Super Monday Night Combat launched back in 2012, one of the first games to crib from the MOBA genre following its early rise. Building off a more straightforward Team Fortress-inspired design in its predecessor the game didn’t exactly set the world alight, but its cartoony style and shooter-MOBA hybrid set it apart at the time. Now new privacy laws are cited as the reason behind the game’s final shutdown.
Never too late to dig into the best MOBAs on PC.
Developers Uber Entertainment announced the shutdown will take place on May 23, just before the European Union General Data Protection Regulation deadline on May 24. The GDPR regulations are as a set of rules aimed at protecting consumer privacy, and they’re wide-ranging enough to have implications across most of the game industry - though most games aren’t shutting down entirely as a result.