GameStop has decided to pull Metro: Last Light from its PC download service. The reason according to GameStop VP of public and investor relations?
Essentially, due to THQ’s current financial situation and uncertainty of delivery, in order to protect our consumers we removed the ability to pre-purchase that specific game
This financial instability is, of course, referring to THQ’s filing for bankruptsy last month. An upcoming auction being held on January 22nd, where the publishers various IPs will be sold, will hopefully provide some insight into the game’s future.
Anyone who already placed an order with the retailer can receive a full refund through its customer service department. Additionally, games further down THQ’s rocky release line-up have also been removed from the PC download service. Physical copies of Metro: Last Light for the 360, PS3, and PC are all still available for pre-order, and are scheduled for release sometime in March.