Afther alot of speculation for months server merges have been announced. Alot of people agree that its needed while others say its a bad idea. I my self am all for it because regardless of what people say about clan halls, over crowded xp spots and forced named changes the overall game population is the more importants.
This is the post made on the official forums yesterday by the Community Manager Sauce.
Over the past several months, we've received much feedback requesting server merges. Up to this point, we have not publically discussed any specifics about server merge possibilities, as we have been working to identify the most appropriate course of action. We have been reviewing all of your feedback as well as statistics of server populations and the optimal population averages. We will be merging the servers
The server merge specifics are being planned and we do not yet have the dates on when they will take place. For a server to have a fun and functional player base, it should have an average population of 3,000 players
. The server merges should result as close to this number as possible. We will keep you informed throughout this process and you will be well-prepared by the time this happens.
We would like to open up this thread for discussion. Please know that this thread is not a place for accusations or flames against NCsoft or against one another. It is not a place to report in-game issues or inquire about other aspects of the game. We will highly moderate this thread, so please keep it cordial. We sincerely want to hear your thoughts, but we would sincerely appreciate them being appropriate.