Ultimate Fantasy XIV gross sales to renew January twenty fifth
Your case of Ultimate Fantasy XIV FOMO is nearing its finish. Final evening, sport director Naoki Yoshida wrote on the Ultimate Fantasy XIV web site that Sq. Enix will resume digital gross sales of the favored MMO on January twenty fifth.
Ultimate Fantasy XIV grew so widespread with the launch of its newest growth Endwalker that the queues to log into sport servers had been 1000’s of individuals lengthy and took hours to get by way of. Servers had been so congested that in December, Sq. Enix suspended the sale of digital variations of the sport. As extra gamers progress by way of the content material, ranges of server congestion are lastly beginning to even out, allowing gross sales of the sport to renew. Yoshida additionally acknowledged that FFXIV’s meme-able free trial providing will stay unavailable for now however will return sooner or later.
Yoshida’s replace additionally included details about the addition of a brand new Oceanian information heart which is able to give Australian and New Zealand gamers, who historically performed on Japanese servers or suffered excessive ping to connect with American ones, extra decisions on the place to play. In his announcement, Yoshida mentioned the brand new information heart will go reside January twenty fifth, and to encourage gamers to maneuver there, Sq. Enix will waive the standard $18 world switch payment.
Along with a brand new information heart, current ones in Europe, Japan, and North America are getting expansions. Beforehand, Sq. Enix cited the worldwide chip scarcity as the explanation they may not deploy extra servers to help with congestion. Yesterday’s announcement included a roadmap for when these expansions are to happen with the primary part starting in summer time of this yr.