[EDIT #2] After a significant amount of feedback from players in all 4 games about these proposed changes, we're going to leave the event schedule as-is for the month of September (I.E. the changes suggested in the OP will not be happening.)
It sounds like moving these events would cause issues for players who play multiple games, and wouldn't go far enough to solve people's concerns about fatigue when playing the current volume of events. We'll look for other solutions to try and address that for now. Thank you to everyone who chimed in and helped us make the call not to pull the trigger on this next month!
[EDITED FOR CLARITY] None of the events have changed per se, it's just that we've moved them around to avoid overlapping and broken some events up between games, so PC doesn't have a calendar or sale at the same time as VC, LCN or ZS.
Hey there, captains! Big news about the schedule of events coming up.
When the current event schedule was set up, we tried to organize it so that there weren't too many events happening at the same time. However, this got a bit more difficult when raids were added a few years ago.
Over the past few months we've been surveying players via pop-ups in-game, and measuring how much players participate in events running at different times. One of the concerns we heard from you was that there are too many events at the same time, and it gets tiring doing everything at once. At the same time, people like how many different types of gameplay there are, and so we didn't want to drop any events at least for now.
As a compromise, we've worked out a couple of changes to the events schedule that should help spread things out. These changes will also let us create some exciting new themes for calendars and keep things fresh for players who play more than one Kano game. Here's how it'd look for September:
Sept. 6-7 - Battle Arena
Sept. 8-10 - Weekend Calendar
Sept. 8-12 - Armada War
Sept. 14-18 - Raid
Sept. 18-22 - Weekday Calendar
Sept. 20-21 - Battle Arena
Sept. 22-26 - Armada War
Sept. 25-27 - Sale
This is the first time we've made a large change to event scheduling in quite a while, so we're very interested in hearing your feedback and seeing how things go over the next month. Many of the other changes we're working on are more technically complex, so we thought it'd help solve some of the concerns we’ve heard while we work on larger projects like crafting and game balance. We have more background on why we made these changes as well, so if you’re curious just let us know and I’ll share that here as well.
Thanks for reading, and please let us know what you think!
Last edited: Aug 24, 2017