Although the main reason I want to buy A Realm Reborn (along with a PS3, of course) is its appealing looking gameplay, I'd be lying if I said its box art didn't have a little something to do with it, too.
The question is: which piece of Final Fantasy XIV box art am I talk about--the Japanese, North American or European one?
I'll answer that at the end of this post. In the meantime, let's take a gander at box arts in question.
For starters, here's the Japanese release's cover image:
And here's the illustration that's supposed to grace covers of the North American iteration:
As for the European version of Final Fantasy XIV, here's its cover art:
Last, but not least, there's the following, which will appear on the outer packaging of the Collector's Edition of the title that'll be sold in Europe and North America:
As for which one I like best, well, I can't help but go with the Collector's Edition. It has to be said, though, that I like the (rather busy) Japanese cover art nearly as much.
Which piece of Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn box art is your favorite? Assuming you like any of them, of course...
See also: previous 'Which Box Art is Better?' posts