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#1 Aug 26 2013 at 8:47 PM Rating: Good
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In order to prevent server outages due to login and world congestion, we are currently closely monitoring server loads and making adjustments to both character creation and login limits as needed.

As we approach the peak North American play hours, the North American and European servers listed below in will have their login restrictions adjusted with particular scrutiny in order to ensure a pleasant play experience for all players.

As we continue to monitor the situation, we will be allowing players to log in sequentially. This will unfortunately have the effect of causing wait times for logins to these worlds, but this is a necessary step for the sake of server stability, and we ask for your understanding and patience during this time.

Additionally, character creation restrictions are currently in place for the following worlds:

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In the event of any changes in the situation, follow-up news posts will be posted here as well.

We sincerely apologize for the inconvenience, and once again thank you for your understanding and cooperation in this matter.


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As we approach the peak North American play hours, the North American and European servers listed below in will have their login restrictions adjusted with particular scrutiny in order to ensure a pleasant play experience for all players.


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login restrictions adjusted with particular scrutiny in order to ensure a pleasant play experience for all players.


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to ensure a pleasant play experience for all players.


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#2 Aug 26 2013 at 8:50 PM Rating: Excellent
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By "all" I would assume they just mean the ones fortunate enough to get logged in.
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#3 Aug 26 2013 at 8:51 PM Rating: Decent
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all players...


Yeah, I laughed out loud at that.
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And what does "will be allowed to log in sequentially" mean?
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If it means a real, functioning queue, then I'm all for it. Sure beats spamming login attempts and crossing your fingers. ^_^

Aside from that, same story...
#7 Aug 26 2013 at 9:03 PM Rating: Good
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And what does "will be allowed to log in sequentially" mean?


This means every certain interval such as 30 minutes, they will allow X amount of players to reach the queue. The rest will have to try again later. Basically, unless you know when they do their intervals and are quick enough to secure a spot, you will encounter the 1017 error for a good while into the future. My guess is until enough people quit from the outrage you will probably see this error occur for a good 2 weeks or more.
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Well, I sincerely hope that your guess doesn't become a reality...

They should be scrambling to set up more servers right now. Traffic will undoubtedly fade away after the launch window, but it may just fade too much to remain viable if this becomes the norm. O_o

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Queued at 25. Queue refreshed and I went down to 24.... then logged in.

Seems to be working like it was before?
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Takaiana of the Ten Storms wrote:
LebargeX wrote:
And what does "will be allowed to log in sequentially" mean?


This means every certain interval such as 30 minutes, they will allow X amount of players to reach the queue. The rest will have to try again later. Basically, unless you know when they do their intervals and are quick enough to secure a spot, you will encounter the 1017 error for a good while into the future. My guess is until enough people quit from the outrage you will probably see this error occur for a good 2 weeks or more.

I've made approximately 500 attempts to log in today. Gonna try again very early in the AM.
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It means wake up in the middle of the night to login and then never logout. That is your only way to play.
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Well that's encouraging... or something
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#13 Aug 26 2013 at 9:18 PM Rating: Excellent
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It means wake up in the middle of the night to login and then never logout. That is your only way to play.

Which will probably cook my PS3. And I'm sure everyone else is thinking the same thing. No I don't think this situation is going to un(you know what) itself for a long time. When my copy gets here i'm just going to put my CE on the shelf for a couple weeks and try later.
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Ok, I have held my tongue so far, but I think my mind has run out of space to store all this stupid.

That has got to be the stupidest statement any company has come up with since BP tried the whole "actually, we're the victims here!" thing after that oil spill disaster.

Exactly how in the **** is sitting around staring at the login screen for hours on end a "pleasant play experience for all players"? Are you kidding me? Also, what exactly are they doing to RESOLVE the issue, apart from simply telling their playerbase to not log in and play they game?
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I would prefer to SE post about what they are doing to actually solve these issues, rather than what they are doing to band aid them. Login restrictions are not a solution. Tell us when the servers will be expanded/upgraded. Tell us when you will be add new worlds and allowing free transfers to them.
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I like how on their forums you can't post to ***** unless you reach a certain level limit, apparently. I'm level 10 in game, with the total of 2 hours I've gotten to play since "early access" started...

