The sneak peek event was designed to give European gamers a little insight into the upcoming MMO, expanding beyond the standard beta audience by handing out a limited number of preview keys. However, it seems it was not to be.
The cancellation was not due to load problems caused by the large number of potential players. Player numbers would have given us a look into possible issues within the scope of a stress test. Due to unforeseen reasons, problems arose already during the entry into the game world.