Announced today via CAPCOM’s official website, crossbeats REV. SUNRISE, the Japanese companies foray into arcade rhythm gaming, will be ceasing online service on both the arcade and smartphone versions as of June 24, 2018. While the future of the mobile application is currently unknown, it has been detailed that the arcade version of the game will continue operation via offline guest play, though there will be no support for the Aime PLAY service.
Thank you for playing!!!
As of June 24, 2018, crossbeats REV. SUNRISE online services will be coming to an end.
We would like to offer a sincere gratitude to everyone that has shared their support with us over the last 3 years.
In regards to ‘Guest Play’ functionality, we hope that you will continue to have fun!
For further information, be sure to check the official crossbeats REV. SUNRISE website!
Originally launched by CAPCOM as a smartphone-only rhythm game back in 2013, it wouldn’t be until two years later in 2015 that Japan would see an arcade version of the game released. Produced by Naoki Maeda following his departure from Konami in 2013, the game would hold its own in the rhythm gaming world for 5 years before its upcoming closure. While the departure of its online services may seem sudden, CAPCOM has shared their rollout which I’ve gone ahead and translated below:
<Online Service Closure>
June 24, 2018
*As of the following day at 4:00am you will not be able to access Aime PLAY.
*We hope that you’ll continue to have fun using ‘Guest Play’ functionality.
It will no longer be possible to access as of 2:00pm on June 25, 2018.
Players will no longer be able to update or access their rankings as of 4:00am on June 25, 2018.
<Offline Update Arcade Rollout>
Updates to arcade machines and servers will be completed on June 24, 2018.
While crossbeats REV. SUNRISE was far from my most played rhythm game, it’s sad to know that the scene is getting just a little smaller with its departure. We’ll be sure to keep you up to date as further information is shared if any does come to light. Further information can be found via the official website.