Just Pre-Ordered CE for PS3. Stoked. Wondering how early access will work for the console...
I pre-ordered the PS3 CE right from SE's website. After you confirm your payment, there's a page with detailed instructions, and a FAQ. I can't post the link because it contains my actual serial code for access, but here's a few copy/paste
items direct from the site. I hope this answers some questions. Instructions to sign up for early access to the game:
Visit http://preorder.na.finalfantasyxiv.com and register. You will be notified via email prior to the launch of the game on when you can return and redeem your preorder code to unlock Early Access to the game along with instructions on how to receive your Cait Sith Doll minion and Moogle Cap digital content.
Ok, just to add to this: you input your email address in this page, and they send you an email to tell you when you can return to the website, input your code (given to you at time of purchase) and download early access. Someone above mentiond needing a code inside the actual game box to get access afterward, which is probably spot on. I'm guessing this early access code 'expires' on release date. MAKE SURE YOU SAVE YOUR SERIAL CODE SOMEWHERE SAFE! You will need an active Square Enix account to complete this process so, if you want to set one up in advance, please go here: http://na.square-enix.com/members.
Here are all the FAQ's
. Order Instructions
If your order contains downloadable software, you have 30 days to download your purchase. After you download we suggest you save a copy of the downloaded file on an external drive, CD, DVD, or some other storage medium in the event you have computer problems or the downloaded file becomes damaged or corrupt.
If your product requires a serial number or unlock code, please make note of the number that appears in the order details above for future reference. An order confirmation email will be sent to you shortly that will also contain this information.
If you have problems with your order or have any additional questions or comments, please refer to the order confirmation email or contact Customer Service for assistance.
Thank you again for your order!
Edit 1: Omitted mention of a download as it just pops open a pdf with the register link.
Edit 2: Clarified early access. Edited, May 23rd 2013 4:37pm by LebargeX