APB to close as rescue bid fails

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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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