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Studio link: http://www.broadsword.com/daoc_producers_letter.html
TL;DR - Mythic co-founder Rob Denton and several other Mythic vets (I'm assuming former Warhammer staff) form a new game studio and secured the rights from EA to operate it on their behalf and further develop the game. They specifically mention that they plan to "modernize" it and add new features both in-game and out.