Well, I've always said that SE will likely support XI on the PS2 as long as Sony supports the PS2 itself.
They're ending shipments, but not support. However, ending support tends to follow a few years after ending shipments.
____________________________FFXI: Catwho on Bismarck. Once again a top bard on the server: Dardaubla 90 on 1/6/2014
FFXIV: Katarh Mest on Lamia - Member of The Swarm and the League of Extraordinary Crafters
I can't understand anyone who skips the cutscenes of a Final Fantasy game. That's like going to Texas and not getting barbecue.