Square Enix Changes Materials Usage Policy

Square Enix Changes Materials Usage Policy

Just a quickie: if you're the sort of person who likes to record Let's Plays or stream your gameplay to sites like Twitch, Square Enix has updated its Materials Usage policy to allow you to monetize your FFXIV-related content via the relevant sites' partner/affiliate programs. Make money from your impressive Ifrit runs... or amusingly catastrophic failures!

The relevant passage in the policy runs thus:

"You may not use the Materials for any sales or commercial use, meaning you cannot receive license fees or advertising revenue, except as part of the partner programs operated by YouTube.com, Twitch.tv, Ustream.tv, or similar programs. If the operator of a partner program seeks to confirm our policy, please point them to this page as we do not have the resources to respond to all requests."

(Source, via Reddit.

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