Epic: sad news for fans of the Unreal series

Epic: sad news for fans of the Unreal series

The shutdown of a game’s servers is always bad news, but in this case it is the shutdown of 13 games, Epic announces.

Epic Games has therefore just announced, to the great misfortune of fans, the cessation of online services (meaning by that, multiplayer) of 13 old games, a good part of which come only from the universe Unrealso dear to FPS aesthetes.

Epic signs the death warrant for many servers

Starting today, Epic is therefore starting to deactivate online services and servers for games deemed obsolete, with the particular aim of standardizing with the Epic Online Services that can be seen on some Fortnite. From a friends list, voice chat, and matchmaking to more developer-focused features. Here is the full list of games in question:

  • 1000 Tiny Claws
  • Dance Central 1-3
  • Green Day: Rock Band
  • Monsters (Probably) Stole My Princess
  • Rock Band 1-3
  • The Beatles: Rock Band
  • Supersonic Acrobatic Rocket-Powered Battle-Cars
  • Unreal Gold
  • Unreal II: The Awakening
  • Unreal Tournament 2003
  • Unreal Tournament 2004
  • Unreal Tournament 3
  • Unreal Tournament: Game of the Year Edition

epic add :

Most titles will be playable offline, while some will no longer be playable. We apologize to players affected by these changes.

The following titles will have all online services disabled on January 24, after which players will be able to continue playing single player or offline local multiplayer.

The end of a big chapter in the history of online FPS.

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