Namco Bandai recently announced that Hellgate: London
would be shut down on January 31, 2009
. They'd been supporting the game's servers since Flagship Studios saw massive layoffs
in July. Now, a fansite has located an announcement on the game's Korean site suggesting that it may be picked up by a Taiwanese company called Redbana
. The English version of the announcement says, "In the meantime, stay alert: the Hellgate will soon re-open, and your valor will be needed again."