So I have been wondering, what's the real purpose of having different servers for EU, US and Asia for that matter. Is it only convenience for management and logistics of having all the geographical locations locked out from each other?
Yeah, it is likely that you will have better response time if you choose a server closer to you, but what is really the need of not allowing players to join whichever realm they would like to may it be in eu or us? Some other games already use this approach with no problems, so is it an issue regarding how much money players pay according to the geographical region?
I think this region lock is kind of bs, the game should actually promote a global community. Language issues already exist in the current state of the game so it should not be an excuse. Moreover, with "same" servers all the drama of who had a little advantage in the first world race would be over imo.