The news of Human Head Studios’ shutdown has come as a surprise for many in the gaming community. Ragnarok Game, the publisher of Rune II, was among the surprised ones.
In a statement on Rune II’s official forum, it's been revealed that this news came as a shock to the publisher and that they would continue to support the game after it was successfully launched on the Epic Games Store on November 12.
“This is shocking news to us, as there are several entities working on RUNE II – we found out about this news when you did. Human Head had a longstanding agreement with RUNE II’s publisher, Ragnarok Game, LLC, to provide ongoing support for the game," reads the statement.
"We are working quickly to resolve any current technical issues while we build the team that will execute the exciting planned future of RUNE II’s post-launch content strategy. We appreciate your patience and understanding while we work through any launch issues.”
The team plans to continue working on Rune II and launch the game on other PC platforms in 2020. They shared their excitement about showing their fans the future Rune II content.
So, it seems that Rune II fans have nothing to worry about.