When Telltale Games shut down in 2018, there were questions about what would happen to the games that had already been released. One particular series is on its way out and has seen a big price increase -- but for a good reason.
However, Minecraft: Story Mode will no longer be supported on Xbox 360 as of June 25, according to a Facebook post from May. It's still available to download via the Xbox Marketplace, but to prevent people from mistakenly purchasing any of the game's episodes, developer Mojang changed the price of each episode to $99.99 from $4.99, or a nearly 2,000% increase.
As explained in another Facebook post on Saturday, due to Telltale Games no longer supporting the game, this means its servers won't be available after June 25. If someone who purchased a season pass or the episode separately doesn't download the game to their console by then, they'll lose access to download it again. The price increase would only affect those who haven't purchased the game already, and it would not be a smart move to purchase a game now for 20 times the original price.
and Mojang didn't immediately respond to requests for comment.
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