The creators of the popular online game Lord of the Rings Online and Dungeons & Dragons Online left the company Turbine and started own independent studio Standing Stone Games. The new studio will be responsible for developing. Investment Company Daybreak Games will publish games.

Daybreak Games was previously known as Sony Online Entertainment, it is a division of Columbus Nova. It publishes a series of games and EverQuest, PlanetSide, The Matrix Online, Star Wars Galaxies, Clone Wars: Adventures, Free Realms, Vanguard: Saga of Heroes, DC Universe Online, H1Z1.

Developers said that the current players are safe in the Lord of the Rings Online and Dungeons & Dragons Online. Servers of games remain in the same place, and the subscription price is not planned to change.

Turbine is part of the company Warner Bros., but now this company will do mobile projects.