The Mythica Website
(thanks Mythica HQ
) has word that
Microsoft Game Studios has wrought Ragnarok on the upcoming MMORPG:
on a careful evaluation of the competitive MMORPG landscape, Microsoft Game
Studios has decided to cancel the Windows-based game “Mythica.” As a result of
this effort, job eliminations within Microsoft Game Studios will take place, and
up to 40 employees may be impacted.
Adam Waalkes, studio manager at Microsoft Game Studios, stated:
Our goal with ‘Mythica’ was to create a truly innovative massively multiplayer
online role playing game. While the game looked ready to deliver advancements to
the genre, after careful evaluation of the MMORPG landscape, MGS has decided to
stream-line its portfolio, making fewer investments in this genre. After a
rigorous review of current and future projects, the decision was made that
Mythica would not be one of the projects we would continue to invest in.
We truly appreciate all the support ‘Mythica’ has received from its fans and the