Creating a brand new intellectual property in the sea of existing video games can be tough. For many indie developers, however, crafting a unique identity is important. Especially when it comes to the varied gameplay of a specific genre. Taking the ever-so-popular battle royale, numerous titles bring unique experiences to the game. This was the case for Proletariat Inc and their own battle royale game, Spellbreak. Released in 2020, the game was certainly aiming to craft its niche in the battle royale market. Despite various updates like chapter 2, Proletariat Inc has unfortunately begun steps to close Spellbreak down. As announced in a blog post, Proletariat Inc will shut down Spellbreak after the Blizzard Entertainment Acquisition.
— Spellbreak (@PlaySpellbreak) June 28, 2022
When Is Proletariat Inc. Shutting Down Spellbreak?
While the news is certainly upsetting to many Spellbreak fans, one cannot say that it wasn’t entirely expected. The title has been in dire need of an update for quite some time now. While the game had just introduced the chapter 3 wardens update, a lot of people have wondered where chapter 4 might be. Yet as time has dragged on for almost a year now without any sort of news, the writing was certainly on the wall for many long-time fans and players. Despite seeing the player numbers dwindle, Spellbreak was anything but a failure as it launched the very successful career of the 100-person studio. While exact news of when the game will be taken offline has yet to materialize, continue to check back for more news and updates on Spellbreak shutting down if that’s something you are interested in learning more about.
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