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#1 Sep 08 2010 at 7:53 PM Rating: Decent
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I haven't played the Beta yet as I'm seeing some negative, and I was to just experience the final product and enjoy it for what it is at that time. I have a friend that is playing the beta and I want to make sure I can play with him when the final comes out.

Do we know if there will be an equivalent to a World Pass in XI that will guarantee me that I'll be on the same server as him? On launch day will I be able to pick the server I want and make sure it is the same as him or is there a reasonable chance that it will be full and I won't have the option?

I've looked through several pages of the forum but couldn't find anything regarding this and I don't have a premium account to search, so sorry if it has been asked before.
#2 Sep 08 2010 at 7:58 PM Rating: Good
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When you create your character, you then pick a server from the list. So drawing from my mmo experience, as long as the server isn't a high population server at start up, you probably will be fine. I have heard nothing about world passes for this title.
#3 Sep 08 2010 at 8:06 PM Rating: Decent
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Or, you could both simply create your characters on the same server at the same time. He will not be able to keep his beta character, so he could create a new one on any server he likes, unless he is worried about his name, which is the only thing guaranteed to be carried over to release. But at release, I doubt it would be an issue anyhow. A few months down the road, then you might have problems getting the same name on a different server. Especially if it is a really cool one and someone seen it and remembered it.
#4 Sep 08 2010 at 8:11 PM Rating: Decent
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That is what I was thinking the case would be. I think we both use unique names so keeping it shouldn't be so bad. I'm taking 3 days off work to play when it comes out, so I'll be early in the signup except for the Collectors Edition people.
#5 Sep 08 2010 at 8:19 PM Rating: Decent
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One think I'd like to mention is initially, I was a bit late to get into open beta. The rest of the people I was following went to Cornelia, and when I tried, Cornelia was NOT on the list of servers. I thought all was lost, but decided to spend some time closing XIV completely, and retrying. After an hour or so Cornelia appeared. Promptly after I logged on, I let others know, who ran into the initial problem.

I don't honestly expect this @ release, especially for CE.

But I want to make sure people know to try, try again.
FFXI:(Remora -> Leviathan -> Shiva) WHM, BLM, RDM, THF, SAM, DNC
FFXIV: (Rabanastre) Working on: CON ~ LNC

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