Marvel Heroes is performed.
Maybe it was inevitable once the 2017 launch of the console edition, Marvel Heroes Omega, prompted meows of outrage from a PC neighborhood that had supported the game considering that 2013. But Disney confirmed within an email that the game is going aside.
“We regret to inform our own Marvel Heroes fans that we have finished our relationship with Gazillion Amusement, and that the Marvel Heroes online games will be shut down, ” the declaration reads. “We would like to sincerely give thanks to the players who joined the Marvel Heroes community, and will provide any more updates as they become available. “
The free-to-play game was originally developed as a spiritual successor to Marvel Ultimate Alliance, X-Men Legends, among others like them: Stat-heavy RPGs performed from an isometric perspective, using a heavy emphasis on scoring sweet loot. Marvel super heroes by way of Diablo, essentially.
David Brevik, certainly one of Diablo‘s original creators, was also an innovative lead at Gazillion on the one 0 version of Marvel Heroes. The game changed quite a bit over the years, yet through all the changes it usually hewed to that underlying vision.
Disney’s statement comes after a full 30 days of silence from Gazillion. The newest updates to the game’s website plus social media channels were posted upon Oct. 19. Developer updates plus content release deadlines came plus went during that time, leaving a lot of on the game’s subreddit to speculate how the end was nigh.
There’s been no official word through Gazillion on the studio’s status following the shutdown, but stay tuned.