On the day that Square Enix opened up servers to kick off head start play for the eager gamers who’ve received their Final Fantasy XIV preorder, the dev company, which has routinely bucked conventional wisdom where FFXIV is concerned, introduced a needlessly complex and convoluted subscription and billing system. Has SE driven another nail into the FFXIV coffin where Western gamers are concerned, or will fans of the franchise do anything to play in Eorzea? One rabid fan of the franchise vented his frustrations to Karen “Shayalyn” Hertzberg, and the ensuing rant is the subject of today’s Loading… Disenfranchised.

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Last Updated: Mar 13, 2016

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Karen is H.D.i.C. (Head Druid in Charge) at EQHammer. She likes chocolate chip pancakes, warm hugs, gaming so late that it's early, and rooting things and covering them with bees. Don't read her Ten Ton Hammer column every Tuesday. Or the EQHammer one every Thursday, either.