MMO Year in Review: City of Heroes necromancy in Master X Master (March 2017)

    
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We’re taking a time-machine back through our MMO coverage, month by month, to hit the highlights and frame our journey before we head into 2018!

In March, NCsoft astonished MMORPG players by announcing it was resurrecting City of Heroes character Statesman… in MOBA Master X Master. It didn’t go over well, particularly among gamers still nursing grudges over NCsoft’s sunset of (and refusal to sell) CoH itself.

Meanwhile, Funcom finally revealed that the Secret World reboot it had been teasing would actually mean the death of the MMO and a reboot as more of a multiplayer RPG.

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And even the resurrection of City of Heroes characters in Master X Master was quickly shortlived by the game ultimately being a failure that is going to be shut down. Rip.

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I don’t have any comment to make on the article but I would like to say, Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays to all the readers on Massively AND to all you at Massively.

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