Things have gone from bad to worse for Nippon Ichi Software and its smartphone game Disgaea RPG which wasn’t able to make its promised return of service by the end of March in Japan.
While the game officially launched on March 19, it took less than a day for it to go into emergency maintenance mode which lasted over 120 hours to break a record when we reported last week after the company cited excess overseas logins as one of the reasons for its ongoing issues.
The game was in fact live for a few hours on March 30, only to go back into maintenance after further server errors resulting issues like this:
— 社畜万歳 (@im_stupid072) March 30, 2019
“Disgaea series’ first rhythm game! Match the button timing with the tempo!”
The month of March continued with ongoing maintenance delays, and the official Twitter account issued an apology yesterday for the issues going back to March 19. In the tweet they said that they’ll continue to examine both the app and servers while continuing work on adjustments and improvements, and more information its schedule and fixes will be announced later.
As you can see in the above chart showing Nippon Ichi Software’s stock plummeted on April 1, going from 1,963 yen on March 29 to 1,683 yen for a 14.26% drop within a couple days, which has since then gone down to 1,476 yen (-24.81% from March 29) as of a couple hours ago.
Disgaea RPG is available in Japan for iOS and Android.