Pub 32 throws a half assed expertise revamp in for Medic, Spy, and Commando. It goes live around
All combat professions are now into NGE balance and bliss... This is the last major publish ever.
People still cancel. Combat people seeing boredom as the game has no content still after a year plus. crafters and entertainers who have been shit on with fake promises for a year plus.
The boxed set sells so little that LEC has to take an embarrassing amount of returns, it goes into discount bins BEFORE Christmas...
All development for SWG stops, devs are reassigned or fired effective Jan.
Rumors of that start leaking.
Dec 25. SWG sees it's last Christmas.
Jan 5. Shutdown announcement made official, SWG shuts down March 15.
Jan 6. MSNil states that this shutdown is because there is too much reliance on other people.