Jake saw the ill-fated online game APB — which publisher Electronic Arts shut down after just a few months — for sale at Walmart. It’s just waiting to spring its unplayable wonders upon some unsuspecting gamer.
While running my weekend errands at Walmart I came across this copy of APB in the clearance section of the PC game aisle. The game servers have been shut down since September 23rd, so there’s no way you could play the game if you bought it.
Maybe there is a big market for collectors of closed MMOs?
What’s frightening is that Amazon is also in on the action, charging $43 for new copies.