SOE Live 2013 News


DC Universe Online: War of the Light, Amazon Fury, and Halls of Power DLC announced

By Andrew Yoon, Aug 02, 2013 5:00pm PDT

SOE revealed plans for the next seven DLC packs for DC Universe Online


DC Universe Online producer will 'celebrate' moving away from PS3

By Andrew Yoon, Aug 02, 2013 4:00pm PDT

DC Universe Online executive producer Larry Liberty can't wait for players to transition from PS3 to PS4, saying his team will "celebrate" once they no longer have to support Sony's aging console.


"I have DCUO for PS3 and I have zero plans to invest into a PS4 version of this. Sony should try ..."

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Player Studio will be 'backbone' of EverQuest Next's free-to-play economy

By Andrew Yoon, Aug 02, 2013 3:30pm PDT

EverQuest Next and Landmark will be free-to-play when they launch. SOE hopes that Player Studio--which lets players build, share, and sell in-game items--will end up being the "backbone" for the game's revenue.


"It kind of makes sense. In older MMO's people have spent millions of hours crafting items to be ..."

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EverQuest Next to be playable on '4 or 5 year old' PCs

By Andrew Yoon, Aug 02, 2013 2:30pm PDT

"Our goal is to be able to allow people with 4 or 5 year old machines to be able to play," Georgeson said.


"Of course it can. It's gotta be eventually ported to Sony's shiny new console and also be ..."

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EverQuest Next needs to be 'kickass on PC first,' before considering PS4 port

By Andrew Yoon, Aug 02, 2013 2:00pm PDT

"We need to make sure that it's a kickass game on PC before we do anything else," EverQuest franchise director Dave Georgeson told Shacknews. "We're going to nail down all our questions and design and everything like that so that it's a really good game. Then we'll talk abou...


EverQuest Next: SOE's next-generation, fully destructible, persistent MMO

By Andrew Yoon, Aug 02, 2013 12:00pm PDT

EverQuest Next is a project so ambitious that the term "reboot" doesn't seem sufficient enough. SOE's vision is to make a world where everything is destructible, and every action is permanent and persistent.


"I got the same feeling looking at this that I got when I was looking at all the stuff teasing ..."

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EverQuest Next Landmark launches this year, focused on creation

By Andrew Yoon, Aug 02, 2013 12:00pm PDT

EverQuest Next won't be available this year. However, players will be able to get an early taste of SOE's next-gen Norrath through EverQest Next Landmark.


EverQuest Next videos: see the new environments, watch the destruction

By Andrew Yoon, Aug 02, 2013 12:00pm PDT

Hopefully, you've read our preview of EverQuest Next, SOE's incredibly ambitious next-gen MMO. It's a stunning game, one you want to see in action. Here are a number of clips sent by Sony Online Entertainment, showing off the game's environments and impressive destruction.


"yea they said environments will heal over time. They haven't nailed down specifically how fast ..."

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