Several sites have posted the demise of Sigil–or the partial demise, as some have reported. You have to keep someone employed to do the firing. Rumor has it that some employees will be rehired by SOE.
Me? I haven’t played Vanguard and don’t plan on it either. However, if they are able to pull of the same turn around EQ2 went through, who knows what may happen when I have a new machine.