gives Myst Online back to Cyan. Cyan says it's opening the game to fan
(thanks Mike Martinez) has word that GameTap has surrendered the rights
to Myst Online: Uru Live back to Cyan Worlds after closing their revival of the
MMO Myst game (story
). Though Cyan's attempts to run the game
also met with failure years ago (story
), word is they are
prepared to give it a go once more, offering users the chance to create their
own content for the game for a minimal subscription fee ($25 for six months is
the example provided). No money changed hands as part of the deal, but if the
revival is commercially successful, GameTap will receive some compensation.
contacted GameTap's Rick Sanchez, who denies that GameTap is in trouble, saying
this is to benefit the game's fans: "It’s just the right thing to do, giving
Cyan and the fans the opportunity to continue to enjoy this rich universe that
has become a second home to many of its inhabitants."