Final Fantasy XIV suspends sales because too many people want to play it

Originally published on Sora News by Casey Baseel

The game not enough people wanted to play when it launched now has the exact opposite problem.

You won’t find a much more dramatic comeback story in the video game industry than Final Fantasy XIV. And no, we’re not talking about the game’s narrative, but the reception of the game itself. In its original form 2010 form, Final Fantasy XIV’s player base was so small and unsatisfied that developer Square Enix took the drastic measure of shutting the game down entirely in 2012, then spending almost an entire year retooling it for a complete rerelease.

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