Square Enix has announced it'll merge eight of its 18 servers in Final Fantasy XIV, bringing its overall total down to ten.
The merger will happen on March 27, with Square players advised to transfer their characters and select a new world for it between March 1 and March 19 otherwise it'll be picked for them come the transfer deadline on March 19.
The current existing world servers will be renamed New World for a period, with New World 10 advised for French and German-speaking players.
This merger is "intended to improve the player experience" ahead of the Version 2.0 update for the MMO later this year.
More details here.