PC website GameFront closing down this month

Alex Calvin
PC website GameFront closing down this month

Popular PC mod and patch site GameFront is going to be shutting its doors at the end of April. 

In a post on the portal, managing editor Ron Whitaker announced that the site would be closing on April 30th, though gave no reason for GameFront’s closure. 

Whitaker also said that those who have files on the site should save them before April 30th when the servers will be turned off.  

GameFront was created in 1999 and has been one of the top resources for PC gamers, with libraries of mods and patches for releases. 

It has been owned by a number of different media giants, including IGN firm Ziff Davis. 

Whitaker's full statement reads:

“To all of our loyal fans and site users:

We are sorry to announce that GameFront will be closing its doors permanently as of April 30, 2016. Since our founding as FileLeech almost 20 years ago, we have always strived to offer the best file hosting alongside quality gaming content. To all of our fans who have supported us throughout the years, we thank you for making us your destination for gaming files. Despite name changes, ownership changes, and staff changes, you have always made our jobs rewarding and fun.

If you have files that you would like to save from the site, you will need to make sure that you have downloaded them prior to April 30. Any files not downloaded by that time will no longer be accessible.

Again, thank you all for your support through the years. Game on!”

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Tags: closure , games media , gamefront

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