Thanks to Dragoon for mentioning this in the current votes comments. It looks like BigWorld licensing has really taken off in the past year, with over 45 licenses sold so far...
(Austin, TEXAS) Secret Lair Studios, an Issaquah, Washington-based game studio focused on developing next-generation online worlds today announced that they have selected the BigWorld Technology Suite as their development platform for future games. Boasting founders from such prestigious studios as NCsoft, Microsoft, Blizzard, SOE, Monolith, Origin and Arena.net, Secret Lair is set to revolutionize the MMOG industry.
Jason Robar, Studio Manager at Secret Lair is very excited about the agreement. "BigWorld allows us to start working on our game right away and know that the technology is solid and will be extended in the ways that we want to innovate" Jason enthused. "I originally evaluated and was very impressed by the BigWorld Technology Suite while working with the US Government on selecting training and simulation technologies. I knew then that I wanted to exploit this technology in the game environment as well."
The BigWorld Technology Suite is an integrated set of tools, software and systems that provides all of the underlying technology and content development tools required to produce an MMOG. BigWorld has licensed their technology for use in over 45 different upcoming games, making it the de facto standard MMOG development platform.