acecombatinfinityDigital Release:PlayStation 3
May 20, 2014 (JP)
May 27, 2014 (US)
May 28, 2014 (AU, EU)
Delisting:March 31, 2018
Developer:Project Aces
Publisher:Bandai NAMCO
Available On:None
Links:Ace Combat Infinity homepage
Shutdown announcement
PlayStation Store page

Delisting

On December 8th, 2017 Bandai NAMCO announced they would be shutting down the free-to-play, multiplayer iteration of their long-running arcade flight combat series, Ace Combat Infinity on PlayStation 3.

Three phases led up to the game’s finale starting January 9th, 2018 with the removal of purchasable DLC and microtransaction content. As of March 1st, 2018 the game could no longer be downloaded and as of March 31st, 2018 the game would no longer be available to play. The full announcement follows:

To all pilots,

Thank you for playing ACE COMBAT INFINITY.

We regret to announce the closure of ACE COMBAT INFNITY. Thank you all for your support and we hope you enjoyed playing. We will be keeping the servers open until March 31st, 2018, so please continue to enjoy ACE COMBAT INFINITY until the very end. Details concerning the closure schedule can be found below.

ACE COMBAT INFINITY Closure Schedule
January 9th, 2018 – This is the last day for purchasing items. Items will no longer be available for purchase after this date.

*All purchased items can be used until the last day of service.
*No refunds are available for purchased items regardless of whether or not they have been used.
*The exact time when items will no longer be available for purchase may vary depending on your region.

March 1st, 2018 – After this date, free items will no longer be available and you will not be able to redeem any codes. Also, the game will no longer be available for download.

*All purchased items can be used until the last day of service.
*The exact time when items will no longer be available for purchase may vary depending on your region.

March 31st, 2018 – After this date, game updates will no longer be available and the servers will close.

*You will not be able to play the game once the servers have been closed.
*The date indicated above may change without prior notice.
*The exact time when the servers will close may vary depending on your region.

Additional information will be provided via in-game notifications and the official website.

– ACE COMBAT INFINITY Management Team

The announcement was accompanied by an unexpected trailer/tribute video to the game which has been up and running since May of 2014. By the March 31st deadline the game was just two months shy of commemorating its fourth anniversary.

 

About the Game

Unleashing the latest entry in the ‘ACE COMBAT’ flight shooting game series! Download it for free and start playing!

Experience The Freedom Of A True Ace
Put yourself into the pilot seat of real aircraft and tear across realistic skies!

The Story of a World Class Hero
Includes a single player story mode (Campaign).
Experience the thrilling drama when aces clash in the skies.

Online Co-op & Multiplayer
Cooperate with players from around the world to take down powerful enemies, or have two teams of players go head-to-head in ‘Online Co-Op Missions’!

 

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