I do not own FINAL FANTASY® XIV ONLINE STARTER EDITION. Do I need it to be able to play FINAL FANTASY® XIV: HEAVENSWARD™? Yes, you are required to own FINAL FANTASY® XIV ONLINE STARTER EDITION to be able to play this expansion. Please, let us know if this article was helpful. Yes No Thank you for your feedback! Can't find an answer to your question? Contact us to get more help.