What is world transfer?
Final fantasy allows you to transfer a character from server to server. The feature is called “world transfer” which allows you to take a character putting all their equipment, items, job levels, and skills, from their current world to another of your choosing. Now you can enjoy FFXI accounts in any open world in final fantasy.
How does it work?
Final fantasy 11 requires an one-time fee of $25 for a single world transfer. With the purchase of the world transfer, you may simultaneously transfer any and all ffxi characters that you have on a content ID for your PlayOnline accounts. The maximum amount of characters you can transfer his 16 total to any different world than ffxi. All it takes is accessing the world transfer option which is under the optional services purchased when accessing playonline and then when logged in. See below for full details.
Step by Step details
In order to transfer, the step-by-step procedure is located below.
1). Choose the service and support option from your play online main menu and proceed to the membership.
2). Choose purchase optional services from the menu
3). Choose the optional service world transfer and then select next.
4). Read through a note regarding world transfers. Check and then agree to the above and begin procedures. The next thing you need to do is select next if you agree to the displayed information.
5). Confirm your characters names and their current worlds, then select the world you would like to transfer to and then click next. Please note you can transfer up to 16 characters at this point.
6). Now it is time to purchase a world transfer. Information regarding characters involved in your world transfer will be displayed on the screen. Confirm that there are no mistakes in the characters names, their current worlds, or the world they will be transferred to before proceeding. If there are no mistakes go ahead and select purchase and continue.
7). Once the procedures have been properly completed the character names and the worlds that they will be transferred to will be displayed on the screen. At this point, the world transfer is now complete, and you may log in to ffxi account and start playing in your new world.
8). Enjoy your FFXI account, and have a safe journey.
Please note, the ability to get a free character name change can be done in this process by selecting a name that is already taken on that existing server. How you do this is go to that server creating new character before you transfer, and then create character. When you go about changing servers, that name will already be taken so by the time you complete your world transfer, you will have to choose a new name as the name has already been taken on that server.
Any other questions reference to the final fantasy website as they provide more detailed information including pictures and other resources.