Square-Enix Burns Down the Walled Garden
Figuratively, anyway, because you won’t be playing FF XIV, ever, on 360:
“The main reason why we couldn’t go with Xbox 360 was the Xbox Live system,” he explained at E3. “[Live is] different to the normal internet environment, so when we wanted to introduce this game in the same environment as Windows PC it had to be PS3, so that was our choice.
This isn’t the first time that the prison yard set-up of Live has cost owners of that platform games, mainly those in the MMO category.1
1 Aren’t you glad you’re paying for that service only to actively be denied games you might want to play?