Improbable has announced that it will be shutting down its free-to-play multiplayer game Scavengers on December 16th simply because not enough people are playing the game.
Improbable said: a Website statement.
“We are all proud of what we have achieved and thank all of our players for taking the time to play, even if only for a short time.”
Scavengers was developed by Midwinter Entertainment and the game entered Early Access on Steam in May 2021. With the unlikely sale of Midwinter Entertainment to Dead, the PlayStation 4 and Xbox One versions were canceled earlier this year, which disrupted the development cycle quite a bit. Daylight developer Behavior Interactive focused instead on metaverse development.
At the time, the PC version was promised to be unaffected, but Scavenger’s numbers were already struggling, with only a few hundred players since last November. steam database.
Scavengers was first announced by the former Halo developer at 343 Industries in 2018, and while it looks like the full version of the game will never be released, several of the games have been released in Early Access before its eventual release. Released a demo and test of
Scavengers closed beta screenshot
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