Less than two years after launching, the free-to-play Doctor Who MMO, Worlds in Time
, is shutting down with no chance of regeneration. "The Worlds in Time
game will cease operation on February 28th, 2014," a banner at the top of the game's site
reads. Microtransactions for the game have already been suspended, MCV reports
Developed by Sega-owned Three Rings, Doctor Who: Worlds in Time
was a cartoonish adventure based on the long-running BBC series with gameplay composed mostly of mini-game puzzles. Three Rings announced the game in February 2011 and finally launched the project in March 2012.
The good Doctor lives on in games with Doctor Who Legacy
, a free-to-play puzzle-RPG from Tiny Rebel Games and Seed Studio, available on iOS and Android.