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In light of the end of Eidos Hungary and the Battlestations franchise.

In light of the end of Eidos Hungary and the Battlestations franchise.

What are the chances that Eidos/Squeenix will ever feel pity for us few loyal fans of the franchise and release the source codes for the game?

Hell, what are the chances that the source code even still exists? Is the IP totally dead? Is Square Enix just sitting on it like publisher love to do, not even bothering to auction it off to a publisher that would actually care to resurrect the franchise to its former glory, or do they not give a single damn about it and its fans?

I know releasing the source code is like a taboo for some reason, especially with modern AAA devs/games, but just awhile back Revan Software released the full source code for Star Wars Jed Outcast and Jedi Academy so it does rarely happen still.

Maybe if we all make an online petition or something, because those always work, and are never a waste of time.

Okay how 'bout more realistically we at least demand (or beg) for them to at the very least release those 3 DLC's for free?  So that the few loyal fans who haven't given up on the game can at least enjoy content that was originally denied to them, or content that they payed for but are now unable to enjoy or access because of the GFWL shutdown that has rendered it inaccessible to people who wish to buy it or to those who already bought it but cannot download it and play it in their game,(me included - Mustang Unit Pack) Hell, that last bit alone is fully justified grounds for torrenting the DLC, of course I wouldn't be posting this in rage if I could have done so already, yes not even torrent sites care enough about this game to upload any of the three DLC's. In fact I'm pretty sure that with the demise of GFWL, those DLC's don't exist anywhere else on the internet except maybe in some forgotten folder on a secure network in Square Enix's servers, wasting away code, long forgotten and abandoned.

This is one of the most die-hard determined modding communities I've ever seen, and our passions for the Battlestations Franchise is so strong because there really are no other naval war games out there like it. The least that Square Enix or Eidos Interactive could do as a gesture of appreciation and acknowledgement of the loyal community that still exists despite the games abandonment long ago is release three damned DLC files that we can no longer even pay for, so we could all enjoy the game just a little bit while longer?

I guess you could consider this an impassioned plea to Square Enix and Eidos Interactive, not like they'll give a crap anyways.

Thanks for making a great franchise Eidos Interactive/Hungary, shame that it had to end so soon, with a whimper.


EDIT: Not sure how this ended up in the Support Forum, it was meant for the General Discussions forum -must have been that sleepless insomnia induced night, I would be really grateful if a mod could move this to that forum, thanks.

Edited By: fleetplanet
09-Jan-14 16:43:04

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Re: In light of the end of Eidos Hungary and the Battlestations franchise.

i feel your pain
and gfwl shutting down too
well
lets enjoy and die
or make a petition to stop gfwl servers shutting down

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Re: In light of the end of Eidos Hungary and the Battlestations franchise.

GFWL has been a real pain for me. Such as-
"yay I got the DLC files, now I can have the new units and maps" GFWL-"nooooooooooooope"
"I want to play online" GWFL-"noooooooooooooope"

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Re: In light of the end of Eidos Hungary and the Battlestations franchise.

ahhaha ikr they are like the league of evil

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Re: In light of the end of Eidos Hungary and the Battlestations franchise.

well
dont worry man
we will crack the code on the dlc thing

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