Popular music game SongArc goes entirely free ahead of impending shutdown
SongArc, a popular music game that has enjoyed a fair bit of success on Windows Phone, is preparing to shut down. Ahead of its impending sunset, SongArc's developer has made the app entirely free to play, providing in-app purchases for free with the Fan Pack for all players.
In a recent post on the SongArc Facebook page, SongArc CEO András Velvárt explained the main driver for the shut down was a combination of server costs and team members moving on:
SongArc will continue to be available for "a few more months" before its servers are shut down. If you recently bought anything in the game, Velvárt says SongArc won't oppose any refund requests sent through the Windows Store.
SongArc is one of the more entertaining "tap rhythm" games out there, and it's a shame to see it go. While it was available for some time for Windows phone, it was only around a year ago that the game saw an update to become a Universal Windows Platform (UWP) app for Windows 10. If you're down for giving SongArc a shot before it shuts down, you can grab the game and its content on the Windows Store for free now.
Thanks, Daniël D., for the tip!
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