Ultimate Fantasy 14 director and producer Naoki Yoshida has as soon as once more hit again at using third-party mods within the recreation, that are strictly prohibited.
Yoshida’s newest put up on the Lodestone follows the success of a Japanese raid group who have been the primary to defeat The Omega Protocol (Final), a brand new difficult boss added in the latest patch replace.
It has since transpired the raid group was utilizing third-party mods, so their achievement has been stripped.
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“This can be very disappointing for me personally to see this commotion surrounding third-party instruments as soon as once more within the wake of what occurred with Dragonsong’s Reprise (Final),” wrote Yoshida.
“As the person who’s entrusted with full supervision over Ultimate Fantasy 14, it’s my duty to enact countermeasures and police using these instruments, in addition to educate individuals to not use these kinds of third-party instruments – that is particularly unlucky after I, as a gamer, am cheering on everybody who’s studying this content material by trial and error and placing within the effort to clear.”
The race to World First clear of recent content material is unofficial, although this may increasingly change sooner or later. Mentioned Yoshida: “We hear the neighborhood voice that an official raid race ought to be supported, and laws ought to be determined upon – it is a matter which must be mentioned internally, so please permit me to maintain this as an merchandise for future consideration.”
He continued: “The final word raid collection is essentially the most troublesome battle content material inside Ultimate Fantasy 14, and we launch this content material after testing that it may be cleared with out using any third-party instruments. Nonetheless, if the presumption is that this content material shall be tackled and cleared with using third-party instruments, then any motive to develop high-difficulty battle content material appears to be misplaced. It is very troublesome for me to know as a gamer what the that means behind utilizing quite a few third-party instruments to compete to clear first can be.”
He concluded: “If the illicit use of third-party instruments is made clear by way of our investigations, I, on the very least, is not going to recognise that group because the true World First.”
Within the weblog put up, Yoshida reiterated the penalties for these utilizing third-party instruments, comparable to non permanent account suspension or everlasting account bans – although penalty info isn’t publicised.
The phrases of service for Ultimate Fantasy 14 state that using third-party instruments is strictly prohibited and Yoshida himself has mentioned he has by no means permitted using such instruments.
The weblog put up additionally references the illicit publicising and spreading of post-clear cutscenes, as movies of the cutscene that performs after The Omega Protocol (Final) struggle have already leaked on-line.
The individual chargeable for leaking movies has since been penalised and countermeasures have been put in place.
The same assertion was launched final 12 months within the wake of the Dragonsong’s Reprise (Final) raid being accomplished by a group that additionally used third-party instruments.
At the moment, Yoshida mentioned the group would “overview essentially the most distinguished instruments, and so as to discourage their use, endeavour to boost the performance of the HUD”.