Square Enix has announced that it will launch a closed alpha test for upcoming MMO, Final Fantasy XIV, on March 11. The test will be offered only to loyal Final Fantasy XI users.

"With the eagerly anticipated Final Fantasy XIV drawing ever nearer its beta test phase, we are excited to announce that we will be conducting a closed alpha test - exclusive to our loyal Final Fantasy XI users!

"Those who have been selected as beta testers can expect to receive further information starting from Monday, March 1."

The actual alpha test is scheduled to begin on March 11.

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