Despite the game being discontinued on Xbox 360
, existing owners of Ascend: Hand of Kul
will remain able to play it until November 18, after which it will officially close. The news follows Microsoft's removal of the free-to-play action-RPG from the marketplace, a decision developer Signal Studios only learned of as it was investigating player troubles.
"We can confirm that effective November 18, 2014, Ascend
on Xbox 360 will close," a Microsoft spokesperson told Eurogamer
. "Players will still be able to play Ascend
on Xbox 360 and use any content they have already acquired until the game closure date.