It survived the Japanese tsunami and Fukushima nuclear Sword of Damocles (only down for a few weeks) (BTW, that earthquake was the strongest in recorded Japanese history), it will survive the Mayan Apocalypse and A Realm Reborn. The real question is will FFXIV ARR survive as a sub-based game? Heck, will FFXIV be profitable by 2014? 2015? 2020?
Somewhere out there, there is a road with 2 signs on it. One says "No Trespassing". The sign right next to it says "FREE KITTENS".