Guerrilla Announces Shutdown of Servers for Killzone: Shadow Fall and More


Guerrilla has introduced that it's going to be shutting down multiplayer servers for 3 video games on August 12. The video games are Killzone: Mercenary, Killzone Shadow Fall, and RIGS: Mechanized Fight League.

“On 12 August 2022, on-line servers for Killzone: Mercenary, Killzone Shadow Fall (together with Intercept Mode) and RIGS: Mechanized Fight League will close down,” Guerrilla says in a Tweet. “On-line options (together with on-line multiplayer modes) will stop on that date. Unmarried participant offline modes stay to be had.”

Killzone: Mercenary first introduced in September 2013 solely at the PlayStation Vita. The sport's servers went down in short again in 2020 with none advance understand or reason why given, however they have been ultimately restored. On the other hand, they are going to be last for just right quickly.

Killzone Shadow Fall was once launched in November 2013 for PlayStation 4. Final yr, Killzone’s web page was once “retired” however didn't impact any on-line multiplayer purposes on the time.

RIGS is a VR identify that was once launched again in 2016. In our RIGS: Mechanized Fight League evaluation, we mentioned, “Rigs: Mechanized Fight League brings speedy, intense multiplayer motion to the PlayStation VR, however with a couple of notable caveats. Whilst there was once sufficient selection within the mechs to stay me taking part in thru a complete season of suits, the sub-par visuals distract, and large matchmaking problems made on-line wait occasions insufferable.”

This isn’t the one sport from Sony that suffered from server shutdowns not too long ago. The closing person who came about was once for a couple of LittleBigPlanet video games closing yr. Moreover, the servers for Everyone's Golfing will close down on September 30.

George Yang is a contract author for IGN. You'll observe him on Twitter @yinyangfooey