Following a recent update signaling a possible path to alpha, Chronicles of Elyria / Kingdoms of Elyria may have to change course following recent Unity fee announcements.
Kingdoms of Elyria: Settlements, companion to Chronicles of Elyria, will not release this year, as Soulbound Studios focuses on a licensing deal and platform work, before diving into serious polish on the game.
In the latest journal by Soulbound Studios owner Jeromy "Caspian" Walsh, the financial numbers have been detailed in what appears to be a lengthy list of expenses.
For those still following the updates from Chronicles of Elyria, a new dev blog was posted earlier this week, showing off the work being done to the backend of the MMO (and Kingdom simulator).
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In the first update of 2023, Chronicles of Elyria's developer Jeromy Walsh states that the work on Kingdoms of Elyria, and by extension Chronicles of Elyria, is still humming along, despite being the only dedicated developer on the project now. However, despite this, Walsh states that the Kingdoms of Elyria: Settlements project will be released by the end of this year.
The money has been spent, the game is veritably nonexistent, and yet, the developer still has the audacity to talk about the future, after fleecing so many over a promise that will never materialize. Chronicles of Elyria, Kingdoms of Elyria, and projects like it must end now!
For those who have been wondering the status of the ongoing class action lawsuit against Chronicles of Elyria developer Soulbound Studios, it looks as though that lawsuit has been dismissed in court. As such, Elyria founder Jeromy Walsh took to the quarterly update to do a victory lap of sorts over the news.
After months of silence, Chronicles of Elyria's Jeromy "Caspian" Walsh has provided an update on the MMO. However, based on the new dev journal, it looks like Soulbound Studios might see itself run out of money again, possibly by the end of the year.
Chronicles of Elyria has a new updated focus and a proposed timeline that points to a 2024 release after efforts to complete and release part of the experience as a standalone game first.
In the latest update from the Class Action for Chronicles of Elyria Discord, the court has ruled that in order to get to Xsolla, the payment processor that took payments outside of the Kickstarter Campaign, and refused to provide refunds, the Soulbound Studios class action lawsuit must first conclude.
In a recent development, it seems the current class-action lawsuit against Chronicles of Elyria developer SoulBound Studios has been transferred to the Western District of Washington.
Chronicles of Elyria's back in the news this week after an update posted to its website details changes being made to its Alpha NDA, as well as talks about NFTs within Elyria.