Update 9, Hotfix - December 18, 2012

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Update 9 Hotfix Notes

Information gleaned from the thread: Hotfix-3-5pm-(-5GMT) No patch notes posted.

Postings by Sapience:

  • Post #9:
"The reasoning is pretty simple. We had two options. Today, as soon as possible (which happens to be 3PM local time), or some time after the new year. Possibly as late as late January. Our production calendar is pretty full and we have the Holidays to consider (yes, we do sometimes let people leave the building to be with their families).
What is being fixed are the quests for the new instances. Yesterday we had to disable them and we simply did not want to let this situation stand through out the holidays. So the team put together a fix, we got it approved and we pushed hard to get this out today.
The amount of downtime required is about the shortest we can accomodate. There is a minimum window of time required just to cycle through the systems and confirm and validate the changes. Two hours is about the smallest window of time to do that.

  • Post #19:
Originally Posted by Darlgon  
was kinda hoping that the downtime was to restore the Hytbold Dailies that still do not appear to be back in the rotation.
They returned with Update 9. They're back in the rotation.
Originally Posted by hobbit1968  
Is this fix forthe ore crafting instance in Hybold? I bugged this. bear and easterling leader kill does not update 
after you kill them and quest cannot be finished.
All of the following will be re-enabled and/or fixed. This is a full list of changes.
  • Seat of the Great Goblin, Tier 1
  • Seat of the Great Goblin, Tier 2
  • Iorbar's Peak, Tier 1
  • Iorbar's Peak, Tier 2
  • Iorbar's Peak, Challenge
  • Webs of the Scuttledells, Tier 1
  • Webs of the Scuttledells, Tier 2
  • Webs of the Scuttledells, Challenge
  • Spiders and Flies, Tier 1
  • Spiders and Flies, Tier 2
  • Iserngraf: Severance (the crafting quest you're asking about)

  • Post #23:
Originally Posted by Araglad  
No invisible horses fix?
No Hytbold crafting instances fix?
No BG locks fix?
No weapons showing sheathed and unsheathed at the same time fix?
"The Hytbold crafting instance is listed as part of the fix (see above).
No BG locks isn't a bug, it's intentional.
Visual issues aren't considered hotfix candidates (they don't block content or prevent normal game play)."