PlanetSide Arena Shutting Down Next Month

Daybreak Games announces the sun is setting on PlanetSide Arena, saying servers for the free-to-play MMOFPS will shut down on January 10th. As of today all DLC and currency purchase options are no longer available, and they say that all players who made real-money purchases can keep their goods while the game remains playable, but that they will receive full refunds in their Steam Wallets once the game ends for good. Here's more on what's happening from Executive Producer Andy Sites:
After careful consideration, we’ve made the difficult decision to shut down PlanetSide Arena servers.

While our team set out with an ambitious vision for a game that combined the massive-scale combat and camaraderie of PlanetSide through a diverse collection of new game modes, it has become clear after several months in Early Access that our population levels make it impossible to sustain the gameplay experience we envisioned.

As a result, PlanetSide Arena will formally shut down servers on January 10th, 2020 at 5:00 PM (PST). We are actively working with Steam to ensure that all players who made purchases during Early Access will automatically receive a full refund to their Steam Wallet after servers shut down in January.

Thank you again for your loyalty and support during Beta and Early Access. Your feedback was invaluable, and your enduring passion for PlanetSide remains the bedrock our community is built upon. As painful as it is to close this chapter so quickly, we remain deeply committed to this franchise, and look forward to continuing this journey through the PlanetSide Universe with all of you.