EverQuest II Articles
Everquest II players will want to head in game to update their clients with Update 61: War of Zek. Among other things, War of Zek includes dynamically scaling dungeons, a house rating system, a new dungeon and raid and much more.
Sony Online Entertainment has released a keyring authenticator for $9.99. The authenticator functions with all SOE titles. According to the released information, a mobile authenticator is scheduled to be 'released soon'. Players can tie the authenticator to their Station Account.
Everquest II players will want to be sure to log into the game from Friday, July 29th to Sunday, July 31st to take advantage of what Sony Online Entertainment is calling a "true double XP weekend". Double experience can be gained in AA, tradeskill and adventure facets.
Sony Online Entertainment has announced that Everquest 2 Update 60: The Children of War is now live on all servers. Update 60 brings several key PvP improvements including a new lobby system, a new map, a new PvP battle type and more. Also added are some raids and heroic dungeons.
Ripper X heads into the magical world of Everquest 2, now available as a Free to Play module with additional subscriptions for more serious players. Check out the latest addition to our growing library of MMORPG introductory videos.
Sony Online Entertainment has announced the sixtieth update to Everquest II. Called "The Children of War", the update is scheduled to go live on May 17th. Devs also announced that from April 14-21, all inactive accounts will be reactivated to give former players a chance to log in and check out the changes since their last play session.
Sony Online Entertainment has announced that tickets for this year's Fan Faire in Las Vegas, Nevada are now available for early-bird pricing and purchase. The full event ticket can be purchased for $119 or single-day tickets are $39. Fan Faire will take place on July 7th to the 9th.
Everquest II Producer Dave "SmokeJumper" Georgeson has penned the latest update letter on the official site. In it, Georgeson details the plans for Everquest II in 2011. Destiny of Velious owners, according to Georgeson, will be thrilled as the epic story "Age's End Prophecy, continues through regular content updates. Freeport will be seeing a major upgrade as well. Lastly, Georgeson talks about 'under the hood' improvements to EQII.
On April 1st, Everquest II players will have the opportunity to once again celebrate Bristlebane Day. The annual celebration is perfect for April Fool's Day as the in-game events specialize in mischief and mayhem. Best news of all is that there are new events and tradeskill recipes especially for the 2011 version of Bristlebane Day.
In addition to donating over $3.6 million dollars to assist charities working in earthquake-ravaged Japan, Sony Online Entertainment has announced that each of its stable of MMOs is featuring a special item that can be purchased by players with proceeds going directly to Japanese relief agencies.
Sony Online Entertainment has announced that the newest Everquest II expansion, Destiny of Velious, has officially launched. To celebrate, the team has sent out a boatload of new screenshots for your Tuesday viewing.
Everquest II devs have posted that this weekend (February 18-22) will net players double experience in preparation for Tuesday's release of the Destiny of Velious expansion. Double XP ends at the precise moment that Velious goes live so get in there and level up!