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Gamers Intensify Fight Over Games. They Want to Force Publishers to Keep Them in Playable Condition

Martin Bukowski, 17 April 2024, 06:30

A petition appeared on the UK government's platform regarding the abandonment of games by publishers. Gamers are demanding that they be left at least in a playable state.

“Stop Killing Games.” Big Campaign Targeting Publishers Launched. Ending Ubisoft’s Support of the Crew a Flashpoint

Jacob Blazewicz, 03 April 2024, 07:32

The end of the first The Crew encouraged a popular youtuber to initiate „real action” against the practice of „killing” games by publishers.

The Day Before Devs Shutting Down Game Servers; 'Without a Devteam, we've No Other Option'

Kamil Kleszyk, 22 December 2023, 06:43

The story of The Day Before is slowly coming to an end. Developers from the now-defunct Fntastic have announced that they will soon shut down the game's servers.

First The Crew Ends Its 9-year Life; You Have 108 Days Left to Play It

Christopher Mysiak, 14 December 2023, 14:13

This day had to come at some point - Ubisoft has announced that the first The Crew will stop workin in a dozen weeks or so, along with the shutdown of servers. It's worth playing this original racing sandbox while you have the chance.

2 Years Ago Dread Hunger Was a Steam Hit, Now It's About to Die

Adrian Werner, 26 November 2023, 14:03

It has been announced that the official servers of Dread Hunger, the 2022 survival hit from Steam, will be shut down. However, the developers will not leave the players with nothing.

Ubisoft Will Shut Down Servers of 10 More Games in January 2024, Including Assassin's Creed

Kamil Kleszyk, 31 October 2023, 03:12

Ubisoft has unveiled a list of 10 games that will soon lose access to online features. Among them are several installments of the Assassin's Creed series.

ARK Devs Shut Down Official Servers and Prepare for Launch of Controversial Remaster

Kamil Kleszyk, 04 October 2023, 22:23

Before devs at Wildcard release the remaster of ARK: Survival Evolved, it must first kill off the original game. An essential step towards this was shutting down the official servers of the survival title.

EA Will Shut Down Servers of 3 Great Games Later This Year [Update]

Zuzanna Domeradzka, 10 August 2023, 11:06

The servers of more games from Electronic Arts will soon be shut down. Before the end of the year, the online modes of three titles will go dark: Dead Space 2, Crysis 3 and Dante's Inferno.

Spec Ops: The Line Devs Fame Wasn't Enough; The Cycle Canceled

Zuzanna Domeradzka, 29 June 2023, 22:41

Despite the initial popularity of the latest game from the creators of Spec Ops: The Line, the game has failed to retain a steady community. The servers of the free-to-play shooter The Cycle: Frontier will be shut down in a few months.

Activision Shuts Down CoD: Warzone Servers; Fans in Grief

Zuzanna Domeradzka, 23 June 2023, 00:46

Activision has made a decision that many gamers may not like. Soon the servers of Call of Duty: Warzone will be shut down.

MultiVersus Servers Temporarily Shut Down

Jacob Blazewicz, 27 March 2023, 22:22

MultiVersus will soon complete beta testing, but we'll have to wait much longer (and that's without the online mode) for the release of the full version.

Despite an 86% Positive Rating on Steam, Shooter Will Soon Disappear

Michal Ciezadlik, 13 March 2023, 16:53

The creators of the original network shooter Lemnis Gate have announced that the game will soon disappear from Steam. Despite positive player reviews, the game survived less than two years on the market.

Handful of Fans Wept at Funeral of Babylon's Fall

Adrian Werner, 01 March 2023, 15:02

A group of dedicated fans gathered on the last day of Babylon's Fall servers running to bid farewell to one of last year's biggest failures.

EA Cancels 3 Games, Including Titanfall Legends [Update]

Jacob Blazewicz, 03 February 2023, 13:06

Electronic Arts has had a successful fiscal quarter, but does not intend to continue developing Battlefield and Apex Legends on mobile devices.

Epic Games Pulls Plug on Unreal Series

Jacob Blazewicz, 15 December 2022, 12:17

Next year, the Unreal series games will lose access to online features, as will a handful of other titles, and they are already disappearing from sales.

Overwatch 2 Launch Tomorrow; Blizzard Shuts Down Overwatch Servers

Hubert Sledziewski, 03 October 2022, 15:10

Overwatch is dying, long live Overwatch 2 - though whether it will be a change for the better remains to be seen. Maybe the players will be persuaded by the free-to-play nature of Blizzard's old-new shooter.

