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This page lists the main events in the history of Hytale.

2012[]

2013[]

  • 23 January – Hypixel Inc. is founded and incorporated under the generic name 8414483 Canada Inc.[2]
  • 13 April – The Hypixel server is created.[3]
  • 16 December – Purchases of the MVP+ rank on Hypixel begin to offer "Early access testing to our future video game".[4][5]

2014[]

  • 1 August – Mojang make changes to the EULA of Minecraft, banning servers from having microtransactions that affected gameplay,[6] leading to a drop in the Hypixel server's revenue. This lead the Hypixel team to start thinking about creating a standalone game similar to Minecraft.[7]
  • 30 July – Purchases of the MVP+ rank on Hypixel no longer offer future beta access to an upcoming title.[5]

2015[]

  • 2 February – 8414483 Canada Inc. is renamed to Hypixel Inc.[2]
  • April – Hytale starts development.[8]
  • 28 October – Hypixel is released for Minecraft: Pocket Edition.[9]

2016[]

  • 31 March – The Hypixel Pocket Edition server is shut down.[10]
  • 9 April – The Hytale.com domain is registered.[11]
  • 29 July – A trademark for "Hytale" is first filed.[12]
  • 14 August – The HypixelStudios.com domain is registered.[13]
  • 28 December – Noxy announces that Hypixel is developing its own standalone game.[8]

2017[]

  • 21 May – Hypixel is released for Minecraft China.[14]

2018[]

2019[]

  • 20 March – A demo of the game was available to play at the 2019 Game Developers Conference.
  • 6 April – Hypixel Studios holds a panel at the EGX Rezzed expo, explaining the history of Hytale's development.
  • 15 November – Hytale is nominated for, but does not win, Most Wanted Game at the Golden Joystick Awards.[18]
  • 27 November –
    • The release date for Hytale is set for 2021.[19]
    • The first gameplay footage for Hytale is released.[20]

2020[]

  • 16 April – Hypixel Studios is acquired by Riot Games.[21]
  • 30 June – Hypixel China is shut down.[22]

2021[]

  • 8 March – Hytale wins "Most Anticipated Game" at the Northern Ireland Game Awards.[23]
  • 1 July - The release date for Hytale is delayed until at least 2023.[24]

References[]

  1. "Whois hypixel.net" – Whois.com.
  2. a b "Federal Corporation Information - 841448-3" – ic.gc.ca.
  3. "Official Hypixel Minecraft Server 1.5.2 (BETA)" – Hypixel - Minecraft Server and Maps, 13 April 2013.
  4. "MVP SUCKS!" – Hypixel Forum, 7 March 2014.
  5. a b "Announcing Hypixel Studios and Hytale!" by Simon Collins-Laflamme. Hypixel Forum, 9 December 2018. "For those unaware, he's referring to a long time ago (December 16 2013 to July 30 2014) when we offered Beta Access to "The Upcoming Hypixel Game" alongside MVP+ Purchases."
  6. "Let's talk server monetisation - the follow up Q+A" – Mojang.com, 26 June 2014.
  7. "Hytale is a Minecraft follow-up that remembers the Minigames" – RockPaperShotgun, 20 December 2018.
  8. a b "The Road Ahead" by NoxyD. Hypixel Forums, 28 December 2016.
  9. "Hypixel: Pocket Edition Launch" by hypixel. Hypixel.net, 28 October 2015.
  10. "An Update on Hypixel Pocket Edition Server" by NoxyD. Hypixel Forums, 28 September 2017.
  11. "Whois hytale.com" – Whois.com.
  12. "HYTALE - Trademark Details" – Justia Trademarks, 16 March 2020.
  13. "Whois hypixelstudios.com" – Whois.com.
  14. "Hypixel is coming to China" by hypixel. Hypixel Forums, 21 May 2017.
  15. "Hypixel Studios Inc." – FederalCorporation.ca.
  16. "Countdown" (archived) – Hytale.com via the Wayback Machine, 10 December 2018.
  17. "Beta Sign-up" (archived) – Hytale.com through the Wayback Machine.
  18. "Hytale was nominated for "Most Wanted Game" for Golden Joystick Award, go tune in! https://twitch.tv/goldenjoystickawards
    The ceremony starts at 11am - we are up against big names"
    @simon_hypixel on Twitter, 15 November 2019
  19. "November 2019 development update"Hytale Blog, 27 November 2019.
  20. "Hytale graphics update"Hytale Blog, 27 November 2019.
  21. "Riot Games Acquires Hypixel Studios, Developer of Upcoming Block Game Hytale" (archive) (PDF) – Hypixel Studios, 16 April 2020.
  22. "Hypixel中国版服务器停止运营公告" ["Announcement about the suspension of the Hypixel China Edition server"] – mc.163.com, 13 April 2020.
  23. "We're very proud to have won 'Most Anticipated Game' at the NI Game Awards over the weekend - thank you to everybody involved and congratulations to the other winners and all of the nominees!"@Hytale on Twitter, 8 March 2021
  24. "Summer 2021 Development Update"Hytale Blog, 1 July 2021.
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