Last month, because of the overwhelming queue occasions to entry Final Fantasy XIV servers, digital game sales and certain services were suspended till issues calmed down. Now, Square Enix is getting ready to permit recent 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 shall 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 Home World Transfer Service may 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 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’ means to go to different worlds to play with pals or quest/and so forth. Currently, an identical performance is current in game, however solely means that you can go to worlds that share a knowledge middle together with your character’s dwelling world. However, with the brand new Data Center Travel System, you may have the opportunity travel to servers housed inside a totally different knowledge middle. There are some restrictions nonetheless, as listed on the weblog submit.
- Players will have the ability to go to Worlds in different logical knowledge facilities throughout the similar bodily knowledge middle.
- Players won’t be able to go to Worlds in different areas/bodily knowledge facilities.
- Though cross-region travel is technically attainable, implementation continues to be into consideration.
- Travel is initiated not whereas logged into the game, however from the character choice display.
FFXIV producer Naoki Yoshida says within the submit, “there are just about no restrictions. Be it undertaking quests, forming parties, or using the Duty Finder, you’ll be able to play the game as usual.” Some communication providers will not be accessible when touring to a different knowledge middle, although, so organize for an additional technique of chatting together with your Free Company or dwelling world pals if needed.
Other knowledge facilities across the globe even have updates deliberate within the coming months and years, letting much more individuals play on the similar time. You can learn all about these expansions within the developer blog post here.
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