There’s a possibility for some lengthy downtime for Pirates of the Burning Sea (PotBS) over the next few days. Flying Lab Software will be exiting the SOE publishing family to setup under Portalus Games. Transition to Portalus will begin at 10:30pm PT on Thursday, January 31st with downtime estimates that could last as little as 12 hours or as long as 3 days. You can keep informed on the progress of the transition and get answers to frequently asked questions in this thread.

At 10:30pm Pacific time on January 31st 2013 we will be taking the game servers offline to begin their transition from Flying Lab Software to Portalus Games. The game servers will not be available during the transition process until it is complete.

Please understand this is an indefinite outage in that we cannot predict exactly how long this process will take. Players should expect that the servers may be down for at least several hours to possibly several days. We will be updating the status and providing additional information regarding the transition process regularly here.

We apologize for the inconvenience to our players and will be doing our best to make the servers available as soon as we possibly can.

Source: PotBS Transition Announcement

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