The most recent update for FFXIV Endwalker was released in December. After the update, a number of players had reported an error identified as ” error 3001” on the FFXIV Endwalker.

This was not restricted to just one operating system and was affecting all kinds of devices such as Windows PCs, Macs, and the consoles, too.

So, our experts investigated the issue and found out that Error 3001 FFXIV Endwalker typically occurs when the game’s data center gets overwhelmed and then the server is unable to accept the connection to make new connections.

We have provided step-by-step directions to fix the error with a list of potential reasons for the ffxiv error code 3001.



What Causes of Error 3001 FFXIV Endwalker?

Overloading of Data CentresSometimes when the centers that you’re looking to join may be too crowded or overloaded, the server will not allow you to join. This could cause the issue.

Router Restrictions: Sometimes routers limit certain services to ensure adequate speed to all devices that are connected to them, and it can lead to this issue too.

Network Problems: If the internet speed is unstable or slow, or there are network-related issues it could be the cause for the problem.

Firewall: Sometimes those security programs installed on your system don’t permit games to connect to servers because they view them to be threats, erroneously and can result in the error 3001 Endwalker FFXIV.

Router-related Issues: Any issues with your router’s firmware, or even the hardware of it may be the cause of this issue.



Perform a Cold Restart of the Router and System/ Console

Perform a Cold Restart of the Router and System/ Console

A momentary communication problem between your system or console and game servers could result in the error 3001 appearing on FFXIV Endwalker. In this scenario doing a cold restart of your router could remove the error 3001 since it will reset several internal components back to their defaults and also acquire an IP via the ISP (if there is no static IP is not assigned).

  • Switch shut off your computer (or console) and disconnect its cables for power from the source of power.
  • Then turn off the router (or any other network equipment, such as or extender) and disconnect the router’s electrical power cord away from its power source. Make sure you disconnect the networking cable with the router. Unplug the router from the Power Source
  • Then, you should wait for five minutes, and then connect your router’s power cable to the power source.
  • Then reconnect the network cable (one to the modem and another to the console or system) onto the router, and switch the router. your router.
  • After the router has been properly switched on, reconnect your cables for power to your console (or console) to the energy source, and switch up your device/console.
  • Once the system is properly powered on Start FFXIV Endwalker, and examine if it’s clear that the issue is 3001.
  • If restarting fails check the ports needed for the game properly forward within the settings of your router. verify if the issue has been resolved.


Try Another Data Center of FFXIV

Try Another Data Center of FFXIV

FFXIV Endwalker could display the error 3001 if the game’s data center that you’re trying to connect to is a bit overwhelmed and is refusing to connect new connections. This is where you can resolve error 3001 FFXIV using different data centers.

  • Launch the launcher FFXIV and then click Play..
  • Then open Data Center and choose an additional data center. Open Data Center Menu from the Data Center Menu of FFXIV Endwalker
  • Click Continue and confirm that the endwalked error 3001 is removed.
  • If not, you could try different data centers each one at a time to determine which is the best for you.


Try Another Network or Use A VPN

Try Another Network or Use A VPN

There is a chance that you will encounter the error code 3001 on FFXIV Endwalker If your ISP is blocking the connection between your network and FFXIV servers. In this case, you can try a different network or using VPN may help. VPN could help you get rid of that error.

  • Connect the console or system with your present connection(wired or wireless) and connect it to another network (like your mobile phone’s hotspot). You may also use a no-cost VPN client. Enable Hotspot of Your Phone

Then, launch FFXIV and verify that it’s working properly. If it is, then most likely it is the router or ISP that is the culprit.



Delete or Rename the Characters Folders in the Installation Directory of FFXIV

If the cache folders for characters located in the directory for installation of FFXIV are damaged, it could result in the error 3001 in FFXIV Endwalker. Delete (or changing the name, if you are looking to be to be safe) the character folders within the directory for installation of the game can help solve the issue. Don’t worry, the folders will be rebuilt at the time of the next game launch but you could lose some settings of the characters.

  • Stop the game. Close the game and quit the game launcher.
  • Then select the right-click option on Windows and launch The Task Manager.Open the Task Manager on the System via Access Menu. Access Menu
  • The time has come to finish the chores that are related to the FFXIV along with its launcher.
  • Now click on the right side of Windows and choose Run.Open Run Command Box from the Quick Access Menu. Run Command Box from the Quick Access Menu
  • Then go to the directory for installation of FFXIV. It is usually you will find the following:
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\PlayOnline\SquarEnix\FINAL FANTASY XIV\User

Rename Folders in the Installation Directory of FFXIV

  • Then, remove these folders within this directory, or, if you prefer to be prudently, rename these folders (like the .old extension, e.g., c289dc.old).
  • Launch FFXIV and verify that it has cleared the error 3001.


Reset Router

If there’s a problem with the router’s firmware the router, it could cause a problem with the network that could result in this error. Therefore, it is suggested to restore the router back to the default setting.