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After nearly 12 years of online antics, Burnout Paradise’s servers are shutting down
EA has announced that, nearly 12 years after Burnout Paradise first launched on Xbox 360, PS3, and PC, it will be shutting down the game’s servers on Thursday, August 1st.
That doesn’t mean the end for Burnout Paradise, of course. Although all online functionality will cease on original platforms (and for anyone playing the Xbox 360 version through Xbox One backward-compatibility), offline elements will still remain accessible. And it’s also worth noting that Burnout Paradise Remastered, which launched on Xbox One, PlayStation 4, and PC, will be unaffected.
“Every part of Burnout Paradise clips together,” wrote Christian Donlan in celebration of Criterion’s 2008 open-world opus (and its admirable remaster) last year, “Every part is designed to get the most out of all the other parts.
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