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Server List Update and FAQ

Posted by Keith Cross on Jan 03, 2008  | Comments

Server List Update and FAQ - MMORPG.com

Flying Lab Software has posted an FAQ answering questions about the process used to determine the server list for Pirates of the Burning Sea.  The FAQ also includes an updated version of the PotBS sever list, which was announced last week.

There have been a whole slew of questions about our servers both before and after the announcement of our server names. Im going to attempt to touch on some of these. With no further ado, here we go!

How do we decide how many servers we need?

I answered this on the forums in this post, but let me reproduce some of it here.

(ALL NUMBERS QUOTED BELOW ARE FABRICATED AND ARE INTENDED TO ILLUSTRATE THE PROCESS, NOT INDICATE ANY EXPECTATIONS WE HAVE )

Step one is to take our expected subscriber counts. Let’s say that the multiplier for presales to subscribers is 2.00, and we are on track to get 50,000 presales units sold. This results in an expected subscriber count of 100,000.

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