GameForge Picks Up Guardians of Ember
GameForge is picking up the license to the isometric action MMORPG Guardians of Ember. The transfer is set to happen on September 1, 2018. The game was previously available on Steam through Insel Games as a buy to play title and continues to run as such. No word on whether the game will change business models once GameForge picks it up, but given that every title on GameForge is free to play, I suspect Guardians of Ember will go free to play.
The important bits about the announcement's FAQ are included below:
How will I be able to play after the transfer?
If you play GoE on Steam you will be able to continue playing just as you do now - with the same client and automatic login via your Steam Account.
What will happen to my existing characters and progress?
Your current game progress will be completely transferred. All characters and loot will be retained .
Will I lose any premium currency or cash items?
No. Purchased Frozen Ember and previously purchased items will also be transferred.
What about my purchased DLC’s?
You will retain your DLC privileges including those from different editions.
Will there be any changes to the game?
As Gameforge is the new publisher we will leave it up to them to announce any changes they have planned but we think that they have identified any current issues with the game and will continue to improve GoE for current and new players alike.
So Runewaker is still working on the game?
Yes! The developers have always been working on new content - see the recent Cathedral Abyss Update as a prime example - and they will continue to do so.
Source: Steam announcement