Bandai Namco has announced that Jump Force Deluxe Edition will soon be delisted from digital stores, with all online services to be shut down shortly afterwards.
The game, all DLCs, and virtual currency purchases will become unavailable starting on 7th February 2022; the game's online service will continue up until 24th August 2022, before also being shut down. In a statement, Bandai Namco confirms that single-player content will remain playable:
"Everyone at BANDAI NAMCO Entertainment would like to offer our sincere thanks to all Jump Force players and fans for their years of support. Today, we are announcing the end of Jump Force’s availability through digital purchase in the Americas. Jump Force will cease to be available for base game, DLCs and virtual currency purchase on 2/7/2022 at 5:00pm PST for the PlayStation 4, Xbox One, PC, and Nintendo Switch.
Additionally, some of the Jump Force online service servers will be sunsetting on 8/24/2022; however, all single player functions will continue to be playable locally on your home console or PC, as well as PVP battle, except the Ranked Match mode."
For the sake of clarity, here's a full rundown of what will be disappearing when, as well as the in-game content that will remain available after the service is terminated:
7th February 2022, 5pm PST / 8th February 2022, 2am CET
Content No Longer Available:
- PlayStation 4, Xbox One, PC "JUMP FORCE"
- Nintendo Switch "JUMP FORCE DELUXE EDITION"
- JUMP FORCE Character Pack 1-14
- JUMP FORCE Character Pass 1-2
- JF Medal
24th August 2022, 6pm - 10pm PDT / 25th August 2022, 3am - 7am CEST
Online Content No Longer Available:
- Logging into the multiplayer lobby
- Online events
- Clan functions
- Viewing the Notice Board
- Viewing the leaderboards
- Accepting Rewards from the Reward Counter
- In-game Store
- Premium Shop (*Only this function will be available until 8/1/2022)
- Online Ranked Match
Content Which Will Be Available After the End of Online Service:
- Offline content
- Online battles (*Except Ranked Match)
- DLC (*DLCs purchased before end of sales will still be available to use after online service ends.)
"Our sincere thanks goes out to all Jump Force players and fans for their support; but with all good things, they must come to an end," the company said on Twitter.
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