Ubisoft solely launched its free-to-play sports activities game Roller Champions on May 25, however in line with a supply on the firm, improvement on the title might quickly be coming to an in depth. Ubisoft beforehand claimed that Roller Champions was doing higher than its just lately canceled free-to-play battle royale game, Hyper Scape. This was launched on August 11, 2020 and shut down on April 28, 2022.
The information comes from the newest episode of the Xbox Era podcast with former Giant Bomb journalist Jeff Grubb who claimed that “Roller Champions is going to be cancelled after Season 3,” citing a supply at Ubisoft. The firm has not but launched a touch upon the matter.
Hyper Scape was launched to pretty adverse evaluations, however Roller Champions acquired a constructive response on the a part of each gamers and critics. The game alternatively largely failed to take care of any type of curiosity in the long run. The neighborhood which has constructed up across the game is barely average in dimension. There at the moment are lower than 100 folks watching streams of the game on Twitch.
This comes within the wake of reports that Ubisoft has canceled two upcoming video games, Ghost Recon Frontline and Splinter Cell VR, along with two beforehand unannounced titles. The announcement was made throughout an earnings report final week. Avatar: Frontiers of Pandora was additionally stated to be delayed. The game was initially scheduled to be launched later this yr, however will now be popping out in some unspecified time in the future in 2023.
Ubisoft has been dropping assist for lots of video games just lately. The story broke again in June for instance that Ubisoft can be ending on-line assist for no less than 15 older video games together with Assassin’s Creed 2, Far Cry 3, and Splinter Cell: Blacklist. The transfer rendered a few of these principally unplayable. “Closing the online services for some older games allows us to focus our resources on delivering great experiences for players who are playing newer or more popular titles”, the corporate stated in a press release.
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