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Early Access 'Waves' - Updating Here

contingency's Avatar

12.13.2011 , 10:30 AM | #2341
Quote: Originally Posted by Alcebiades View Post
So according to Twitter, the 3rd wave just went out....

The third wave of Early Game Access emails have been sent, one more to go!

Am I just reading this wrong, or are they seriously intending to only do 4 waves today?
Yeah i read that also that there is only one more wave. Thats bull *@#&. I thought the whole point of staggered start was to keep letting waves of people in so they could play and get out of the starter zones.

3 waves over 4 hours with one more to go? Really?
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Runarc's Avatar

12.13.2011 , 10:30 AM | #2342
Quote: Originally Posted by knightgames View Post
I take it you don't really understand what they are doing so i'll explain it. The servers are not really full. they are saying they are to get people to join other servers. that way when fewer people try to join that server they can. Could you imagine 5000 people all in the starting zones at once. ouch.
They instanced the starting zones so you won't run into thousands of people.

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12.13.2011 , 10:30 AM | #2343
Quote: Originally Posted by Corlan View Post
Doesn't say One more to go. Who said one more to go?
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The third wave of Early Game Access emails have been sent, one more to go!

Thats where it was said.
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worrt's Avatar

12.13.2011 , 10:30 AM | #2344
Well, I have the whole week off, but I sure hope I can start today!

In the meantime I'm giving WoW what will hopefully end up being it's last hurrah

Angryorc's Avatar

12.13.2011 , 10:30 AM | #2345
The way they're "pre-releasing" is just plain stupid.

"We're monitoring the server load" is just too weak.

You've had plenty of test phases and somehow among those stress tests on the hardware.

If you're "giving" the people who ordered in july/august access the first day... god forbid those who bought the EARLY ACCESS in december.. at this rate it will be AFTER the actual release... (Not serious, but still...).

You charged an extra fee for early access, yet no access.

Where do we reclaim the "early access" fees?

No point in ordering it if you're pushing out invites from half a year ago under the pretenses of server load hindering the invites.

stooks's Avatar

12.13.2011 , 10:30 AM | #2346
Come Come now get to December people lol i am tired of playing wow.

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12.13.2011 , 10:30 AM | #2347
Quote: Originally Posted by Thanatosx View Post
This is really nonsense for everyone who bought the collector's editions.

I've already talked people who ordered way early not get in and more than a few who ordered late and have gotten in.

I totally understand the staggered invites, but it still feels like I'm being cheated out of something I paid a LOT of money for.

Not a good way to start.

No stated the Collectors edition got in earlier. Actualy they stated that i doesnt matter which version you got,it all depends on the code redemption.

For all other people who are wondering to get in(especialy the ones who ordered later then July:
At the very beginning of pre-orders, which started on July 21st, we had a massive influx of pre-orders. A huge spike. After that, things settled down. As a result, today especially, you're going to see a fairly narrow band of dates from those admitted to Early Game Access. From tomorrow, it'll spread out to a wider date range

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12.13.2011 , 10:30 AM | #2348
Quote: Originally Posted by raptoris View Post
i preordered in july when it was first able to do so but ordered a physical copy from gamestop. Am i screwed for early access since i need registration code from the product which i wont get till the 20-21 since i got overnight shipping. Will they email my code when i get my time for early access? ugh im screwed aren't i?
no one gets a product code till the 20th, your good if you got a pre-order code.

Haffoc's Avatar

12.13.2011 , 10:30 AM | #2349
Quote: Originally Posted by x-law View Post
Can someone from EU explain to me how the heck they preordered the game in summer?? I for myself am quite sure that the pre-order was first available on October.
Nope, pre-order started on 21st July.

knightgames's Avatar

12.13.2011 , 10:30 AM | #2350
Dear God I can't even press the last page button fast enough to keep up with the nerd rage!