It’s a sad day for fans of Crash and mobile games as King finally goes ahead with the Crash Bandicoot: On The Run shutdown. Yes, the 2021 title is history, less than two years after its launch in March of that year, though it’s hardly a surprise after Activision’s mobile arm made its intent clear months ago.
Aside from King announcing its plans to shutter Crash Bandicoot: On The Run, the development team put a stop to new in-game content after just seven months. That alone is a sign of how much faith the studio has in its game. We only know about the shutdown thanks to @Doctor_Cupcakes on Twitter. That’s right. King shuttered the game without announcing the news itself on social media.
Mind you, the Crash Bandicoot: On The Run Twitter page is a ghost town, with no new posts in over a year. One look at our Crash Bandicoot: On The Run review can tell you that there have been problems since day one.
It’s always a shame when a mobile game bites the dust, especially one that involves a videogame legend. If you want to remember the good times, you can check out the trailer below.
Though if you’re now after something to fill the void, our best Crash Bandicoot games list can help you out.