APB to close as rescue bid fails

Realtime Worlds’ administrator will scale back efforts to rescue the collapsed studio, Develop can reveal, and MMO APB will be closed.

The game is still available to buy at a number of retailers. But it looks like players will no longer be able to go online with it.

Administrator Begbies Traynor was last week confident that a positive announcement would be made by Friday, with 2-3 anonymous companies having a serious interest in the studio.

But it turned out that none of the remaining buyers were comfortable buying the game as a live operation,” a reliable source close to the matter told Develop.

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