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EverQuest II News

Latest Headlines for EverQuest II

  • Latest Expansion Named

    The eighth expansion to the Everquest II series has been named. Called "Destiny of Velious", players will be taken to the Great Wastes of Velious. Among other things, Destiny of Velious will introduce flying mounts to the game for the first time, give players three hundred new quests to try out, ten new instanced dungeons and four new Heritage quests.

    Reported on Aug 10, 2010
  • Free To Play Service Coming Mid-August's Michael Lafferty has big news today for fans of Everquest 2: EQ2 is going free to play in mid-August. Michael had the chance to sit down with Producer Dave Georgeson to talk about this major step for Everquest II and for Sony Online Entertainment. Find out what it means for subscribers and new fans alike.

    Reported on Jul 27, 2010
  • Jace Hall Named as MC for SOE Fan Faire

    Sony Online Entertainment has just announced that Jason "Jace" Hall will be the master of ceremonies for the 2010 SOE Fan Faire to be held in Las Vegas, Nevada August 5-8, 2010. Hall will have several opportunities for MC duties: Kickoff Reception, Grand Banquet and Costume Contest.

    Reported on Jul 21, 2010
  • Want a Guild Name Change?

    A new premium item has shown up in the Sony Marketplace for Everquest II players. Guilds looking for a new and different name can now purchase a Guild Rename Potion. But at what cost?

    Reported on Jul 09, 2010
  • Double Station Cash and XP Weekend; New Station Cash Items

    EverQuest II Senior Producer Dave Georgeson recently announced that SOE has heard players' calls for a double XP weekend for this upcoming holiday weekend. Not only will players be enjoying double XP this weekend, they'll also receive double the Station Cash when redeeming Station Cash cards, double tradeskill experience, and even double AA experience.

    Reported on Jun 30, 2010
  • Not Going Free to Play

    It's no secret that things are changing across the genre, with a trend towards Free to Play (or free to play hybrids a'la DDO and LOTRO) seemingly inevitable. This has left many gamers wondering about the fate of their favorite games in this new world of MMO gaming. As far as EverQuest II fans are concerned, however, those dreading Free to Play can rest easy, EQ2 will not be going Free to Play according to EQ2 Senior Producer Dave Georgeson.

    Reported on Jun 28, 2010
  • Halas Reborn Limited Time Offer at FilePlanet

    FilePlanet is offering users who may be curious about EverQuest II the opportunity to try out the game along with all expansions (sans the recently released Sentinel's Fate) for 30 days free of charge.

    Reported on Jun 09, 2010
  • Looking at Halas Reborn EverQuest II writer Phil James recently sat down with EverQuest II's Update 56, Halas Reborn. Today, he shares his experiences.

    Reported on Jun 04, 2010
  • Halas Reborn Now Live

    EverQuest II players have a lot of new goodies to look forward today with the release of the new Halas Reborn update. Halas Reborn sees the rebirth of the icy zone of Halas, a popular locale in the original EverQuest, which has returned with a few changes and brings with it two new raids, improvements to quest progression through the use of a new "Storyline" tab, a revamp of the game's travel system, PvP updates and more!

    Reported on May 25, 2010
  • Why EQII? Additional Features EverQuest II expert Phil James writes this look at EverQuest II and some of the reasons that people who may have missed the game might want to try it out. Today, he focuses on some of the additional features the game has to offer.

    Reported on May 25, 2010
  • SOE Adds Station Cash Mounts to Marketplace

    Sony Online Entertainment has added an array of new mounts to the EverQuest II Marketplace, and each mount will set you back 2500 Station Cash or $25 for those of you unfamiliar with SOE's Marketplace.

    Reported on May 20, 2010
  • Why EQII? Character and Quests EverQuest II expert Phil James writes this look at EverQuest II and some of the reasons that people who may have missed the game might want to try it out. Today, he focuses on some of the character and quest elements.

    Reported on May 17, 2010
  • Halas Reborn: New Screenshots, Trailer

    Sony Online Entertainment has released 15 new screenshots and a new trailer for the upcoming Halas Reborn update to EverQuest II.

    Reported on May 10, 2010
  • A Look at Sentinel's Fate's Phil James takes a look at the most recent expansion to EverQuest II, letting us know the ups and downs to the latest addition.

    Reported on Apr 29, 2010
  • Alan "Brenlo" Crosby Departs SOE

    Alan "Brenlo" Crosby, a long-time Sony Online Entertainment employee, and EverQuest II producer, has announced his departure from the studio.

    Reported on Apr 16, 2010
  • New Halas Preview

    EverQuest II Game Designer Nathan McCall and Zone Artist Stacey Norman took some time to provide a preview of New Halas, the rebirth of the city of Halas, which has been lost since the Rending. Fans of the original EverQuest, should remember the original Halas as an icy-stronghold in Antonica, home to Norrath's barbarians.

    Reported on Apr 05, 2010
  • Brenlo Discusses Game's Future

    EverQuset II Senior Producer Alan "Brenlo" Crosby discussed the future of EverQuest II at length in a new forum post made to the official EverQuest II forums.

    Reported on Mar 31, 2010
  • Bristlebane Day Returns

    Sony Online Entertainment has announced the return of Bristlebane Day, which includes two weeks of festivities beginning today and ending on April 12th. On April 1st (April Fools Day) Norrathians can look forward to a full day of tricky events, including the return of the "Ratical" quest series, the Gigglegibber Scavenger Hunt, and more.

    Reported on Mar 30, 2010
  • Mr. and Mrs. Norrath Contest

    Think you've got the coolest looking character in all of Norrath? Sony Online Entertainment is challenging you to prove it with the announcement of the Mr. and Mrs. Norrath contest!

    Reported on Mar 25, 2010
  • Sentinel's Fate Now Live!

    Sentinel's Fate, the latest expansion to EverQuest II, is now live, sort of. If you're waiting on the digital version you're going to have to wait until February 23rd to snag the new expansion.

    Reported on Feb 16, 2010