Gameforge Announces Cancellation Of Publishing Contract For Guardians Of Ember
Guardians of Ember players got a bit of bad news in their email this morning. The game's western publisher, Gameforge, sent out an update letting players know that the contract between the company and the game's developer Runewaker is coming to an end. On February 14, all Gameforge Guardians of Ember servers will be shut down and the game will no longer be available.
In preparation for the closure, Gameforge is deactivating payment services today, meaning players can no longer purchase premium currency. They can, however, purchase items with any leftover currency they may still have. Nothing has been mentioned about refunds, but based on the fact players can still use their currency to purchase items, I'd say that's not planned.
As for whether or not the game will end up being published elsewhere, your guess is as good as ours. The email did state that since there are no other official servers for the game, character transfers are not available. So, if another server does pop up at some point, players will likely be starting over from scratch.
About the Author
QuintLyn is a long-time lover of all things video game related will happily talk about them to anyone that will listen. She began writing about games for various hobby sites a little over ten years ago and has taken on various roles in the games community.
You May Enjoy
Sega Is Rethinking Its NFT Plans Thanks To Negative Player Feedback, Square Enix Is Diving In, Though
They’d still like to try it, but will elect not to if players continue to react negatively to it.By QuintLyn Bowers - 1 week ago
WoW Classic Game Producer Addresses Player Concern Over Server Balance, No Action Yet Planned
Asks for continued community input to find a solution.By QuintLyn Bowers - 2 weeks ago
Mortal Online 2's Last Beta Patch Adds House Decorations And A Journal
Also: New trolls and "updated fish stats."By Jason Winter - 1 week ago
Logistics Players In WW2 MMO Foxhole Go On Strike
Outlines 10 pain points in the game, including too much snow.By Jason Winter - 4 days ago
Brave The Cold In Aura Kingdom's Valleys Of Ice Hearts Update
Level cap raise, two new zones. two new dungeons, and an Eidolon story dungeon.By Jason Winter - 1 week ago
CCP Games Named One Of The Best Places To Work
Easier to fit in and less frustrating than learning to play Eve Online.By Jason Winter - 1 week ago