Report: Microsoft pulls the plug on Project Spark
Following a announcement of Project Spark for Xbox One at E3 2013, Project Spark grew to become a totally free-to-use product. Today, Microsoft drawn the plug around the free suite of game creation tools.
By today, Spark is not readily available for download from Home windows Store or Xbox Live Marketplace, based on your blog from community manager Thomas Gratz. All services associated with Project Spark is going to be stopped after August 12 of the year.
“Without services, gamers won’t have the ability to download user-produced content or upload their very own creations,” Gratz authored. “If you wish to access user-produced content offline, you will have to download the information just before 8/12/16. Make sure to download your preferred community creations as well as your own uploads if they’re not saved in your area.”
No employees were release following news from the product’s stopping.
Initially offered at retail, Project Spark went free-to-use last fall by means of an incubation engine. Microsoft understands that some gamers may have bought the sport before learning from the switch in prices, and it has outlined a means for individuals customers to obtain credit on their own Microsoft account.
“Should you bought and redeemed the code in the retail copy of Project Spark after March. 5, 2015 and before today, you will get a credit you can use to buy content within the Xbox or Home windows store.”
Credit ought to be instantly requested qualified consumers.