2010 FFXIV Open Beta Server Woes Haunt Gamers

September 6th, 2010 - 6:51 pm ICT by GD  

By Ranjan Bhaduri
final-fantasy-xivSep 6, (THAINDIAN NEWS) When the news of the FINAL FANTASY XIV Open Beta release got spread online the fans of the franchisee became immensely excited. However, the excitement suffered some obstacles in last two days. Several users have complained that they are unable to play the beta as the FFXIV server is apparently down. Some people are also getting greeted with errors related to passwords. The users are at a loss to understand what has hit the site. It is quite obvious that the polarity and curiosity of the fans of the series regarding the game has taken the toll on the game site and its server simply cannot cope up with the web traffic.

Square Enix said that it had to put a temporary restriction on the availability of the registration codes. However, the latest update is that the restriction has been lifted. The users who are still unsuccessful in getting the code have been advised to try later. Final Fantasy has always been popular with the gamers because of its storyline and visual elements. The players are never bored and the game has inspired many other companies to come up with similar games. Square Enix issued a statement on its site saying that the staffs are working to resolve the server congestion. They also expressed their regret for the problem caused to the users.

A number of gamers who failed to log in to the site and into a valid code have posted their grievances in the social networking sites. The final version of the game for PC will be unveiled on September 30th, as per the plan.

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