Mobile SEGA title ‘Sonic Runners’ has been running since 2015, with it having mild levels of success for SEGA. The game however will be shutting down on July 27th.
Full Press Release Follows:
“NOTIFICATION OF CLOSURE OF SERVICE
Thank you for your continued support of SONIC RUNNERS. Since launch, the Sonic Runners Team has done its best to provide our users with the most enjoyable play experience possible. It is with great regret that we announce the closure of Sonic Runners, effective from the dates below. We would like express out most sincere thanks to all our users for their patronage and support. The Sonic Runners team hopes that you enjoyed the journey as much as we did.
CLOSURE SCHEDULE: 5/27, 9AM (UTC): Red Star Ring sales end. 7/27, 9AM (UTC): Closure of service.
Any Red Star Rings purchased prior to 5/27, 9AM (UTC) will not be useable or redeemable after closure of service so please use all Red Star Rings by 7/27, 9AM (UTC).
Thank you for playing SONIC RUNNERS.”
The game was meet with issues during its run, including having issues on various with phones heating up as the game running and the high micro-transaction rate soured people on the title.
Source: Sonic Runners Home Page