Warhammer 40K: Dark Millenium Online No Longer MMO
Posted on Thursday, March 29 @ 12:30:01 PST by Keri_Honea
THQ announced today that Warhammer 40,000: Dark Millenimum Online will no longer be an MMO, but a single-player game with multiplayer online features. You know...kind of like the last Warhammer game.
Since I personally adored Warhammer 40,000: Space Marine with every fiber of my being and I dislike MMOs, this announcement pleased me. But then I read what has happened as a result of this new direction, and all pleasure swiftly left.
The sad fact of the matter is that due to this shift, Vigil Games in Austin, Texas will lose 79 employees and Relic Entertainment in Vancouver, BC will lose 39.
Brian Farrell, President and CEO of THQ, explained this heavy decision with the following:
Those left at Vigil will continue to focus on Darksiders II, while Relic will focus on Company of Heroes and Warhammer 40,000: Dawn of War.
Our hearts and thoughts go out to these recently unemployed, and we hope that all of you find new employment very, very soon.
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