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2K Games has confirmed that the first Borderlands and several titles in the Civilization series will be offline “temporarily” following the GameSpy closure on May 31st.

The games will “temporarily go offline while service is transitioned to Steamworks,” 2K explained. “During the transition, players will experience interruption of several features, including online play, matchmaking and voiceover Internet protocol (VOIP).”

The full list of PC games that will be transitioned include:

  • Borderlands
  • Civilization III
  • Civilization III: Conquests
  • Civilization III: Play The World
  • Civilization IV
  • Civilization IV: Beyond The Sword
  • Civilization IV: Colonization
  • Civilization IV: Warlords.

The following list of 2K games will be taken offline permanently following GameSpy’s server shutdown on May 31st.

  • Close Combat First to Fight (PC / Mac)
  • Jetfighter (PC)
  • Jetfighter V: Homeland Protector (PC)
  • Leadfoot (PC)
  • Rune (PC)
  • Stronghold 2 (PC)
  • Stronghold Legends (PC)
  • Top Spin (PS2 / PC)
  • Top Spin 2 (PC / DS)
  • Vietcong (PC)
  • Vietcong Demo (PC)
  • Vietcong Fist Alpha (PC)
  • Vietcong 2 (PC)
  • Vietcong 2 Demo (PC)
  • MLB Fantasy All-Stars (DS)
  • Sid Meier’s Civilization Revolution (DS)
  • Major League Baseball 2K9 Fantasy All-Stars (DS)
  • NHL 2K10 (Wii)
  • NBA 2K10 (Wii)

Electronic Arts announced earlier this month that it is working to keep Battlefield 2, Battlefield: Bad Company 2 and Battlefield 2142 playable online. But Crytek announced that the PC versions of Crysis and Crysis 2 will not have their multiplayer servers transitioned and so will no longer be playable online when the GameSpy servers are shut down.

(via CVG)