How to fix error 2002 FFXIV?

Alton Alexander
By Alton AlexanderUpdated on June 4th, 2022

Error 2002 is an error code that can occur when trying to play the game Final Fantasy XIV. This error code means that the game cannot connect to the server. This can happen for a variety of reasons, such as the server being down, the player's internet connection being unstable, or the game's files being corrupted.

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1. Update your graphics drivers

  1. Open the Windows Update utility.
  2. In the left pane, under "Windows Update," click "Get updates."
  3. Select the "Graphics Drivers" option.
  4. Click "Install updates."
  5. When the updates are ready, click "Install updates."
  6. When the updates are installed, click "Restart your computer."
  7. After your computer restarts, enter Windows Update again and select the "Graphics Drivers" option.
  8. Click "Install updates."
  9. When the updates are installed, click "OK."
  10. After the updates are installed, your graphics drivers should be updated.

2. Try running the game in a lower resolution

There is no surefire way to fix this error, but you can try running the game in a lower resolution. This can be done by opening the game's .exe file in a text editor, such as Notepad, and changing the resolution value to a lower number. For example, you could try reducing the resolution to 800x600. If that does not work, you may need to try a lower graphics card settings.

3. Try running the game in windowed mode

  1. Open the game launcher
  2. Click the "Game Settings" button
  3. Change the resolution to "Windowed"
  4. Click the "Play" button
  5. If the error 2002 ffxiv endwalker not found persists, try reinstalling the game

Still not working? maybe try one of these options:

  1. Turn off any graphics settings that may be causing the issue
  2. Verify your game files
  3. Reinstall the game