Final month, because of the overwhelming queue instances to entry Remaining Fantasy XIV servers, digital game sales and certain services were suspended till issues calmed down. Now, Sq. Enix is getting ready to permit recent accounts to be created in a few weeks.
In response to a developer blog post, January 25 will be the date digital gross sales of Remaining Fantasy XIV will likely be resumed. The transfer coincides with the already-planned opening of a brand new Oceanian knowledge middle, bringing 5 new worlds into existence, hopefully assuaging congestion on different worlds. This additionally means the suspended House World Switch Service can even be introduced again on January 25, letting gamers deliver their character to those new servers, or elsewhere barring any limitations imposed on still-overpopulated worlds. The customarily-memed free trial for FFXIV will proceed to be frozen in the interim.
Additionally on the docket is the Information Middle Journey System, which expands gamers’ capacity to go to different worlds to play with associates or quest/and so forth. At the moment, an identical performance is current in sport, however solely lets you go to worlds that share a knowledge middle along with your character’s residence world. Nevertheless, with the brand new Information Middle Journey System, you will give you the chance journey to servers housed inside a completely different knowledge middle. There are some restrictions nonetheless, as listed on the weblog submit.
- Gamers will be capable of go to Worlds in different logical knowledge facilities inside the similar bodily knowledge middle.
- Gamers will be unable to go to Worlds in different areas/bodily knowledge facilities.
- Although cross-region journey is technically doable, implementation remains to be into account.
- Journey is initiated not whereas logged into the sport, however from the character choice display.
FFXIV producer Naoki Yoshida says within the submit, “there are nearly no restrictions. Be it enterprise quests, forming events, or utilizing the Responsibility Finder, you’ll play the sport as standard.” Some communication providers will not be out there when touring to a different knowledge middle, although, so organize for one more technique of chatting along with your Free Firm or residence world associates if mandatory.
Different knowledge facilities across the globe even have updates deliberate within the coming months and years, letting much more folks play on the similar time. You’ll be able to learn all about these expansions within the developer blog post here.
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