Warner Brothers' acquisition of Turbine
back in April was big news, but they're not done venturing into MMO territory quite yet.
and Warner Brothers
announced today that they have signed a distribution partnership agreement for LEGO Universe
. Under the terms of the agreement, Warner Brothers will have exclusive retail distribution rights for the game outside of LEGO channels.
LEGO Digital Vice President Henrik Taudorf Lorensen feels that the Warner Brothers name is a good one to put behind LEGO Universe
: "WBIE has tremendous reach as one of the industry's largest full-scale games publishers, which will enable
LEGO Universe to access a broader audience of kids and families interested in online gaming."
is currently in closed beta.