Final Fantasy 14 director says the new AFK timer shouldn't ruin the fun

Final Fantasy 14 director says the new AFK timer shouldn't ruin the fun

Final Fantasy 14 director Naoki Yoshida still wants you to have fun mucking about in the game, even with the recently added AFK kick function. The MMO has been having an insanely good time recently—it smashed its concurrent player count on Steam and somehow even managed to sell out of digital copies. Even traditional World of Warcraft player Asmongold jumped on the hype, which probably aided the game's spike somewhat. While it's been great to see Final Fantasy 14 flourishing, it's also meant that queues for servers are an absolute nightmare at the moment. Some free trial players have found they're not being let in at all, which is understandably causing some people to become a little frustrated. Square Enix has attempted to ease the congestion a bit, releasing a patch earlier this week that boots anyone from the server who's been idling for more than 30 minutes. It's meant that often bustling areas like Limsa Lominsa have become noticeably quieter, with fewer players idling or dancing while they have a bite to eat or go for a walk in …
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