FFXIV Housing Lottery return date confirmed for this month
A month after Sq. Enix shut down the flexibility for gamers to purchase homes in its MMO sport, producer Yoshi-P has lastly confirmed the Remaining Fantasy XIV Housing Lottery return date for later this month – with upkeep and testing kicking off on Monday.
As of patch 6.1 with the Endwalker enlargement, the Remaining Fantasy XIV crew launched a housing system for the Empyreum residential district. That is ruled by a lottery system the place gamers get randomly chosen for a plot of land, which labored properly – till it didn’t, selecting the profitable variety of zero regardless of no gamers having the ability to choose it.
In a brand new replace, producer Naoki Yoshida confirms that the crew has lastly “accomplished preparations to implement our fixes and restore lottery information”. The crew will conduct upkeep to revive the proper lottery outcomes this Monday, Could 16, and any “short-term suspensions” on shopping for plot purchases and relocations can be lifted. Winners could have till the following lottery cycle to assert their plots of land, and even when their ticket was refunded they’ll nonetheless have the ability to finalise the acquisition – though Yoshida asks that gamers kindly return their refunded deposit voluntarily.
As soon as Sq. Enix confirms that each one the fixes have been profitable, the housing lottery will correctly resume on Could 26 at 8am PDT / 11am EDT / 4pm BST. In closing, Yoshida extends his “deepest apologies for the difficulty and inconvenience these points have induced” and the crew will “do every part in our energy to soundly restore your information, repair any remaining points, and convey you all a good and practical housing lottery system”.
Elsewhere in Remaining Fantasy information, Yoshida confirms that Remaining Fantasy XVI is in its “ultimate levels” of growth and its subsequent trailer is finished, apparently – so anticipate to see it quickly.