Developer Gun Media has at the moment introduced that three years after the sport first launched, Friday the thirteenth’s servers are shutting down for good later in November.
Fortunately for the gamers, the Database Servers will stay on-line, which implies peer-to-peer performance and participant development will proceed on.
A discussion board publish from lead neighborhood developer Matt Shotcha explains:
All issues should come to an finish, ultimately. And whereas that assertion would possibly sound ominous, there’s a lot to cowl and a number of information to focus on, so please learn on.
Devoted Servers for Friday the thirteenth: The Recreation will probably be decommissioned within the upcoming patch, set to roll out this month, November 2020. What this implies is that the sport will revert again to look to look matchmaking for Fast Play lobbies. The Database Servers, nevertheless, will keep energetic and proceed to accommodate all participant development and unlocks, so customers can proceed to play Friday the thirteenth: The Recreation by way of peer to look Fast Play and Personal Matches.
The patch that can go reside in November may even be the ultimate patch for Friday the thirteenth: The Recreation. The crew has been arduous at work finishing fixes for a protracted record of participant points to incorporate in that remaining patch, and the neighborhood can anticipate finalized patch notes to be launched within the week previous to the patch going reside.
The official boards will probably be archived in a locked state, in order that gamers can nonetheless reference the knowledge that lives on the assorted boards. As for the net presence of the sport and official channels, we will probably be switching to a extra minimal strategy, conserving our social media channels energetic for any vital bulletins solely.
The sport will proceed to be out there on the market, and as such will proceed to obtain the total help of JasonKillsBugs.com as a useful resource for troubleshooting. Please do proceed to make use of the help website for any help wanted.
As for the Double XP, CP, and Tape Drop Charges that we set within the begin of the pandemic, the crew will decide to depart this energetic indefinitely.
The crew at Gun needs to thank each participant and fan that has made Friday the thirteenth: The Recreation what it’s at the moment. We all know this information is difficult to listen to, regardless of being inevitable. We respect each considered one of you.
Twinfinite reviewed Friday the thirteenth again in 2017, scoring it 3.5/5 and calling it “one of the best and most definitive Jason Voorhees simulation that has ever been launched.”