Microsoft have made the decision to stop supporting Project Spark.
After that date, you can still create worlds, but you won't be able to share them or download worlds that others have created.
In October of last year, Project Spark dropped its original microtransaction-heavy model in favour of being completely free and open. Whilst this was good news for some, the more hardcore community members believed that, without financial support, it wouldn't be long until the Spark servers were turned off.
Developer Team Dakota continued to release updates for some time. Minor bug fixes and tweaks accompanied bigger content drops, whilst the maximum world size was doubled. There was still an enthusiastic community of both players and creators, making it a real shame to see it go.
If you purchased the retail version of the game, you could be entitled to a refund. Anyone who used the download code between 5 October 2015 and 13 May 2016 should receive a credit to their Microsoft account. You can have a look here for more information.
With Disney Infinity recently being cancelled, it isn’t a good time to be a friendly world building game. Unless you’re Minecraft, of course.
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