WildStar Developer Carbine Studios Shuts Down

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Carbine Studios, the developer of the massively multiplayer online game WildStar, is shutting down, Kotaku has learned. Fifty people will lose their jobs in the process, according to a person briefed on the shutdown. The game will also come to a close.

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Some sad breaking news - Wildstar developer Carbine Studios shut down today, Kotaku has learned:
This is terrible news. Wildstar was a lovely, wonderful game that deserved more play than it got.
...well this is a bummer, Wildstar may not have been my mmo of choice but it was beautifully done and had the best…
Heartbreaking to see a studio close. To everyone at Carbine, here is a huge doc of potential employers:…
This stinks. I drifted away from the game (largely because my computer was barely able to run it), but I loved the…
RIP to the greatest MMO most'a y'all scrubs never gave enough love to. I'll always love this game. #Wildstar
RIP Wildstar 😭
Sad times
I.. I don't.. I
Thinking of my Carbine buddies past and present, awful news :c
I'm heartbroken. @WildStar has been such a whimsical game.
Well fuck my life! Wildstar was extremely underrated.
I'm extremely upset, but not at all surprised. NCSoft is a terrible publisher for Western MMOs, and WS hasn't had a…
This is really sad. Wildstar had a ton of potential but never really caught on or broke the WoW clone mold it was d…
*Hugs his chua and weeps a bitter tear*
Every MMO that shuts down is heartbreaking. It's a painful reminder of how inadequate video game preservation is. W…
As a huge WildStar fan, I'll say this. Any time people talk about WS, their first reaction is usually, "Wow the ser…
Sad for the mmo genre, but not surprised. Was honestly a good game with fun combat, but they shot themselves in th…
Know a few of my friends are going to be sad hearing this.
Solidarity with those losing their job today.
One more time for the people in the back: FUCK NCSOFT. #CityOfHeroes #COH
Awww....
I wish I'd played this game more but every time I would tackle it, I'd end up out of state! It was so fun and had s…
This is a bloody loss. This was easily one of the most unique mmos in the market, and it had the best realised play…
Sad news. Hope the devs land on their feet fast
I’m sincerely sad that Wildstar is getting shut down, but I guess this is the way the world works. I thoroughly enj…
I haven’t played in a while, but I’m still sad to hear this.
@WildStar @Carbine_Studios This is certainly sad. I still dont understand why Wildstar didnt break "Boxoffice" reco…
....waaaatt???
Heartbreaking. @WildStar was always such a fun game. I always jump back into it every now and then to play. Combat…
Wow... that's really sad :(
This makes me sad. 😭 I loved my time with Wildstar.
WildStar developer Carbine Studios shuts down:
I really hope everyone at Carbine finds a new gig quickly, because they deserve it. They made one gorgeous MMO. Som…
This is such sad and depressing news :( A game that had so much potential and could have been something great. RIP…
I'm sad to say, @Carbine_Studios was shut down today. There are a lot of EXTREMELY talented developers who are in n…
My </3 The first game I launched. The studio I canvassed my resume at during tradeshows and with employees until I…
Heart goes out to all the folks over at Carbine. Nothing but love for Wildstar and the folks that kept the lights…
RIP, Carbine :( I hope my industry fam land on their feet somewhere.
rip wowkiller #24
So sad. I hope everyone at Carbine lands on their feet somewhere amazing. Happy to share resume and open position…
This is really sad. Although the Wildstar playstyle wasn't my cup of tea, the game was bright and vivid with a love…
Shitty day. Great memories. No words.
Always sad to hear of industry colleagues and friends losing their jobs, and a team's creative dream coming to an e…
*screeches to a halt* MOTHER FUCKER. GOD DAMNIT, NCSOFT. YOU TAKE ALL THE GAMES WE LOVE AWAY. I'm going to go cur…
What a shame. Wildstar was a fun game. It had a very unique milieu. I kind of wish Activision/Blizzard would buy th…
Sad days, really enjoyed WildStar when it first came out. The dungeons were amazingly challenging.
Una pena, siempre es triste ver un MMO cerrar sus puertas. Wildstar era un buen juego y tenía un sistema de creació…
This really does make me sad. I had such high hopes for that game.
These news always hurt. I wish the best for those affected.
This makes me so sad, I have so many memories and made so many friends from this game :(
I never did play wildstar but I loved the art style. Hoping the people who were displaced find work again soon :(
So sad to see #WildStar go, but I'll cherish the memories and friends I've made through this game forever.…
This is so sad :( @WildStar was an awesome game, I can't forget this game.. I will miss you Wildstar..
