Your case of Final Fantasy XIV FOMO is nearing its finish. Last night time, sport director Naoki Yoshida wrote on the Final Fantasy XIV web site that Square Enix will resume digital sales of the favored MMO on January 25th.
Final Fantasy XIV grew so well-liked with the launch of its newest enlargement Endwalker that the queues to log into sport servers had been hundreds of individuals lengthy and took hours to get via. Servers had been so congested that in December, Square Enix suspended the sale of digital variations of the sport. As extra gamers progress via the content material, ranges of server congestion are lastly beginning to even out, allowing sales of the sport to resume. 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 knowledge middle which can give Australian and New Zealand gamers, who historically performed on Japanese servers or suffered excessive ping to join to American ones, extra selections on the place to play. In his announcement, Yoshida stated the brand new knowledge middle will go reside January 25th, and to encourage gamers to transfer there, Square Enix will waive the standard $18 world switch charge.
In addition to a brand new knowledge middle, present ones in Europe, Japan, and North America are getting expansions. Previously, Square 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 section starting in summer time of this 12 months.