By saying the system is shut down, they avoid having to explain why their satellites are being destroyed and or being incapacitated due to a) physical impacts, b) radiation impacts, c) solar wind, d) other cosmic unknown. All off which are coming, will be experienced by every life on earth, and is coming from what we call space.
Call it what ever you need to, but the earth changes, government and political maneuvers, global weather, global radiation (under the mask of fukushima -which still did, of course happen), and correspondence to mythology, legend, religion, archeology, prophecy, remote veiwing, channeling, animal behaviors and die offs, planetary changes within our system, solar polar shift and changes, earth pole shift, many incoming near earth objects, the global economic, political, religious, and educational systems failing...
it means buckle your seatbelt Dorothy, 'cause Kansas is going bye-bye
This game is so amazing!