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2K saves Borderlands and Civilization from the GameSpy apocalpyse

Above: The cast of the original Borderlands.

Image Credit: 2K

Some gamers became worried when online multiplayer-service GameSpy announced its impending closure. A lot of older games depended on the tool for online matchmaking.

Now, publisher 2K has revealed a list of games that it’ll migrate to Steamworks for future online support, specifically the original Borderlands and some older Civilizations. The transition will start on May 31 and will only cause a temporary disruption in online support. The full list is below:

  • Borderlands (PC)
  • Civilization III
  • Civilization III: Conquests
  • Civilization III: Play the World
  • Civilization IV
  • Civilization IV: Beyond the Sword
  • Civilization IV: Colonization
  • Civilization IV: Warlords

2K also released a list of games that’ll lose online support come May 31:

  • Close Combat First to Fight (PC/Mac)
  • Jetfighter (PC)
  • Jetfighter V: Homeland Protector (PC)
  • Leadfoot (PC)
  • Rune (PC)
  • Stronghold 2 (PC)
  • Stronghold Legends (PC)
  • Top Spin (PS2/PC)
  • Top Spin 2 (PC/DS)
  • Vietcong (PC)
  • Vietcong Demo (PC)
  • Vietcong Fist Alpha (PC)
  • Vietcong 2 (PC)
  • Vietcong 2 Demo (PC)
  • MLB Fantasy All-Stars (DS)
  • Sid Meier’s Civilization Revolution (DS)
  • Major League Baseball 2K9 Fantasy All-Stars (DS)
  • NHL 2K10 (Wii)
  • NBA 2K10 (Wii)

If you enjoy the online components of any of those games, you only a few weeks left to enjoy them.

More about the companies and people from this article:

2K develops and publishes interactive entertainment software games for the console, PC, and handheld gaming systems through its three divisions: 2K Games, 2K Sports, and 2K Play. 2K publishes titles in today’s most popular gaming gen... read more »

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