Probably a mixture of the Lightning Saga in general and SE's incompetence.
I'm not sure if I would go with "downfall" but it did basically turn Final Fantasy into a punchline. And as bad as XIV supposedly was, at least it's being fixed. The Lightning Saga just keeps on going, and going.... --- "And you have proved to be A real human being and a real hero..."
12 golden age looooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooool
Yeah, we are never going to agree on this matter, but I suppose we have a different definition of what constitutes the golden era for FF. Cool beans. --- The contents of this post may not reflect the views of the poster.