Posts Tagged ‘Server’

ArcheAge Plans More Server Mergers

Trion Worlds has announced that more server mergers are coming to ArcheAge, with twelve servers being merged into four across North America and Europe. As is usual with ArcheAge server mergers, rather than merging into an existing server, ArcheAge merges two or more existing servers into fresh new servers. Instead of players on the merging […]

New Everquest Server Will Never Catch Up

Everquest pumps out progression servers on a pretty regular basis, but have you ever looked at them and wondered what life would be like if the community never voted to progress past Planes of Power, aka when the game stopped being good (your words, not mine). Well consider that thirst quenched, as Daybreak Game Company […]

Turbine Reneges On Private Server Plans, Shutting Down Asheron’s Call

Turbine Entertainment has announced that Asheron’s Call and Asheron’s Call 2 will shut down on January 31st, 2017, following the news this week that Dungeons & Dragons Online and Lord of the Rings Online would be spun off into a separate company with Turbine continuing to focus on the mobile gaming sector. Those of you […]

Lineage II: Server Transfers Stopping Over the Holidays

Lineage II players thinking about changing servers might want to make up their minds soon. In a post on the official website, NCSoft has announced that server transfers will be shutting down for two weeks while the staff takes a much deserved holiday break. In addition to the two week break, the post notes that […]

[Column] How Nostalrius Killed Its Credibility, Image With One Dump

A few weeks ago, Blizzard revealed that they would not be discussing legacy servers at Blizzcon this year, however the idea was not off the table and that the company was still considering such servers. In response, the folks at Nostalrius decided to make a threat upon which they have no moral or legal standing: […]

Arc Will Experience Platform-Wide Maintenance 10/19

Perfect World Entertainment has announced that the Arc platform will be offline for 7 hours tomorrow. The maintenance will affect all titles on the service. Arc will be undergoing a scheduled maintenance at 5AM Pacific on 10/19/2016. The maintenance will be for approximately 7 hours. Our engineers will be performing server updates and upgrades during which some web […]

Rappelz Shutting Down Its Hardcore Server

The latest expansion for Rappelz has been confirmed for release later in 2016, but for now Webzen has important information for those still playing on the hardcore server. Due to a lack of popularity among the game’s userbase, Webzen has officially announced that the server will close down in just a few months. Server migration […]

Warcraft Legacy Server Survey To Be Presented To Blizzard

Nostalrius isn’t the first, nor will it be the last World of Warcraft private server to meet the wrath of Blizzard’s legal team, but the shuttering of this service has undoubtedly opened a can of worms that I don’t think many people anticipated. Between a petition receiving over two hundred thousand signatures, a press that […]

Jagex Product Manager Weighs In On Classic Servers

The recent shuttering of Nostalrius, one of World of Warcraft’s biggest private servers, has been rippling throughout the gaming news and leaking into the regular press. Part of the discussion has turned to both the feasibility and potential that legacy servers can offer MMO developers. Here at MMO Fallout, we’ve pretty heavily covered the ongoing […]

Shanda Games In Severe Damage Control After Losing Two Years Of Data

Shanda Games is performing serious PR damage control after a “severe technical failure” resulted in two years worth of data being lost in their MMO Dragon Nest. While characters, gold, DNP, and AC are still intact, virtually everything else has been lost. The good news is, according to the news post, Shanda is capable of […]