Final Fantasy XIV resumes digital sales after stabilising servers

Given that the initial launch of Final Fantasy XIV was so shoddy that Square Enix suspended subscriptions then shut it down, it's surprising that the official relaunch as A Realm Reborn was received so warmly.

The developer and publisher was clearly surprised too, as in August it needed to suspend digital sales to let suffering servers rest. It's now content things are running nicely, and today resumed selling the MMORPG virtually as well as physically.

"The company has performed extensive server maintenance, increasing the number of servers for players worldwide, the capacity of players per World and the number of concurrent players," Squeenix said in today's announcement. "Following this maintenance access to the game is now functioning as originally intended."

After suspending sales on August 28, producer Naoki Yoshida commented, "Considering the outcome of our first launch, our sales estimates for this one were decidedly conservative."