EverQuest II

PC / RPG / Release: Nov 8, 2004 / ESRB: T

SOE All Access membership launches today for $15/month

By Andrew Yoon, Apr 29, 2014 11:15am PDT

While Sony Online Entertainment's MMOs are free-to-play, the company offers subscriptions, entitling players to a number of benefits. Starting today, the company plans on doing away with game subscriptions, giving all paid members access to premium content across all of thei...

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SOE All Access membership to replace game subscriptions in April

By Andrew Yoon, Jan 24, 2014 3:30pm PST

While Sony Online Entertainment's MMOs are free-to-play, the company offers subscriptions, entitling players to a number of benefits. Starting April, the company plans on doing away with game subscriptions, giving all paid members access to premium content across all of thei...

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SOE tries to make 'the Year of EverQuest' a thing

By Alice O'Connor, Jan 24, 2014 6:45am PST

We begrudgingly allowed Nintendo The Year of Luigi but look, Sony Online Entertainment, you're not getting away with 'the Year of EverQuest.' As the MMORPG series approaches its, gosh, fifteenth birthday this year, and EverQuest Next Landmark looms on the horizon, the publis...

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EverQuest 2 'Heroic Characters' offer instant access to level 85

By Andrew Yoon, Sep 24, 2013 12:30pm PDT

Would you pay real money for instant access to a high-level character in an MMO? Sony Online Entertainment plans on adding that functionality to EverQuest 2 with "Heroic Characters."

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SOE 'Player Studio' to add item creation and sales to EverQuest, FreeRealms, more

By Steve Watts, Sep 06, 2012 12:30pm PDT

SOE announced the "Player Studio" today, an item creation system that will let creators share in-game revenues for their items. It will debut with EverQuest and EverQuest II.

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Face-on with SOEmote, a real-time facial animation system for EverQuest

By Ozzie Mejia, Jun 11, 2012 9:45am PDT

MMO's are fun and all, but imagine if there was technology to bring your face into the game. Sony Online Entertainment has taken a big step towards perfecting that technology with its new SOEmote software, which they showed off at this year's E3.

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SOE Fan Faire renamed, set for October

By Steve Watts, Mar 26, 2012 4:45pm PDT

Sony Online Entertainment has renamed its yearly fan event to "SOE Live," and scheduled dates for October 18-21.

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EverQuest II 'Skyshrine' update coming in April

By Steve Watts, Mar 14, 2012 9:30am PDT

EverQuest II is adding a "Skyshrine" update on April 17, which continues the Destiny of Velious expansion with a raised level cap and more quests.

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EverQuest 2 player counts jumps 300 percent since going free-to-play

By Xav de Matos, Jan 11, 2012 6:30pm PST

Sony Online Entertainment president John Smedley has said that EverQuest 2 has seen "amazing growth" since the game switched its model to free-to-play last month, and offered stats for the game.

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DC Universe Online DLC, EverQuest II F2P dated for December 6

By Steve Watts, Nov 30, 2011 9:30am PST

Sony Online Entertainment has announced that the new DCUO expansion "Lightning Strikes" will come out on December 6, alongside EverQuest II going free-to-play.

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EverQuest 2 going free-to-play in December

By Xav de Matos, Nov 10, 2011 5:00pm PST

Sony Online Entertainment has announced that EverQuest II is the latest title in its library to adopt the popular free-to-play business model.

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SOE 'Station Access' relaunched cheaper as 'All Access'

By Alice O'Connor, Jun 29, 2011 7:15am PDT

SOE's 'Station Access' subscription granting membership to multiple MMOs is relaunching as 'All Access,' with $10 knocked off the monthly price.

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SOE details make-good rewards

By Steve Watts, May 13, 2011 1:30pm PDT

Sony has outlined the giveaways for the Sony Online Entertainment downtime, including double XP in EverQuest titles, free items in FreeRealms, a Slave-1 model in Star Wars Galaxies, and more.

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Rumor: Massive layoffs at Sony Online Entertainment [Update]

By Alice O'Connor and Xav de Matos, Mar 31, 2011 6:15am PDT

As much as a third of Sony's MMO-making division has been laid off, according to rumours, and three studios may be outright closed.

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Free-to-Play EverQuest 2 'Extended' Launches

By Alice O'Connor, Aug 20, 2010 6:27am PDT

EverQuest II Extended, the free-to-play version of Sony Online Entertainment's fantasy MMORPG, has launched

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