Last month, as a result of overwhelming queue occasions to entry Final Fantasy XIV servers, digital sport gross sales and sure providers had been suspended till issues calmed down. Now, Square Enix is making ready to permit recent accounts to be created in a few weeks.
According to a developer weblog submit, January 25 will be the date digital gross sales of Final 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 Home World Transfer Service may also be introduced again on January 25, letting gamers convey 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 intervening time.
Also on the docket is the Data Center Travel System, which expands gamers’ skill to go to different worlds to play with associates or quest/and so on. Currently, an analogous performance is current in sport, however solely lets you go to worlds that share an information middle along with your character’s dwelling world. However, with the brand new Data Center Travel System, you may have the opportunity journey to servers housed inside a completely different knowledge middle. There are some restrictions nevertheless, as listed on the weblog submit.
- Players will have the ability to go to Worlds in different logical knowledge facilities throughout the identical bodily knowledge middle.
- Players won’t be able to go to Worlds in different areas/bodily knowledge 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 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 out there when touring to a different knowledge middle, although, so prepare for an additional technique of chatting along with your Free Company or dwelling world associates if crucial.
Other knowledge 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 weblog submit right here.
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