|The client for the FINAL FANTASY XI : Ultimate Collection Seekers Edition can be downloaded for free from this page. Please note, however, that a registration code is not included. For those who are playing the game for the first time, you will need to purchase the game, which is available on the Square Enix Store.|
|*||Please be sure to download all of the files listed above to the same folder.|
|Of the files you have downloaded, double click "FFXIFullSetup_US.part1.exe". You will be prompted to select a folder in which to decompress the files. If you are satisfied with the destination folder, press the button to decompress the files.|
* To change the destination folder, select "Browse" and choose your desired folder.Once the decompression process is complete, a folder named "FFXIFullSetup_US" will be created in the destination folder. This subfolder contains the client installer.
* If this is your first time installing the client, make sure to select all available applications.
(If you have checked DirectX End User Runtime in the client installer)
|"Start DirectX Setup" will display on screen. Follow the instructions to install.|
* If you have checked any other applications in the client installer, the installation process will continue once DirectX has been installed.
Installing the PlayOnline Viewer
(If you have checked the PlayOnline Viewer in the client installer)
|"Welcome to the PlayOnline Viewer Setup Wizard" will display on screen. Follow the instructions to install.|
* If you have checked any other applications in the client installer, the installation process will continue once the PlayOnline Viewer has been installed.
Installing FINAL FANTASY XI
(If you have checked FINAL FANTASY XI in the client installer)
|"Welcome to the FINAL FANTASY XI Setup Wizard" will display on screen. Follow the instructions to install.|
|*||If the status of your FINAL FANTASY XI service account has been set to "cancelled", you will need to reactivate it through the Square Enix Account Management System.|
|*||In the event that you would like to restore a character that you played with previously that is no longer available, please apply for this through the Character Reactivation Service site.|
|*||If a registration code for a certain expansion has not been registered to your service account, you will not be able to play that expansion's content.|