1047 Games has announced that they will be ending feature development for Splitgate. The developer says that this is to shift their focus to creating a new game set in the same universe. This does not mean that the game will shut down, however, it will not receive any future feature updates.
A statement released by the developers reads, “After careful consideration and much deliberation the 1047 Games team has determined that in order to build the game fans deserve – and to build it in a way that isn’t trying to retrofit and live operate an existing product – we are ending feature development of Splitgate.”
Furthermore, the developers also confirmed that they are working on a new game. They said that the new game is in the Splitgate universe. It will present “revolutionary, not evolutionary, changes” to the game. It will be a shooter, have portals, and be built in Unreal Engine 5.
Important announcement from 1047 Games about the future of Splitgate: pic.twitter.com/5E0YG1DWQm— Splitgate (@Splitgate) September 2, 2022
The developers have also confirmed that Splitgate would still be functional, “We want to be clear that Splitgate will remain online as will your items and progression. In fact, we will roll out a new Battle Pass on September 15 – and it will be free to everyone as a thank you for playing Splitgate.”