Otome Game ‘Bacchanalia’ Delisted Due to Management Issues & “Uncontrollable Factors”

Recently, developer Tianzhou and publisher OKJOY formally announced that their otome game, Bacchanalia, has been delisted from the Steam platform following several company management issues and other uncontrollable factors. Said issues have led to the disbanding of the development team.

Furthermore, the developer has also begun a refund program for all players who have purchased the title, even if their playtime exceeds Steam’s refund window of 2 hours. Those who have their playtime below 2 hours can directly refund to their Steam balance, and those who have exceeded can send a support e-mail and obtain a refund through PayPal. Right now, the game has been wholly delisted from Steam, though if you still have it in your library, you can still download it like any retired game on Steam.

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You can read the full notice below:

We regret to announce that due to company management issues and other uncontrollable factors leading to the disbandment of the development team, we are unable to fulfill our previous commitment to players regarding the development and operation plans for the subsequent versions of BACCHANALIA. We extend our sincerest apologies to all our fans, players, and our publisher OKJOY. At the same time, we will formally initiate a contract termination with OKJOY and assume the corresponding breach of contract responsibilities.

We are fully aware that this news is a heavy blow to players who have been looking forward to subsequent version updates, and we are deeply sorry for this. We sincerely apologize to all the players who have supported and accompanied us throughout this journey. To ensure that the rights and interests of players are protected to the greatest extent, we will provide a refund service for all players who have purchased BACCHANALIA.

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