Just seven months after launch, this PlayStation Plus sport goes offline

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Dead Star has been pulled from Steam and the PlayStation Store as its developer prepares to close down servers.


Dead Star, the top-down multiplayer area shooter from Armature, will probably be taken offline. The sport has already been faraway from sale on Steam and the PlayStation Store.

Dead Star launched and April on PC and PS4, and was a part of the free video games PlayStation Plus members received throughout the identical month.

The studio posted a discover to the sport’s web site announcing November 1 as the ultimate day of on-line operation. Because this a multiplayer-only sport, it means no modes – past the tutorial – will probably be obtainable to play after November 1.

The studio’s director of operations Jack Mathews defined that it’s purely a monetary resolution. “We are shutting down the game because, bluntly, the costs of operating the game now exceed its income,” he advised Kotaku.

Calling Dead Star a “passion project”, Mathews stated the choice wasn’t taken flippantly. “Armature put a lot of time, love and studio resources into both the game and the community, and we are extremely grateful to our community for their support in keeping this going as long as it could,” he added.

You’ll nonetheless be capable of obtain it when you personal it, however you’ll be caught enjoying the tutorial, except Armature decides in opposition to pulling help.