Sq. Enix has discovered an answer for the problems that affected the housing lottery in Last Fantasy XIV and affected participant can breathe simpler.
It seems that there’s some gentle on the finish of the tunnel for Last Fantasy XIV gamers who’ve discovered their makes an attempt to accumulate a brand new house pissed off by a bug throughout the lottery system carried out with the most recent replace.
The problem brought about the lottery to fail to assign many plots of land to the correct winners, merely returning a “0” worth, inflicting appreciable frustration among the many group.
Right now Sq. Enix posted one other replace signed by producer and director Naoki Yoshida, signalling the steps Sq. Enix goes to take to deal with the state of affairs.
These are as follows:
- Restoring the lottery outcomes knowledge
- Fixing the recognized points
- Verifying the fixes
We study that every one lotteries have really been carried out efficiently, however those that returned the dreaded “0” have been affected by a failure to speak the winner to the housing server.
These gamers who managed to buy their home needn’t fear, as nothing modifications for them.
These affected by the “0” subject must watch for a repair to be carried out. When that occurs, it’ll be attainable to verify the lottery winners. Those that registered for these lotteries received’t have to register a second time. Sq. Enix requested for some endurance as knowledge is recovered.
When you’ve got already recovered your downpayment, you don’t want to fret both, as Sq. Enix is contemplating the means to remember fee from the winners that did so. Extra particulars can be introduced at a later time.
Sq. Enix will halt the lottery course of till the problem is totally sorted, and under you may see the steps they intend to take.
- Reproducing the Concern and Additional Investigation
The basis reason behind the problem has been decided, and we’re at present working a take a look at to breed mentioned subject on the event servers. To finish this testing and confirm that now we have accurately recognized the trigger would require a minimum of another enterprise day.
- Fixing Recognized Errors
The processes inflicting the problem can be adjusted in order to operate as meant and accurately notify the housing server. We are going to then confirm whether or not or not implementing these fixes resolves the general subject.
- Verifying Fixes
After we’re sure of the foundation reason behind the problem, we should take a look at whether or not the carried out repair certainly resolves it. We count on this course of to take roughly three to 5 enterprise days, however ask upfront on your understanding within the occasion that it takes longer than anticipated to find out with certainty that the problem is resolved.
- Restoring Lottery Information
The lottery knowledge that exists on the server accountable for processing outcomes can be used to overwrite the housing server in order that the right knowledge is mirrored. This can be performed on the identical time that fixes for the problem are carried out, and would require a upkeep interval for all Worlds. Upkeep occasions can be shared as quickly as now we have decided them.
Yoshida-san concluded with an extra apology, as follows:
“I’m deeply sorry to have dissatisfied the hopes of our playerbase with this main housing lottery bug. I guarantee you that the historical past of your housing lottery entries and the outcomes has been preserved, and we’ll do all that we will to revive knowledge for lottery entrants with none pointless rollbacks or different issues.
It is going to take a bit of extra time for us to appropriate this subject and restore the info to the way it needs to be, however I thanks as soon as once more on your endurance and understanding.”