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Red 5 Studios has not been in a healthy state for some time now following layoffs late last year and it sounds like the end has finally arrived.

According to remaining a staff at the studio which develops and operates Firefall, they have all been let go. Numerous tweets from staff, and ex-CEO Mark Kern, indicate that this could finally be the end. There has been no official announcement made by the studio or The9 as yet.

Red 5 were operating their futuristic MMO Firefall which has never really taken off thanks to a change in the direction in its development. The original vision for Firefall was a sandbox style MMO shooter, but on Kern’s departure, it became a more traditional MMO affair.

As far as we know, the Firefall servers are still online but what this now means for the future of the game remains to be seen.

Paul Younger
Founder and Editor of PC Invasion. Founder of the world's first gaming cafe and Veteran PC gamer of over 22 years.

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