Update: It’s been announced via the Lost Ark Twitter that all servers in all regions will be restarted to address the issues.
Following the release of the Lost Ark Patch Notes on March 31, a five-hour server downtime hit players around 9 AM this morning UK time (12 AM PT / 7 AM UTC). At the time of writing, the official Lost Ark Twitter account stated service should be back up and running, but users are still having issues when logging in.
According to some EU players, it seems that the in-game timer is still not fixed, with others having issues using Honing Books. The main issue with the latter is Lost Ark stating that players don’t own any, in particular, Tier 3 honing books when these have been paid for in events previously.
Lost Ark Patch Notes March 31
Here are the official patch notes straight from the Official Lost Ark Forums:
Lost Ark’s weekly update will take place March 31st at 12 AM PT / 7 AM UTC / 9 AM CET with an expected downtime of 5 hours for all servers and regions. This update includes the following fixes:
- Fixed an issue where players were starting at Bronze Rank instead of Silver Rank (1500 MMR) in the Competitive Proving Grounds. Players that have already kicked off their Competitive Proving Grounds season will see a positive adjustment made to their MMR. This bump of 250 will close the gap for players who started their season at 1250 MMR instead of the updated 1500 MMR. Players who are just beginning their season will automatically start at 1500.
- Fixed an issue where the OT timer was not appearing during PvP matches.
- Fixed an issue where chat text could be unsuitably altered or displayed outside of the chatbox.
- Improved the [Weekly] Battle Item Bundle so that players can now select their preferred battle item chests instead of receiving a random grant.
Please note that the team is aware that the server time is being displayed incorrectly in certain regions in Europe that follow DST.
Thanks for your patience, and we’ll let you know when servers are back online.
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