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Ubisoft is shutting down its free-to-play battle royale shooter Hyper Scape

The futuristic city of Neo-Arcadia will be closed to visitors. Hyper Scape, Ubisoft’s free-to-play battle royale, will be taken offline this spring. News of the sunsetting was announced overnight with word that servers will go dark on April 28. Released on August 11, 2020, a reason for shutting the game down was not provided. Ubisoft only stated that it was a “difficult decision to end development,” and that it will be “taking key learnings from this game into future products.” Set in the distant future of 2054, the urban futuristic game pits 100 Contenders against each other in FPS close-quarters…

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Ubisoft wants to make more free-to-play and mobile games, reduce AAA focus

The French publishing giant wants to be less reliant on its AAA releases.Ubisoft has said that it wants to have a more diverse line-up of games moving forward.As reported by IGN, the firm had its earnings call with investors for the quarter ending December 31, 2020, in which it said that it wants to have more free-to-play titles in its roster alongside its current stable of premium releases.Ubisoft is currently working on an Assassin’s Creed mobile game with investor Tencent, which is set to come to China. CFO Frederick Duguet said that the company wants to release more free-to-play games,…

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Hyper Scape is getting a limited-time mode next week called Turbo Mode

By Stephany Nunneley, Friday, 11 September 2020 14:45 GMT Hyper Scape is getting a limited-time mode next week.Hyper Scape players can participate in Turbo Mode, which is a limited-time mode coming to the game on September 15.You can expect only max level loot, faster zone closure, faster health regeneration, and faster crown victory. Faster is the word here.If you are unfamiliar with it, the urban futuristic battle royale game pits 100 Contenders against each other in FPS close-quarters and fast-paced matches.It also featured seven districts of the virtual city of Neo Arcadia, with plenty of verticality. In matches, you will…