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#1 Sep 21 2010 at 11:39 PM Rating: Good
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Work and life have keep me away from the beta for the last week or so. Did they make the updater any better towards the end/for release, or is it still a steaming pile of poorly implemented P2P?

#2 Sep 22 2010 at 12:01 AM Rating: Decent
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Worked fine when I was updating tonight, but I never had any issues with it. ¯\(º_o)/¯ Was getting about 250 kb/s down, a little low but since they use explicit patch files for FFXIV it's always faster than patching FFXI. No complaints, I guess.
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#3 Sep 22 2010 at 12:02 AM Rating: Good
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Seems a lot better to me...was downloading at much higher rates this time and it didn't freeze at 94.6% or somethin' like many of the beta patches did = P

Should be noted that I had a lot less trouble than others with the beta updater so that "could" have something to do with it. Dunno how improved it feels for others, especially those who had major issues before...

#4 Sep 22 2010 at 12:23 AM Rating: Good
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I'm getting 0 remote connections. I doubt the port settings have changed. Going to take 8 hours? Hope not.
#5 Sep 22 2010 at 6:26 AM Rating: Good
I don't have my copy of the release version yet, but they definitely made the updater better toward the end of beta. Not only did it not get hung up near the end any more, but it was really fast.
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#6 Sep 22 2010 at 6:53 AM Rating: Decent
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Maybe I got lucky, but save for one instance, the updater has always been really fast for me. In both open beta and retail my downloads always ranged from about 700kb ~ 1mb/sec
#7 Sep 22 2010 at 6:56 AM Rating: Decent
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what the **** im getting 20-35kb upload and 5kb download , any idea's how i can sepped this up it been downloading 17hours .


plus 0 remote connection
and 25 local

Edited, Sep 22nd 2010 8:57am by IIIvirusIII
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#8 Sep 22 2010 at 7:25 AM Rating: Good
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IIIvirusIII wrote:
what the **** im getting 20-35kb upload and 5kb download , any idea's how i can sepped this up it been downloading 17hours .


plus 0 remote connection
and 25 local

Edited, Sep 22nd 2010 8:57am by IIIvirusIII

Ensure ports are correctly setup including any software firewall. I disabled Norton 2011 and it made a big difference.

Edited, Sep 22nd 2010 9:25am by Theahra
#9 Sep 22 2010 at 4:44 PM Rating: Decent
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Well, looks like it's still crap for me. 9 hours ETA. Good thing I downloaded that patch file using a regular bit torrent client. 3 Local Connections. Speed is.... oh look, ZERO.

FF11's patch system sucked, but at least it usually worked (barring the Chains of Promathia release).

#10 Sep 22 2010 at 4:55 PM Rating: Decent
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Doesn't work for me i have to rely off the kindness of anonymous strangers hosting direct files in order to patch anything at all. i'm really ****** but keeping my cool i guess.
#11 Sep 22 2010 at 6:39 PM Rating: Good
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Worked fine for me, was getting about 600kbps DL speed.... but then again i'm on fiber
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#12 Sep 22 2010 at 6:40 PM Rating: Good
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Never had problems in open beta. Tonight it took about 15 minutes to find a connection, but when it did the download only took a few minutes.
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