Demon's Souls will stay online in North America for the foreseeable future, says Atlus
Last month, Altus announced that it would be shutting down the North America servers for Demon's Souls on May 31, much to the disappointment of many a fan.
But now, said fans can rest easy, as Altus has decided to extend the servers past the previous end date. For now, Altus has not bothered revealing a specific time table, and said that the servers will stay on for the "foreseeable future."
In regards to the matter, Tim Pivnicny, Altus' VP of Marketing and Sales, said: "We're incredibly excited to be able to announce that the Demon's Souls online experience will persist for a while longer. While it originally seemed as though it would be unfeasible for us to continue to sustain the servers, a number of developments have made it possible for us to continue to invest in and support our fans as they have continued to invest in and support us and Demon's Souls."
"For all the gamers who have yet to discover the game's amazing online experience, we're happy to say you can still log on and find out why Demon's Souls is still regarded by many as one of the finest games of all time."
As for future extensions of the North American servers beyond this latest one, the publisher said that that's not entirely out of the question, provided people continue to use them regularly and interest remains constant, that is.
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Source: Game Informer
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