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Square Enix Offering Free Time To Troubled Final Fantasy XIV Players

Since its relaunch, Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn has been experiencing login issues. To help make up for the inconvenience, Square Enix is offering a free week to players.

Last week, Square Enix put a temporary hold on digital download sales of the game to help alleviate server stress. Players are still experiencing issues, so Square Enix is offering seven days of additional free play time to players. In order to take advantage of the free time, players must register their game before Sept. 9. Additionally, the servers will be getting maintenance on the morning of Sept. 4, which will increase the number of available Worlds, reduce stress on the Duty Finder servers, and increase the number of concurrent logins allowed for each server.

For all the details, head to page two, or head to the official Final Fantasy XIV website.

[Source: Square Enix via CVG]

 

Our Take
While it's an unfortunate problem for players, it's a good problem for Square Enix to have. Especially when you consider the problems surrounding the game's original launch. Hopefully, this will all get cleaned up soon.

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