Ultima Underworld,, Syndicate video games being delisted from GOG.com
Three Nineties video games from Electronic Arts’ Origin Systems PC line might be delisted from GOG.com on Monday, June 28. The titles are Ultima Underworld 1+2, Syndicate Wars, and Syndicate Plus, the 1996 re-release that includes the primary Syndicate and its enlargement.
All three are at present obtainable for $1.49 every. Anyone who buys the video games earlier than their delisting will nonetheless discover them of their GOG.com library of titles after they’re taken down. They should re-download them, too. The elimination takes impact at 9 a.m. EDT on June 28.
GOG.com noted in a forum post Thursday that it was pulling the video games on request from the writer. Polygon has reached out to an Electronic Arts consultant for added remark. All of the video games concerned, apart from Syndicate Wars, are at present obtainable via EA’s Origin storefront.
Syndicate, by Peter Molyneux’s Bullfrog Productions, launched in 1993, with an enlargement pack launched later that yr. It was adopted by Syndicate Wars in 1996. The isometric real-time technique and ways sport was rebooted in 2012 as a first-person shooter.
Ultima Underworld: The Stygian Abyss and Ultima Underworld 2: Labyrinth of Worlds launched in 1992 and 1993, respectively. Richard Garriott directed and Warren Spector produced the primary sport; Spector produced and Paul Neurath directed the second. The two had been packaged collectively on the market on GOG.com in 2011.