Spotted this Article about former Eden developers left Eden before TDU2 (thanks to Grumpy for showing me the link)
It was Eden’s first massively online game, a proposition which threw up countless challenges during the creation of Test Drive Unlimited. But those difficulties melted away once the game had shipped and Eden staffers had time to delve into the living online community it had created.
“I still remember the excitement at launch when we would freeride for hours in the game to see new players discover the game and quite often drive and chat along with them,” former Eden producer Ahmed Boukhelifa tells us today. “I stopped counting the miles after a while.”