Ragnarok Online 2 Gets Off to a Rocky Start, Open Beta Rescheduled
Open Beta is usually a very happy time for both developer and fans. New players, who may not have been able to access the game's closed beta finally get to jump in and developers start to see their hard work paying off. Unfortunately, this was not the case with the recent open beta launch of Ragnarok Online 2.
Upon release into open beta yesterday, the RO2 servers where slammed and barely anyone could actually login which caused a massive influx of players venturing to the game's website in search of answers, promptly causing the website and its forums to crash repeatedly. Because of this Asiasoft, the publishers behind the English version of RO2, decided today to postpone the open beta till January 3rd.
The push-back decision was made to ensure all issues were resolved before the game proceeds any further and to prevent any further disappointment. Unfortunately for gamers who did get to start playing before the server crashes, Asiasoft has also decided to reset all character data in order to be fair to the majority of players who were unable to access the game servers at all.
The Chairman of Asiasoft, Sherman Tan, has written a personal letter of apology to eager fans on the official Ragnarok Online 2 Facebook fan page. It will be interesting to see players reactions since the game is still technically in beta which means players should expect beta issues, but with Open Beta usually marking the official launch of a title as well, players have begun to expect more stability at this stage. What are your thoughts on the current RO2 situation?
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