Bandai Namco On-line has introduced that Gundam Evolution, the free-to-play shooter primarily based on the favored anime, will not be playable after November twenty ninth. The mech FPS was launched final yr, however govt producer Kazuya Maruyama now says it is “not potential” for the workforce to supply ongoing assist.
“Thanks all to your continued assist,” begins Maruyama’s weblog publish. “We needed to create a title that brings each FPS and Gundam followers collectively. We challenged ourselves to make an genuine Gundam FPS recreation. Maruyama continues: “Sadly, we now have decided that it’s not potential for us to supply a service that satisfies our gamers.” Maruyama does not give an actual purpose for the sport’s crash, although the concurrent participant numbers on Steam look grim.
Gundam Evolution will proceed with its seasonal replace plans till the servers go down, and the workforce additionally detailed a number of different upcoming adjustments. On July 26, the workforce will finish the sale of in-game foreign money and different microtransactions akin to EC Pods. Beforehand bought objects and currencies are nonetheless usable till the tip of the service, however Bandai Namco doesn’t provide refunds.
Season 6 will then launch on August 23 with one new unit and two new maps, whereas Season 7 will launch on October 25 with one unit and one map. Each seasons will provide extra capital factors, so gamers can unlock swanky mechs sooner. For extra particulars, you’ll be able to take a look at the FAQ or tomorrow’s upcoming stay stream on YouTube.
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Closing Gundam Evolution continues my tendency to find a recreation through the announcement of its dying. There have been a ton of stay service outages this yr, although Knockout Metropolis had arguably the kindest outing with a standalone personal server model launched shortly thereafter. Extra please.
Both approach, you’ll be able to play Gundam Evolution totally free on Steam till November twenty ninth.