Ragnarok Online 2 Open Beta Delayed
Excited players that tried to log in on December 27th were met with disappointment as the open beta release for Ragnarok Online 2 has been delayed until next year. Originally intended to begin yesterday, Asiasoft Online have been forced to delay the beginning of the open beta period to ensure that servers are stable for launch. The announcement of the original open beta date was met with a huge response and thousands upon thousands from around the globe flocked to the website, severely congesting the servers and leaving the developers with no choice but to reevaluate their open beta plans.
Another slice of bad news is that Asiasoft Online also confirmed the worries of many as they announced a complete wipe scheduled before the servers open again on January 3rd 2013.
The Chairman recently posted an apology message on Facebook
We know that this decision will anger and upset many of our treasured players, and while we earnestly wish to cater to every single player’s wants and needs, our top priority remains in stabilising the game servers so that all Asgardians can enjoy it, and being as fair as possible to the majority of our players who were not at all able to access Open Beta on 27th December 2012. We seek your rational understanding of our very difficult decision and hope that you will accept our gravest apologies.
Usually the term “next year” is severely depressing, but on the plus side it’s only 6 days away!