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Resistance PS3 servers to go offline on 8 April

Insomniac Games have announced that multiplayer servers for the FPS series will go offline on 8 April; this means that those who want to partake in some online action in Resistance: Fall of Man or its successors Resistance 2 and Resistance 3 should consider doing so soon.

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Whatsupdog1599d ago

I know what I'll be doing this weekend :-)

SWayne1599d ago

My weekend will include pizza and root beer, and lots of it. Thats all I know. :)

Jihaad_cpt1599d ago

So your weekend will involve diabetes

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tbone5671599d ago

Even Halo 3 is still online. Resistance 3 can't be that old. What a shame.

SWayne1599d ago

Jihaad, chronic inflammation via gluten, much higher levels of triglycerides, and the list goes on.

Delicious

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Crazyglues1599d ago (Edited 1599d ago )

Well 7 years is a long time, I personally think servers should at least stay up for 10 years, but 7 years is a long time. -(and most of the users have most likely moved on -so there's probably only a small fraction still playing it)

Most of these game companies start shutting down servers after 3 years which is crazy, so 7 years is a pretty long time - compared to most, so I can't be mad at them.

***UPDATE** --- I thought it was just resistance 1 can't believe they will take down 2 & 3 those games have not been out that long..

I guess the player count must have been real low, seems strange to take down R2 & R3 servers too

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Derekvinyard131599d ago

I was gonna buy resistance 3 to platinum but now there's no point

Qrphe1599d ago

R3's trophies aren't tied to online

SonyStyled1599d ago (Edited 1599d ago )

do it now. theres only 2 or 3 R3 online trophies and they take like an hour tops. just a trophy for reviving a coop buddy 20 times and kill 100 enemies in coop while a buddy is also shooting the same enemy.

EDIT: they may actually can be done with a second duelshock

jerethdagryphon1599d ago

resistance 3 can be done coop offline

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incredibleMULK1599d ago (Edited 1599d ago )

This shit is sooo messed up. Pulling the plug on r1 r2 and r3 all at the same time. R3 still has plenty of life left in it. Sony is just being plain greedy or they are hurting for money. Game came out around the same time as gears 3 it should last as long.

First mag, and socom 4, and now this. Whats next uncharted 2 and 3.

You better not turn of uncharted 2 sony, or its steam for me.

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WeAreLegion1599d ago

So sad. :/ I hope we see upgraded versions some day. And a new game.

justintime571599d ago

I wonder what this means for the multiplayer trophies. I still never reached 10,000 kills in R2.

InTheZoneAC1599d ago

means you can't get those trophies anymore...and even if you didn't try there's probably 5 people playing it online anyway...at least that's how R3 was 2 years ago.

farhsa20081599d ago

I am really going to miss the online in fall of Man. But don't forget people the campaign in all 3 games games are brilliant.

TopDudeMan1599d ago

Aww, that was one of the first online multiplayer FPS games I played. I have such fond memories. It was just classic arcade-style shooting at it's finest.

Mr-Dude1599d ago

Good memories from FOM online. Played it everyday for hours.

Salooh1599d ago (Edited 1599d ago )

Same here , not a lot have that experience , it had a huge wow factor to me. I don't have that feeling a lot now. It's the first FPS that was fun to play online in that generation. It was unique and split screen was fun as hell. Then COD4 came. Really great time back then..

welly3001599d ago

How long before titanfall gets turned off :)?

gamer78041599d ago

probably when the xbox two comes out. It's a multiplayer only game, whereas resistance is single player as well.

Salooh1599d ago (Edited 1599d ago )

Why not PC 2 ?. lol /s

JoGam1599d ago

Warhawk is online only and is still playable. Why can't Titanfall do the same?

maniacmayhem1598d ago

In seven years like Resistance if lucky. By then we'll more than likely have at least two more sequels to Titanfall.

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