Ashes News - Rumor's About Intrepid/Daybreak Games acquistion?

You might of recently heard about or seen article's posted in gaming new's sites about Intrepid Studio's buying Daybreak Games. This is what we have been told in response by Steven at Intrepid as well as Daybreak Games.

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From Steven on the official Ashes of creation discord earlier today.
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From Daybreak Game's on their forum's earlier today. Orignal Post

If you would like to take a look at the article's in question here are the main two new's sites that this has come from.
www.mmorpg.com - Article
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So what are your guys thought's on the acquisition? will it happen or is it just rumor's ?
 
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Cydramech

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I don't see it happening but if assuming Intrepid were to acquire the Everquest IP, I think that could be quite the boon to Ashes of Creation.
 
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they already have a few dev's from daybreak, and with the layoff's that daybreak had today, i don't see why they wouldn't obtain some more :)
 

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they already have a few dev's from daybreak, and with the layoff's that daybreak had today, i don't see why they wouldn't obtain some more :)
Yeah, that's part of why I don't see it happening, Intrepid already has the meat, while obtaining the Everquest IP would be like getting a dessert itself.
 

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I don't think Intrepid has the capital to purchase any portion of Daybreak let alone the whole thing, considering AOC is partially crowdfunded. Any veteran staff let go from say EQ or EQ2 would be a good addition for Ashes. EQ is coming up on the 20th anniversary next year, you know those devs know how to make a lasting game.
 
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I can see Intrepid adding more staff, unsure about an ip purchase, think it s unlikely,
 
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Update on the whole situation Aggelo's over at the Dungeon Crawler Network has a lot more information on the whole debacle
 

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