Gears POP! was a shock reveal blending the worlds of Funko POPS and Gears of War right into a tactical cellular game that was introduced proper concurrently Microsoft’s Gears Tactics. A extra playful expertise with a few of our favourite Gears characters, the identify alone was not sufficient to maintain this practice chugging. Unfortunately, the studio behind the title, Mediatonic, has introduced that servers will likely be shutting down completely early subsequent 12 months.
The studio took to the Gears POP! weblog to share the most recent replace. “Thank you Gears,” begins the farewell. “Together we have now taken on numerous waves of Horde and vanquished foes on the Versus battlefield however sadly Gears Pop! is closing on April 26, 2021. Until that point, we’re bringing again a few of our hottest occasions, growing Bounty rewards, and upping the drop charges for Legendary Pins. Effective instantly, in-app buying has additionally been disabled. Thank you to your understanding and help.”
The servers will stay lively, with pins nonetheless usable, till April 26, 2021. Refunds will likely be robotically issued for something bought inside 90 days of October 28, 2020. Anything purchased between July 30 – October 28 is eligible, in accordance with the location, although refunds themselves may take a couple of weeks to course of.
While some have proven curiosity in holding the game alive, Mediatonic added that there are a lot of elements that go into holding a game like this lively and purposeful past simply holding the lights on within the servers. Bug fixes, content material updates, stability adjustments; all of them think about and that is one thing that the crew can now not keep.
Mediatonic is similar studio behind Fall Guys — an cute battle royale game with a jelly bean twist — which has seen an unimaginable quantity of success since launch. With that on-line journey nonetheless dominating in recognition, it is good to see that the crew has different creations to share with the world.
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