Can I Run FINAL FANTASY XIV on Windows 11?

According to the Steamcharts statistics, FINAL FANTASY XIV has got over 30,469 daily active players worldwide in the past 30 days. As it is becoming more and more popular, some users reported that they can’t play War Thunder after they upgrade to Windows 11 and there is an error code 2002. Therefore, users are not sure whether FINAL FANTASY XIV can run on Windows 11 or not. This article will tell you the answer can I run FINAL FANTASY XIV and how to fix its 2002 error code on Windows 11.


Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn, whose original name is ファイナルファンタジーXIV: 生エオルゼア, is also referred to as FFXIV. It is a 3D game developed by Japanese game developer Square Enix. FFXIV is a massively multiplayer online role-playing game, the fourteenth game in the Final Fantasy series.

Can I Run FFXIV on Windows 11

On MMO site, the world’s largest MMO media, FINAL FANTASY XIV won the Best New MMO Game Award, Most Popular MMORPG Award, Best Graphics Award, and Best Sound Effect Award.

If you want to play this game, you should know that it includes 30 days of free game time for all newly created service accounts, and monthly subscription is required to play.

Can I Run FINAL FANTASY XIV on Windows 11?

If you want to play FINAL FANTASY XIV on Windows 11, please check the system requirements of the game to confirm can you run FINAL FANTASY XIV on Windows 11 device, before you do any system or hardware modifications.

System Requirements of FINAL FANTASY XIV

System RequirementsMinimumRecommended
OSWindows XP SP3/Windows Vista 32-bit/64-bit/Windows 7 32-bit/64-bitWindows® 7 32/64 bit, Windows® 8.1 32/64 bit, Windows® 10 32/64 bit
CPUIntel Core 2 Duo (2.0 GHz) / AMD Athlon X2 (2.0 GHz)Intel Core i7 (2.66 GHz) or faster
Video card512 MB NVIDIA GeForce 9600 series / ATI Radeon HD 2900 series or equivalentNVIDIA GeForce GTX 460 with 768 MB VRAM or equivalent
Vertex shader3.04.0
Pixel Shader3.04.0
RAMWindows XP: 1.5 GB
Windows Vista/7: 2.0 GB
4 GB
Free Disk SpaceInstall: 15 GB
Download: 6 GB
15 GB

How to Fix FINAL FANTASY XIV 2002 Error Code on Windows 11?

If your computer didn’t meet the minimum requirements of FINAL FANTASY XIV, please upgrade to your hardware. While, if your system and hardware meet the requirements of the game and it is still not working smoothly, please refer to the solutions below to fix FINAL FANTASY XIV 2002 error on your Windows 11/10 devices.

What is Error Code 2002?

It was claimed officially by Square Enix that:

Error 2002

“Error 2002” may be displayed when selecting a character in the Character Selection menu. This error is displayed when the login server is experiencing high amounts of traffic or when the number of characters waiting in a login queue for a logical Data Center exceeds 17,000. This is a measure to prevent the server from crashing due to extreme traffic overloads.
Should you encounter Error 2002 when attempting to log in, we apologize for the inconvenience, but ask that you wait a while before trying again.

Therefore, if you encounter the error 2002, what you need to do is to keep attempting to log in and wait until they’re finally allowed to play the game.


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