Final Fantasy XIV will go back on sale on January 25, after it was previously removed from digital store shelves due to a massive influx of players for the new Endwalker expansion.
Publisher Square Enix was forced to remove the base game and its complete edition from sale in December 2021, as the servers began buckling under the pressure of the game simply being too popular.
Players were compensated with 14 days of free play time to make up for the congestion and long queue times, but director Naoki Yoshida explained that a new lockdown on the game servers may be enforced if server stability is threatened again.
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