Star Wars: Commander retires from all Windows devices this month

Radu Tyrsina
by Radu Tyrsina
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The popular strategy game Star Wars: Commander is retiring from all Windows phones and PCs after June according to a brief announcement on the official Star Wars: Commander website. It remains unclear as of this posting why the game is leaving all Windows platforms by the end of this month. The announcement only says:

All Windows versions of STAR WARS: Commander will no longer be available to play after June 30, 2017. We appreciate your passion and commitment to our game. Thank you for playing.

Meanwhile, support will continue for the game on other platforms including iOS, Android, Amazon Fire, and Facebook. Therefore, low adoption could be the reason behind the game’s closure on Windows devices.

According to its Windows Store listing, the game lets you:

  • Choose to fight for the Rebellion or the Empire.
  • Train your troops to charge into battle.
  • Build units and vehicles with multiple upgrades.
  • Defend your base against enemy forces.
  • Complete original story missions and gain additional rewards.
  • Level up your heroes, troops, vehicles, and more.
  • Battle on different worlds within the Star Wars universe.
  • Team up with friends and allies to form the ultimate squad.
  • Upgrade your Planetary Command building to scout and relocate your base to new worlds such as Dandoran, Yavin 4, Er’Kit and Hoth to expand your command and strengthen your squad.

The game also contains:

  • Social media links to connect with others
  • In-app purchases that cost real money, push notifications to let you know when we have exciting updates like new content
  • Advertising for some third parties, including the option to watch ads for rewards
  • Advertising for The Walt Disney Family of Companies

Does the game’s upcoming departure from Windows disappoint you? Share your thoughts in the comments below.


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I find it disgusting that these big companies can take peoples money and then ruin peoples enjoyment. Although i have had to restart this game many times over due to various problems i have invested a lot of time into it over these past years, and to now hear it is no longer to be part of my life is quite frankly devastating!!!!!!!!!!! GaryWonKenobi, DaftRaider, DaftSillyAs, DaftMole and PooDandoran to namme just a few of my tags most of which i run simultaneously on various commputers!!!! So goodbye DeathOrGlory. Thanks DISNEY!!!!!!!

Yes this disturbs me very much, I have invested money in this game and I should be refunded if it is removed from my playing platform!