Some of you may recall Gearbox’s attempt to make their own hero FPS MOBA game called Battleborn. The game launched approximately one month prior to Blizzard’s Overwatch and received a fair amount of attention for media and gamers across the world. The game was well-received but in the end, didn’t manage to keep player interest for long. The player numbers started to decline slowly and the game fell into oblivion. So, unsurprisingly, the developer finally announced their plans to close down Battleborn’s servers. However, you still have a year to play the game before it’s gone forever.
Yesterday, 2K Games, the publisher of Battleborn announced that it’s planning to deactivate game’s servers for good. It should be shut down on January 2021. Prior to this deadline, there’s also another date you should know – players who already own Battleborn will be able to acquire the premium currency of the game until February 24th, 2020 and will have almost a year of good times spending it on various in-game items.
Interestingly enough, while players who own the game will be able to purchase in-game currency, the game itself is already removed from the stores. However, here on Eneba, we still have a couple of game keys left in case you’re willing to spend a couple of bucks for the game which will be deactivated soon.
If you’re looking for a reason why 2K Games and Gearbox made a decision to close down the game such as Battleborn just 3 years after its initial release, you don’t need to look far. While the game had huge potential for the future content and updates, most players migrated to more popular hero MOBA games such as Overwatch, Paladins, and others. According to the most recent Steam data, the game barely managed to get enough players to start a single online match…