Venerable online matchmaking client GameSpy will shutdown on May 31, news which was met with dismay by fans of older games. Some good news for those still playing Battlefield Bad Company 2, Battlefield 2, and Battlefield 2142, though, as the confirmed that EA is working on transitioning those titles to new servers.
Unfortunately there are still lots of titles affected by GameSpy's closure that probably won't receive similiar treatment. Here's a full list of games that will suffer, compiled.
On the plus side some of these titles, like the Company of Heroes series, have made the transition over to Steamworks, and Activision, Bohemia, Capcom and Epic have all released statements confirming they are looking at alternative solutions.
We'll keep you updated with any news on other server transitions.
Old Battlefield titles will live on after GameSpy shutdown
11 April 2014 | By Nick Horth