Sony Online Entertainment (SOE) has announced it will shutdown all online services for Star Wars Galaxies.
This includes both the Star Wars Galaxies MMO and trading card game. Gamers who own Star Wars Galaxies have until December 15th, 2011 to play the game for the final time. Star Wars Galaxies was released for the PC back in 2003.
Presumably, the services are being shutdown to make way for a new Star Wars MMO. Star Wars: The Old Republic will be releasing sometime later this year so it’s natural that the online community will shift to playing the new game.
Both SOE and LucasArts agreed it was the right time to end Star Wars Galaxies forever.