And WasteOfSpace is spot on. I could live with a server transfer or even just making a new character on a JP server... if they'd add more NA servers/friends would follow. Both cases seem completely unlikely right now and I'm quickly losing interest in bothering. I don't necessarily need this ****, I've got FFXI(and other MMOs) right there in the other window and while it has it's problems, at least I can log in to the **** thing.
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WasteOfSpace wrote:
This is how you squander a second chance.


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I would prefer to SE post about what they are doing to actually solve these issues, rather than what they are doing to band aid them. Login restrictions are not a solution. Tell us when the servers will be expanded/upgraded. Tell us when you will be add new worlds and allowing free transfers to them.


Yep and Yep. I've said it multiple times, but you'll only hear the white knights saying 'deal with it'. Login restrictions are NOT a valid solution, in any way, shape or form. New worlds or re-opening transfers so some may move to JP servers if they wish are the only valid solutions left, unless SE has another ace up their sleeve somewhere. Some of us realize setting up new hardware takes time, but the bombardment started back in P4, this isn't a surprise anymore. I guess SE thought their game was crappier than we did, and thought a lot of us would leave between OB and now. I don't know, their logic defies just that sometimes, always has.

It's a great game, they just need to fix their view of customer service and delivery.

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#19 Aug 26 2013 at 11:44 PM Rating: Good
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Personally, I think they are waiting for Early Access to conclude and for the "free" pre-order leeches to be shut off.
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Personally, I think they are waiting for Early Access to conclude and for the "free" pre-order leeches to be shut off.


Well.....early access came as a result of pre-ordering. And while I assume at least SOME of that group will cancel their pre-orders, partly based on how these last few days have gone, I'd assume most of those pre-orders will be fulfilled. All of those people then have 30 more days free.

That's probably a bit too long to keep a strangle hold on logins.
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Personally, I think they are waiting for Early Access to conclude and for the "free" pre-order leeches to be shut off.


Well.....early access came as a result of pre-ordering. And while I assume at least SOME of that group will cancel their pre-orders, partly based on how these last few days have gone, I'd assume most of those pre-orders will be fulfilled. All of those people then have 30 more days free.

That's probably a bit too long to keep a strangle hold on logins.


I'm talking about the people who specifically "pre-ordered" and then immediately canceled once they got the pre-order email. Someone was laughing about Amazon giving him grief about it, and that it was apparently a LOT of people.
#22Olorinus the Ludicrous, Posted: Aug 27 2013 at 12:09 AM, Rating: Sub-Default, (Expand Post) Those people largely intend to play. Most of them were 1.0 players who wanted to start with their friends but not be bilked an extra $30 on top of the 40-80 they already paid for 1.0 for 3 days.
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That sounds like something SE would attempt to ban people for though. Very weird.

But also very scary now because I'm afraid if SE would considering me one of those people. I don't know why I haven't been charged after having ordered from their store. I knew something was weird when I was never sent my product code right away. Ugh. I guess I should have pre-ordered the game from another source.
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and yall act like this is ur first mmo. please cease the buyers entitlement crap. its getting old.

just fyi accoding to my subcription statement my next billing day is oct 10th.

they don;t wanna add servers atm due to this rush might be a fluke. it cost money to open and merge servers as well as time. Stop acting like u flip a switch.
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and yall act like this is ur first mmo. please cease the buyers entitlement crap. its getting old.

just fyi accoding to my subcription statement my next billing day is oct 10th.

they don;t wanna add servers atm due to this rush might be a fluke. it cost money to open and merge servers as well as time. Stop acting like u flip a switch.


Hmm so up until 9th September it's free playtime for ALL including new 2.0 purchasers? I remember you said you only purchase 2.0.
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Olorinus the Ludicrous wrote:
Ravashack wrote:


I'm talking about the people who specifically "pre-ordered" and then immediately canceled once they got the pre-order email. Someone was laughing about Amazon giving him grief about it, and that it was apparently a LOT of people.


