Almost 20 years of life have Backgammon, Hearts or Reversi, classic videogames of Microsoft’s Internet Game Services for their Windows operating system, and they will stop having official support in the coming days.
“We appreciate the time and passion that the community has devoted to Microsoft Internet Games, and we have had a large community behind the scenes,” they comment from the team in an open letter. ” However, the time has come for us, and together with our software and hardware partners we have decided that we have to invest resources towards more recent technologies in order to continue offering new and great experiences ”
The closing will begin for Windows XP and ME of July 31, while Microsoft Internet Game Services will stop working in Windows 7 somewhat later, on January 22 of the next year 2020.
Video games in question that they stop receiving support the following: