SWTOR’s HeroEngine finds 5,000 licensees

Expect to see the tech under Star Wars: The Old Republic‘s hood around in the future, a lot; the success of the EA and BioWare MMO has generated massive amounts of interest in the online game development platform powering it, the HeroEngine.

The game’s launch last year caused Idea Fabrik, the German company behind it, to be swarmed by thousands of inquiries in January. Both large and small studios have shown strong interest, resulting in the company now having over 5,000 licensees. That’s a lot.