EQN News: A Letter from Daybreak's President - EverQuest Next Cancelled

Daybreak, the MMO company that broke off from Sony in ???, has announced that a major project has been canceled. EverQuest Next has been canceled.

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pompombrum978d ago

Such a shame, EQ was the Granddaddy of the MMORPG genre for many and was one of the main sources of inspiration behind WoW.

italiangamer978d ago

This team went to hell when Sony sold it off:

- Everquest Next cancelled;
- John Smedley (at the time president of SOE) leaves the company;
- developers laid off just after being acquired by the new company.

Vhampir978d ago (Edited 978d ago )

Oh yeah, that John Smedley guy... Star Wars Galaxies CU and NGE are still fresh in my mind. SOE's entire history revolves around lies, bait and switch tactics, and horrible decisions. These are the people that broke their own games to hide unfinished content.

The team was already a part of hell, they just finally turned to ash.

brianunfried978d ago

No big loss, another "Sword & Sorcery" game bites the dust. Haven't played one in over 10 years, the genre doesn't interest me anymore.

addictedtochaos977d ago

Sony should have made SOE part of SCE (PlayStation).

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