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MMOs, unfortunately, do not last forever. When they sunset and close down for good, the whole genre mourns.

GTAO is sunsetting on the PS3 and Xbox 360 at the end of the year

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Call it death-by-old-console: Rockstar announced today that it's shutting down two versions of Grand Theft Auto Online on the Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3...

The sun is setting on Need for Speed’s online offerings, Call of Duty Online in China, and multiple SUBA MMOs

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I'd like to say that a roundup of impending sunsets is a first on MOP, but this is 2021, the year Gamigo sunsetted a...

Diablo-like MMO Cronous is closing down this summer

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It seems kind of sad that the very first time we mention an MMO on this site is to tell you that it's shutting...

LOTRO shutting down Ithil progression server, offers free transfers

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Back when Lord of the Rings Online rolled out its progression server Anor back in November 2018, the response was so overwhelming that SSG...

The Stream Team: So long, SoulWorker

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Massively OP's MJ had a first look at SoulWorker, and now she's having a final look. The anime action combat MMO is closing its...

Gameforge officially sunsets the western version of SoulWorker tomorrow

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Back in February, we covered the frustrating announcement that Gameforge was planning to sunset the Western version of SoulWorker. The only good news to...

Amazon and Leyou have canceled that unfinished Lord of the Rings MMO

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For the last few years, we've been covering a new Lord of the Rings MMO that was a collaboration between Tencent's Leyou Technologies and...
Bad men.

Ubisoft announces shutdown dates for several of its older online titles

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Today's bad news for legacy online support is that some of Ubisoft's older titles now have a firm date of online shutdown. If you've...
Zero, zero, zero, Ted Danson.

Population Zero has apparently sunsetted, is now just plain zero

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Population Zero appears to have fulfilled its destiny and now has zero population. Reports are coming in from both press and players on Steam that...

Nielsen is closing down SuperData and its monthly gaming revenue peeks

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I think I might have been the only person on the planet who noticed that March had slipped by without a monthly report on...
Sorny.

Rumor: Sony is getting rid of the PlayStation 3, PSP, and Vita stores this year

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If there are digital games you've always wanted to get for your now-older PlayStation 3... now might be the right time to do it....
Ahem.

Nexon and Square canceled the Final Fantasy XI R mobile MMO, citing an insufficient ‘level of creative differentiation’

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Last fall, we poked around trying to figure out what happened to the Final Fantasy XI Remake, the mobile game that was originally announced...

Netease’s SpatialOS-built multiplayer VR RPG Nostos is being shuttered after less than two years

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Back in August 2018, we cast our eyes in the direction of Nostos, an "open-world VR RPG with online elements" that let four players...
Artificial.

Valve ends Artifact’s reboot dreams and shoves it into maintenance mode

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BioWare isn't the only studio throwing in the towel after attempting a reboot of a promising title. Fans of Valve's digital card game Artifact...
oh no

Blade & Soul’s Unreal Engine 4 upgrade is coming this year in spite of Frontier World’s cancelation

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We've updated this article at the end with a big update  - the original story follows. If you were excited about the Unreal Engine 4...
Here we go now.

Gamigo grants Defiance players’ wishes, posts sunset schedule, and runs a weird survey

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Ready to bask in the riches that Gamigo wishes to pour down upon your upturned face? Then you'll first want to head over to...

After just four months in open beta, pixel MMO Naïca is already in maintenance mode

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Naïca hasn't been around long enough for anyone to remember the combination of keys to make the ï without copypasta, and now it's over,...

Not So Massively: A eulogy for Anthem and Defiance

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Last week was a bloodbath. In a single day, we saw Electronic Arts consign one game to eternal maintenance mode, and Gamigo announced closures...
Smoke on the water

Leaderboard: So, is RIFT next?

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Gamigo, which just bought the studio behind Wizard101 and Pirate101, cleaned house yesterday, purging multiple MMORPGs that it acquired during its past acquisitions of...

Eden Eternal becomes the third MMORPG Gamigo killed off today

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Right about now, a whole bunch of Gamigo MMORPGs are wishing they had to deal with only server merges. That's because Gamigo's now axed...

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