Always sad to hear of a fellow studio shutting its doors. 😟 Wildstar was a fun game and I hope everyone affected la…
Oh, damn. Hope those affected can find new work quickly. 😔
feelsbad
That moment when going from elated to very sad
This breaks my heart :( one final chance to say goodnight to my little pupper asleep in game. So sorry to everyone…
First closure that affects people I knew from art school. Hope everyone lands on their feet.
I loved WildStar, and it's always a loss to see another great studio go. I hope everyone affected manages to find s…
Damn that's sad I was just talking about wildstar the other day.. this game had a fun and challenging play style an…
Sorry to hear this. It never quite gained traction with me personally, but I have friends for whom it was a really…
Nobody, I mean nobody, saw this coming. Nobody.
Je suis tellement triste, c'était un jeu avec un univers unique, de très bons souvenirs dessus avec @ZakiWakfu 😭
Triste nouvelle, j'avais beaucoup apprécié le jeu sur plein d'aspects. Force et courage aux salariés qui doivent ét…
Me lo imaginaba pero me da pena igual, me gusta mucho este juego :(
This sucks. :( If anyone who worked at @Carbine_Studios needs help looking for work, please reach out.…
This is upsetting. I remember seeing this and thinking it would be my next big MMO next to Warcraft. It had such gr…
Always sad to hear news like this, but I'm sure Developer Studios near Carbine ones will be able to help employees.
Sorry @Slash2Rustee I know how much you loved that game
ba voilà on y est
Aw man. WildStar is a good, solid game. :(
It's a pity, Wildstar had a lot of originality and style. Someone buy the IP and port it to a console.
We were just talking about various MMO's the other day and Wildstar was brought up. Such a shame, game had really g…
I personally couldn't get into wildstar but it sucks that they're shutting down.
I haven't played in years now but still....this saddens me. This was the game that made me return to streaming.
Triste sort. 😕
This is a shame, the art style for Wildstar is one of my top inspirations 😔
Desarrollador de juego multijugador cierra, sorpresa cero. Si eres millonario y quieres tirar el dinero ya sabes,…
And another one bites the dust..
Damn, it has admittedly been a long time since I played #WildStar but I loved my time in the game & thought it had…
I'm really sad to see this. I met some amazing people thanks to WildStar and really enjoyed the game. I wish things…
Wow 😞😥
WildStar PepeHands
sadly, this was confirmed goodnight to shining tons of unrealized potential, this game will always be in my heart d…
Oof... this is rough, but not surprising either. I'd not heard anything of that game for a long time and it sounds…
A moment of silence for a game that could have been great. this is sad but not unexpected news. I would love to see…
I had no idea they were still around.
Always sad when a development studio shuts down. Never played Wildstar. Sadly got buried under other games that cam…
Re: my last tweet
A number of my friends went off to play there. I wonder where they will wind up now..
Cierra WildStar, un MMORPG con mucho humor y unas mazmorras salvajes pero un sistema de combate y leveo que no term…
I think WildStar was better than WoW in many ways. It’s real shame it couldn’t steal mindshare
NCSoft strikes again
WildStar was the game that, in 2014, finally drew me away from of World of Warcraft. But it didn't quite make good…
I did not see that coming.
#RIP studio has a lot of creative talent. It's unfortunate the business/marketing side of the company fucked…
WildStar war eins der wenigen MMO's wo es mir leid tut das es eingegangen ist.
I remember watching the 2011 WildStar teaser and being so excited. I decided to make lore videos out of sheer love…
wait what? weren't they working on an unannounced project?
Welp good luck to all those who worked there and hopefully landing on there feet somewhere else. Wildstar though..…
I am so sad about this. I used to play this game a lot,specially in the summer nights.
RIP Carbine. @WildStar is my favorite MMORPG. The first few months of that game were the best I ever had in an MM…
Sad times.
Triste final...
there are a lot of talented people whom I've met over there that need jobs! HIRE THEM if you can
Very sorry to hear this. I hope the developers find new roles quickly and fruitfully.
Super sad. Was a fun game on release and had so much potential! The housing and lvling experience was great.
WAAAAAAAAAAAAAAA 😭 I was just getting into it too.
Darn shame I loved @WildStar
Wow jsuis choqué MMO grv sous-côté
This hurts my heart.
This makes me sad because i LOVED the art and world of Wildstar. There was literally nothing to do at max level bes…
@falonqt
And another "WoW Killer" bites the dust. Shame because it had some good gameplay & cute universe.
Damn that sucks for those losing there jobs... Wildstar had potential but it just tried too hardcore for its own go…
Rest in peace @Carbine_Studios @WildStar. You will always be a wild side in my memory.
