I’ve never played Worlds Adrift, and in the near future I will never be able to do so. Despite this fact, I’m in no particular rush to try the game out before it shuts down. It definitely had some interesting ideas, but it spent so long with open PvP as the only option that any interest in the game was thoroughly diluted. The changes came too late for a lot of people who had already moved on, and the best scenario of checking it out now would be me loving the game and knowing it’ll be gone soon. Worst-case scenario? I play and see exactly why it’ll be gone, something that I most definitely do not want to crow about while fans are mourning its demise.
But some people really do like to be there for the end. Not out of morbid curiosity, but simply out of a wish to see what the game was like before it’s gone forever. And sometimes, yes, just to see what ultimately led to the game’s downfall. So do you check out sunsetting MMOs on their last days of operation? Will you try a title fresh knowing that it won’t be there much longer?