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Exchanging FFXI US Buddy Pass For A FFXIV Buddy PassFollow

#1 May 27 2012 at 1:16 PM Rating: Default
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The title pretty much says it all, I want to exchange my FFXI US Buddy Pass For A FFIXV Buddy Pass, if anyone of you is interested please post here or e-mail me at:

I'm almost done from patching the game & I'm eager to try it before buying it, waiting your replies :)
#2 May 27 2012 at 4:38 PM Rating: Good
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I"d recommend just buy it, I'll do some quick math for you.

On Amazon you can purchase the digital download for 19.99, I"m not sure if it comes with a free trial but even then that's just a 9.99 fee. Since you are doing this before May 31st you'll be eligible for Legacy as long as you pay for 90 days cumulative aka 30 dollar investment. By doing this your game sub will only cost 9.99 for as long as you play and you'll be entitled to having 8 chars on each server when 2.0 comes around. If you don't do this then you'll have to pay the following
12.99 for one char on each server=$156
14.99 for 8 char on each server=180
Legacy 9.99 for 8 on each server=120.

So basically is you take these values at face value then I"d say risking the $30 dollars to try the game is worth it, then it's 140 in a sense for legacy for that year but then after that you'll only be paying 120 a year compared to 156/180 which saves you 36/60 and even then by just buying it now and becoming eligible for legacy you save your 16 dollars.

Then again if it turns out to be a bust for you then you only lose out on 30 dollars so I really don't think it's to bad of an investment to make considering that by buying it now you at least open yourself to the opportunity to obtain legacy.
#3 May 27 2012 at 7:02 PM Rating: Good
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Honestly, wait until E3 to see if where the game is going to appeal to you. There's absolutely no sense in throwing money away at this point.

Edited, May 27th 2012 10:36pm by hexaemeron
#4 May 27 2012 at 7:08 PM Rating: Default
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Thanks for ur replies, though I knew about all of these things u mentioned above, I just want a buddy pass to try the game without paying anything, if I find it appealing I'll buy the retail, anyway 20$ is so cheap for a game xD
#5 May 27 2012 at 8:10 PM Rating: Good
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hexaemeron wrote:
Honestly, wait until E3 to see if where the game is going appeals to you. There's absolutely no sense in throwing money away at this point.

^^ this

Why see if you like a game whose engine, UI, story, world and races will be scraped/changed when it is re-released. Ask for a buddy pass in 6-12 months.

#6 May 28 2012 at 12:03 AM Rating: Default
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I might buy it today, I want the EU version of the game, where can I buy the serial code for it? any suggested website?
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