Grid 2 ends its racing profession and retires from Steam

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Grid 2 has gone… properly, off-the-grid.

Two years after its predecessor, the chequered flag has been waved over Grid 2. The 2013 racer was pulled from Steam (together with the PS3 and Xbox 360 digital storefronts) this week.

The game’s Steam page lays it out: “At the request of the publisher, GRID 2 is no longer available for sale on Steam”. It’s seemingly licenses – both for the automobiles or the game’s soundtrack – have expired. Codemasters in all probability isn’t within the enterprise of updating these for a six-year-old racing sequel. Race Driver: GRID was delisted for comparable causes again in 2017.

Grid 2 Screenshot

As per regular, you’ll nonetheless be capable to obtain Grid 2 if you happen to already owned it. That’s hopefully various of you: Codemasters have been giving freely Grid 2 totally free via Humble again in March.

This isn’t Steam’s solely shedding this month. Ducktales Remastered, one other 2013 launch, quacked its last per week in the past.

The subsequent Grid, the elegantly-titled GRID, hits the beginning grid on PC, PS4 and Xbox One on October 11th.