One Punch Man Fighting Game Multiplayer Servers To Shut Down Next February

You can still play One Punch Man: A Hero Nobody Knows offline, living out your heroic 1v1 fighting game fantasies in relative obscurity.

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Bandai Namco has announced that the servers to the fighting game One Punch Man: A Hero Nobody Knows will shut down on February 28, 2022.

In a tweet from the official Bandai Namco US Twitter account, the company said that offline game types, like 1v1 local multiplayer and story mode, will still be playable after the servers shut down next February. Players can also still create a character, as well as purchase any of the many DLC fighters.

This news comes about a year and a half after One Punch Man: A Hero Nobody Knows launched on February 28, 2020, putting a two-year expiration date on this licensed 3D fighting game. It seems the brawler never found a substantial enough audience, with it receiving a score of 57 on PlayStation 4 and 59 on Xbox One according to GameSpot sister site Metacritic. It also holds a "mixed" review rating on Steam. And according to Steamchartz, the game didn't amass more than 16 concurrent players in the last 30 days, with SteamDB reporting a peak of 586 players some 17 months ago.

One Punch Man: A Hero Nobody Knows is out now on PC, PlayStation 4, and Xbox One. A character pass is available for $20 USD and adds people like antagonist Garou and martial artist Suiryu.

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