Those people largely intend to play. Most of them were 1.0 players who wanted to start with their friends but not be bilked an extra $30 on top of the 40-80 they already paid for 1.0 for 3 days.


There's definitely a big chunk of people who are those, but they wouldn't be the people who'd be suppressed by the end of the week and weren't part of the assumption in the first place. I'm also intently curious how much of a difference logging in on Friday and Saturday will be.

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That sounds like something SE would attempt to ban people for though. Very weird.

But also very scary now because I'm afraid if SE would considering me one of those people. I don't know why I haven't been charged after having ordered from their store. I knew something was weird when I was never sent my product code right away. Ugh. I guess I should have pre-ordered the game from another source.


They could ban and most likely can track every single one of those canceled pre-orders, but I'm pretty sure it'd be REALLY bad publicity.
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I love the "entitlement" thing being bandied around.

Ya know - since when does, like, paying for goods or a service, and expecting it to work become entitlement?! On planet suck up to SE apparently it is (and guys -however much you white knight 'em on the internets they're not going to turn around and give you the sword of a thousand truths and a half naked fit bird in your mog house you know).

You take your shiny new XboxStation90000 home from the shop are you going to think you're being entitled if it doesn't work when you switch it on or when UberBlastYerBuddiesLiveNetwork is out for days at a time? God no you'd be screaming your heads off.

For SE dealing with a relaunch of an already tarnished product they NEEDED to be on their a-game... server load - fine, **** queues relatively ok - people could cope with queuing and going to jump in the shower or whatever... but this blooming random lottery of who gets carpal tunnel syndrome from repeatedly button (or mouse button) mashing the login screen trying to hit the random moment when Mercury Venus and Uranus jump into allignment and XxSephirothxX AerisDies937 logs off - that's nowhere NEAR acceptable.

I want this game to succeed - but I'm not putting subscriptions up until I can be relatively sure of a sensible login system meaning I'm going to have a chance of gameplay on any given evening - I'm damned if I'm paying £x to randomly mash a login button for 3 hours on a night.
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Thats the idea **** people off till they leave and then have extra capacity from those that left..... Not a good plan when you a subscription service.

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I love the "entitlement" thing being bandied around.

Ya know - since when does, like, paying for goods or a service, and expecting it to work become entitlement?! On planet suck up to SE apparently it is (and guys -however much you white knight 'em on the internets they're not going to turn around and give you the sword of a thousand truths and a half naked fit bird in your mog house you know).

You take your shiny new XboxStation90000 home from the shop are you going to think you're being entitled if it doesn't work when you switch it on or when UberBlastYerBuddiesLiveNetwork is out for days at a time? God no you'd be screaming your heads off.

For SE dealing with a relaunch of an already tarnished product they NEEDED to be on their a-game... server load - fine, **** queues relatively ok - people could cope with queuing and going to jump in the shower or whatever... but this blooming random lottery of who gets carpal tunnel syndrome from repeatedly button (or mouse button) mashing the login screen trying to hit the random moment when Mercury Venus and Uranus jump into allignment and XxSephirothxX AerisDies937 logs off - that's nowhere NEAR acceptable.

I want this game to succeed - but I'm not putting subscriptions up until I can be relatively sure of a sensible login system meaning I'm going to have a chance of gameplay on any given evening - I'm damned if I'm paying £x to randomly mash a login button for 3 hours on a night.



I agree we pay and we are the customer we should get a game that works. You expect to have support also not well we will get back to you when ever we get the chance support.Now their support has crashed too...

They are not new at MMO's ... FFXI at it most popular had more people than FFXIV. But I really dont think it comes down to any of it anymore. I think SE is a company on the verge of going bankrupt and they just dont have the money left to provide the service needed. I now believe they launched the game way early because they needed the money to fix these problems. Remember they can not collect till the item ships... This game was in no way ready to launch but they did anyway.. Everyone knew it was going to be disaster but this goes beyond any wildest dreams on how bad of a launch it is. There is no other explanation for not having some back up plan.

