Nice to know that DQX isn't a failure, but I wouldn't play it. Or any Dragon Quest game that isn't Hand of the Heavenly Bride, which is easily one of the greatest RPGs of all time.
FFXIV could've been fine, but it needed more development time for sure. It seemed very incomplete.
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