In case you did not already know, Final Fantasy XIV was faraway from sale on digital storefronts — together with the PlayStation Retailer — in December 2021, following the discharge of Endwalker, the MMO’s newest enlargement. Why? Effectively, it was due to sheer reputation. Endwalker was such a colossal hit that the sport’s servers merely could not deal with it. Gamers have been pressured to take a seat in digital queues for as much as hours at a time with the intention to acquire entry, and those that have been fortunate sufficient to get in have been typically hit with connection points.
Issues bought so congested that Sq. Enix needed to place restrictions on who may really play Remaining Fantasy XIV. It had no alternative however to prioritise present gamers who had bought Endwalker and have been prepared to leap straight into the enlargement. In flip, newer gamers have been denied entry totally — and this led to Sq. Enix eradicating Remaining Fantasy XIV from sale. Loopy!
Excellent news, although: Remaining Fantasy XIV will return to the PlayStation Retailer later this month, on the twenty fifth January. What’s extra, the event staff is increasing every of the sport’s regional information centres, which ought to assist with any future congestion.
Nevertheless, there is no assure that Remaining Fantasy XIV will not get fully and totally swamped yet again, as soon as the sport is again on sale. If it involves it, Sq. Enix will ultimately need to re-remove the MMO — which, let’s be sincere, can be a very ridiculous flip of occasions.
“As soon as once more, I want to apologize for the delays to server enlargement attributable to the worldwide semiconductor scarcity,” writes director and producer Naoki Yoshida.
“Regardless of these hardships, nevertheless, we imagine this server enlargement is a major step ahead in offering gamers one of the best gaming expertise doable in FFXIV. Work on bolstering the servers will proceed effectively into 2023, expending an unlimited quantity of economic assets and manpower, however we are going to do our utmost to make sure this endeavor has no damaging impression in your potential to play, so we’d admire your help when you proceed in your adventures.”
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