People who play Final Fantasy XIV on a Mac might soon need to upgrade their macOS. Square Enix announced support will soon end for Catalina. It will no longer officially support that version of the operating system on March 7, 2023. However, it did note that after the official cut-off date, the MMORPG could still continue to work.
The company announced that starting on that date, it will no longer formally support Catalina. It did note that people who contact support might still be able to get “informal” help after that day.
MacOS Catalina first debuted back in October 2019. It is the oldest of the Mac operating systems Final Fantasy XIV currently supports. People with Big Sur, Monterey, and Ventura can also play the game. Square Enix also noted in its official requirements that Apple Silicon chipsets aren’t supported.
Final Fantasy XIV is available for the PS4, PS5, and PC, however Mac Catalina support ends on March 7, 2023. Its most recent update is patch 6.3, which debuted in January 2023. It did things like alter the Paladin and Machinist jobs and added a Myths of the Realm raid. There are also new Island Sanctuary additions, gear sets, mounts, and minions.