Over 11 years after Burnout Paradise first launched on Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3, EA has announced that it is going to be shutting down the sport’s servers on Thursday, August 1st.
That does not imply the tip for Burnout Paradise, in fact. While all on-line performance will stop on platforms working the unique model of the sport (that is Xbox 360, PS3, and PC, in addition to anybody taking part in the Xbox 360 model by means of Xbox One backward-compatibility), offline components will nonetheless stay accessible. Additionally, Burnout Paradise Remastered, which launched on Xbox One, PS4, and PC final 12 months, will likely be unaffected.
“Every a part of Burnout Paradise clips collectively,” wrote Christian Donlan in celebration of Criterion’s 2008 open-world opus (and its admirable remaster) final 12 months, “Every half is designed to get essentially the most out of all the opposite elements.
“And so, to ease behind the steering wheel, to fit within the imaginary seatbelt and fumble by means of EA Trax for Girlfriend? All of that’s to start the unusual invocation ceremony that ends with you giving your self as much as one thing huge, speedy and gloriously overwhelming.”
In a message to followers on Twitter, Criterion wrote, “Thanks to the lingering hardcore few for staying with us. You’ve received 106 days (or so) to complete all these barrel-roll challenges!”