Square Enix just announced there will be a live stream this Thursday, March 19th at 12:00 am PDT regarding “plans for Final Fantasy XI going forward”.
We have no other information at this time. Many are speculating this could mean announcing the end of service, going free to play, or announcing a major shift in platform support. We will be sure to report the details as they unfold.
The stream will be viewable here: http://sqex.to/5Qh