Global Agenda officially died back in 2018 and (almost) nobody noticed

    
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Back in 2017, we lumped Global Agenda in with other titles that seemed to have vanished. Why haven’t we heard from them? What’s going on? Are these MMOs DOA?

At the time, we said, “The game wasn’t so much canceled as it was ignored out of existence. Hi-Rez took it off Steam but left the servers up and running, marooning a dwindling population of die-hard players to the game of their choice.”

A year later, Hi-Rez CEO Todd Harris answered some questions about the status of the sci-fi MMO, saying, “[Global Agenda’s] server did not survive a multi-game internet center move/upgrade. Unlikely to be recovered […] Sorry… wish it could last forever. No additional news for now.”

At the Hi-Rez Expo in Atlanta a few months later, our own MJ tried valiantly to convince the developers to get it back online, but it was not to be – Hi-Rez admitted it was toast.

So yeah, Global Agenda is officially dead and has been since 2018, in case you were wondering or missed it in the news. It seems to be deeply missed by some, as evidenced by this continuing thread over at Steam. RIP, space buddies.

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aeden

I loved GA and still miss it dearly. The PvP was frantic and the PvE was satisfying. My friends and I joined one of the top Alliances and participated in competitive AvA once we hit lvl 50. That was some of the most fun we’ve had in an online game. It’s shameful how Hi-Rez treated that game, and its players.

HalLundy
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HalLundy

GUYS I GOT IT!

“Global Agenda? More like Local Footnote!”

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HalLundy

Oh yeah, that was a thing. I remember buying this. Waste, pvp was pretty mediocre.

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atlasraven

I liked the pve squad-based gameplay. I didn’t like how Hi-Rez used the game (and the players) to launch a new Tribes game. Hi-Rez burned their bridge with me by essentially making me an unwilling beta-tester for another game.

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Eamil

And then once SMITE got popular they abandoned Tribes.

Never playing another Hi-Rez game.

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Chev

… The Global Agenda Discord server is still alive. We were playing it until the game went down and we were informed of the server files being corrupted. People still trickle in to the server today. Everyone’s welcome to drop by the server, of course. We’d love to have you. https://discord.gg/M8uJtkR

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James Crow

it was a great a game and the pvp was fun.
didnt like the changes they did later but the pve zone was a nice start and the ending :)

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0kShr00mer

Yet another game silently killed off by Hi-Rez. Yes, I’m still salty about the abomination of a tribes game they made and then subsequently abandoned after they were done sucking the soul out of that legendary IP. Speaking of the Tribes IP, repent of your sins and sell the goddamn thing so another studio can give us the Tribes game we deserve!

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Sleepy

Aw, I liked GA. As mentioned below though, it didn’t feel like a complete game.

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Sorenthaz

That sucks. I liked the open world-ish PvE zones that they added to it later. The PvP was also pretty fun. Their payment model though suffered from the period where everyone wanted to use a subscription and their F2P/B2P-type model that they used afterwards didn’t really do enough. Also it sounded like they kept changing their minds on what to actually do with the game in development and post-launch.

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Arktouros

This is probably the only title I’ve ever had such severe technical issues that I couldn’t play the game at all. No issues with other Hi-Rez products such as Tribes, just this one. Couldn’t get it to work and the support staff couldn’t help fix the issue either.