Recap: Sq. Enix again in December suspended gross sales of Last Fantasy XIV after the launch of the Endwalker enlargement pack introduced in additional gamers than the sport’s servers had been outfitted to deal with. Now we’ve received an replace from the sport’s producer and director detailing modifications which have been made and what’s occurring subsequent.
For starters, Naoki Yoshida said they’ve determined to open the Oceanian Knowledge Middle two weeks sooner than scheduled. It’ll now come on-line on January 25, they usually’re including 5 new worlds from the beginning in addition to waiving the switch payment.
What’s extra, the Dwelling World Switch Service will return on January 26 and will probably be accessible to all gamers throughout all knowledge facilities.
Elsewhere, Yoshida stated they’re planning a two-phase main server enlargement in North America. The primary section is anticipated to be applied in August 2022 and can see the addition of 1 new logical knowledge middle and 4 new worlds. Part two in the summertime of 2023 will see Sq. Enix add 4 extra worlds to the newly established logical knowledge middle.
A brand new logical knowledge middle can be within the works in Japan – to be applied round July 2022 – and in Europe, 4 new worlds will probably be added to the 2 current logical knowledge facilities (two per) in July 2022. Part two of the European enlargement will see the addition of 1 new logical knowledge middle with eight new worlds.
In gentle of those modifications, Sq. Enix will probably be resuming gross sales of Last Fantasy XIV on January 25. Yoshida stated they reserve the appropriate to droop gross sales as soon as once more ought to server congestion return.