Dark and Light adds servers, patches up as it gets slammed on Steam early access

Of this there is no doubt: The Dark and Light team is getting very little sleep this week.

The reworked fantasy sandbox released on Steam Early Access yesterday, and it went as these things typically do. There were a lot of players crowding onto the servers to see what the deal was (5,508 people at one point), and the hardware took a clobbering.

The team thanked players for their patience and said that it is adjusting to the influx of population: “It’s been quite a launch day! We’re still adding servers and working on alleviating issues in higher-population servers, as well as supporting additional regions.”

Meanwhile, Snail has this afternoon implemented a brand-new patch meant to address some of the launch’s issues.

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Johnnyt305

This game is really good already, if you believe all those fake negative reviews, you are the problem in gaming today. Game has tons more to do already compared to many other survival games and its no clone….

Is every game on unreal engine 4 a clone of eachother? This game only shares the same engine and some assets with ARK, but its not the same game at all.

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Fnights

Nope, not a mmorpg, istanced and limited players, an Ark clone. Sayonara!

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Job Yannarit

^when people dont know anything about something and made a fool of themselves. perfect example~

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Fnights

You are delusional if you think i don’t know what is crappy brawler is about, and no is not a mmorpg but a co-op.

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Bluxy

Dark and light is great… good fun
might want to stear clear for a few weeks for the first of the heavy user bugs to settle down

then once all is good its actually better than ark in many ways
and similar to ark too… if you like ark you will love this

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silverlock

This isn’t even a game yet. Even for EA this was released to soon. CE came out in way better shape then DnL did.

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flying_dutchman

I stopped doing steam early access after Day Z…….

I still will fall for the occasional KS, but I’m getting better at choosing. SC and AoC… No, Crowfall and CU…. Yes.

We’ll see how my bets pay down the line.

This game…. No a chance in hell. I’ll wait till the game launches…. IF it launches.

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Johnnyt305

YOu need to watch more streams, this game is already very good. People playing it on stream showing its fully playable and fun. That is more than what the games you are saying you already paid for can say up til now.

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Jeronimo Collares

(and why some people complain about a EA game? Cause people SUCKS)

LOLOLOL

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Jeronimo Collares

– good game, only 30% done. Can have a good future.

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Francis Baud

It got slammed hard on launch day with the downvote bombing, but now with 2/3 of the recent user reviews on Steam being positive, its score will likely continue to raise up quickly.

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Michael18

not an MMO, so I’m not interested.

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smulb

Has Snail Games ever made anything good?

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Koshelkin

Age of Wushu is a fantastic game marred by an absolutely atrocious monetization scheme.

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Phone_Guy

I really Age of Wushu till I hit the pay wall. Once you got your skills up to a certain point you weren’t going to advance in a timely fashion without spending money. Before I hit that point though I enjoyed the combat, the travel skills, and the crafting challenges which were basically mini games presented a fun variation on crafting compared to other MMOs.

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flamethekid .

every single one of their games has failed after a while.
what they do is make it look all nice and amazing and then later on when they update they mess everything up

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ceder

Ark has been pretty consistently in the top ranks of played games on steam for a very long while and sold well over 5 million copies across 3 platforms. Microsoft has picked it to be one of its featured titles for the Xbox 1X as well. Not sure that qualifies as a failure really.

Its 7th atm on steams played chart: http://steamcharts.com/

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flamethekid .

Ark isn’t snails game.

age of wushu,black gold, taichi panda and a ton of bad auto path mobile games those are all the games snail has made that have gotten anywhere.

and all of them failed badly even worse they made a mobile version of age of wushu they made nearly the exact same game with slightly different stuff and put it up.

they sell off weapon skins in age of wushu worth 24K in usd.
the starting price to get to end game where people are is close to 1k in usd in most of snails games.
and if you don’t have the money you aren’t gonna win at anything pvp or pve

only thing we can do is hope snail doesn’t snail dark and light later down the road

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ceder

Ark isn’t snails game.

Wildcard was bought by Snail Games in December of 2015 or roughly 6 months after the game was launched into Early Access on steam.

Snail Games USA Acquired Studio Wildcard, Developer of ARK, In December, 2015

Even Massively has written about this you know.