Sometimes, we come into the office to be totally taken off guard by certain news in the free-to-play gaming industry. This one was certainly one of them! It seems like Electronic Arts’ and Waystone Games’ MOBA didn’t quite shape up (last pun, we promise) to be what the publisher and development studio had anticipated. In an official press release, Matt Bromberg, Group General Manager at Electronic Arts announced that Dawngate will be taken offline in merely 90 days. Why, you ask? Here are the official reasons and our own thoughts...
According to the official press release, after 18 months of beta testing, Dawngate had not turned into the innovative game experience that the studio behind the online game had planned. It was a first for Electronic Arts, delving into the MOBA genre. Everyone was aware that this was a highly competitive branch in online gaming and it got the better of them.
Dawngate players will be refunded within the next 10 days for any money spent during beta.
Source: Official game homepage