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Altar of Malice Released for All

Sony Online Entertainment has announced the release of the eleventh EverQuest II expansion, Altar of Malice. All-Access members have been playing for a couple of weeks, but the expansion is now open to all. Altar of Malice continues the tenth anniversary celebration and brings players a new zone, new adventures, new quests, monsters, gear and much, much more.


Achievement Unlocked! A 10 Year Adventure

Take a journey through 10 years of EverQuest II history with this interactive timeline. Click on the videos to the right to see all of the expansion content over the last 10 years.


Altar of Malice All-Access Play Begins

Sony Online Entertainment has announced that the EverQuest II expansion, Altar of Malice, is now available to All-Access members who can jump into the game to start adventuring through the eleventh expansion. Players will be able to progress to level 100 and have new quests, gear and zones to explore.


Tenth Anniversary Documentary Teased in New Trailer

This year marks EverQuest II's tenth anniversary and Sony Online Entertainment is putting together a retrospective look at the game's first decade. To entice people, SOE has released a teaser trailer about the documentary. Check it out!


10th Anniversary Celebration - Heroes' Festival Returns

It's already been ten years since EQII launched and SOE is commemorating the milestone by bringing back Heroes Festival, this time with a host of fun new activities and rewards.


10th Anniversary Q&A with Holly Longdale

EverQuest 2 is celebrating its tenth anniversary this year. We caught up with Senior Producer Holly Longdale to chat about memories of EQ2. Check it out!


Aerakyn Player Race Detailed

The Everquest 2 site has been updated with news of the just-announced Aerakyn player race. Players will be able to purchase the ability to play as Aerakyn beginning November 11th and a new developer blog is on the site to lay out the unique qualities of the Aerakyn.


A Look Ahead to Altar of Malice

Recently, we were invited by Sony Online Entertainment to preview EverQuest II's upcoming expansion, Altar of Malice. This eleventh expansion for the ten-year-old MMO will add a new playable race, the previously-announced Aerakyn (more on them at a later date), and several new areas and dungeons for players to visit.


Altar of Malice Expansion Details & Purchase Bonuses

The EverQuest II team has posted a new article that gives players information about the forthcoming expansion, Altar of Malice. In addition, pre-purchasing the expansion will net players some nice in-game loot. The expansion comes in both standard and collector's editions.


Performance Improvements Incoming

After deploying the patch later today, EverQuest II users should see some significant performance improvements in several key areas including graphics, playability and overall functionality. The dev team has also indicated that even more performance improvements are in the works and set to be released at a later time.


The Future of EverQuest II

One might think, given that Sony Online Entertainment is actively building EverQuest Next in the form of Landmark, that the two elder EQ games would be going on cruise control as SOE shifts assets to focus on the new shinies. This statement could not be any further than the truth.


How All Access Will Look to Players

The EverQuest II team has laid out the details on how the forthcoming SOE All Access pass will look for its players. Included in All Access are seven character slots, member-only loyalty items and more.


The Meatbeast Returns!

The people of Norrath have spoken and Sony Online Entertainment has listened. For a limited time, the publisher's bringing back the notorious Meatbeast only this time, it's new-and-improved. It can fly!


Dave Georgeson Details Future Updates

Sony Online Entertainment's Dave Georgeson has been a busy man with the alpha launch of EverQuest Next: Landmark and today's post detailing future updates for EverQuest II. In a nutshell, SOE plans to provide smaller, less-significant updates on a weekly basis and beefier, content rich updates every month. According to Georgeson, SOE is committed to this schedule and has every intention to honor it.


Sanctum of the Scaleborn Debuts as Fabled Dungeon

Sony Online Entertainment has announced that the highest level EverQuest II players will be able to take on the Sanctum of the Scaleborn as a Fabled dungeon beginning on Thursday, January 23rd. Players will be rewarded with "appropriate level loot" in addition to challenging themselves to epic battles of the highest caliber.