Posted by Eltharyon 2 years ago (Source)
Hello community members old and new,
the Free to Play version of Albion is now about 8 hours old and we've had quite a ride so far. We've had an incredible turnout, but we've also had some pretty tense moments. We were able to contain an economy threatening issue with the gold market by taking the servers down for about an hour this afternoon, but we brought them back and we've been able to entertain about 15,000 concurrent players in Albion's World. Unfortunately, this is where we encountered network issues in our datacenter and had to employ a login queue to prevent the gameplay from degrading too much, leaving thousands more players waiting to log in.
We're currently working with our partners to resolve this issue and will continue to do so until its done. We cannot provide an ETA at this time, but we are confident that resolving this issue will allow us to let significantly more players into the game and improve connection quality for everyone.
Thank you for bearing with us during this intense time, we're very much looking forward to joining the fray and are doing everything in our power to get the solution to you as soon as possible.
Robin 'Eltharyon' Henkys