According to 38 Studios founder Curt Schilling, the Kingdoms of Amalur MMO, which was codenamed Project Copernicus, would have been free-to-play had it finished development.
According to the former Major League Baseball pitcher in an "We were going to be the first triple-A, hundred-million-dollar-plus, free-to-play, micro-transaction-based MMO. That was one of our big secrets."with Boston Magazine,
He then bragged that the MMO would have been an "atom bomb" that "shocked the world."
This directlySchilling's previous statement that the MMO "wasn't fun", and that in its final year of development, no one in the studio was playing it due to its bugginess.