Great game that dies because the company can not stick anymore money behind it. It has happened before.





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Cesaria wrote:
I love the "entitlement" thing being bandied around.

Ya know - since when does, like, paying for goods or a service, and expecting it to work become entitlement?! On planet suck up to SE apparently it is (and guys -however much you white knight 'em on the internets they're not going to turn around and give you the sword of a thousand truths and a half naked fit bird in your mog house you know).

You take your shiny new XboxStation90000 home from the shop are you going to think you're being entitled if it doesn't work when you switch it on or when UberBlastYerBuddiesLiveNetwork is out for days at a time? God no you'd be screaming your heads off.

For SE dealing with a relaunch of an already tarnished product they NEEDED to be on their a-game... server load - fine, **** queues relatively ok - people could cope with queuing and going to jump in the shower or whatever... but this blooming random lottery of who gets carpal tunnel syndrome from repeatedly button (or mouse button) mashing the login screen trying to hit the random moment when Mercury Venus and Uranus jump into allignment and XxSephirothxX AerisDies937 logs off - that's nowhere NEAR acceptable.

I want this game to succeed - but I'm not putting subscriptions up until I can be relatively sure of a sensible login system meaning I'm going to have a chance of gameplay on any given evening - I'm damned if I'm paying £x to randomly mash a login button for 3 hours on a night.



I agree we pay and we are the customer we should get a game that works. You expect to have support also not well we will get back to you when ever we get the chance support.Now their support has crashed too...

They are not new at MMO's ... FFXI at it most popular had more people than FFXIV. But I really dont think it comes down to any of it anymore. I think SE is a company on the verge of going bankrupt and they just dont have the money left to provide the service needed. I now believe they launched the game way early because they needed the money to fix these problems. Remember they can not collect till the item ships... This game was in no way ready to launch but they did anyway.. Everyone knew it was going to be disaster but this goes beyond any wildest dreams on how bad of a launch it is. Great game that dies because the company can stick anymore money behind it. It has happened before.

Edited, Aug 27th 2013 10:15am by Nashred


Have any of you been around for 1.0. Or any new MMO release? This definitely isn't the worst. This game is amazing. And there's nothing wrong with the game itself. The servers suck **** oh no. There's never been an MMO release without some sort of server issue. I give it at most 2 weeks. **** even a basic online console game has issues upon launch.

Do any of you complainers work in video game programming. Or tech support? You act like fixing this ought to be so easy but I doubt you even know the first thing about it.

Point is.

If you're butthurt stop ******* and moaning, shelve the game for a month, carry on with your life (assuming you complainers had one before this considering how many people are so fixated on this) go beat tales of xillia or something and come back later.
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Cesaria wrote:
I love the "entitlement" thing being bandied around.

Ya know - since when does, like, paying for goods or a service, and expecting it to work become entitlement?! On planet suck up to SE apparently it is (and guys -however much you white knight 'em on the internets they're not going to turn around and give you the sword of a thousand truths and a half naked fit bird in your mog house you know).

You take your shiny new XboxStation90000 home from the shop are you going to think you're being entitled if it doesn't work when you switch it on or when UberBlastYerBuddiesLiveNetwork is out for days at a time? God no you'd be screaming your heads off.

For SE dealing with a relaunch of an already tarnished product they NEEDED to be on their a-game... server load - fine, **** queues relatively ok - people could cope with queuing and going to jump in the shower or whatever... but this blooming random lottery of who gets carpal tunnel syndrome from repeatedly button (or mouse button) mashing the login screen trying to hit the random moment when Mercury Venus and Uranus jump into allignment and XxSephirothxX AerisDies937 logs off - that's nowhere NEAR acceptable.

I want this game to succeed - but I'm not putting subscriptions up until I can be relatively sure of a sensible login system meaning I'm going to have a chance of gameplay on any given evening - I'm damned if I'm paying £x to randomly mash a login button for 3 hours on a night.



