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Rest in Pop: No more Poptropica Worlds ๐ŸŒ

RIP to the 3D, post-Flash Poptropica prototype: Poptropica Worlds. This week, the plug was quietly pulled from the game for good.

Rest In Pop 2017โ€“2022

Pop Worlds began its life in 2017, releasing only a handful of islands in the year that followed: Crisis Caverns, Greek Sea Odyssey, 24 Carrot and Home Island (both of which are different from the versions we know today), as well as the mini-game Dr. Hare’s Revenge.

Clubhouses began on Poptropica Worlds’ Home Island

But by 2019, with barely any updates and some glitches never quite resolved, Poptropica quietly began to retire the game, first by hiding all links to it from their website. However, as long as you visited or downloaded the mobile app for iOS or Android devices, which would sync with the desktop game, you could still play it. But as of this week in November 2022, it seems, not anymore.

Scene from Crisis Caverns Island

Now, going to the link will redirect you back on the original homepage. The app has also been removed from the Apple and Google Play stores, which seems to point to the official end for Poptropica Worlds. We’re sad to see it go! While there’s no archive of the game itself available, you can revisit its legacy through our various blog posts under the Poptropica Worlds category. Rest In Pop, Worlds.

Thanks to Muddy Fly and Dizzy Feather for sharing this news.

While we’re missing Pop Worlds, over on this side of Poptropica, we may soon be seeing the return of one of this year’s free costumes! On the Creatorsโ€™ Blog, you can cast your vote for which player-designed outfit from the Baronโ€™s Cabin of Curiosities youโ€™d like to see make a comeback next month. Guess that means we wonโ€™t be seeing the airship this month, but at least itโ€™ll be back in time for the winter holidays!

On the note of design, check out the latest fan art features from Poptropica’s Instagram stories โ€” red’s a hot color this week! ๐Ÿ”ฅ



16 thoughts on “Rest in Pop: No more Poptropica Worlds ๐ŸŒ”

  1. Despite the glitching and lack of updates, Poptropica Worlds always had a special place in my heart – the characters were charming, the designs gorgeous, and the islands fun (even if half of them were essentially unplayable). Hopefully someone is able to archive Worlds the way the old islands were archived, but until then I bid farewell to a time in Pop history that I will forever hold dear.

  2. I was like “WAIT, WHAT!!! NOOOOOOOOO” when I was going on poptrop worlds and it sent me to the home page! I never really went on pop worlds, yet I did enjoy it while it lasted. the models where always a bit whack tho…

  3. Bummer. Poptropica Worlds, while small, had some fun islands: Crisis Caverns and Greek Sea Odyssey. Pop Worlds also has, imo, the best rendition of 24 Carrot Island and the Dr Hare’s Revenge game was also fun to play.

  4. Wow! I’m shocked, I had no idea until now. …This certainly puts things into perspective for me and my pirate movie. All I can say is that I enjoyed it while at lasted, and by golly, it’s a good thing I made those Poptropica Worlds clubhouse tours! …I’m happy my picture from one of my tours showed up here. Thanks!

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