That’s sad. I really liked the idea, style, and many aspects of the gameplay. Unfortunately it didn’t have a Mac cl…
Unrealized potential. WildStar releasing into a crowded MMO market felt like someone jacking up a half-court three-…
Hope the devs find new work soon.
so sad. Wildstar deserved more.
@towelthetank
Took em long enough
This is really sad news. Carbine made a fun colorful world with incredible ideas that sadly could not survive the M…
Damn shame, Wild Star had so much potential. Hope the devs land on their feet somewhere.
*slaps the desk* bitch. if carbine studios isn't saying something abt this themselves this is a fucking SCAM
WildStar developer Carbine Studios shuts down:
Always sad to see a developer shut their doors...
This is a bummer to read about. I've had the privilege of meeting and working with some of Carbine's developers and…
Das ist soooo schade! Finde den Style von Wildstar so grandios.
Fin de partida para Carbine Studios y WildStar: NCSoft cierra el juego y el estudio
RIP el "matawow" 8393256
guau... flipa
Fin de partie pour Carbine Studios et WildStar: NCsoft ferme le studio et le jeu
Merde a l'époque yavais une hype de fou je voulais l'essayer aussi :/
@bourrinator67 😟🥺
Onoes :(
OMFG ! Rip le temps où j'étais dans la 2eme meilleur guilde FR et qu'on rushait les boss avant la sortie en F2P 😭
#WildStar was the reason I started streaming, and the only MMO that convinced me to raid again after 6 years clean…
Sad news, for a lot of reasons. I got to do a lot of stuff on WildStar. I designed a lot of content, worked on ever…
RIP Wildstar, I had a decently fun month with you. This was a real dumb raid attunement to try and foist on people…
WildStar Entwickler Carbine Studios schließt seine Tore
Ihr wart wunderbar und ich werde euch vermissen. :(
WildStar developer, Carbine Studios, shuts down
WildStar Developer Carbine Studios Shuts Down via @kotaku
Always hate seeing studios close :/
NEVER 👏TRUST 👏 NCSOFT! 👏 After what they did with previous games like Tabula Rasa and City of Heroes I called this…
RIP Carbine. I had some friends that absolutely loved WildStar. I hate seeing games and studios go like this.
Always sad to hear about the closing of the studio. Best of luck to all the good people at @Carbine_Studios on find…
Gutted to hear that @Carbine_Studios and @WildStar are shutting down. That was the first game I ever PR'ed and it'l…
oh man WildStar Developer Carbine Studios Shuts Down
This makes me sad. :( WildStar Developer Carbine Studios Shuts Down via @kotaku
My heart goes out to all the folks @Carbine_Studios and the @WildStar team. Be proud of everything you did there.…
Super sad to hear Wildstar is shutting down. I logged a ton of fun hours into that game when it first launched (it…
WildStar Developer Carbine Studios Shuts Down
WildStar Developer Carbine Studios Shuts Down via @kotaku
bummer, this. i played quite a lot of wildstar a few years back, and really enjoyed it! a colorful and delightful M…
@Dcarterwww a sad day was such a great game had a good time on wild star
I actually loved this game. @StephanFrost and @Pappylicious were such a dynamic duo leading up to release. Hope all…
Sad day to see #WildStar announce it’s shut down. #mmo #gaming #ncsoft
ALSO R.I.P CARBINE STUDIOS and WILDSTAR 😭😭😭💔💔💔
I had fun early on, & went back a a while ago but the personal advancement/ability system had changed so much & bec…
Fin de Wildstar
Super sad news. One of my fave MMOs of all time. WildStar Developer Carbine Studios Shuts Down via @kotaku
Will miss this game :( w/ it’s witty humor & the best housing system. <i>WildStar</i> Developer Carbine Studios Shu…
Vila i frid, WildStar. Du var det mest underskattade spelet i genren om man frågar mig. Väldigt likt World of Warcr…
My heart is with the developers at Carbine Studios ! :(
WildStar Developer Carbine Studios Shuts Down via @kotaku
RIP WildStar
Wildstar is supposedly closing down. :( what the actual fuck ?! ?I got sooooo many fuckin…
@Domin0e @Carbine_Studios @WildStar
@AlphaCubix Sadly, yes. 😭 I will miss the feel of Wildstar.
i played a ton of wildstar when it launched in 2014. carbine built something beautiful and unique and fifty people…
oh damn, that sucks. Wildstar is one of the few MMOs I could call fun
WildStar is shutting down.
@herakushi
@NicaraoGaming @WildStar It's closing down!
