Zonk brings word that Multiverse, the developer who in 2006 acquired the rights to make a Firefly-based MMO
, has announced that a Buffy: The Vampire Slayer MMO is now under development
. An interview with Corey Bridges from Multiverse seems to indicate that the Firefly MMO, though delayed, is not dead
. He also provides a few details on what the Buffy game will be like. Quoting:
"What we're doing with the Buffy game then is releasing it in stages. It will first be a flash-based virtual world, with the full Multiverse server behind it. ... So it will start as a 2D flash-based MMO where you can go on missions and interact with other players. This will extend even once we have the 3D client working, where you can both interact with players using the other point of view. We're going to have these shared spaces where 2D and 3D people can interact. All of this will come out in phases, with staged gameplay coming out. We're sort of blazing a path with this concept, and we're really interested in what this might mean for players of the two versions. ... I'd love to get [a public beta] out to players by the end of the year."