Motiga and Perfect World announced a new update for Gigantic and also announced that the stylized third-person action game will be shutting down in July.
“It is with heavy hearts that we announce the January Update is the final content update for Gigantic, and the game servers will be discontinued on July 31, 2018,” Motiga said on Gigantic’s official website.
“Discontinuing Gigantic was not an easy decision,” Motiga continued.
“The game is a unique and exciting experience that captured many hearts and minds. Unfortunately, it did not resonate with as many players as we’d hoped. Over the last several months, the teams at Motiga and Perfect World looked into viable options to sustain Gigantic. However, the current state of the game has restricted options for further progress and relevant content updates, and delivering basic features while also fixing long-standing issues was more complicated than expected. Despite our best efforts, we were unable to find an impactful solution that would help Gigantic break through in a crowded market.”
The shut down shouldn’t come as a complete shock as Perfect World has been scaling back, announcing in November that they had laid off most of the team working on the game, leaving behind a skeleton crew to maintain and update the title.