That's right. Everquest II is going free to play, not with separate servers for F2Pers and subscribers. SOE has a full-blown F2P revenue plan in mind for all EQII players. We've got the details for you from MMORPG.com Associate Editor Suzie Ford who spoke with SOE's Dave Georgeson yesterday. Read on!
SOE wants to be in the forefront of innovative companies taking the F2P revenue model to new places. They have done their homework, Georgeson told us. They have done a lot of research. “We really like to give players lots of ways to pick how they want to play or pay.” By going F2P, Georgeson believes that the development of EQII will be better and more intriguing than ever. “If developers don’t keep quality up, they don’t make a dime. We’re excited about this.” Georgeson said. “We haven’t been this excited in a long time. We’re breaking the ‘rinse and repeat’ development cycle and will be more flexible in what we can do.”
Read more of Suzie Ford's Everquest II: Going F2P…For Real This Time.