As you all know, we were in negotiations with L&K and Samsung regarding the future of Red Stone during the past few months and the results are here.
It is with a heavy heart that I am making this announcement. Our contract with L&K and Samsung will expire by the end of this year and it has been decided that we, GamersFirst, will no longer be the host of Red Stone. We will be terminating the services for Red Stone by 31 December, 2009.
Just another brief update: L&K, originally slated to take over service of Red Stone at the beginning of the year, was not prepared to take over service as expected and has requested that we continue to keep the servers up until they are prepared. Our hope is that they will be prepared by the end of January, but as usual, this is not set in stone and is subject to change.
1. L&K Server Open : Feb. 9th 4PM (PST)
: Users will be able to start their account transfer and play from Feb. 9th 4PM(PST).
2. Official time period for account transferring : 1week from server open
: Users will be allowed to transfer account even after the official period.
-New global RS homepage by L&K: www.redstoneonline.net
3. Transfer details
a. Users could use their accounts, but their characters will be deleted. For this reason, all purchased item will be deleted. A purchased item in Shopping cart will stay.
b. Users who transfer their account will be rewarded 30days Portal Sphere in their Shopping cart.
c. Currently L&K does not have Item sales plan. If L&K starts item sales, they would post further information on their site.
d. Manual patch will be needed for playing on L&K’s global server. L&K will post related information on their page.
＞I would like to mention that this likely means our servers WILL NOT stay up to the 22nd as originally mentioned in my previous post (when we were still waiting for plans from L&K).