Sony Online Entertainment and the EverQuest II team announced earlier this week the Hero's Call program that is coming into the game soon. Players will be able to create one free permanent level 85 character through October 15th. After that, Heroic Characters will cost $35. We spoke with the team about the new program and have a great interview wrap report. Check it out before telling us what you think of Hero's Call in the comments.
Our first question was what was the motivation for the Heroic Characters offer? Holly explained that it really came from the community. They had been planning for this shift over the last few months and the team is now ready to launch it into the game. So many of the players are at the top levels that they want some of their friends or former companions to rejoin them and this creates that opportunity. New or casual players can be overwhelmed by the size of the world and this system allows them to get right in and join their friends.
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