I agree we pay and we are the customer we should get a game that works. You expect to have support also not well we will get back to you when ever we get the chance support.Now their support has crashed too...

They are not new at MMO's ... FFXI at it most popular had more people than FFXIV. But I really dont think it comes down to any of it anymore. I think SE is a company on the verge of going bankrupt and they just dont have the money left to provide the service needed. I now believe they launched the game way early because they needed the money to fix these problems. Remember they can not collect till the item ships... This game was in no way ready to launch but they did anyway.. Everyone knew it was going to be disaster but this goes beyond any wildest dreams on how bad of a launch it is. Great game that dies because the company can stick anymore money behind it. It has happened before.

Edited, Aug 27th 2013 10:15am by Nashred


Have any of you been around for 1.0. Or any new MMO release? This definitely isn't the worst. This game is amazing. And there's nothing wrong with the game itself. The servers suck sh*t oh no. There's never been an MMO release without some sort of server issue. I give it at most 2 weeks. **** even a basic online console game has issues upon launch.

Do any of you complainers work in video game programming. Or tech support? You act like fixing this ought to be so easy but I doubt you even know the first thing about it.

Point is.

If you're butthurt stop ******* and moaning, shelve the game for a month, carry on with your life (assuming you complainers had one before this considering how many people are so fixated on this) go beat tales of xillia or something and come back later.


Actually I do... I work IT for a company now. I also part owner of a internet company. My brother is a programmer and now works for BMO Harris Bank. He is also is writing a game for xbox live arcade and was owner a game company. Also many years ago my brother had offers from some of the large gaming companies because my brother wrote online rpgs which were at the time called muds. The internet company I own with several people started out as a gaming company which allowed people to play multilayer games that you were not really able to do at the time. The company eventually turned into a isp and now has evolved into a server and web hosting business... So I do understand servers and have a pretty good understanding of games and the gaming industry.





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I'd be interested in hearing your brother's response to this whole debacle then.

I'm trained in programming but work in the analysis side these days. I also worked for three years in tech support. As someone who can see all sides of the issue, I'm annoyed at their customer service response while firmly believing they're scrambling in the background to get it fixed. So I'm just being patient.

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I'd be interested in hearing your brother's response to this whole debacle then.

I'm trained in programming but work in the analysis side these days. I also worked for three years in tech support. As someone who can see all sides of the issue, I'm annoyed at their customer service response while firmly believing they're scrambling in the background to get it fixed. So I'm just being patient.

Edited, Aug 27th 2013 11:25am by Catwho


He knows very little of FFxiv other than a few pics I showed him. He was over this weekend to go to the Buffett concert with me but of coarse I could not get into the game to show him anything.

Whats funny is he really does very little gaming for someone who spent a chunk of his life writing games. He basically just has this little rpg he is writing for xbox live arcade now in his spare time. He has a artist and a music guy helping him.

I myself know very little programing, I am hardware and networking. My point is I do have some understanding of what is going on and game servers because we ran some... If it were just additional servers this would have been fixed by now. The problem got worse instead of better. It is basically not free and you had to actually reserve the game to play this past weekend so their should have been less people and it got worse.

I am sure they are scrambling. I honestly dont get what is going on here. I just dont think they have a large enough team here in north America or anywhere. The whole issue in P4 was not even discovered until people started spamming the Japan forum. I think SE severely understaffed with all the losses and just cant handle whats going on. The layoffs the years of losses.
I mean this is just this year:
http://www.joystiq.com/2013/04/03/square-enix-los-angeles-layoff-details-ceo-rumored-to-be-out-by/

If you search they are laying off everywhere.

Also this is last quarter losses which have actually come down but this has been going on for years. The good new is they actually predict a profit soon..

http://www.joystiq.com/2013/05/13/square-enix-posts-134m-fiscal-net-loss-projects-profit-for-com/

My guess is this really is a company that is understaffed and underfunded.







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Can anyone guess what official clock they use to determine when to start a new window?

Like the official world clock somewhere?

I would time my Login attempt to be at the top of the minute, or 0:01, if I knew what clock they are likely using.
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