We now have a little bit of dangerous information for you gang, not too dangerous, however nonetheless, not good when you’ve been ready for Endwalker to drop. Throughout tonight’s Reside Letter (Friday, Nov. 4, for these of you studying this at a later time.) Yoshi-P introduced that they’d be delaying the launch of Endwalker by two weeks. As an alternative of launching on November 23 with Early Entry Beginning on November 19, the growth will now launch on December 7 with early entry on December 3.
In line with Yoshi-P’s statements, a giant motive for this delay is that the continued server congestion hindered grasp QA they usually need to spend extra time on QA and testing stability to verify it’s pretty much as good as it may be. He additionally famous that they really feel two weeks is the correct amount of time, “no roughly”.
In the course of the delay announcement, Yoshi-P did state that the delay was for a “very egocentric motive”. As Endwalker is the tip of the Hydaelyn saga, and the end result of every thing with them tying up all of the unfastened ends and ensuring there’s nothing left on the market, the director in him “needs [it] to be completed proper”. He couldn’t let it come out till then and the decision was made final Friday to delay the launch.
In case you’re questioning how he’s feeling about all of this, it ought to most likely be famous that Yoshi-P took the blame for the delay fully on himself (relatively than making an attempt to put it on the ft anybody else) and was in tears throughout the announcement. He is aware of that gamers have taken day without work and ready for the growth launch and the group even thought of rolling issues out in smaller bits and patching as they went alongside. Sadly, that’s simply not how the sport is constructed and it most likely wouldn’t have been good for the gamers. The precedence is solely to verify what we get is one of the best it may be.
Additionally of word is that they don’t seem like crunching to get this completed, as ensuring workers has day without work for the upcoming holidays has additionally been considered.
So, with all that stated, right here’s the brand new schedule.
- December 3 – Early Entry
- December 7 – Common Launch
- December 21 – 6.01 (Pandaemonium Regular Raid)
- January 4, 2022 – 6.05 (Pandaemonium Savage, New Gear, New Tomestones
You probably did get a brand new trailer, although! An incredible one!
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