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TEMPORARY SUSPENSION OF ONLINE SERVICES DUE TO AN EARTHQUAKE
Due to the continuous earthquakes occurring in the eastern regions of Japan since Mar. 11, 2011, the power companies in Japan have encouraged everyone to cooperate by conserving as much energy as possible as it is feared there will not be enough power supply. Based on the current situation, we have decided to shut down the game servers temporarily, and therefore to suspend services of FINAL FANTASY XIV, FINAL FANTASY XI, and PlayOnline temporarily.

The services will be temporarily suspended for at least a week starting on Mar. 13, 2011 3:00 (PDT). We will provide an update regarding the reinstatement of the service as additional information becomes available. In connection with the temporary suspension of services, players will not be billed for any PlayOnline service throughout the April billing cycle. Additional information regarding this matter will also be posted as it becomes available.

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http://release.square-enix.com/na/2011/03/14_01.html
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Understandable given the circumstances..
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Definitely understandable.
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Who would actually argue against this?
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Just kidding, best of luck to them out there.
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Who would actually argue against this?
Not arguing it just posted it so those that play arent wondering why their games wont load.
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Not arguing it just posted it so those that play arent wondering why their games wont load.
It's all good man I wasn't directing anything towards anyone really. It was kind of a rhetorical question I guess.
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I want to make a snide comment about how no one wants to play FFXIV anyway, but this is just too sad...
    
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post #9 of 18
the fact they are doing it for a good reason makes no complaints from me.
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post #10 of 18
Nerds will rage! FFO players will unite and develop a 100% accurate earthquake prediction and pressure relief system because of this.

All joking aside...

Hope Japan can recover quickly
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