Ultima creator Richard Garriott has done a deal with Zynga to publish his new Facebook game, Ultimate Collector.
Update: The official Ultima Forever: Quest for the Avatar press release has arrived. It will be a PC and iPad game, and be released later this year.
Ultima Forever will have "fully integrated" cross-platform play, and "rich and deep" RPG elements.
BioWare Mythic is developing the game. This must be the project Warhammer Online orator Paul Barnett is leading.
The prospect of Ultima Online creator Richard Garriott leading a well-funded MMO project for NCsoft was mouth watering. But Tabula Rasa lasted just 15 months before NCsoft pulled the plug and Garriott walked away.
The Ultimate RPG that Richard Garriott is making could, literally, become Ultima Online 2.
The Ultimate Collector Facebook game Richard Garriott's newish company Portalarium announced today is a front to test technology that will power his new Ultimate RPG - a spiritual successor to Ultima Online.