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Scholar

249 posts

I have had it with these greedy bastards chaging europeans more than anyone in the world. I can understand a little higher prices because of taxes but paying MORE THAN TWICE as much as the US is simple ROBBERY.

18 EURO per month for Basic service and 1 Character. No retainers, nothing! That is $25! The US pays $12.99.

128 posts

Wow thats terrible.... Are those numbers correct? Because i just can't see a company doing that... Then again its SE.....

Edit: You do get 1 retainer with each character made correct?

*Edited, Sep 22nd 2010 10:13am by Suhee *

Edit: You do get 1 retainer with each character made correct?

Scholar

1,948 posts

Are you sure? Although I'm not in Europe, I get this:

So again, are you sure?

Quote:

Date: 09/22/2010

Service Account Name: FINAL FANTASY XIV

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Option: Character

Amount: 1

Service Fee: EUR 3.00

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Basic Service: EUR 9.99

Trial Period Discount: EUR -12.99

Total: EUR 0.00

Service Account Name: FINAL FANTASY XIV

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Option: Character

Amount: 1

Service Fee: EUR 3.00

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Basic Service: EUR 9.99

Trial Period Discount: EUR -12.99

Total: EUR 0.00

So again, are you sure?

Scholar

1,041 posts

Isn't european currency stronger than the USD still?

444 posts

Huh? Are you sure you did everything right?

I'm European and I'm paying 12.99€ (9.99€ for FFXIV and 3.00€ for my character) >_>;

I'm European and I'm paying 12.99€ (9.99€ for FFXIV and 3.00€ for my character) >_>;

Sage

4,327 posts

wow... I hope that Australia can select USD like we could with XI, that's ~~ridiculous :/~~ reasonable. Disregard this <.<

*Edited, Sep 22nd 2010 2:17pm by LordFaramir *

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Sage

155 posts

http://lodestone.finalfantasyxiv.com/pl/envi/envi04.html

Basic Account Fee (*2)

30 days £6.89 (or 689 Crysta) 9,99 € (or 999 Crysta)

90 days £18.87 (or 1,887 Crysta) 26,97 € (or 2,697 Crysta)

180 days £33.54 (or 3,354 Crysta) 47,94 € (or 4,794 Crysta)

Character Fee 30 days £2.10 (or 210 Crysta) 3,00 € (or 300 Crysta)

*2 To play FINAL FANTASY XIV, you will need to pay a basic account fee and fees for each character.

That means after your first month, for one character it's at most 13€ (9,99€ + 3,00€) a month.

If you buy a 6 month block it's €11 a month for one character.

So in fact WTF are you getting 18 euro per month from?

Basic Account Fee (*2)

30 days £6.89 (or 689 Crysta) 9,99 € (or 999 Crysta)

90 days £18.87 (or 1,887 Crysta) 26,97 € (or 2,697 Crysta)

180 days £33.54 (or 3,354 Crysta) 47,94 € (or 4,794 Crysta)

Character Fee 30 days £2.10 (or 210 Crysta) 3,00 € (or 300 Crysta)

*2 To play FINAL FANTASY XIV, you will need to pay a basic account fee and fees for each character.

That means after your first month, for one character it's at most 13€ (9,99€ + 3,00€) a month.

If you buy a 6 month block it's €11 a month for one character.

So in fact WTF are you getting 18 euro per month from?

Sage

378 posts

Whoa... basic service doesn't cover one character? It used to for ffxi...

Scholar

2,153 posts

It does. The "basic fee" is reduced by exactly the $3 for the first character. Just another way to calculate, but the price hasn't changed.

Scholar

249 posts

Ok, they need to make their information and payment system more transparent. The 18 Euro are actually for the Character for 6 Months (3EUR/Month). The whole payment system is kind of backwards. It also shows me a 12Euro discount :O

Scholar

440 posts

Canadians will pay upwards of **15$**. Click and Buys conversion is something like 0.91 which is really ~~low~~High! I don't know if there is a transaction fee added to that either so it might be even more! Our dollar isn't that low so they might be including the transaction/conversion fee in that number. Still hate paying more than I have to.

*Edited, Sep 22nd 2010 11:39am by RayneZ *

Sage

155 posts

What I want to know is...

Can you have say, a 6 month basic fee, then...

Pay for character A for 2 months, park them and then pay for character B for 4 months.

In theory this would mean the same monthly cost but allow you to have 2+ characters, just not be able to play them at the same time.

Or would they remove your character after a short period of inactivity?

Or perhaps they force you to pay for character A if you want a character B?

Answers on an e-card please.

Can you have say, a 6 month basic fee, then...

Pay for character A for 2 months, park them and then pay for character B for 4 months.

In theory this would mean the same monthly cost but allow you to have 2+ characters, just not be able to play them at the same time.

Or would they remove your character after a short period of inactivity?

Or perhaps they force you to pay for character A if you want a character B?

Answers on an e-card please.

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