Spellbreak, the magic-based battle royale, is spellbroken, shutting down early next year, developer Proletariat announced in a blog post. Also, the whole studio is getting absorbed by Blizzard, the result of a recent acquisition intended to beef up development on World of Warcraft.
News about shutdowns is always a bummer, but this one hits a little harder for me than the rest. Spellbreak isn’t just a refreshingly unique entry in the crowded battle royale, about hurling spells to become the royalest battler. It was also one of those few games that soothed the darkest days of the pandemic.
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