We saw this coming, but it doesn't make it any less regrettable: Long-time MMO studio Mythic Entertainment
has been shut down by EA
"We are closing the EA Mythic location in Fairfax, Virginia, as we concentrate mobile development in our other studio locations. We are working with all impacted employees to provide assistance in finding new opportunities, either within EA or with other companies via an upcoming job fair," EA told Kotaku
Former Mythic lead Josh Drescher
tweeted his reaction to the news: "Condolences to everyone at Mythic today. It's the end of an era, but you were all part of something amazing."
Mythic shuttered Warhammer Online last December,
while Ultima Online
, Dark Age of Camelot
, and many Mythic developers moved over to Broadsword Online Games
this past February.