This is considered to be the worst Final Fantasy XIV online game to be released in 2010. Later on the Square Enix company apologized to the Final Fantasy fans and 2 years later in 2012, Final Fantasy XIV was shutdown and replaced with Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn.

As of November 1, 2012. Final Fantasy XIV online has shutdown. A year later the game was rebooted on August 27, 2013 as Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn.

Considered by many to be the worst game ever made. Yoichi Wada later apologized to the Final Fantasy fans saying "The Final Fantasy brand had been greatly damaged."

A Playstation 3 version was planned to be released. But it was cancelled due to the negative reviews among video game critics and Final Fantasy fans.