Posts Tagged ‘Server’

Everquest Promises New Progression Server, Less Drama

Daybreak Game Company has announced that the next progression server for Everquest, Phinigel, will not allow multi-boxing. Set to launch on December 9th, Phinigel will follow a strict schedule of one expansion release every ninety days, with no voting on the player side or manipulation from Daybreak. In addition, raids will have an instanced mode […]

ArcheAge 2.0 Rolled Back After Major Server Issues

If you’ve been out of the loop as I have for the past couple of days, you may have missed the launch of ArcheAge 2.0. Thankfully, you didn’t miss much, as an issue with the Glyph authentication system resulted in over 90% of players being denied access to the game. As many of you are […]

Daybreak Game Company Discussing EQ2 Server Consolidation

Daybreak Game Company has expanded upon an earlier announcement that Everquest II servers will be merged. The term that executive producer Holly Longdale is going for is “consolidation,” meaning that the servers will be closed completely with players shuffled over to new servers, rather than simply merging a lower population server into another. Those players […]

LOTRO Will Merge Down To Ten Servers

We learned back in May of Turbine’s plans to merge the Lord of the Rings Online servers, but the company has finally come forward with more specific details on the hows, the whens, and the wheres. All but ten servers will close as part of the merger, five in the US and five in Europe, […]

TERA Sees Population Boost After Steam Launch

TERA is celebrating a boom in traffic, both from the recent launch on Steam and release of the new gunner class. While the team at En Masse Entertainment has increased server capacity over the past month, heavy population has resulted in queues during peak times. To move the population around, a new PvE server will […]

Wildstar Announces Server Mergers

Mega servers are the future, at least in the sense that they allow developers to merge servers without using the term and acting like there is nothing to worry about with the population. Wildstar developer Carbine Studios has revealed that the fledgling MMO will soon see its servers merged similar to DC Universe Online, with […]

RuneScape Temporarily Alters Death Mechanics

If you haven’t heard, RuneScape is currently under intermittent attacks by an outside party. Given that dying in both versions will result in losing items, players are understandably demanding action by Jagex to protect players while still allowing them to play as much as possible. For the duration of these attacks, Jagex has altered their death […]

Dynasty Warriors Online Shutting Down

Dynasty Warriors Online is the MMO adaptation of the long running hack and slash, and if you didn’t know it existed, well you understand why it is shutting down. Aeria Games posted a notice that the servers will close on January 10th, at around 8pm eastern. Any AP spent from today onward will be rebated back […]

Lessons From 2013 #2: Triumph of Old School

You can only hope that other developers are paying attention to Jagex. This year marked the announcement and launch of RuneScape’s Old School server, a separate service that originally launched as a snapshot of the MMO way back from August 2007, but has since evolved into its own game entirely. Updates are based entirely off […]

Ragnarok Online 2 Sunsetting In Korea

Ragnarok Online 2 is shutting down in Korea. As reported by MMO Culture, Gravity has announced that the Korean servers will come down on December 23rd, and that services in North America and Europe will not be affected by the change. The shutdown notice points to a lack of players as the reason for the […]