After being pulled on Steam previous this yr, Ironmace’s PvPvE myth sport Darkish and Darker has been launched in early get entry to… however no longer on Steam.
In past due March, Darkish and Darker was pulled from Steam after the developer was once served with a stop and desist and a DMCA takedown. Regardless of criminal problems, Ironmace stored distributing Darkish and Darker on Discord, with a playtest being held in April.
Earlier than the sport’s elimination from Steam, it was once reported that Korean officers searched Ironmace’s workplaces at the suspicion that the developer would possibly have possessed stolen sport property and code. More or less a month later, it was once reported that Nexon was once suing Ironmace for copyright infringement, with Ironmace beginning a GoFundMe to pay for the corporate’s criminal charges.
In these days’s announcement, Ironmace famous that they “encountered some demanding situations” that did not let them make stronger Darkish and Darker in Korea for the early get entry to release.
“Up to it pains us, we received’t have the ability to provider the sport in Korea as a result of we’re nonetheless expecting a score from the Korean Recreation Score Board (GRAC),” they stated. “We can do the entirety we will be able to to expedite this procedure as we now have already been granted rankings from different globally known sport score forums, together with the ESRB, PEGI, and CERO. We can formally make stronger and repair the sport in Korea once we will be able to triumph over this hurdle.”
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