EverQuest II Summary
Sony Online Entertainment is introducing level 85 Heroic characters for those who want to jump into the high level content in EverQuest II. Logging in between now and October 15th gets you one free Heroic.
SOE also explain how to get hold of a Heroic level 85 char outside this Hero's Call promo, which includes a 'Try Before You Buy' trial. Free and Silver accounts no longer restricted on items.
A founding designer for EverQuest has returned to the series having have left it 12 years ago. Brad McQuaid worked at Verant Interactive before Sony Online Entertainment snapped the studio up.
He left in 2001 to form Sigil Games, which was later bought by SOE in 2007. McQuaid has decided to return to the series he helped create, finding it "still very much the EQ I was involved with."
Sony Online Entertainment has announced in the official forums that the 9th expansion in EverQuest II's history will be arriving this November, called Chains of Eternity, which takes place in the afterlife, the Ethermere.
Sony Online Entertainment has revealed the massively multiplayer titles they plan to highlight at E3 2012. Some of them are older MMOs which are receiving new updates, while others are new games that will be released this year.
Sony has announced the debut of a new convention devoted to Sony Online Entertainment MMOs, SOE Live. The convention will be located in Las Vegas, NV from the 18th through 21st October this year. The convention will take place at the Bally's Casino. The games that will be showcased at the convention include DC Universe Online, EverQuest, EverQuest II, Free Realms, Magic: The Gathering - Tactics, Star Wars: Clone Wars Adventures and Vanguard: Saga of Heroes. The convention will also debut PlanetSide 2.