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The FFXIV Economy Issue

Posted by Michael Bitton on Sep 12, 2013  | Comments

The FFXIV Economy Issue - Final Fantasy XIV - MMORPG.com

Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn has some economic issues that need addressing and we're breaking it all down for you in our latest column.

If you want to earn Gil in FFXIV, you’re going to have to interact with the economy in a meaningful player-to-player way.  In theory, this is awesome.  Most modern MMOs eschew the interdependency we found in classic MMOs for a much more solo, selfish approach. Square Enix’s emphasis on interdependency is refreshing, but there are some issues with the implementation.

Read more of Michael Bitton's The FFXIV Economy Issue: Gil Sinks & Gil Fountains.

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Michael Bitton / Michael Bitton / Michael began his career at the WarCry Network in 2005 as the site manager for several different WarCry fansite portals. In 2008, Michael worked for the startup magazine Massive Gamer as a columnist and online news editor. In June of 2009, Michael joined MMORPG.com as the site's Community Manager. Follow him on Twitter @eMikeB