All points bulletin, a third person MMO for the pc has just dethroned SEED
as the shortest lived MMO to date.
Lasting only 79 days, this game (in my opinion) had great potential.
It sported one of the most extensive character creators to date as well as
the ability to customize your vehicle and the articles of clothing.
Before this, the game SEED lasted nearly twice as long, putting in a day count of
So what went wrong with APB?
Well coming from someone who was in the beta tests, I can tell you there were a number of factors.
The missions were mostly similar. There was little consideration for those who like to play alone.
The clothes system for unlocking items was too confusing. The overall UI was not too friendly.
Moreover, the advertised product and expectations were completely different from the actual game.
As a person who enjoyed the experiment, I can only hope that the character creator system surfaces
somewhere in a future game.
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