Rockstar's Agent is Now Well and Truly Dead

Rockstar's Agent is Now Well and Truly Dead

The trademark for Agent has been abandoned.

It appears Rockstar Games may have abandoned Agent, the spy game Rockstar North announced way back in 2009.

According to the US Patent and Trademark Office the license for the Agent trademark is "DEAD" and "was refused, dismissed, or invalidated by the Office and this application is no longer active." The USPTO sites the trademark was "Abandoned because no Statement of Use or Extension Request timely filed after Notice of Allowance was issued."

This certainly doesn't bode well for Agent, a "counter-intelligence espionage and political assassinations" game set during the 1970s Cold War era. Considering we haven't heard anything about the game since its 2009 reveal as a PlayStation 3 exclusive this news might not actually be that shocking.

There were many who kept the hope that Agent was still in the works at Rockstar, but with the trademark filing lapsing it's hard to say what the future of this title will be.

Hey, at least there's Red Dead Redemption 2 Online.

Thanks, VG247

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Matt Kim

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Matt Kim is a former freelance writer who's covered video games and digital media. He likes video games as spectacle and is easily distracted by bright lights or clever bits of dialogue. He also once wrote about personal finance, but that's neither here nor there.

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