These Ubisoft DLCs Will Disappear From Stores on PC

Jacob Blazewicz, 30 September 2022, 13:37

Assasins' Creed III, Far Cry 3, Prince of Persia: Forgotten Sands - these games will soon lose access to online features and DLCs on PC.

Ubisoft Delays Online Feature Shutdown in Older Games

Jacob Blazewicz, 01 September 2022, 13:36

Ubisoft has given players an extra month to download DLCs and check out online modes in games such as Far Cry 3 and Assassin's Creed III.

On September 1 These Ubisoft Games Will Lose Online Features and DLCs - Reminder

Adrian Werner, 30 August 2022, 11:20

The day after tomorrow, Ubisoft will disable multiplayer mode in a number of high-profile games, such as Tom Clancy's Splinter Cell: Blacklist, Anno 2070, Far Cry 3 and Silent Hunter 5.

Sony Shuts Down Servers of Flagship PS4 Era Game

Adrian Werner, 14 August 2022, 13:46

The servers of Killzone: Shadow Fall and Killzone Mercenary have went dark. These were the last installments of the franchise that still offered network multiplayer.

Ubisoft May Cancel Another Game Barely Months After Its Debut [UPDATED]

Zuzanna Domeradzka, 26 July 2022, 11:23

The servers of the free-to-play game Roller Champions are about to be shut down. This sports game from Ubisoft has been released barely a few month ago.

Dark Souls 3 Makes Mysterious Moves on Steam, May be Related to Servers

Hubert Sledziewski, 25 July 2022, 12:56

The first debugging update for Dark Souls 3 in many years has been spotted in Steam database. This could mean that FromSoftware and Bandai Namco will soon turn on the game's servers, deactivated in January 2022.

Gamers Want a Dignified Farewell to Assassin's Creed Multiplayer

Kamil Kleszyk, 21 July 2022, 11:43

With servers for some Assassin's Creed games shutting down, fans are planning several farewell sessions to send their beloved multiplayer mode off to the eternal hunting grounds.

Everquest 2's Prison Server Shut Down; Users Permabanned

Miriam Moszczynska, 04 July 2022, 13:09

The Drunder server in EQ2 has been shut down. The game's developers did this without notifying the players in advance, which caused quite a controversy.

Ubisoft Will Soon Block Option to Play DLCs for Older Games

Adrian Werner, 03 July 2022, 15:39

Ubisoft is preparing the end of support for a number of older games, which will result, for example, in the loss of multiplayer and the option to install and play DLCs. Such a fate will befall, among others, several installments of Assassin's Creed, as well as Tom Clancy's Splinter Cell: Blacklist and Silent Hunter 5.

America's Army is Over; Proving Grounds Servers to be Shut Down Soon

Przemyslaw Dygas, 09 February 2022, 12:59

The servers for America's Army: Proving Grounds will shut down later this year. This marks the end of US military's digital recruiting tool.

Survarium Servers Shut Down Before Leaving Early Access

Michael Zegar, 07 February 2022, 20:12

Survarium servers will be shut down before the holidays. A farewell event awaits loyal players. Developers from Vostok Games are working on a yet undisclosed FPS based on a „famous brand”.

Ubisoft Gives Up and Shuts Down Its Battle Royale Game

Adrian Werner, 28 January 2022, 12:12

Hyper Scape will soon stop working. Ubisoft has announced that the servers of this battle royale shooter will be shut down in three months.

End of Harry Potter: Wizards Unite - New Game by Pokemon GO Devs Will be Shut Down

Adrian Werner, 03 November 2021, 12:16

The end of the Harry Potter: Wizards Unite, the mobile AR production from the creators of Pokemon GO, has been announced. The servers will be shut down in less than three months.

End of Fortnite in China; Servers Will be Shut Down Soon

Agnes Adamus, 01 November 2021, 13:03

In two weeks, the Chinese servers of Fortnite will be closed and players from this country will lose access to the game. The reason for this move is unknown.

Sony Shuts Down Servers of Older LittleBigPlanet Games to Protect Fans

Jacob Blazewicz, 13 September 2021, 20:45

Sony has finally shut down the LittleBigPlanet 3 servers, which had remained inaccessible for months. Sadly, only the PlayStation 4 version of LittleBigPlanet 3 has been spared - the PS3 version and earlier installments lost their online features indefinitely to „protect the community”.

Ubisoft Abandons Tom Clancy's Elite Squad a Year After Release

Jacob Blazewicz, 21 July 2021, 17:56

Tom Clancy's Elite Squad has just received its final update. „Final” because Ubisoft has announced that it plans to shut down the game servers. The game will have to make way for the newly announced Tom Clancy's XDefiant.

