Launched in 2017, the multiplayer survival horror game Friday the 13th: The Game developed by Illfonic and released by Gun Media has had a few years of success in the world gaming industry in general and the Vietnamese gaming industry. them. Released with mixed reviews, Friday the 13th: The Game did a great job of recreating Jason in the horror movie of the same name, making it one of the best multiplayer horror titles. However, the game has a legal dispute related to copyright issues and the development of new content has been suspended since 2018.
Friday the 13th: The Game immediately dropped its player count following the announcement that the game could no longer get new content, and instead will only get patch updates and server maintenance. At the moment, although the number of players is quite small, there are still many loyal fans of Friday the 13th still choosing this as a horror game to play with friends, one of which is Dung CT. This streamer played Friday the 13th from the very beginning and this is one of the titles that has attached to his name, and until now Dung CT often plays Friday the 13th with Team Dut.
However, it seems the end of the game is coming to an end, as recently, according to a forum post from community developer Illfonic, the company said the final update for Friday the 13th: The Game will be. release this month, but they’ll also shut down the game’s official server and permanently stop support.
Matt Shotcha, community development lead for Friday The 13th: The Game said: “Everything must also come to an end. The official server for Friday The 13th: The Game will be discontinued in the upcoming patch, scheduled for release this month, November 2020. “
Although this means that the official Friday The 13th server will be shut down, the community developer confirmed that players can still play self-made matches between friends, just no longer available. Find other players on the official server too. Developer Illfonic promises that the servers containing game data will remain active so players will still be able to save their game progress. In addition, the game will continue to receive a few other patches until the end of this year, when Friday The 13th permanently discontinued support.
This upcoming patch is also the last for Friday The 13th: The Game. It’s a long list of fixes, and Illfonic promises to break down the details in the official patch notes when the patch rolls out later this month. Don’t expect any content updates in this patch, though, as ongoing legal troubles with the Friday The 13th license prevent that from happening.