Will the servers be shut down because of the Russian sanctions?

With quite a bit of sanctions being thrown Russia’s means, quite a bit of Escape from Tarkov
followers are questioning the place the servers are positioned and can they shut down quickly?

As of the seventh of March, Escape from Tarkov is operating as regular as ever. There are some bottleneck points at crowded occasions resembling weekend evenings however nothing out of the extraordinary.

However, with quite a bit of geo-political issues going round at present, particularly having in thoughts the sanctions from EU international locations & USA in the direction of Russia, quite a bit of gamers are rightfully asking will they be capable of proceed taking part in the recreation and for a way lengthy, as the Battlestate Games, the firm behind Escape from Tarkov, is Russian.

We took a take a look at the listing of servers that Escape from Tarkov is operating on, and whereas Russia does have the most servers in Europe (8 to be actual), there are nonetheless options in nearly each bigger European state, to not point out the USA which has servers in 17 totally different cities throughout the state. 

So as issues stand proper now, gamers ought to be capable of proceed taking part in the recreation even when the sanctions goal the Russian servers. 

It may have an effect on different servers as they must deal with the load from international locations that border Russia however haven’t got a devoted server in their very own nation. There are quite a bit of ways in which may be solved, however probably the Battlestate Games would simply lease different European servers for the time being, till the disaster is resolved. 

There is an choice that the firm will get focused in a means that the EU & US make it unlawful for them to have servers in these international locations, nevertheless, the reality is that firm is definitely registered in London, UK, and never in Russia, so the possibilities for which can be slim. 

Escape from Tarkov is a well-liked recreation however it’s not that standard in the sense that it broke to mainstream but like Call of Duty or Battlefield, and can most likely go below the radar.

As for Nikita and the Battlestate Games, they’re nonetheless silent and with no single assertion since the starting of the struggle, which we coated
in a separate article


Check out the full server listing for Escape from Tarkov beneath.

USA servers:

  • Atlanta
  • Beauharnois
  • California
  • Chicago
  • Dallas
  • Denver
  • Houston
  • Miami
  • Montreal
  • New York
  • Orlando
  • Pheonix
  • Seattle
  • St Louis
  • Toronto
  • Vancouver
  • Washington DC

European servers:

  • Austria 
  • Bulgaria
  • Czech
  • France
  • Finland
  • Germany
  • Italy
  • Poland
  • Romania
  • Russia ( 8 totally different servers)
  • Switzerland
  • Sweden
  • Spain
  • Slovakia
  • Ukraine
  • Turkey 
  • UK

Asian servers:

  • Hong Kong
  • Israel 
  • Japan
  • Seoul
  • Singapore

Other servers:

  • Australia
  • Johannesburg
  • San Paulo 


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