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Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn has 10,000 players in Australia

Director and producer Naoki Yoshida talks local stats

Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn currently has over 10,000 players in Australia, director and producer Naoki Yoshida said at an event today.

Yoshida is in Sydney to promote the recently launched PlayStation 4 edition of the revamped MMO, and has shared some statistics showing how Australians are playing the game.

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Of the five playable classes, Australians prefer the Miqo'te race, mirroring what he says is a global preference for that race. The full stat breakdown is below:

Roegadyn: 7%
Hyer: 33%
Elezen: 10%
Miqo'te: 35%
Lalafell: 15%

Meanwhile, of the four roles available in the game, the DPS (Damage Per Second) role dominates at 48 per cent.

DPS: 48%
Healer: 24%
Tank: 27%
Other: 7%

Yoshida also offered some global numbers: the game currently boasts over 2 million players, 7.63 characters and has been played for 550,000,000 hours.

In our Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn review, we described the game as "the best Final Fantasy game in years and the finest MMO you can currently play on a console."

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