Is LEGO Universe over already?

Sad news from Brickset today – apparently the majority of the development team that designed LEGO Universe has been either laid off or transferred. There seems to be some confusion as to whether the staff have been let go or simply relocated to LEGO to keep up development. NetDevil says the employees have gone to work for LEGO, but numerous facebook profile pictures for laid-off developers show a tombstone saying “R.I.P. NetDevil” – never a good sign.

We already knew that it wasn’t doing terribly well since the current price is only 25% of the launch price in October, but this is unexpected. I don’t know about anyone else, but I was looking forward to trying the game out once the areas and flexibility expanded some more. Now, I might never get that chance. A great game idea, but apparently not resonating with fans.

Strategy Informer via Brickset

Advertisements


Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s