FFXIV Maintenance and Server Downtime

Server downtime is always a frustrating thing about online games. We’ve all been there – we want to log into our favorite game, only to find out that the servers are currently down. Of course, often there are very good reasons why this is happening. For example, Final Fantasy XIV is currently undergoing planned maintenance and its servers are down. If you are not aware of why this is happening and how long it will last, our Final Fantasy XIV Maintenance and Server Downtime guide is here to clear up any questions concerning this you may have.

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Final Fantasy XIV Maintenance and Server Downtime

How Long is FFXIV Maintenance – When Will Servers be Up

The server downtime and game maintenance is scheduled to begin today, Monday, July 4th, 2022, at 3 AM PT / 5 AM CT / 6 AM PT / 11 AM BST / 12 PM CEST. According to developer Square Enix, it will take exactly 24 hours until all of the changes and updates to the game are implemented. This means that you can expect to be able to play the game on Tuesday, July 5th, 2022, at 3 AM PT / 5 AM CT / 6 AM PT / 11 AM BST / 12 PM CEST. That is, if no problems should occur on their end during this downtime. And if that happens, then we may need to wait even longer.

The reason why the downtime is occurring is because they are implementing a new patch to the game and and updating it to v6.18. And, for that, the servers need to be down for a while.

If you would like to play Final Fantasy XIV Endwalker in Early Access, we have a great guide that explains how you can do this. Likewise, we have also written guides that show you how to unlock the Reaper in Endwalker, as well as how to unlock Sage in Endwalker. Have a lot of fun in the Endwalker expansion.

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