BioWare's Shadow Realms development cancelled

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The 4 vs 1 multiplayer RPG has been shelved by the studio to concentrate on other projects.

Remember when BioWare and EA announced their new Shadow Realms game back in August at Gamescom 2014? Well, BioWare have now announced it's been cancelled.

Over on the Shadow Realms website Jeff Hickman, BioWare Austin's General Manager, writes, "We’ve made the decision to not move forward with development of Shadow Realms. We fully recognize that this news is disappointing to some of our fans, so I want to explain more behind this decision."

Hickman basically said that the studio are concentrating more on other BioWare games, such as the next Mass Effect, "ongoing enhancements" to Dragon Age: Inquisition, and "other new IP".

"While the team did amazing work on the game concept and we got lots of great feedback from our fans at events and through other game testing, right now there are other projects for the team to work on within the BioWare studios for the coming year and beyond."

The biggest focus for the team at BioWare Austin will be Star Wars: The Old Republic however. "As every Star Wars™ fan knows, this is a massive year in the Star Wars universe. We have some great plans for expanding this epic game this year, and look forward to sharing the news about those plans with our players in the coming weeks," Hickman wrote.

For those players that registered for the Shadow Realms closed alpha the studio are "working on a way to say thank-you for signing up."

If there's one thing I'll miss about the game, it's those weird trailers, oh, and it sounded kind of cool too.

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