Darkfall Service Disruption Announced

In a recent post on the game’s official forums, Darkfall Executive Producer Zad has announced a period of service disruption for Darkfall: Unholy Wars. The Darkfall service disruption is the first one in the game’s run of over 3 years.

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Aventurine SA, Darkfall’s developer and publisher, are located in Athens, and the post cites the financial turmoil in Greece as the cause of the disruption; “Unfortunately, and against our best efforts, the conditions in Greece have caught up with us and do not allow us to continue operating the game as we have been so far,” Zad states. No indication is made whether the interruption will be temporary or permanent, and indeed, Zad indicates in the post that they do not know for certain how long the disruption may last; “We hope that the disruption of Darkfall Unholy Wars service is temporary and that we will be back soon in a more sustainable format. We apologize for the inconvenience to all that are affected.”

For the present, the Darkfall: Unholy Wars website is still up; however, clicking on “buy now” takes the user to a maintenance page.

Our Thoughts:

Every time we see an MMO close down, it literally brings everyone in the MMOGames office down. While in this case the shutdown may be temporary – and we very much hope it is – the fact remains that every game is someone’s favorite. In this case, Darkfall has been operating for a couple of years; some people will have made a lot of memories and friends there. We hope they can find a new game to call home.

NOTE: Originally I stated that Darkfall: Unholy Wars had been running for 13 years, which was an error. The game has been running for about 3 years, going live in April of 2013. I transposed a 13 in my brainbits. – Amanda

Source: Darkfall Forums

 

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About Amanda Ten Brink

Amanda Ten Brink lives in the Netherlands, and has been an avid gamer most of her life, from tabletop wargaming and RPGs in the early 80s to Guild Wars 2, Elder Scrolls Online, and old school Dungeons & Dragons (the tabletop sort) today. Hobbies include drawing and painting, playing bass and guitar, learning new languages (Currently studying Russian) and sleeping, which she can simply not get enough of. Please Note: I write content for MMOGames only. If you see my work on any other portals, those portals are stealing content.