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Chaos within Kunark

Kunark Ascending, EverQuest II’s 13th expansion, continues two major storylines of Norrath: the Greenmist and the rise of Lanys T’Vyl. The northern reaches of Kunark has been opened up, introducing one new overland zone (Obulus Frontier) as well as several dungeons—including iconic EverQuest zones such as the Crypt of Dalnir, Kaesora, and the City of Mist.

Kunark Ascending Expansion Released!

EverQuest 2 fans will be happy to hear that the newest expansion, Kunark Ascending, has hit live service. Kunark Ascending is the lucky thirteenth expansion to the venerated game and brings Ascension classes, raids, new zones and much more.

Kunark Ascending to Release on Nov 15, Preorders Begin

The next Everquest 2 expansion, Kunark Ascending, is ready for release on Tuesday, November 15th. Players can now preorder KA in three different packages, Standard ($34.99), Collector's Edition ($89.99) and Premium ($139.99). Each comes with all previous expansion content and a variety of in-game items.

Game Update 101 Arriving Aug 23, Altar of Malice to be Free

The EverQuest 2 site has been updated with the news that Game Update 101 will be released on August 23rd. The update features Fabled dungeons for characters of level 100+ and that require membership to access.

Race to Trakanon Event Server Now Live

All Access members who love EverQuest II can now create a character on the Race to Trakanon event server. Players earn rewards during the limited time server based on achievements and that can then be claimed on another server once Trakanon closes.

Two New All-Access Servers Set to Open

The EverQuest II team has announced that a pair of "special" servers will be opening up on Tuesday, June 28th and Tuesday, July 12th.

Timed Treasure Hunts to Yield Awesome Treasure

In Game Update 100, All-Access players will gain access to something called Timed Treasure Hunts in Zek and the Scourge Wastes. These hunts take place in an instanced version of the locations where solo players or groups can participate to beat the clock. Doing so can earn some pretty sweet rewards contained in treasure chests.

Oooh Look! Shinies! Forty New Collections in GU100

The EverQuest II site has been updated with a brief look at the forty new collections that will be coming for All Access members with Game Update 100. Players will be able to find shinies all throughout the new content. Players can also look for the specially created Heritage Collection.

Share Experience with Friends & Alts in GU100

Daybreak Game Company has laid out the details for the forthcoming Experience Vial System arriving with GU100 to EverQuest 2, a specially prepared update for All Access members. With experience vials, players can purchase an empty vial from the Marketplace for Daybreak Cash that can then be filled with experience. Once full, these vials can be used on an alt, given to a friend or sold via the broker.

Scourge Keep Profiled as Part of Game Update 100

The EverQuest II team has a new area profile from the forthcoming Game Update 100. This time, Scourge Keep is shown off and is an orc stronghold filled with, you guessed it...orcs!

The Fabled Zones Previewed in New Post

Daybreak has posted a new developer article about EverQuest 2 Game Update 100, the free-to-play update for members only. In the article, the team reveals a bit of information about The Fabled Zones. The Ruins of Varsoon, including Chamber of Immortality, Temple of Cazic-Thule, and Sanctum of Fear, are all being given the 'fabled' treatment for GU100 and are specifically designed for the highest level players.

Game Update 100's Island of Zek Profiled

The EverQuest II site has been updated with a look at the Island of Zek, a new location coming with the members-only Game Update 100. The island is divided into several new zones, each featuring its own quests, features and items. In the first of a series of lore-related articles, the team reveals the Scourge Wastes zone.

Game Update 100 to Require All-Access Membership

EQ2Wire has posted a live blog of last week's Spring Update live stream when several members of the EverQuest 2 team discussed Game Update 100. One of the things the team caught was the reveal that Game Update 100 would require membership to play and to use items.

Next Game Update to Allow 'Heartbinding' & More

The next EverQuest II update will give players the opportunity to "heartbind" with another that will grant special buffs for being so entwined. The update will also feature new zones, a new story line, new raids, new collections, and new rewards. GU100 is expected to hit live service on April 18th.

EU Server Consolidation FAQ

For Everquest II players in the EU, a new FAQ has been posted on the official site to give new, consolidated information about upcoming server merges currently scheduled to begin taking place on Thursday, March 31st, with additional merges after.