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Official launch in Australia/New Zealand

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Official launch in Australia/New Zealand

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Azumio
02.14.2012 , 08:11 PM | #421
Why do they need to haul the servers down to patch the game, anyway?

I've never really played a game that had routine down-times of 4+ hours to maintenance and patch.

Generally a patch was log-out, download it and log back in.

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Lungbutter
02.14.2012 , 08:12 PM | #422
Full details, as much as you could glean question with nicely avoided answers here

http://www.ausgamers.com/features/read/3175610

Basically

1 March 2012

Servers in Australia

Players with current payed accounts as of 28 Feb 2012 limited time to transfer

Players from AU, NZ, Singapore and Hong Kong.

Quote:
Our goal for maintenance windows is the same for everything else we do – we try to think about the player experience first. We want to minimise downtime as much as possible and will be constantly evaluating them to ensure they will affect the fewest players possible.
Meaningless with a touch of how they evaluate "fewest" players possible.
Four One Niner

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Zilrota
02.14.2012 , 10:06 PM | #423
Hi everyone,

As we made an announcement today regarding the Asia Pacific Launch, we will go ahead and close this thread and direct you to our more current and on going discussion regarding the announcement.

STAR WARS™: The Old Republic™ Asia Pacific Launch

We ask that you please continue your discussion in the above linked thread.

Thank you!