Official Conan Exiles servers briefly shuttered whereas Funcom searches for service with “ideal hardware”

Those experiencing lag taking part in early entry title Conan Exiles can be happy to know extra is being completed to repair the problem, which is able to hopefully ease frustrations a bit. Unfortunately, this implies the official multiplayer servers have needed to be briefly taken offline.

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When Conan Exiles launched via Steam Early Access earlier this week, Funcom restricted the web recreation to 100 public servers. The quantity was upped to 200 with the intention to assist ease server pressure, however it didn’t appear to assist issues.

Due to the problems, the partnership between Funcom and PingPerfect, which hosted the official multiplayer servers, has been dissolved.

“Unfortunately, due to the overwhelming demand for servers and our needs for administrating them, our official partner has been unable to deliver the level of quality and service we require,” said Funcom on Steam. “Because of this, we’ve mutually agreed to finish the partnership.

“We are within the strategy of discovering new companions with the best we are able to transfer the present recreation databases to. However, as a result of excessive demand for Conan Exiles servers, many internet hosting corporations are merely out of the that we want and as such this course of would possibly take a number of days.”

In different phrases, the official servers have been taken offline, and gamers might want to proceed taking part in on one of many 7,500 privately run servers obtainable. These might be discovered when wanting over the Options menus and clicking on Server Settings GUI.

“We sincerely apologize to everyone who has played and made progress on the official servers, but we think it is better to deal with this problem now rather than later.”

Funcom stated it’s holding the sport databases from the previous servers and plan to re-implement them when the brand new servers roll out. This consists of characters, buildings, development and extra.

The groups has already launched a number of patches, and the following replace is within the works. The present focus is on essentially the most urgent points similar to rubberbanding, disconnects, and different server associated points. Once that’s “under control,” the crew will begin “looking closer at gameplay improvements” as well as new content and features.

Conan Exiles is at present with no launch date, and upon being completed, it’s slated to reach on Xbox One and PS4.

This spring, will probably be launched via the Xbox One Game Preview program.