For a limited time, existing owners and new purchasers of FINAL FANTASY XIV Online Starter Edition can download the digital version of FINAL FANTASY XIV: Stormblood for free. This offer ends on May 8th at 6:59 a.m. PDT.
How to get FFXIV Stormblood Free Copy
To register and redeem your free digital copy of FINAL FANTASY XIV: Stormblood and download the expansion, follow the instructions based on your platform below:
Windows / Mac / Steam Versions
- Log in to the Mog Station using your Square Enix Account.
- Select the service account where you want to register Stormblood.
- Steam users can find their 20-digit Stormblood registration code by going to their Steam game library. Right-click on “FINAL FANTASY XIV Online,” go to Manage then CD keys.
- Enter your 20-digit registration code and click “Next.”
- Select “Additional Expansions” and follow the instructions on the screen.
- Start the FINAL FANTASY XIV Online launcher and log in with your Square Enix account.
- Stormblood will be downloaded automatically, and you can start playing once the download is complete.
PS4 / PS5
During this limited time period event, PlayStation 4 and PlayStation 5 users can download FINAL FANTASY: Stormblood for free from the PlayStation Store. No need to redeem any codes, as the game will prompt you to link your Stormblood license to your Service Account the next time you log into the game.
Do I Need to Purchase the Starter Edition to Play Stormblood?
Yes, you must have the FINAL FANTASY XIV Starter Edition for the platform you are trying to redeem Stormblood on. You will need to purchase or own the Starter Edition of FINAL FANTASY XIV in order to access the content in your free digital copy of Stormblood. The Starter Edition includes FINAL FANTASY XIV: A Realm Reborn and the first expansion, FINAL FANTASY XIV: Heavensward.
If you encounter an “invalid code” error message, ensure that your FINAL FANTASY XIV account is a full Service Account and that you own the Starter Edition on the platform that matches your Stormblood code. You will only be able to redeem your Stormblood code on Mog Station and access the content of the expansion if you have met these requirements.
Can Free Trial Users get FFXIV Stormblood free?
Free Trial users can obtain their free digital copy of Stormblood during the promotional period. However, to access FFXIV Stormblood content, they will need to upgrade their Free Trial account to a full-Service Account by purchasing the Starter Edition of FINAL FANTASY XIV, which comes with a 30-day free subscription period. After the free subscription period ends, users will need to pay a monthly subscription to continue accessing FINAL FANTASY XIV Online.
Can I still Download and Activate My Free Copy of Stormblood After May 8, 2023?
Yes, after acquiring your free digital copy of Stormblood, you can follow the registration process outlined in the article any time afterwards to access the content. Your code will not expire should you prefer to redeem it later, even after the promotional period ends on May 8, 2023.