Epic Games announced it would be ending online services for some “older” games from its catalog. These include Rock Band Unreal These titles are just a few of the Epic games you may remember. Battle Breakers Supersonic Acrobatic Rocket Powered Battle Cars.
This information is courtesy of the Epic website. Epic claims that the primary reason for closing these online services was to shift towards “solely support”.[ing] Epic Online Services” offer benefits such as a unified friends system, voice chat, parental controls, and built-in voicechat. Epic Online Services makes it much easier to manage everything from one central location.
Here’s a complete list containing all the games Epic intends to discontinue supporting online services.
- 1000 Tiny Claws
- Dance Central 1-3
- Green Day Rock Band
- My Princess was Stolen by Monsters (Probably).
- Rock Band 1-3
- The Beatles: Rock Band
- Supersonic Acrobatic Rocket-Powered Battle-Cars
- Unreal gold
- Unreal II: The Awakening
- Unreal Tournament 2003
- Unreal Tournament 2004
- Unreal Tournament 3
- Unreal Tournament: The Game of the Year Edition
These are just a few of the things you should keep in mind. First, Rock Band 4 Online features will be available, so you can still buy songs for that particular game. You can also find these additional features: Dance Central 1-3 The shutdown won’t have any effect on Dance Central VROnline multiplayer will still be available in the meanwhile. Epic also announced plans to reintroduce multiplayer online. Unreal Tournament 3 Epic Online Services will soon offer online features.
You can’t buy in-game DLC anymore for any of these titles starting today. You can now use the Mac and Linux versions to play the pigeon dating sim. Hatoful Boyfriend Mobile games have been also removed from sale DropMix. If you already have these games, you can still enjoy them. Your pigeon husbandos are not dead.
The alpha build will begin on January 24th. Unreal TournamentAs well as Rock Band BlitzThe Rock Band App for mobile companions SingSpace All other servers will also be closed. It is a bittersweet experience, but maybe these games will one day get player-run servers. Never say never!
Epic not only directs people to its Online Services but also updates its Epic Games Launcher with user ratings and polls to determine game quality. Recently, Epic also introduced cabined account. Fortnite and its related games to improve parental control and protect children.