A collage of fantasy game characters including Reaper (Overwatch, left), Naruto Uzumaki (Jump Force, center), Hyper Scape guy (center right), and Dirt 4 car (right).

The cemetery is expanding, y’all.
Image: Bandai Namco / Blizzard / Codemasters / Ubisoft / Kotaku / Odette Villarreal (Shutterstock)

There was a time, in the past, when you just bought a ready-made game and played it. No daily updates or additional patches – it was simple. These games couldn’t “die” because they just…existed. But as MMOs and live service games (or “games as a service”) have proliferated, requiring constant support from online servers and developers to keep things going, so have the number of games taking place in the graveyard. . Please bow your head as you solemnly celebrate this year’s losses.

There were also quite a few races like the Sims Dirt Rally and Project cars fighting kings like Hyper Scape such as massively multiplayer online role-playing games Tera. Not every game on this list is “dead” in the traditional sense, some still have minor functionality that makes them somewhat playable, but all no longer receive development resources or updates, effectively making them dead games.

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It is 14 with that Dead games in 2022:


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