Those bugs can’t have been that “critical”.
Square Enix just confirmed that the FFXIV open beta, which was supposed to begin yesterday before being delayed over “bugs,” will start tomorrow.
The publisher just released the following:
We would like to take this opportunity to provide an update regarding FINAL FANTASY XIV Open Beta Test, which was announced to be postponed on Aug. 31, 2010.
Along with the completion on investigation and correction of the critical issue, we have decided to begin FINAL FANTASY XIV Open Beta Test on Sep. 2, 2010 at 02:00 (GMT).
Starting on Sep. 2, 2010 at 02:00 (GMT), acquisition of registration code required for FINAL FANTASY XIV Open Beta Test will become available on “FINAL FANTASY XIV Open Beta Test Application Site.” For more details, please refer to “FINAL FANTASY XIV Open Beta Test Application Site.”
We are looking forward to your participation in FINAL FANTASY XIV Open Beta Test!
Final Fantasy XIV launches at the end of next month, with early access to players who get the collector’s edition on September 22.
The PS3 version is out in March next year, with the delay down to memory issues, according to producer Hiromichi Tanaka.