Remaining Fantasy XIV including an Oceania knowledge heart subsequent yr
The tail finish of the Remaining Fantasy XIV Digital Fan Pageant 2021 keynote provided up some very welcome information for any Antipodean Remaining Fantasy XIV gamers. After years of the sport’s knowledge facilities solely being in North America, Japan, and (ultimately) Europe, Oceania will lastly be getting its personal servers.
This gained’t be taking place instantly, alas, however you’ll be able to most likely anticipate it in the direction of the start of 2022.
Oceania knowledge heart
In the direction of the tip of the keynote, Remaining Fantasy XIV director and producer Naoki Yoshida gave the welcome information that there’s certainly an Oceania knowledge heart coming. The unique plan was for this to launch earlier than 6.0 (the Endwalker patch), however sadly, the worldwide pandemic has pushed these plans again. It’s a bit laborious to go and see the servers and assist set them up when international journey is locked down fairly tightly.
Nonetheless, the servers are beneath building, and the Remaining Fantasy XIV crew is seemingly doing digital conferencing to help within the setup.
Nonetheless, after years of struggling latency issues and being divided between different knowledge facilities (and, if choosing the Japan knowledge heart, language limitations), that is some very welcome information. There’s even a stunning image of it to show that it’s an actual factor!
Proper now, Sq. Enix is hoping that the Oceania knowledge heart will go reside earlier than the launch of 6.1. With Endwalker due out on November twenty third 2021, meaning we will hopefully anticipate Oceania to have servers up and working someday earlier than March 2022. That is clearly topic to any variety of delays based mostly on the worldwide state of affairs and another issues that come up, however hey, fingers crossed.
The Remaining Fantasy XIV Digital Fan Pageant schedule could be considered over on the official web site, although an important game-related bits are possible the keynote handle from earlier at the moment, and tomorrow’s Letter from the Producer. That mentioned, we would wind up with some surprising particulars from the Q&A or from different sections, however we’ve already obtained loads to go on.