Minecraft Earth is Now Officially Dead

Jacob Blazewicz, 01 July 2021, 10:01

Minecraft Earth is history. The mobile spin-off of one of the best-selling games of the world has just disappeared from mobile devices.

Magic: Legends Canceled; Developers Will Refund Money for Microtransactions

Hubert Sledziewski, 30 June 2021, 17:56

Magic: Legends, a hack'n'slash game based on the license of the Magic: The Gathering card game, has been canceled. Studio Cryptic will refund players for microtransactions.

Might & Magic X Broken Because Ubisoft Shut Down DRM Servers

Adrian Werner, 21 June 2021, 18:15

Ubisoft's shutdown of Might & Magic X: Legacy's servers broke the entire game, even though it's a single-player RPG. Fans have already found a way around this problem.

Rockstar Ends GTA Online Support on Older Consoles

Jacob Blazewicz, 16 June 2021, 19:21

Rockstar has no intention of keeping Grand Theft Auto Online alive on older consoles. By the end of 2021, PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360 owners will be saying goodbye to GTA 5's multiplayer module (and the online features in Max Payne 3 and L.A. Noire).

Some Need for Speed Games Are Pulled From Digital Stores Today. Forever

Jacob Blazewicz, 31 May 2021, 21:19

Today, Need for Speed Carbon, Need for Speed Undercover, Need for Speed Shift, Need for Speed Shift 2: Unleashed, and Need for Speed The Run will be pulled from digital distribution. EA also plans to end online support for all of these games after the holidays.

Ubisoft Shuts Down Servers of Popular Games

Michael Kulakowski, 13 April 2021, 20:34

Ubisoft unveiled a list of twelve games whose servers and online features will be shut down this year. The list includeds games like The Settlers 7, Ghost Recon: Future Soldier, Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six Vegas 2, Assassin's Creed 2 and Anno 1404.

PUBG Lite Will be Shut Down

Jacob Blazewicz, 31 March 2021, 23:07

PUBG Lite will end its life soon. The free version of Playerunknown's Battlegrounds will be shut down at the end of April.

Battleborn Servers Shut Down; Not Even Single Player Remains

Michal Ciezadlik, 01 February 2021, 20:28

The „death” of Battleborn has been known for over two years. Yesterday, 2K Games officially shut down the servers of Gearbox Software's game.

Minecraft Earth Shuts Down But Not Before Final Update

Karol Laska, 05 January 2021, 22:23

Minecraft Earth has received another, final update. The game will no longer be supported due to the change of priorities at Mojang Studios.

The Fall Guys Devs Abandon Gears POP!

Paul Wozniak, 30 October 2020, 21:29

Mediatonic has officially announced that next year the servers of Gears POP! will be closed and thge game will not be further supported.

Crucible Servers are About to be Shut Down

Paul Musiolik, 10 October 2020, 19:55

Amazon has decided to stop developing Crucible and shut down its servers in early November. Players dissatisfied with this move can claim a refund.

Farmville Leaves Facebook After 11 Years

Paul Musiolik, 28 September 2020, 19:20

11 years after its launch, Farmville disappears from Facebook. The decision was made due to the imminent end of support for Flash.

Pagan Online - Wargaming's RPG Flops and Will Lose Multiplayer

Adrian Werner, 09 July 2020, 14:16 and Mad Head Games have announced plans to close the multiplayer servers of the RPG Pagan Online. From next month the game will become a single-player only game.

WoW - Blizzard will Reduce Number of Servers

Bart Swiatek, 06 July 2020, 14:26

Blizzard Entertainment has announced that it plans to shut down some World of Warcraft servers. Populations of sparsely populated realms will be combined to reach an appropriate level before the launch of Shadowlands.

End of PlanetSide Arena - Devs Announce Server Shutdown

Jacob Blazewicz, 15 December 2019, 20:44

Daybreak Game Company has informed about the planned shutdown of PlanetSide Arena servers. The spin-off of a series of futuristic shooters will do dark after just four months in early access.

Sony Removes DriveClub From Sale, Server Shutdown in 2020

Adrian Werner, 30 March 2019, 23:53

Sony announced that it will remove DriveClub, DriveClub VR and DriveClub Bikes racing games from sale this August. The games' servers are scheduled to be shut down next year.

CCP making an online FPS for PC, while DUSK 514 is closing up

luckie, 04 February 2016, 13:08

Crowd Control Productions announced that they are working on a new online FPS, which will come out on PC and fill the void that will remain after closing DUST 514 servers later this year.

Electronic Arts Will Shut Down Servers of Free-to-play Games (e.g. Battlefield Heroes)

Pirlond, 16 April 2015, 14:22

We’ve got bad news for those of you who regularly enjoy playing free-to-play games from Electronic Arts.