Yesterday some folks over at Cryptic and PWE might have had quite a busy end of their week as multiple issues simultaneously emerged on a very chaotic Friday.
The second Alpha playtest was scheduled to take place on 2 PM PST with a bunch of newly invited players, but the character copy was not working properly. The devs offered instant boosts so players could participate with newly created characters on the Owlbear server anyway, but the test surely was a bit spoiled for some by not being able to use their ‘live’ ones.
The day continued with two emergency maintenances on Xbox an PC. The Xbox one solved an interact issue that caused players to get stuck on maps, the PC one an undisclosed issue on the backend.
Just like the message says above all the Xbox forums, we’re aware of the issues with interacting and are working to resolve them. In the meantime, please submit a ticket to our support at support.arcgames.com.strumslinger
You can only speculate about the issue, but terramak hinted at a fixed exploit in the latest preview patch notes, which also features a fix to Gauntlgrym double- and triple-kills and the introduction of double enchantment slots for +4 Underdark Rings.
It could be entirely unrelated, but it’s noteworthy anyway that after ban announcements the company seems to have shifted to take a more public stance on exploits as well. Speaking of bans, there was a new wave yesterday on Xbox that targeted bots or players that have bought from third-party websites. The original thread from October got updated.
If that’s not enough, @NeverWinterGod was back at it and briefly took down the servers yet again.
Back wit codeine and Xanax
— God (@NeverWinterGod) January 30, 2016
Safe to say that was not an average Friday in Neverwinterverse and hopefully players will be able to gather those Gift of the Gods more untroubled on the weekend. What’s your take and reaction on the events? Post it in the comments below or visit our forum!