Marvel Heroes, the free-to-play, Diablo-esque motion recreation, is shutting down. Marvel introduced the information in the present day, revealing it has ended its enterprise badociation with developer Gazillion Entertainment.
In an announcement shared with GameSpot, Marvel Entertainment acknowledged, “We regret to inform our Marvel Heroes fans that we have ended our relationship with Gazillion Entertainment, and that the Marvel Heroes games will be shut down. We would like to sincerely thank the players who joined the Marvel Heroes community, and will provide any further updates as they become available.” This presumably applies to the PC model of the sport (first launched in 2013) and the Omega variations absolutely launched on PS4 and Xbox One earlier this yr. We’ve adopted up with the corporate to seek out out extra concerning the timeline for the sport’s shutdown.
No additional clarification was shared for the choice. Kotaku, which first reported the information, notes that updates and communications from Gazillion have been absent lately. A present and former worker instructed the positioning that some folks had been instructed to not come into work this week, so it seems this transfer has been brewing for a while.
As famous above, Marvel Heroes is an action-RPG within the mould of Diablo, however with a free-to-play enterprise mannequin. It options all kinds of Marvel characters, with gamers capable of get hold of everybody from the Avengers to the Guardians of the Galaxy to Inhumans. We’ll report again as we be taught extra about how Marvel is dealing with the shutdown.