Mark Kern, the CEO of Red 5 Studios, has made a new forum post detailing a shocking announcement for the MMOFPS game, Firefall. The forum post details the reasoning behind the upcoming closure of the games PvP system. Those of you that have enjoyed Firefall since its release are undoubtedly aware of the many changes made to PvP but it appears those changes are still not enough.
So we?re going to regroup, rethink, and deliver the best PvP system we can that can be enjoyed by everyone. We don?t have a timetable for this, but at some near future point we will shut off the PvP aspect of the game, which we feel does not represent Firefall at its best, and relaunch that part of the game when its ready.
Although this announcement comes as a surprise to many disappointed Firefall fans, the real surprise here is the response on the forums. The entire first page is filled with nothing but calm, mature and constructive replies. Have I awoken in a different era of gaming? What happened to the usual troll responses made so famous by the MMO community? I haven't followed the post-release development of Firefall all that closely but it appears Red 5 Studios have managed to swap their entire gaming community with a very PR firm highly skilled in hiding their identity.
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