Just a few hours ago, NetEase Games’ Rules of Survival announced in a Facebook post that they will be ceasing their operations.

“Dear Player:
Thank you for your continuous support and love towards Rules of Survival.
We regret to inform you that Rules of Survival will cease operations on June 27, 2022, at 15:00:00 (UTC+8). After that, players will no longer be able to access Rules of Survival game servers, and all account data and character info (including but not limited to characters, Diamonds, items, and materials) will be deleted.
You can apply for a refund for unused Diamonds on the corresponding platform from 06/28/2022 at 10:00:00 – 09/28/2022 at 18:00:00 (UTC+8).
We sincerely apologize for this and thank you once again for your tremendous support towards Rules of Survival.”
Rules of Survival Shutting Down, Photo Courtesy of Rules of Survival (via Facebook)

After almost 5 years in the gaming industry, Rules of Survival is officially closing its doors to the public. The 2017 multiplayer online battle royale game is among the first games of its genre. It was released about the same time as other Battle Royale games such as PUBG (Player Unknowns’ Battlegrounds) and Fortnite.

To be honest, it was one of the best battle royale games ever released. With a fan base of more than 280 million worldwide, the game was supposed to be as big as other games similar to it. Sadly, they were not able to bounce back because of cheats, hacks, and bugs that the developers were not able to fix.

Photo Courtesy of Steam

On June 27, both the PC and Mobile versions of the game will automatically shut down. It will no longer be able to provide the content everybody used to love.

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