Yesterday it was introduced that Astellia was being shut down on October twenty ninth, lower than two years because it first launched right here within the West. Sadly for these hoping it will keep lively, t’s been made recognized that the free-to-play variant, Astellia Royal, might be following swimsuit, shutting down this October as nicely.
The date of the shut down would be the same as Astellia, October twenty ninth, with the sale of things being suspended as of at the moment. Astellia Royal solely launched this previous March as a free-to-play spin-off of the total Astellia, although it appears it wasn’t lengthy for this world.
By way of the official website:
“Sadly, we’ve got the choice to terminate Astellia Royal NA/EU service.We regretfully inform you that Astellia Royal NA/EU service might be closed on October twenty ninth, 2021(Fri).We wish to thanks for taking part in Astellia Royal till now, and please discover under for detailed schedule of service termination.[Astellia Royal NA/EU Service Termination Schedule Notice]1.Service Termination: Astellia Royal NA/EU Server2. NA/EU Service Termination Schedule:[KST] 2021. 10. 29. (Fri) 12:00[PDT] 2021. 10. 28. (Thu) 20:00[UTC] 2021. 10. 29. (Fri) 03:003. Finish of Paid Gem Gross sales Schedule:[KST] 2021. 8. 12. (Thu) 12:00[PDT] 2021. 8. 11. (Wed) 20:00[UTC] 2021. 8. 12. (Thu) 03:00* It isn’t attainable to buy paid objects after finish of paid merchandise gross sales, however bought objects can be utilized in recreation till service termination schedule.4. Closed Official Homepage Schedule:[KST] 2021. 10. 29. (Fri) 12:00[PDT] 2021. 10. 28. (Thu) 20:00[UTC] 2021. 10. 29. (Fri) 03:00″
No precise reasoning was given for both Astellia or Astellia Royal’s closure, nevertheless if Steam Charts are any indication, it might merely be that there wasn’t the playerbase to help the MMOs any longer. Not too long ago, in response to Steam Charts, the total model of Astellia has been seeing averages of around 20 or so players, whereas Royal has seen around 30 players the final month on common.
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