Shortly before the game’s fourth anniversary, Cygames reveals that Pinball of the world the service will end on February 20, 2024. The company also provided a timeline of events leading up to the game’s permanent shutdown.
Pinball of the world originally released on November 27, 2019 in Japan on Android and iOS. The game would make its Western debut on September 8, 2021 via publisher Kakao Games. Unfortunately, the game’s worldwide distribution ends with the end of service of the Japanese version.
Pinball of the world Reached end of service
In an official notice, Cygames confirms that World Flipper will reach its end of service on February 20, 2024 in Japan. Additionally, in-game purchases will stop on December 18 this year. A refund request period will be arranged at a later date for paid in-game currency that has not been used before the end of service deadline. Once February 20 arrives, the game will be taken offline and an update will allow players to consult the Stargazing Encyclopedia at any time.
Additionally, Kakao Games released an official statement regarding the end of service for Pinball of the world in Japan. Unsurprisingly, the global version will be closed. An exact end of service date is being discussed internally at Kakao Games, and more details will be revealed at a later date.
In the meantime, read the end of service announcement in English below:
Future service plans Pinball of the world Global
As announced today on the official Japanese server website, the service for Pinball of the world Japan is scheduled to end on February 20, 2024.
As a result, the global server is also expected to end, but discussions are ongoing on details such as the exact service end date and updates until then. Until the end of service date is set for the global version, updates will continue at the same pace as before.
We apologize for not yet being able to provide precise details and ask for your understanding and patience in this matter. We will do our best to ensure that your adventure continues to the end. Thank you for all your love and support, from the beginning until now.
Pinball of the world Global Operations Team