It has announced that the downloads of the Java client will not be available any more and the RS team plans to remove the Java client entirely by the end of 2019. And what’s the next is focusing on runescape gold for sale NXT client, on which they will contribute to working to make it pretty available on all platforms.
Focus on RS NXT client & upgrades in 2020
NXT client is Jagex’s internal code name for a downloadable client that was released on Apr. 18, 2016. It devotes to delivering better performance than the Java client and more platform as well as operating system support. Based on the current situation of the numbers of players on both Java client and NXT client, RS team has decided to replace the older Java client with the newer NXT client. From now on, they will pay most attention to NXT client in order to make it work well on both desktop and mobile.
From the newest official post, we also know that NXT client is going to make significant upgrades in 2020 based on the continuing expansion and improvements on it.
What happens to RS Java client?
Java client was launched on May. 25th, 2010 and has served RS for about 18 years. It was used by 75% of players before the NXT client was released. However, after the NXT client, the current amount of players on Java client is fewer than 4%, and most players attempt to play the game on NXT client. In this case, Jagex has made a decision recently that download links for the Java client was removed on Nov. 7, 2019. What’s more, Jagex plans to remove the older client entirely for players who have already downloaded it towards the end of 2019. This means that players will no longer access to the game via Java client.
How do you think of the big change of NXT client and Java client?