Guerrilla Games will take Killzone: Mercenary, Killzone: Shadow Fall, and VR RIGS: Mechanized Combat League servers offline next month. The offline single player modes of these games will still be available.
The studio said Friday on Twitter That online services for FPS titles will be discontinued on August 12, which is already three weeks later. Killzone: Mercenary and PS4 Killzone: Shadow Fall appeared in the 2013 PlayStation Vita game. Killzone.com is online now. Since then, players can no longer set up and manage clans for Shadow Fall. In 2018, Killzone 2 and 3 multiplayer servers were discontinued.
RIGS: Mechanized Combat League was released in 2016 as a launch game for Sony’s PSVR headset. In this sports game, teams of three players in mechanical suits compete against each other to score the most points in the goal.
The discontinuation of online services in games may also affect certain PlayStation Awards. All titles contain a number of trophies that can only be unlocked online. As of August 12, it may not be possible to claim the Platinum Cup in these titles, unless the player has achieved all the awards online before that time.
In recent years, Guerrilla Games has focused on the Horizon franchise, which consists of Horizon Zero Dawn and Horizon Forbidden West. The studio, owned by Sony Interactive Entertainment since 2005, is also currently working on Horizon Game for PSVR2: Horizon Call of the Mountain.
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