Meta and Prepared at Daybreak to close down well-liked multiplayer recreation Echo VR

Meta and The Order: 1886 developer Prepared at Daybreak are shutting down all servers and providers for Echo VR.

After 1st August (at 10am Pacific), the sport will now not be playable.

In a weblog publish sharing this information, the developer known as this a troublesome choice, however one which was made “for a lot of good causes”.

Ian chats about Echo VR, and different VR video games reminiscent of Stormland.

Whereas the developer didn’t elaborate a lot additional on what these causes are, it did state it’s now going to deal with its “subsequent challenge”.

“We won’t say something about it but, however we’re all excited and want all fingers on deck,” the developer wrote.

As an indication of gratitude, between now and 1st August gamers will have the ability to entry quite a lot of the in-game rewards in the event that they play a match. These are:

  • All Epic + Excellent rarity chassis/booster/bracer units from Echo Cross seasons 1-6 (S7 rewards to be launched at a later date)
  • All Chassis Variants
  • All non-3D rewards from Echo Cross seasons 1-6 (S7 rewards to be launched at a later date)
  • All Echo Store objects together with Starter Bundle
  • All earlier occasion rewards
  • Some beforehand unreleased rewards

The developer closed its publish: “Your complete Prepared At Daybreak staff is grateful to every of you to your assist in taking Echo Area from a small ardour challenge to one of many prime VR video games on the Oculus Retailer over the past 5 years.

“We have been completely floored to see the neighborhood that has grown round Echo and grateful to all of the passionate individuals we have been in a position to meet on-line, within the area, and at occasions.”

I informed Eurogamer’s resident VR superfan Ian Higton about this information earlier in the present day. His reply: “Oh no!”

Elsewhere in VR information, Sony has disputed stories it had slashed its deliberate PlayStation VR2 shipments in response to disappointing pre-order numbers.

“Now we have not minimize PlayStation VR2 manufacturing numbers, and we’re seeing enthusiasm from PlayStation followers for the upcoming launch, which incorporates greater than 30 titles reminiscent of Gran Turismo 7, Horizon Name of the Mountain, and Resident Evil Village,” a Sony spokesperson informed Eurogamer earlier in the present day.

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