Arguably, there is no video game redemption story that compares to Final Fantasy XIV.
Upon release in 2010, XIV was an embarrassment. Plagued with bugs, uninspired gameplay, and horrible design, fans were in disbelief. It was a big blow to the series, especially after the disappointment of XIII. However, utter disaster was only the beginning of the game’s journey.
Three years later, Square Enix would reboot XIV with A Realm Reborn. A Realm Reborn addressed all the problems from the original release, all while laying the groundwork for future growth and improvement. Following three successful expansions, XIV has proven to be a rich experience worth anybody’s time.