Square Enix has put a date on the final beta test for Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn and has also detailed early access for the MMO.
Beta phase 4 will run from August 17 to the 19–previous participants can begin playing from August 16. Early access for pre-orders will begin on August 24.
All progress made in beta test 4 will carry over to the full release on August 27. For this test the level cap will be reduced to 20.