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GRID Off the Grid

Codemasters announces the shutdown the multiplayer servers for the Windows and PlayStation 3 editions of GRID, just three years after the release of the latest installment in the Race Drivers series of racing games (thanks MCV), though Xbox LIVE play is unaffected. This has lead to outcry on the game's forums as well as calls for boycotts of other Codies games from unhappy fans. Here's word:

After three years of service, 2008ís Race Driver: GRID's online play service has been discontinued for the PS3 and PC editions of the game. This follows the decision by a third party provider to decline the offer of an extended contract to continue online play on these platforms. Race Driver: GRID for Xbox 360 is not affected. We thank fans for their support and apologise to those affected by the end of this service.

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13. Re: GRID Off the Grid Jun 20, 2011, 17:39 Vulkan
 
See if it were me I'd release some public server software so people could keep the game alive through user run servers and party like it's 1996.

But then again, they're complete morons so that's probably too much to ask.
 
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