The Long and Morbid Tale of Sigil Games Online: Interview Edition F13.net has updated their site with another piece of the Sigil./SOE puzzle. They have interviewed an ex Sigil employee about many things including the spilt with Microsoft.
Ex-Sigil: We gave demos to high-level Microsoft people frequently. These demos were often just dog and pony shows where content was created specifically for the demo. There was no intention that this content ever be used in game. When you spend 30+ million on a project, you want to see results. They became more and more suspect as time went on, and more and more people got involved. Though, they were mostly just oversight. They never sent anyone down here to actually work on the project.Get clicking to read more.