[Oct 29, 2013, 5:28 pm ET] - Share - Viewing Comments
Command & Conquer website
has news of the cancellation of the upcoming
free-to-play Command & Conquer
has word that this also means the closure of its developer Victory
Studios. "The team at Victory Games will be disbanded," an Electronic Arts
spokesperson told Polygon. "Wherever possible, we are working to help these
talented people find other opportunities within EA." Here's word from the
Thank you for your participation over the last few months in the
Command & Conquer closed alpha test. Itís been much appreciated, and youíve been
instrumental in helping define what a new Command & Conquer experience should
and shouldnít be.
Part of being in a creative team is the understanding that not all of your
choices are going to work out. In this case, we shifted the game away from
campaign mode and built an economy-based, multiplayer experience. Your feedback
from the alpha trial is clear: We are not making the game you want to play. That
is why, after much difficult deliberation, we have decided to cease production
of this version of the game. Although we deeply respect the great work done by
our talented team, ultimately itís about getting you the game you expect and
Over the next 10 days we will be refunding any and all money spent in the alpha.
If you have a question about your refund, please contact help.ea.com.
We believe that Command & Conquer is a powerful franchise with huge potential
and a great history, and we are determined to get the best game made as soon as
possible. To that end, we have already begun looking at a number of alternatives
to get the game back on track. We look forward to sharing more news about the
franchise as it develops. Thank you again for your participation and
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||Re: Command & Conquer Cancelled, Victory Games Closed
||Oct 30, 2013, 07:19
Jerykk wrote on Oct 30, 2013, 04:06:"Wherever possible, we are working to help these talented people find other opportunities within EA"
Not only do they cancel the game but they fire the entire team as well? Seems excessive but this is EA after all.
Seems fair, why do people get so upset when game developers get fired... you know game developers can be arrogant pricks right? If you make shit, of course you are going to be fired. Look around at some of the indie game devs lately, worse than some publishers.
But it's EA right, boo...
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