Babylon's Fall News
News Colossal Flop Babylon's Fall Hasn't Changed Platinum's Plans for More Live Service Games
We go again
Babylon's Fall is set to shut down completely in February, after less than one year of support. The ill-fated online action RPG is easily one of the most notable flops in recent memory — especially since it was crafted by talented Japanese developer PlatinumGames. Because of contractual restrictions, the studio has been quiet on the...
News PS5, PS4 Flop Babylon's Fall Being Given Away for Free at GameStop
How low can you go?
With the impending closure of Babylon’s Fall’s servers, pre-owned copies of the PS5 and PS4 online action game have officially reached “junk” status at GameStop. That means the US retailer will chuck out any excess inventory that doesn’t get claimed. Of course, there are already multiple reports of people online...
News Square Enix Sends Babylon's Fall to the Grave in February 2023
Complete shutdown of service
The PlatinumGames disaster that was Babylon's Fall will be put out of its misery on 27th February 2023 as it has been announced the game will be shut down in its entirety. No stone will be left unturned: the whole game will be rendered unplayable past the aforementioned date. Confirmed in a blog post on the game's...
News Babylon's Fall Still Going Ahead with Second Season of Content
80+ quests, new story, more weapon types
The Babylon's Fall player count may still be struggling to reach double digits, but that's not stopping its second season of content from releasing. Starting on 31st May 2022 and lasting all the way until the end of November (seasons have now doubled in length), The Light of Aaru adds a Kuftaali VIP to your...
News Babylon's Fall Development to Continue As Planned Following Poor Reception
"No plans" to drop development
PlatinumGames isn't going to abandon Babylon's Fall anytime soon. Despite disappointing reviews and seemingly low player counts, the multiplayer action RPG is set to continue its live service ambitions, with multiple seasons of content already in the pipeline. In a lengthy development update, the studio confirms its...
News Babylon's Fall Survey Asks for Player Feedback to Offer a 'Better Game Experience'
Focuses on graphics and presentation
Babylon's Fall has sadly gotten off to a very rocky start. It's been critically panned, and judging by Steam player numbers, it's not holding the attention of its audience, either. No one ever wants a game to fail, of course, and there have been some miraculous revivals through the years. It seems Square Enix...
News PS5, PS4 Live Service Game Babylon's Fall Doesn't Look Good
What went wrong?
PlatinumGames wants to make more live service software – doesn’t everyone right now? – but it’s going to have to do better than Babylon’s Fall, which is off to a pathetic start. We’re still putting together our review – look out for that soon – but early indications are awful for the Square Enix published...
News Babylon's Fall Demo Makes or Breaks on PS5, PS4 Later This Month
Last chance to impress
Babylon's Fall has really struggled to find any traction since its re-reveal back in June of last year. You would think that a Platinum-developed, fantasy action RPG is an easy win, but said re-reveal was torn to pieces by potential players. The gameplay itself looked surprisingly jank, and the character m
News PS5, PS4 Action RPG Babylon's Fall Goes Gold Ahead of March Release
The tower awaits
Babylon's Fall has travelled a bit of a bumpy road up until this point. The action RPG was first announced with a brief teaser trailer that certainly caught the eye — especially with Platinum Games involved — but following a lacklustre gameplay reveal months later, it's fair to say that the title has struggled to maintain any...
News Babylon's Fall Brings Hack and Slash Co-Op to PS5, PS4 in March 2022
Watch the new trailer
Babylon's Fall has been on an interesting trajectory since its announcement. Unveiled in 2018 for PlayStation 4, the game is now launching on PS5 too, and the action game has received a very mixed response over the years. Square Enix and PlatinumGames are back, though, with a brand new gameplay trailer — and, crucially, a...
News Babylon's Fall Gets Smashed with Dislikes Upon Its Gameplay Return
Fall is right
Babylon's Fall, the upcoming action RPG developed by Platinum Games and published by Square Enix, has finally returned to the fray with a brand new gameplay trailer. However, the reaction to said gameplay trailer has not been positive. On the official Square Enix YouTube channel, the video has been bombarded with dislikes, and while...
News Babylon's Fall Slashes onto PS5 as Well as PS4, But Still No Release Date
More gameplay shown
Action RPG Babylon's Fall got a new trailer during Square Enix's E3 showcase, and it's given us more gameplay footage than ever before. It also confirms that the title's coming to PlayStation 5 as well as PlayStation 4. However, we still don't have a release date. As for our own take on this, it looks a bit... Tame, doesn't it?...
News Action RPG Babylon's Fall Getting 'Exciting Update' at Square Enix E3 2021 Show
After beta was spotted on Steam
Babylon's Fall will finally be making a return during Square Enix's E3 2021 press conference, the publisher has announced. Developed by Platinum Games, the proposed action RPG caught our attention when it was first revealed all the way back at E3 2018. Since then, updates have been very few and far between — and...
News Mysterious Action Game Babylon's Fall Will Reappear at Tokyo Game Show This Month
A tower to climb
Square Enix has confirmed that Babylon's Fall will appear in some capacity during Tokyo Game Show 2020 Online, which takes place later this month. The Platinum-developed action title is part of the publisher's announced games lineup, although it's unclear how big of a role it will play in proceedings. It's about time that we saw...
News Babylon's Fall Looks Like Another Amazing Platinum Action Game in First Gameplay Trailer
Babylon's Fall, an action title from the specialists at Platinum Games, was first announced back at E3 2018, and we've heard very little about the project since -- until now, that is. The title received a gameplay trailer during Sony's latest State of Play broadcast, and it looks pretty darn promising. It clearly boasts the developer's...
News Remember Babylon's Fall? We Don't Either, But We're Getting More Info Before 2019 Ends
Platinum Games confirms
Hey, remember Babylon's Fall? What do you mean, "no"? Who could forget its dramatic unveiling at... Er... E3 2018, apparently. It got a brief and entirely forgettable trailer at Square Enix's showcase, but to be fair, it is being developed by Platinum Games, so we do have some hope for this one despite all the snark...
E3 2018 Babylon's Fall Announced, Developed by PlatinumGames
Check out the debut trailer
Babylon's Fall has been announced at Square Enix's brief E3 2018 press conference. It's the new project from PlatinumGames, and it's coming to PS4 in 2019. Sadly, we don't have an awful lot to go on beyond the above trailer, which depicts a historical timeline before cutting to a short...