Daybreak Game Company (formerly Sony Online Entertainment) is a video game developer and video game publisher. It is a division of Columbus Nova. They are known for creating massively multiplayer online games (MMOGs), including EverQuest, EverQuest II, The Matrix Online, PlanetSide, Star Wars Galaxies, Clone Wars: Adventures, Free Realms, Vanguard: Saga of Heroes, DC Universe Online, PlanetSide 2, and H1Z1.
In 2008, Daybreak Game Company’s game EverQuest was honored at the 59th Annual Technology & Engineering Emmy Awards for advancing the art form of massively multiplayer online role-playing games (MMORPGs).
On February 2, 2015, Sony sold Sony Online Entertainment to Columbus Nova, who renamed it Daybreak Game Company.