Lego Universe to close in January

The Lego Universe MMO shuts up shop on 31st January 2012, The Lego Group has announced

The company explained that despite “a large number of players in the free play zone” it had not converted a satisfactory number of users into paying subscribers.

As a result of the game’s closure, Colorado-base developer Play Well Studios is also being shut down along with a marketing team in Denmark, resulting in the loss of 115 jobs. Lego is promising to help those affected find new employment.

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  • 04 Nov 2011 17:51:00 +0000