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Monster Slayer is shutting down subsequent June – Destructoid
Layoffs will occur on the studio as properly
Cellular augmented actuality (AR) recreation The Witcher: Monster Slayer is closing its doorways subsequent yr. Developer Spokko is shutting down, with providers absolutely ending subsequent June.
The studio plans to progressively shutter its providers over the approaching months, as detailed in a new FAQ. The Witcher: Monster Slayer will first be taken down from the Google Play and Apple App Retailer on January 31, 2023, and all in-game purchases shall be turned off right now too.
Spokko additionally plans no extra new content material after the thirty first as properly. Gamers will nonetheless be capable of play and trade in-game currencies for objects up till Monster Slayer‘s closure. Then, on June 30, 2023, the servers shall be shut down.
The staff additionally made an announcement, thanking followers for sharing within the Monster Slayer journey.
“We’re proud that we have been capable of create a location-based AR expertise that captured what it was prefer to be a witcher in actual life and gave the neighborhood an opportunity to battle Witcher-world monsters up shut and in individual,” the assertion reads. “That is what made The Witcher: Monster Slayer such a singular expertise in The Witcher franchise.”
One thing ends, one thing begins
In line with Spokko’s assertion, Monster Slayer didn’t attain its enterprise expectations. Spokko shall be rolled into CD Projekt Pink, with a part of its workers given the prospect to affix core CD Projket Pink tasks. Nonetheless, there shall be some workers let go.
Whereas Monster Slayer was a bit unusual, as a Pokemon GO strategy to the world of The Witcher, it’s nonetheless a disgrace to see the challenge’s closure end in departures. CD Projekt appears to be broadly shifting its focus in direction of different areas, ensuing within the winding down of a number of of its spinoff titles.