In what is unheard of in the MMO industry, Tiny Speck has announced that it is "unlaunching" Glitch, its inaugural title. The team has plans to continue service to Glitch but will place the game back in beta phase to give developers time to work out gameplay issues and more.
“There are two obvious and huge improvements we need to make: the first is to make the early game reveal itself more easily to new players so they can get into the fun faster,” Butterfield wrote. “The second and larger task is to give those players who have gotten over that initial hump and fallen in love with the game — spending dozens or even hundreds of hours playing — the creative tools that they need to change the world in more tangible ways: building whole new locations themselves, designing new buildings, setting up resource flows and forming flexible organizations to create bigger things together.”
Read the full report at Venture Beat.