Sony recently announced that the servers for four older LittleBigPlanet games will be taken offline to protect the community after a number of issues with the game’s online features.
LittleBigPlanet, LittleBigPlanet 2, LittleBigPlanet 3, and LittleBigPlanet PS Vita are all affected meaning that no online features will be available in any of those games, the most recent of which was released in 2014.
The statement says that that is their best way to protect the community of LittleBigPlanet and for them to help ensure that their online environment remains safe.
In more good news, update 1.27 was just released, which brought the LittleBigPlanet server (and all 10,000,000+ Community Levels!) back online for PlayStation 4 users and thus comes on the heels of recent issues with LittleBigPlanet’s modern servers, which EuroGamer reported were subjected to six weeks of DDOS (distributed denial-of-service) attacks before Sony shut down the game’s online servers completely.
Chinese Gaming giant Tencen, announced in July that it would buy LittleBigPlanet developer Sumo Digital and the Sumo Digital CEO Carl Cavers commented on the acquisition saying that they couldn’t pass up the chance to collaborate with Tencent and that it would give Sumo a new dimension, allowing them to make a lasting impression on this incredible industry in ways that were previously unattainable.