Publish 81 Comes to Origin and Izumo

Posted by Tim Chappell | 2013 Apr 09 20:33 -0400 GMT

Update 1:20 p.m. EST: All shards are back online.

We are taking down all shards  tomorrow starting at 11:00 a.m. EDT (17:00 CEST).  During this time we will be patching new clients in preparation for Publish 81 for all the shards. In addition, published 81 will be published to Origin and Izumo.

At the moment we anticipate the shards to be back online by 3:00 p.m. EDT (21:00 CEST).  

Click on more to view a list of the changes.

2013 Apr 09 20:33 GMT

Server Connection Issues

Posted by Tim Chappell | 2013 Mar 28 13:56 -0400 GMT
Update 3:00pm EDT: In order to resolve this issue a new client has been released. If you were having issues logging in, please make sure to run the new patch.

We are aware of the issues that some of our players are having with connecting to the game servers. We are currently working on the problem and hope to have a fix in place soon.

Thank you for your patience.
2013 Mar 28 13:56 GMT

Account Center Maintenance - 03/20

Posted by Tim Chappell | 2013 Mar 19 15:13 -0400 GMT
Update 10:00 am EDT: The maintenance is over. All functions of the account center are available again.

Greetings,

We will bring down the Account Center for a short maintenance tomorrow, Wednesday March 20th, at 5am EDT (10:00 CET). During the maintenance you will not be able to change subscription or redeem game codes.

At the moment we anticipate the Account Center to be back online at 10:00am EDT (15:00 CET).

2013 Mar 19 15:13 GMT

Updated Client

Posted by Tim Chappell | 2013 Mar 13 20:34 -0400 GMT
A new client is being released during your shard's regularly scheduled maintenance this evening. This client is to support some of the great holiday treats that have lined up for you!

In addition, the TC1 shard is being taken down for testing. At this time we expect to bring the server back up tomorrow morning.


2013 Mar 13 20:34 GMT

Log In Server Maintenance - 03/12

Posted by Tim Chappell | 2013 Mar 11 19:00 -0400 GMT
Update: Maintenance has been completed.

We will be bringing the log in servers offline tomorrow, Tuesday March 12th, at 6:00 am EDT (10:00 GMT) for essential maintenance. 
At this time we anticipate that the servers will be back online no later than 9:00 am EDT (13:00 GMT). During the maintenance players will be unable to log in, change a subscription or redeem game codes.

2013 Mar 11 19:00 GMT

Hardware Improvements

Posted by Tim Chappell | 2013 Feb 28 15:40 -0500 GMT
In an effort to improve hardware performance, Napa Valley will be taken down today, at  11:00 am EST (17:00 CET).  

At the moment we anticipate the servers to be back online at 2:00pm EST (20:00 CET).

After the improvements have been implemented, we would appreciate any feedback regarding lag issues on this shard sent to barmstrong@ea.com.  In these emails the following information would be greatly helpful:
  • Geographic location
  • Location in game when you experience the most lag
  • What  activity you were doing ( if applies)
  • Time you see the most lag

Thank you for your patience as we work to improve shard performance.

2013 Feb 28 15:40 GMT

Hardware Improvements

Posted by Tim Chappell | 2013 Feb 27 15:20 -0500 GMT
Update 2:30pm EST: Baja and Great Lakes are back online.

In an effort to improve hardware performance, Baja and Great Lakes will be taken down today, at 10:45 am EST (16:45 CET).  

At the moment we anticipate the servers to be back online at 1:00pm EST (19:00 CET).

After the improvements have been implemented, we would appreciate any feedback regarding lag issues on these two shards sent to barmstrong@ea.com.  In these emails the following information would be greatly helpful:
  • Geographic location
  • Location in game when you experience the most lag
  • What  activity you were doing ( if applies)
  • Time you see the most lag

Thank you for your patience as we work to improve shard performance.

2013 Feb 27 15:20 GMT

Account Center Maintenance - 02/21

Posted by Tim Chappell | 2013 Feb 20 20:31 -0500 GMT
Greetings,

We will bring down the Account Center for a short maintenance tomorrow, Thursday February 21st, at 8am EST (14:00 CET). During the maintenance you will not be able to log in, change subscription, redeem game codes, select vet rewards or place new houses.

At the moment we anticipate the Account Center to be back online at 9:00am EDT (15:00 CET).

Thank you for your understanding.
2013 Feb 20 20:31 GMT

Dread Horn Encounter Issue

Posted by Tim Chappell | 2013 Feb 14 15:17 -0500 GMT
We have confirmed an issue with pets at the Peerless Dread Horn Encounter. Until further notice please do not use your pets at the encounter. We hope to have a fix in place soon.

Thank you for your patience.
2013 Feb 14 15:17 GMT

Account Center Maintenance - 02/14

Posted by Tim Chappell | 2013 Feb 12 21:12 -0500 GMT
Update 10:30 am EST: The maintenance is over. All functions of the account center are available again.

Greetings,

We will bring down the Account Center for a short maintenance, Thursday February 14th, at 10am EST (16:00 CET). During the maintenance you will not be able to change subscription or redeem game codes.

At the moment we anticipate the Account Center to be back online at 11:00am EST (17:00 CET).

2013 Feb 12 21:12 GMT

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