Developer Bulkhead is now providing refunds to all Kickstarter backers who supported World Struggle 2 FPS Battalion 1944, often known as Battalion: Legacy. The studio described the event course of as an Icarus scenario the place the group “flew too near the solar” and “had been unable to hit all targets” set out within the preliminary Kickstarter plans, main to those refunds.
Bulkhead introduced plans to refund avid gamers final yr after canceling console ports, although all backers are eligible for a refund no matter dedication stage, platform or playtime. No questions requested. Supporters can discover info on how you can request refunds through an e-mail from the corporate.
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“After we launched Battalion 1944 Kickstarter, we got down to ‘recapture the core of basic multiplayer shooters,'” mentioned Bulkhead CEO Joe Brammer, “That line related us to our backers who financially supported our imaginative and prescient.” Brammer mentioned the group is providing refunds as a result of “they have not been in a position to absolutely ship on every little thing we got down to do, particularly the console model launch.”
Richard Jolly, CEO of father or mother firm Splash Harm, mentioned: “Along with Bulkhead we’re dedicated not solely to studying from these experiences, but additionally to demonstrating it by means of motion, and we imagine that is what finest respects the assist and loyalty that the Battalion the group has proven us.
Alec Meer (RPS in peace) admiringly in contrast Battalion 1944 to the primary Name Of Duties and Medal Of Honors, whereas noting some teething issues the shooter confronted in Early Entry. Final yr, Battalion 1944 obtained a serious replace to deal with many of those points, together with a reputation change to Battalion: Legacy, which is what the free-to-play shooter is now referred to as on Steam.
Effectively, what’s subsequent for Bulkhead? The group is at present working with Splash Harm on the upcoming Transformers: Reactivate, in addition to one other FPS referred to as Wardogs, which has no footage but.