“In ArcheAge, we are now seeing an increase over time in our player base, but many players, old and new, have requested a way to bring together more players on each server.”
~ From the “official server evolution” FAQ
Guys! People! We didn’t want to merge — and we are NOT merging, just “evolving” here — but you all demanded it! It’s your fault! We have more people, so why wouldn’t we merge and take away your hard-earned housing plots? This makes sense!
“Even the disgusting PVE carebear servers [for H1Z1] will be ready day 1. I’m not happy about that but people tell me I need to get over it.”
~ SOE President John Smedley on Twitter
Hey Smed? Get over it; PvE carebears pay your salary. Or quit your job at SOE and go work for CCP, as that’s obviously where your heart lies.
(Yeah, he might have been very tongue-in-cheek here — which I am not sure of — but it wasn’t a smart thing to say in any case.)