Despite recently seeing
the first of what players hoped would be a string of new content, gPotato
's new title Sevencore announced today
that it will be closing its doors. A forum post says that the game "has proved to be less attractive to players than anticipated and thus [it's] become unprofitable for the developer to be continued as a game." The developers hope to transition active players by undertaking the following:
Reimbursing all gPotatoes spent between the 1st of February and today as well as between 30% and 75% of purchases prior to this date,
Closing the in-game shop with immediate effect while considering making all shop items available for free,
Keeping the game open until the end of April,
Boosting experience gain and running events during the final period of the game, and
Encouraging players to migrate to other gPotato games with special enticement packages.
This bad news comes on the heels of the news that Webzen
gPotato and Gala-Net
. Perhaps the purchase will breath new life into the developer after it showed a dip in quarterly sales when compared to the last year.