Please merge ship 3 with any other ship

We are dying here. Please send lifeboat!

Ship 3 is perfectly fine.

@Ki-Rin said in Please merge ship 3 with any other ship:

We are dying here. Please send lifeboat!

Thought you said Ship 3 was already dead back in July. 🤣

Well to be fair the entire pso2 population could easily be merged into 1 server with no capacity issues at all. The sole reason for multiple servers is to reduce server load which isn't needed in the current state. As a member of the dying ship 3 it takes ages to find people for divide quests etc., even though it is relevant content. It doesn't help that you cannot play with people from different ships (aside from c-mode?), so the existance of people on other ships is irrelevant. Most of the people I know quit and the few that are left transfered to ship 1 or 2, a service I am not willing to pay because a server merge could solve this problem with no disadvantages for anyone.

@Yui2387 said in Please merge ship 3 with any other ship:

Well to be fair the entire pso2 population could easily be merged into 1 server with no capacity issues at all. The sole reason for multiple servers is to reduce server load which isn't needed in the current state. As a member of the dying ship 3 it takes ages to find people for divide quests etc., even though it is relevant content. It doesn't help that you cannot play with people from different ships (aside from c-mode?), so the existance of people on other ships is irrelevant. Most of the people I know quit and the few that are left transfered to ship 1 or 2, a service I am not willing to pay because a server merge could solve this problem with no disadvantages for anyone.

Seriously, they could only have one ship and cut down the down the amount of blocks to 20 or 25 and the game would seem a lot more alive than it currently it is.

@Yui2387 said in Please merge ship 3 with any other ship:

a server merge could solve this problem with no disadvantages for anyone.

Except the loss of all ship-based data like alliances, Casino Coins and Personal Quarters data (including registered one-time music discs) and the reduced SG available from everyone being on the same ship Rankings. But you know, yeah, besides that...

So once the ship is literally dead with only a handful of players left, server merge is still no option because of said issues that I couldn't care less about?

More of your quote:

@Yui2387 said in Please merge ship 3 with any other ship:

transfered to ship 1 or 2, a service I am not willing to pay because a server merge could solve this problem with no disadvantages for anyone.

Your idea that "the ship is literally dead" is of course farcical unless you say you're going to be the only person left who won't either quit or transfer which is plainly ridiculous.

And to be blunt, your unnecessary demand to merge ships isn't just about you. If you got your wish, you'd be destroying the data and the competitions of everyone who doesn't want to merge. That's selfish.

If you're serious about asking for a merge, your better bet is to come up with solutions to all the technical problems caused by the existence of per-ship data on everyone's accounts. A quick reference to the Ship Transfer manual page gives clues about probably most of them:

  • Personal Quarters (including registered data like music discs that couldn't be recovered)
  • Personal Shop
  • Alliances
  • Friends List
  • All Default, Premium, Material and Extended Storage
  • Casino Coins
  • Lookbook likes

In particular, if an account has data on both ships being merged (membership of two alliances, two fully-furnished Personal Quarters and so on), it is impossible to perform a non-destructive merge. So I'm really keen to hear your solutions to that, provided they're not going to keep being a selfish "Destroy other people's data against their will!"

To echo Laep's point above though, I still fiercely disagree with the premise of this topic and note that Ki-Rin made exactly the same (if not worse) claims 8 months ago which were shown to be false at the time.

Are you high? the server is dead. Just because you live in some bubble of denial doesn't make what I say untrue.

Honestly they could solve all item/room issues by putting all items from the deleted ship in collection storage(just give the item for music used). You could also give out casino coin passes for the coins. Alliances they could make them transfer and called team name (ship3) ect. IDK how you would handle ppl already in one. Friends I would think you could just transfer since the ID exists still on every ship? / they are being moved too. Might create chaos at the time but long term might be good. lookbook(who cares?) and teams would prob be the hardest IMO.

EDIT sega is lazy and will never do this though so idk

It’s not dead but it does have less people than I remember in December. The hiatus waiting for NGS is probably the cause because it looks like every ship took a hit in some way. Ship 1 definitely looks less full as well.

The problem will probably fix itself when players just come back for NGS

great. then merge us with ship 1.

If any ship needs a merge, it’s 4. It’s always had the least players and lately it’s worse. Only one block ever has a lot of people even during the day. There’s a wait for UQ, sometimes you don’t get a full party(better join at launch or you get to wait). Buster you could wait 30m+ to get anyone else. It’s kind of sad.

I’m hoping NGS helps with that too.

@Ki-Rin said in Please merge ship 3 with any other ship:

Are you high?

The pinnacle of evidentiary reasoning in full display today.


@A-Silver-King said in Please merge ship 3 with any other ship:

Honestly they could solve all item/room issues by putting all items from the deleted ship in collection storage(just give the item for music used).

Yeah, but what storage?

Suppose they merged Ships 1 and 2. Within that merge there's going to be people who have 200/200 Default Storage and 400/400 Premium Storage on both ships. Would they just outright lose half their storage? And when there's no space for deleted Personal Quarters and Alliance data to go into, where does that go?


@A-Silver-King said in Please merge ship 3 with any other ship:

Alliances they could make them transfer and called team name (ship3) ect.

Alliance membership is per-ship though. If you have two characters in Alliance A in Ship 1 and three characters in Alliance B in Ship 2 when a merge happened... there's no solution possible. You cannot be in different alliances per character, and you cannot be in multiple alliances per ship. Alliance data would have to be destroyed.


@A-Silver-King said in Please merge ship 3 with any other ship:

lookbook(who cares?)

Everyone who's about to reach a milestone that gives a title with a lot of SG, everyone who cares about their fashion stats in this fashion game.


@A-Silver-King said in Please merge ship 3 with any other ship:

EDIT sega is lazy and will never do this though

Honestly I think it'd be possible but the solutions for all the logistical issues have to be better than this.


@Milk said in Please merge ship 3 with any other ship:

The problem will probably fix itself when players just come back for NGS

NGS itself is confirmed to be sharded by ship as well, which is kind of baffling, but for the time being at least Personal Quarters and Alliances aren't a part of it. They could conceivably rework NGS to act as a universal ship, but the longer they take to do that the more barriers they'll put up (in particular the likelihood of per-ship storage).

New Genesis is around the corner. Remember pso2 is an old game now and a lot of people who tried it realized that. It's one of the reasons we saw a huge drop off.

NGS should be much better in terms of retaining players. One of the biggest reasons is that it's Xbox first exclusive title outside of JP.