Final Fantasy XI

Final Fantasy XI shuts down on PS2 and Xbox 360, PC version still up and running

Final Fantasy XI shuts down on PS2 and Xbox 360, PC version still up and running

Ron Duwell

Alas, all good things must come to an end, and one of Final Fantasy’s most misunderstood chapters is no longer available on two of its platforms. As has been planned for months now, Square Enix has shut down the servers powering both the PlayStation 2 and Xbox 360 versions of Final Fantasy XI, making the magical realm of Vana’diel accessible only through your PC. Back in the day and...

Final Fantasy XI shutting down on PS2 and Xbox 360, smartphone version and spin-off announced

Final Fantasy XI shutting down on PS2 and Xbox 360, smartphone version and spin-off announced

Ron Duwell

Well, we have news from Square Enix’s press conference regarding the future of Final Fantasy XI. Which one do you want first, the mediocre? Just a warning, neither is the free-to-play option that we were hoping for. We’ll start with the obvious. Final Fantasy XI will be shutting down its servers for the PlayStation 2 and Xbox 360 exactly one year from now in March 2016. Over the course...