EverQuest players are going to be getting a progression server. It's called "The Combine" and it will give both new and old players a chance to see what the game was originally like:
SONY ONLINE ENTERTAINMENT ANNOUNCES EVERQUEST PROGRESSION SERVER
WHAT: Sony Online Entertainment is giving EverQuest players both new and old a chance to experience the largest persistent world as it was in the very beginning by launching “The Combine” Progression server. The Progression server will consist of the EverQuest zones in Antonica, Faydwer and Odus that were available at launch back in 1999. Players will work together to level and conquer key content that will in turn progressively unlock every expansion released for EverQuest since 1999 up through Prophecy of Ro. Players must have the EverQuest base game to begin the progression and must have purchased the software for each expansion pack they are trying to unlock.
SERVER FEATURES: “The Combine” Progression server will feature the following:
WHEN: “The Combine” Progression server is scheduled to launch in June 2006
WHERE: Log onto: www.everquest.com for more information
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