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Open beta question.

blognorgblognorg Roseburg, ORMember Posts: 643
Is it region-locked to Korea, or will I be able to play from the United States? I suspect that won't be able to, but the fact that's in english is causing me to question it. I haven't been able to find anything concrete yet. Does anyone know?

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  • gaeanprayergaeanprayer Somewhere Out There, PAMember Posts: 2,335 Uncommon
    The Open Beta is the unofficial, official 'English' version. What that means is the servers are not located in the West (thus you may experience lag at times), but english is the official language of the game and community. Its technically Malaysian/Sing, but you don't need socials or anything to play, just sign up, login and play.

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  • blognorgblognorg Roseburg, ORMember Posts: 643
    Originally posted by gaeanprayer
    The Open Beta is the unofficial, official 'English' version. What that means is the servers are not located in the West (thus you may experience lag at times), but english is the official language of the game and community. Its technically Malaysian/Sing, but you don't need socials or anything to play, just sign up, login and play.

    Cool. Thank you.

  • TweFojuTweFoju Saitama & Jakarta ( current )Member Posts: 1,082 Uncommon

    It's actually SEA server, the server is located in Singapore or Malaysia

    they also have the SEA Thai servers, but i imagine that it will be only filled with Thai players

    more of the SEA players ( including Indonesia, Vietnam and Philippines ) will most likely play on the Singapore/Malaysia server

    So What Now?

  • JakeSimJakeSim Franklin, MAMember Posts: 734 Uncommon
    Is it always going to be "not region-locked"?
    I got addicted to streaming. You can check it out by searching "JakeSimTV". I'd post a link but it shows my channel embedded.
  • yaminsuxyaminsux Member Posts: 971 Uncommon
    Originally posted by Tidel
    Is it always going to be "not region-locked"?

    Yup. I'm from SEA and afaik all online games here do not enforce IP blocking. Just be prepared with non-english speaking players.

  • JakeSimJakeSim Franklin, MAMember Posts: 734 Uncommon
    Originally posted by yaminsux
    Originally posted by Tidel
    Is it always going to be "not region-locked"?

    Yup. I'm from SEA and afaik all online games here do not enforce IP blocking. Just be prepared with non-english speaking players.

    Gotcha. Thank you!

    I got addicted to streaming. You can check it out by searching "JakeSimTV". I'd post a link but it shows my channel embedded.
  • Salio69Salio69 under a rock, FLMember Posts: 428 Common
    i've played other games with Malaysian players, they are pretty nice players. they arent ass hats like the japanese. looking forward to playing this when it opens up again.
  • VooDoo_PapaVooDoo_Papa Somewhere on a beach on the east coast, FLMember Posts: 889 Uncommon
    anyone know of a better host to download the client from? most of the links given on the site are unaccessible. the ones you can access are so poor it will take days to download the client. even running into this issue via the launcher/auto patcher.

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  • Ice-QueenIce-Queen USA, GAMember Posts: 2,442 Uncommon
    Originally posted by VooDoo_Papa
    anyone know of a better host to download the client from? most of the links given on the site are unaccessible. the ones you can access are so poor it will take days to download the client. even running into this issue via the launcher/auto patcher.

    I used the one at the bottom, choice "Others" Clicked Pando and had the game downloaded in 38 mins.

    http://ro2.playpark.net/download.html

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  • OgreRaperOgreRaper Detroit, MIMember Posts: 376

    That's what I did, it was the fastest.

    TIP:  Uninstall pando media booster once you're done downloading. It was slowing down my internet even when I wasn't using it.

  • AkukihoAkukiho BarcelonaMember Posts: 2 Uncommon

    From Ro2's Facebook page:  ( https://www.facebook.com/PlayRO2?fref=ts )

     Dear Asgardians,

    We are happy to announce that OBT will start tomorrow, 3rd January 2013, at 1300 HRS (+8 GMT)! That is less than 19 hours from now!

    However, it's with our deepest apologies that we announce we will not be able to provide the RO2 game service to players outside of our optimised countries - Malaysia, Singapore, Thailand and Vietnam - due to our licence agreement with the game's developer, Gravity Co., Ltd.

    These aforementioned licence terms will take full effect from the start of OBT tomorrow and we deeply apologise for any inconvenience caused to players. We are extremely grateful for the support you have shown RO2 so far and we thank you again for being a part of this journey. Thank you all!

     

     

     

    * So no more RO2 until anyone creates an international version for all of us...

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