Final Fantasy XIV is an MMO (Massively Multiplayer Online) role-playing game that’s developed & published by Square Enix in 2010. It’s available for PlayStation 4, Microsoft Windows, Xbox One, PlayStation 3, Macintosh platforms. Meanwhile, some of the Final Fantasy XIV PC players are reporting that they are encountering an error code which related to the server issue. Now, if you’re also one of them, check this troubleshooting guide to fix the Error 90002 in Final Fantasy XIV.
According to the affected PC players, the Error code 90002 appears with an error notice that says “Connection with the server was lost.” This particular issue happens at the loading screen of the game or while creating the character.
How to Fix Error 90002 in Final Fantasy XIV
Here we’ve shared a couple of possible steps below that you should check out in order to fix this mentioned error code.
1. Restart your Router
By simply rebooting your Wi-Fi router can mostly fix the particular issue that can be related to server connectivity. Sometimes, it can be possible that due to internet connectivity, plenty of game servers may not work properly on your PC.
Also Read: How to Fix FFXIV Lobby Server Error 5006
2. Reset your Router
Press and hold the power button of your router until the router turns off. Then unplug the cable from the router and unplug the power cord from the socket. Wait for a few seconds and then plug back in. However, you can also simply press and hold the reset button on the backside of the router for around 10 seconds in order to factory reset it. Once done, the LED indicators will start blinking randomly. Next, log in to the homepage of the router from the browser and set up the IP address and all again.
3. Use a VPN Service
Sometimes, it can be possible that either your region or your ISP (Internet Service Provider) is blocked or somehow not getting the connectivity from the game server properly. So, in that case, you should try to use a VPN service on your PC using any free/paid tool and check for the issue again.
4. Reinstall the Game
- Click on Start > Type Control Panel and click on it.
- Next, click on Uninstall a program.
- Here you have to select and Uninstall the Final Fantasy XIV game.
- Follow the on-screen instructions and proceed.
- Once done, reboot your PC.
- Finally, head over to the game client or official website in order to download and reinstall it.
5. Disable Windows Firewall
Make sure to turn off the Windows Firewall protection on your Windows PC/Laptop in order to run the game properly. Some times the Firewall program can block the game or client to fetch server online. Alternatively, you can try to add an exclusion of the game and client to the Firewall to bypass the program easily.
That’s it, guys. We hope you’ve found this guide pretty helpful. For further queries, let us know in the comment below.