Mojang, the creator of Minecraft, have decided to close down their card-battle strategy game
Mojang are planning to close their card-battle strategy game, Scrolls, which will leave them with only one active game to it’s name. This would obviously be Minecraft, and even less than a year since Microsoft acquired it!
Echoes, which is the most recent update that the game received earlier this month, will be the last one that the game will get, according to the developers. The servers for Scrolls, however, will still run until July 2016.
“After much deliberation,” says Mojang, “we’ve come to an important decision that we’d like to share: Echoes will be the last major content patch for Scrolls. We won’t be adding features or sets from now on, though we are planning to keep a close eye on game balance.”
Scrolls had a beta launch back in 2013, and a full launch for Windows PC in 2014. The development of the game, as a whole, goes back to 2011, where there was even a legal fight with Bethesda Softworks. They saw the title of the game as trademark infringement on their game, The Elder Scrolls. The two companies eventually settled.
If you are a Scrolls player, then do let us know your thoughts on the closure of the game!
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