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Mythic merged with BioWare as Jacobs departs

New MMO and RPG division created

Mythic studio head Mark Jacobs has announced he is departing the Warhammer Online developer, with the MMO specialist being combined with BioWare in a new MMO division.

As part of this move, owners EA have created a brand new MMO and RPG division, which will be lead by BioWare chief Ray Muzyka. BioWare co-founder Greg Zeschuk will be the new division's creative officer.

"We thank Mark for his contributions at Mythic and wish him the very best going forward," read a statement from Mythic.

"Mark played a major part in the success of Mythic with his contribution as General Manager and Lead Designer of WAR."

We've no word on where Jacobs will end up next.

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