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Warhammer Online: Age of Reckoning to close down in December
The Mythic developed MMORPG Warhammer Online: Age of Reckoning will shut its doors in three months due to their company’s licence expiring.
The development team, who first acquired the Warhammer Online licence on May 18, 2005, announced on their official website their title will close down on December 18th.
“We here at Mythic have built an amazing relationship working with Games Workshop creating and running Warhammer Online: Age of Reckoning over the last 8 years,” said the development team.
“Unfortunately, as with all licensing deals they do eventually come to end and on December 18th, 2013 we will no longer be operating Warhammer Online.
“From all of us here at Mythic we thank you again for your dedication and support over the last five years.”
In a letter to the community, which can be found here, producer Carrie Gouskos thanked her fans and talked about her experiences with the company
“I never could have anticipated what happened next. Jeff Hickman (Executive Producer) and Paul Barnett (Creative Director) gave one of the most memorable interviews in my career – and suddenly I was thrown into their universe” Gouskos said.
“If I were to list out all of the great experiences I’ve had with [the players], this would be a novel, so I want to say thank you from all of us to all of you for sticking with us so long.”
The news comes five years to the date since the game’s worldwide release on September 18th, 2008.