Eyrie Productions, Unlimited
Sep-01-12, 02:32 PM (EDT)|
8. "RE: Sad news: City of Heroes to go offline"|
In response to message #5
>Usually, when an MMO is considered to be 'doing poorly', you have some |
>fairly unsubtle indications of the fact. Shrinking server lists,
>shrinking dev teams, lack of new content, shrinking subscription
>lists, and so on.
>City of Heroes had new content. It had a steady server list, a steady
>dev team. There were no warning signs, there were none of the usual
>indications of trouble.
>So, yes, I think that there is plenty of grounds for
>everyone to be shocked by this.
All good points, and all other things being equal, you would very definitely have a point here. On the other hand... NCsoft. The Korean Masters have never been what you would call entirely trustworthy in these matters. The announcement being so abrupt that it actually more or less stepped on hype about new future content, for instance, is so classic it almost has a distinct flavor.
Benjamin D. Hutchins, Co-Founder, Editor-in-Chief, & Forum Mod
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