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[PCG]GRID PC servers closed down, Xbox 360 servers still going

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Servers for Codemaster’s 2008 racer, GRID have been shut down, according to a report on MCV. The Xbox 360 servers will keep on running, but Codies have yanked the plug on PC and PS3 servers for the game.

Codemasters cite a “decision by a third party provider†as a reason for the shutdown, saying the third party decided to “decline the offer of an extended contract to continue online play on these platforms,†adding “We thank fans for their support and apologise to those affected by the end of this service.â€

The apology hasn’t done much to calm the anger of fans left without multiplayer support. Livid fans are protesting on Codemaster’s forums, and there’s talk of a boycott of Codemaster’s other racing games, like the recently released Dirt 3.
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I don't play racing games, but.....is there no option for private servers, like CoD, CS:S, and other FPS's have?
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Just give us GRID 2!!!!

Nothing says slap in the face like 2 new Dirt games without a new GRID!

I never really played much of this online. But what I did seemed more like football than automobile racing.
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Wow devastating blow for.....who again?
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This is one of my favorite racing games. Not very realistic, but it sure is fun!
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Wow devastating blow for.....who again?
Hey, I still play GRID (sometimes).
    
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post #7 of 70
LOL Grid was on sale for $5 on Steam just last week

...I almost bought it thinking I'd like to try a racing game, but I bought Civ V for $17 instead
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That sux. I played it once online.
     
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I play GRID e'ry day lol
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post #10 of 70
GRID ftw. This is exactly why games need to have dedicated server tools so anyone can host a server.
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