Daybreak Game Company LLC

Moby ID: 3301

  • Sony Online Entertainment Inc. (from 1998-03-30 to 2015-02-02)

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Daybreak Game Company was founded as Sony Online Entertainment Inc. (SOE), as a subsidiary of Sony Pictures Digital Inc.. On 1 April 2008, when it merged with Sony Computer Entertainment Incorporated (SCEI).

The company mainly developed massively multiplayer online games (MMO's), with major franchises such as EverQuest and games like PlanetSide. They also created Star Wars Galaxies, an MMORPG based on the Star Wars universe.

In 2015, the company branched off from the Sony corporation and took multiple studios and intellectual properties with it.

The company is headquartered in San Diego, California, with additional development studios:

Former subsidiaries include:

  • SOE Denver (Denver, Colorado), formerly Worlds Apart Productions, acquired 2006
  • SOE Seattle (Seattle, Washington)
  • SOE Los Angeles (Los Angeles, California)
  • SOE Tuscon (Tuscon, Arizona)
  • SOE Taiwan

Credited on 85 Games from 1998 to 2022

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PlanetSide Arena (2019 on Windows)
DC Universe Online: Ultimate Edition 2017 (2017 on PlayStation 4, Xbox One)
H1Z1: Just Survive - Atlas Cosmetic Skin Pack (2016 on Windows)
H1Z1: Just Survive - Manitoba Cosmetic Skin Pack (2016 on Windows)
H1Z1: Just Survive - Whiptail Cosmetic Skin Pack (2016 on Windows)
DC Universe Online: Episode Pack IV (2016 on Xbox One, PlayStation 4, Windows)
Landmark (2016 on Windows)
H1Z1: King of the Kill (2016 on Windows, PlayStation 4)
Just Survive (2015 on Windows)
DC Universe Online: Episode Pack I (2014 on Xbox One, Windows, PlayStation 4...)
DC Universe Online: Episode Pack II (2014 on PlayStation 4, PlayStation 3, Windows...)
DC Universe Online: Episode Pack III (2014 on Windows, PlayStation 4, Xbox One)
Dragon's Prophet (2013 on Windows)
Wizardry Online (2013 on Windows)
PlanetSide 2 (2012 on Windows, PlayStation 4)
Bullet Run (2012 on Windows)
Magic: The Gathering - Tactics (2012 on Windows)
Payday: The Heist (2011 on Windows, PlayStation 3)
Sideway: New York (2011 on Windows, PlayStation 3)
Rochard (2011 on Linux, Windows, Macintosh...)

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January 16, 2009

The company acquires the PoxNora online collectible strategy game along with the development team Octopi, LLC. As part of the acquisition, members of the Octopi development team will form the core of SOE’s new Tucson studio, focusing on the continuing support of PoxNora as well as working with SOE’s Denver studio on new trading card and strategy game projects.

November 29, 2007

The company announces to open a new development studio in India for online games.

May 2007

The company acquires the assets of Sigil Games Online, Inc.

August 2006

The company acquires Worlds Apart, a developer of online trading card games, and renames it Sony Online Entertainment Studios Denver.

June 17, 2005

The company establishes a licensing agreement with Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment to develop a DC Comics massively multiplayer online game. They also acquire The Matrix Online and hire some employees of Monolith Productions, as the company had to let 80 people go after pulling out of the project.

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The Sony Online Entertainment company website was

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