Atari has issued a statement in response to the recent legal action by DDO developer Turbine.Last week it wasRelated to this article that Turbine is suing Atari for not providing sufficient product support for Dungeons & Dragons Online. The developer claims Atari knowingly let the situation continue with a view to terminating the contract at a later date. This evening Atari has responded calling the lawsuit ‘frivolous’.”Last week, with no warning, Turbine filed what can only be viewed as a frivolous lawsuit against Atari. This action can ultimately do a great disservice to D&D fans and to the MMO community at large. Turbine’s actions also appear intended to divert attention from the contractual obligations that Turbine owes to Atari. In response, today Atari served a motion to dismiss the entirety of Turbine’s lawsuit. Atari also filed a separate complaint to recover monies owed to Atari resulting from an independent third party audit of Turbine. While Atari hopes for a quick and fair resolution, it remains fully committed to the D&D communities worldwide and will vigorously protect the franchise and its own integrity in this matter.”Turbine has now made the game free to play with a micro-transaction model in place as well as a monthly subscriber scheme.