The Daily Grind: Which MMO is too ambitious for its own good?


This week’s Final Fantasy XIV update had our newsroom shaking our heads, not because of any animosity for the game but because the situation – the data center traveling that was the cornerstone of the patch being taken offline almost immediately because of congestion – was so predictable.

“I had a feeling this was going to become a dog’s breakfast,” MOP’s Chris lamented, as multiple people in the XIV community had pointed out that Square Enix was probably being a little too ambitious to think its laggy infrastructure was capable of handling mass server-moves, especially on a patch launch day so close to a major holiday.

Which other MMOs are too ambitious for their own good?

Every morning, the Massively Overpowered writers team up with mascot Mo to ask MMORPG players pointed questions about the massively multiplayer online roleplaying genre. Grab a mug of your preferred beverage and take a stab at answering the question posed in today’s Daily Grind!
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