Video games have been the cradle of entertainment and communication of kids and nearly adult kids for more than a decade. Since the evolution of video games to Family Computers, PCs, to console games, it really has been an adventure for both game developers and gamers.
One of the classics that most of us can relate to – Club Penguin, announced that they will be discontinuing the OG version of the game. The well-known and beloved Mobile and Desktop game, will finally put down the curtains and will take a rest.
The company will be directing their focus to its newly upcoming mobile version of the game, Club Penguin Island.
This statement below is from Club Penguin team to their fans:
As you know, over the past few years, we’ve been hard at work developing an entirely new Club Penguin experience for mobile. With this next chapter, we will be launching an amazing new product, Club Penguin Island, that offers a uniquely penguin experience, with new features and gameplay, making it more fun than ever.
As part of the launch of Club Penguin Island in March, we will be transitioning to an entirely new platform, and, we’ve made the decision to discontinue the current Club Penguin game on desktop and mobile devices on March 29, 2017.
We’ll be celebrating the first 11 years with you with a huge party starting February 1, 2017. Here’s a little sneak peek of what you can expect at the party:
Aside from this new announcement, The team behind this mega game gave information about the closure and how it will affect existing and new subscribers. You can view all of these in this source right here.
Fans are extremely devastated because for all we know, this game was all that we have had before; we all know the capacity and what this game can be to all of us. It really hurts how things will end. Here are a few of the comments by the fans of Club Penguin:
It is an obvious call that members are truly saddened about the announcement and that they will truly miss the game that built the hype of almost all the games they are playing now. This game is like ancient literature that built the world of gamers’ through planning, communication, and entertainment.
The team promised to give them another game in mobile that would be derived from the original Club Penguin but, would it just be the same? Stay tuned for more updates on the newly arriving Club Penguin Island on mobile.