Today, it was announced that Auto Assault would be closing its doors permanently on August 31st, 2007. MMORPG.com Managing Editor Jon Wood caught up with NCsoft's David Swofford for a short interview.
As MMORPG.com readers may or may not know, NCsoft and NetDevil announced today that they will be closing the doors to Auto Assault on August 31st of this year. This afternoon, I had a brief conversation with David Swofford at NCsoft about the decision and what brought this announcement about.
In the end, and this probably doesn't come as a surprise to anyone, it really all came down to low and ebbing numbers. The number of players on the server was small, and it finally reached a point where it didn't make sense to continue.
I think David summed it up best when he said, "What we were putting in, we weren't getting back".
Read the whole short article here.