Webzen is closing Origin MU in the West in March after five years of service. The company has discontinued the ability to download or make purchases in the MMO for the time being, and while players will still be able to participate in the meantime, the servers will close on March 31.
Webzen made an announcement on its official website on the 17th, noting that it was unable to “continue providing services at [its] Current status.”
Through the Webzen’s website:
“It has been more than 5 years since we have traveled the MU continent with you. We are really happy to inform you that our long journey with MU Origin has come to an end. We have tried our best. In order to create a better gaming environment for you, however, we have concluded that we cannot continue to provide the service in its current state. terminate service of MU Origin.”
As a result, MMO downloads as well as in-game purchases have been disabled since yesterday. Currently, both Android’s Google Play store page and Apple App store page are pulled down. The team at Webzen also mention that players will not receive refunds under the current Terms of Service.
Free-to-play mobile MMORPG first launched in the West 5 years ago as a spin-off of the popular Korean MMORPG MU online, promises to bring MU players love mobile games.
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