FFXIV server status: Are Final Fantasy XIV servers down?

Andrew Highton
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FFXIV is a live-service game, which means that, occasionally, a server’s status will go down for a short period of time. We’ve got full details on the current status of Final Fantasy XIV’s servers.

Square Enix’s live-service title, Final Fantasy XIV, maintains a loyal base of players by providing fresh content drops through updates. Endwalker recently introduced another chapter to the ongoing storyline, while the upcoming Patch 6.2 will add even more content.

However, to successfully implement these features, the servers sometimes need to go down. Additionally, general maintenance or server connectivity issues can all leave players scratching their heads and wondering what’s going on.

This is why we’ve put together this handy guide which we will update when the server status of the game changes.


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Having connection issues with Final Fantasy XIV? You’re probably not alone.

FFXIV server status

As of August 22, 2022, the Final Fantasy XIV servers are online. However, if you find that you can’t connect, this is probably down to the scheduled release of Patch 6.2 on August 23, 2022.

Maintenance will take place on all Worlds at the time below, during which FFXIV will be unavailable:

  • August 23, 2022 from 2AM to 10AM (GMT)
  • August 23, 2022 from 3AM to 11AM (BST)
  • August 23, 2022 from 12PM to 8PM (AEST)

According to the official FFXIV website, the completion time of this maintenance is subject to change, so there’s always a possibility that it could overrun past the times listed above.

If there are any changes in the server status either officially or unofficially then we’ll be on the case and update this page.

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Generally, if the servers do go down, it won’t be for long.

Additional FFXIV server maintenance resources

If there are any changes in the server status either officially or unofficially then we’ll be on the case and will update this page, especially as the new patch rolls out.

However, if you want an additional source to keep an eye on just in case, then @FFXIV_NEWS_EN also provides updates on upcoming maintenance which could give you insight ahead of time.

Hopefully, this has helped you with any questions you had regarding FFXIVs server status, and we have more guides for the game:

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