Last month, because of the overwhelming queue instances to entry Final Fantasy XIV servers, digital game sales and certain services were suspended till issues calmed down. Now, Square Enix is making ready to permit contemporary accounts to be created in a few weeks.
According to a developer blog post, January 25 will be the date digital gross sales of Final Fantasy XIV will probably be resumed. The transfer coincides with the already-planned opening of a brand new Oceanian information middle, bringing 5 new worlds into existence, hopefully assuaging congestion on different worlds. This additionally means the suspended Home World Transfer Service may even be introduced again on January 25, letting gamers carry their character to those new servers, or elsewhere barring any limitations imposed on still-overpopulated worlds. The often-memed free trial for FFXIV will proceed to be frozen in the meanwhile.
Also on the docket is the Data Center Travel System, which expands gamers’ potential to go to different worlds to play with associates or quest/and so on. Currently, an identical performance is current in recreation, however solely means that you can go to worlds that share an information middle along with your character’s residence world. However, with the brand new Data Center Travel System, you will have the opportunity journey to servers housed inside a totally different information middle. There are some restrictions nonetheless, as listed on the weblog submit.
- Players will be capable to go to Worlds in different logical information facilities inside the identical bodily information middle.
- Players won’t be able to go to Worlds in different areas/bodily information facilities.
- Though cross-region journey is technically doable, implementation remains to be into consideration.
- Travel is initiated not whereas logged into the sport, however from the character choice display screen.
FFXIV producer Naoki Yoshida says within the submit, “there are nearly no restrictions. Be it endeavor quests, forming events, or utilizing the Duty Finder, you can play the sport as traditional.” Some communication providers will not be accessible when touring to a different information middle, although, so organize for an additional technique of chatting along with your Free Company or residence world associates if mandatory.
Other information facilities across the globe even have updates deliberate within the coming months and years, letting much more individuals play on the identical time. You can learn all about these expansions within the developer blog post here.
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