The target=”_blank”>announcement came just this morning and represents the second time this year that the platform has undergone the “spring cleaning.”
The reason for the removal? The company said the games were closed to “focus its resources on titles that are enjoying greater growth in order to further propel the service as a global gaming platform.” They’ll focus on games such as LINE Dozer and the just-released LINE Trio.
The LINE gaming platform launched in November 2012, and the company said this month it had accumulated 470 million downloads on its gaming platform this month.
the games were closed to “focus its resources on titles that are enjoying greater growth in order to further propel the service as a global gaming platform.”
A full list of the games being shut down follows:
- LINE JELLY
- LINE Dragon Flight
- LINE Tours
- LINE PUNCH HERO
- LINE EASY DIVER
- LINE Inazuma Eleven
- LINE Nutlings Tournament
- LINE PONGPONGPONG
- LINE Quiz
- LINE Homerun Battle Burst
- LINE Sonic Dash S
- LINE GO!GO!GO!
- LINE TINYFARM
- LINE dellooone
- LINE ZOOKEEPER
For the above games, LINE says it will be refunding paid points unused as of today, November 28, 2014. To get your refund, follow the following steps:
- Access the refund application form (https://refund.line.me/) and log in using your LINE account information (email address and password). Please note that the repayment application form is designed to be accessed from a PC browser, and may not display correctly on smartphone browsers.
- Select the title you wish to apply for a refund for, and check the balance displayed.
- Enter your bank account information and submit your application. If there is no refundable amount, the form to enter your bank account information will not be displayed
How do you feel about these games being removed? Have you played any of them yourself? Let us know in the comments!