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Several years ago, Activision teamed up with Virtual Playground in hopes of creating a MMO of sorts for its music-based games. The goal was to have it connect with Guitar Hero 7, DJ Hero 3, future Band Hero titles, and more across Wii as well as other consoles.

Ultimately, we never saw the MMO – which would have carried the name “Hero World” – when Activision scrapped all of its “Hero” releases. Virtual Playground attempted to turn the project into different forms as a means of appealing to other partners and receive funding, but its efforts did not result in success. The company ended up filing for bankruptcy in mid-2011, four months after Activision pulled the plug on Hero World.

Take a look at the full report on the MMO from Liam Robertson and Unseen64 below.

Downloadable content for the “Hero” games is on the way out.

After March 31, users will be unable to purchase extra songs for the Guitar Hero, DJ Hero, and Band Hero games. Note that the Guitar Hero servers will be kept online and previously-purchased content will still be accessible.

In light of today’s announcement, select tracks have gone on sale. Players can save up to 50 percent on certain songs.

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