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Warhammer SHUTDOWN in December.

xpowderxxpowderx Radcliff, KYPosts: 2,142Member Uncommon

Thanks EA!!! :-/

Yes that is right, Warhammer's final day will be  gone December 18th. As it is past Sept 18 you can no longer buy 3 month passes. Here is the link from the Dev's.


Best wishes to those who still like this game!


  • KyleranKyleran Paradise City, FLPosts: 20,428Member Rare
    You're late...... but this is no real loss, EA killed it long ago.

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  • OG_ZorvanOG_Zorvan Fresno, CAPosts: 615Member
    Am I the only one amazed they didn't do this years ago?

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  • IridescentOrkIridescentOrk Ellicott City, MDPosts: 157Member
    ya, I am surprised it lasted this far; now if you wanna play a goblo then /back to WoW

    gameplay > graphics

  • LoktofeitLoktofeit Stone Mountain, GAPosts: 14,247Member Rare
    Originally posted by xpowderx

    Thanks EA!!! :-/

    Are you suggesting they should have kept it open longer even without enough playing it to meet its numbers?

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  • TorvalTorval Oregon CountryPosts: 7,599Member Uncommon
    Originally posted by Loktofeit
    Originally posted by xpowderx

    Thanks EA!!! :-/

    Are you suggesting they should have kept it open longer even without enough playing it to meet its numbers?

    EA could be blamed for not putting enough effort into the game, but I think Games Workshop isn't renewing the license so it's not just EA. GW and EA don't appear to have a very good relationship.

  • KarteliKarteli Providence, PAPosts: 2,646Member

    There was great disappointment with WAR's handling by EA, so much so that it seems the next license publishing is being granted to Activision ... WAR40k (Dev = Behaviour)


    I'm sure the non-renewal wasn't an oversight .. rather a calculated rejection from GW against EA's botch job

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  • freakishbeanfreakishbean Sparks, NVPosts: 176Member

    Let's see here...

    No expansions? As in, actual new content expansions? Check.

    12 races/Factions in the world, and WAR only uses half? Check

    "Tiered" levels, no exploring the WAR world? Check

    Constantly breaking the game with failed patches? Check


    In 5 years, WAR got 3 good updates - Slayers and Choppas, Knights of the Sun and the DE Tank class, and Khemri, which was pretty awesome. But no Bretonnia, No Sylvania, no New World or far east - it's as if they didn't even try developing a Warhammer world, aside from the Tomb of Knowledge. 

    Hopefully, one day, a developer will put out a Warhmamer Fantasy game that the IP deserves. 

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  • kartoolkartool Hamilton, ONPosts: 474Member Uncommon
    Someone else is working on a new Warhammer MMO, that's probably why WAR is getting shutdown. Same thing happened when TOR came out - SWG got shuttered.
  • GorweGorwe Ald'RuhnPosts: 2,539Member Uncommon
    Or the IP ran out.

    Occam's razor my friend. Occam's razor.

    (Tho I would kill for a quality Warhammer Fantasy {MMO}RPG )
  • gervaise1gervaise1 .Posts: 2,312Member Uncommon

    Non-renewal of the IP might have been mutual - 40K has always been a different part of the IP so it could have been renewed.

    Renewing the IP would have cost money. If the offer had been high enough GW would surely have said yes. But with relatively few players EA wont have wanted to pay a great deal - if anything. At which point GW will have decided they might get more in the future.

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