This sucks, props for them for trying to compete with the WoW behemoth, made a great go at it for some years too
@towelthetank
@JerWG Aye Can't say I was heavily invested in it but still a shame.
God damnit. I was going to play that for my YouTube channel when I got a good headset.
Kind of a shame but not in the least unexpected. Had just been checking out the last month…
What a shame. Wildstar had potential and I put many an hour into it. Thanks @Carbine_Studios @WildStar
@jeffgerstmann @bradshoemaker @frailgesture I hope @giantbomb will be there as the sun sets on another MMO
WildStar Developer Carbine Studios Shuts Down via @kotaku
<i>WildStar</i> Developer Carbine Studios Shuts Down via @kotaku O'SKOOL
Honestly, I saw this coming. The game was great in theory, but when devs don't update the game with any new content…
WildStar Developer Carbine Studios Shuts Down
WildStar Developer Carbine Studios Shuts Down
Şu an çok mutsuzum. Wildstar'ın geliştiricisi Carbine Studios kapanışını açıkladı. Wildstar şu zamana kadar oynadığ…
WildStar Developer Carbine Studios Shuts Down via @kotaku
WildStar Developer Carbine Studios Shuts Down via @kotaku
Excuse me while I'm depressed for the rest of today @WildStar
2014년 와일드스타 오픈 후에 카바인 스튜디오로 갑작스럽게 출장을 3개월 다녀왔던 기억이. 많이 힘들었던 시기에 완전히 다른 환경에서 정신없이 일했던 기억이 난다. RIP Carbine Studios
It appears @Carbine_Studios is shutting down... and with it, their MMO, @WildStar. Which is sad because it was quit…
Damn. Best of luck to all those leaving Carbine.
@bowlingotter Hey Matt, dunno if anyone tweeted this yet, but there is an interesting article on Kotaku about "Wild…
A great attempt at a great game comes to an end. Thank you ⁦@Carbine_Studios⁩ for #Wildstar. Great memories!
WildStar Developer Carbine Studios Shuts Down via @kotaku
Ahhhhhh mannn. Today sucks. "WildStar Developer Carbine Studios Shuts Down" #videogames #feedly
Oh WildStar, good game! We'll miss you #goodbyesoon #endoflife
WildStar Developer Carbine Studios Shuts Down via @kotaku
Sad to hear this. The @Carbine_Studios team and the Community around @WildStar were one of the best. I hope everyon…
This is a shame. It got off to a rough start but I really liked Wildstar.
This is a shame. I had a lot of fun with WildStar, but it was launched into the wrong end of the MMO popularity cyc…
WildStar Developer Carbine Studios Shuts Down
Merde, j'avais surkiffé WildStar. Dommage qu'il soit sorti trop tard. C'était enfin un clone de WoW done right. La…
WildStar Developer Carbine Studios Shuts Down
WildStar Developer Carbine Studios Shuts Down via @kotaku
Sorry to hear about Carbine. Hope everyone moves into new gigs with ease. /salute | WildStar Developer Carbine Stud…
NC Soft ferme Carbine et va fermer Wildstar, à l'agonie depuis trois ans
WildStar Developer Carbine Studios Shuts Down via @kotaku
Hoy es un dia triste :(
:( "WildStar Developer Carbine Studios Shuts Down" #gaming #feedly
Goodbye WildStar and Carbine. F
<i>WildStar</i> Developer Carbine Studios Shuts Down via @kotaku
@lh0xfb @Carbine_Studios
This makes me sad. Wildstar Developer Carbine Studios Shuts Down via @kotaku
This makes me incredibly sad. So much potential, such an amazing world... - WildStar Developer Carbine Studios Shut…
The game industry remains brutal and punishing. In many ways. My heart goes out to all those who lost their jobs to…
Aw, no. Adios, @Carbine_Studios.
so @WildStarCentral is joining @PlayMXM today?
Sad but has been a long time coming. Another example of the lack of dev's listening to the player ultimately killin…
This is super sad news, I loved WildStar, sadly it didn't gain the same traction amongst my friends, who stayed wit…
Lo studio che ha sviluppato WildStar, Carbine Studios, chiude
Whilst I was one of those that found the game "meh", I still think its tragic to see the potential of yet another M…
WildStar #Developer Carbine Studios Shuts Down
"WildStar Developer Carbine Studios Shuts Down"
RIP WildStar, I have fond memories of playing
😭😭😭😭 WildStar Developer Carbine Studios Shuts Down via @kotaku
Sad times. We had a group of us in Fortis Core people that played this when it relaunched to be free-to-play.…

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