mess with discs or reinstall the game. I linked my old PoL Id to my SquareEnix ID using this method just a few hours ago, I'm waiting until closer to Sep22nd though to actually reactivate my account though. Edited, Aug 24th 2010 9:11am by Neemzio Edited, Aug 24th 2010 9:12am by Neemzio