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FFXIV Oceanic Data Center Announcement | Gaming News





FFXIV Server Expansion Announcements

Hello guys, welcome to the Gaming News for 14 Jan 2022. Naoki Yoshida, who is a Producer and Director behind Final Fantasy XIV, has released a huge announcement talking about the expansion of basically every Data Center, but also the opening of the Oceanic Data Center.

FFXIV Oceanic Data Center

He says "The Oceanic Data Center we've been planning for some time will be opening approximately two weeks earlier than scheduled. This may be a little sudden, but we'll be bringing it online on Tuesday, January 25, 2022. Additionally, taking into account the current number of players in Oceania, the original plan was to initially add three worlds and later introduce two more. In light of the recent influx of players, however, we've decided to add five new worlds from the start. With this, there should be enough room for everyone in Oceania to transfer over. Those in Oceania who have struggled with network latency issues should also have a better play experience. This will be explained in detail separately, but these being new worlds, will be offering world incentives to transfer to them, such as waiving the transfer fee. We hope you take advantage of these bonuses." People in the Oceanic Region have been waiting years for this to happen. It's good that it finally is. Also as well, because of the recent influx of new players, especially with the launch of Endwalker, they have got to react.

FFXIV Resuming Digital Sales

They suspended digital sales of the game a few weeks ago, but now that's going to be resuming also on the 25th. They're hoping on the 25th they can open new servers, expand the data centers and then resume sales, and overall people will get a better experience playing Endwalker and get less server queues. Let me know in the comments, are you planning to transfer server from your current server to a new one? And some people already on Twitter are saying something like they're going to transfer to the newest and emptiest server possible just so that they have a chance to buy a house in the game. We will see how that goes. Hopefully, it goes well and good luck to everyone who is going to be moving. Because this was such a big announcement, that's it for the Gaming News for today. Thank you so much as always to all the new followers and I will see you tomorrow. Thanks guys. Bye bye.

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In 1997 when I was 12 years old, a class mate of mine asked me, have you ever played Final Fantasy 7? I was like no, what’s that? He lent me his copy, and I remember on the first night I escaped Midgar after not being able to put it down for 5 to 6 hours even though it was a school night. Shortly after I finished the game and my gaming obsession was truly planted.

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When I went to University during 2003 to 2007, it was the era of Half Life 2. I remember spending a portion of my student loan so I could get a gaming pc powerful enough to play it.

During that time I also started my adventures in MMOs including Final Fantasy 11 and World of Warcraft. It amazes me that they are still online to this day.

After leaving University, I like most people ended up in the 9 to 5 cycle, after a year of being stuck in the “no job without experience, no experience without a job”. At the time I was still living with my parents and I got distracted on girls for a while. My love for gaming never ended though, with it always being a fall back for me.

In 2013, I started my first YouTube channel, as a way to also document my time in the upcoming Final Fantasy XIV A Realm Reborn. I had seen some YouTubers who made really good videos. For me, at the time, it was a hobby to do on the evening and weekends, I never went into it thinking one day it would be my job. I would have made videos, even if it made no money at all.

After 10 years of multiple jobs, living a very miserable existence in the 9 to 5 cycle, it all abruptly ended in 2018 with my disability of severe anxiety preventing me from commuting to London to work any more.

During the Pandemic, a lot of people were losing their jobs, and there was a lot more time to produce videos and play games. While growing as a content creator, I noticed my Instagram page had little to no content. One day I picked up my phone and recorded a video talking about gaming as it was my favourite hobby.

As I have now played hundreds of games and my passion has evolved for the last 30 years, I see my love for gaming lasting until the day I die. Games have made me laugh, made me cry, and everything in between. The recent price increases have definitely dampened gaming for most gamers, but I am in a privileged position as an Independent Gaming Journalist to receive a lot of games for free from developers and publishers to review.

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