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EverQuest II

Platform(s): PC
Genre: Online Multiplayer
Publisher: Sony Online Entertainment
Developer: Sony Online Entertainment
Release Date: Nov. 8, 2004


'EverQuest II' - Enter The New World Of Norrath This Winter

by Thomas on May 12, 2003 @ 1:51 p.m. PDT

EverQuest II returns to the culturally diverse world of Norrath in the future of the original EverQuest, with the sheer size and graphical detail greater than ever seen before. Larger in scope than its predecessor, EverQuest II will allow players from every corner of the earth to explore familiar areas and new, undiscovered territories of Norrath.

"EverQuest II is a new and very dynamic online gaming experience that will change the landscape for massively multiplayer online games for years to come," said Michael Lustenberger, director of product marketing, Sony Online Entertainment. "We realize all of the time and effort our loyal fan base has invested in building their characters within the EverQuest universe and we want to reward them for their efforts as they try the next generation of EverQuest."

About EverQuest II

EverQuest II features breathtaking graphics and a vast, beautiful game world to explore. The massively multiplayer online role-playing game (MMORPG) sets new standards in graphical realism as players are immersed in the game's powerful epic storyline with thousands of players online. Based 500 years after EverQuest, EverQuest II is a new and different game experience in a changed world marred by a fantastic life-changing event. Players enter this world by creating their own unique character from 16 races and 48 classes and using a powerful facial customization system for unprecedented player individuality. Players will encounter hundreds of creatures as they travel across the majestic landscape of rolling hills, barren deserts, dense forests, and bustling cities. Thousands of new items, hundreds of new spells, and unlimited adventure await all who enter the world of EverQuest II. EverQuest II also features:

* The massive world of Norrath, which revisits familiar locals as well as introduces a number of newly discovered areas

* Unparalleled character customization capabilities. In addition to the thousands of armor, weapons and items users will be able to equip, players will be able to customize their face, age, skin tone, eye and hair color

* Player-owned real estate (such as apartments, homes, and guild houses)

* Player-controlled ships

* Dedicated trade skill player class

* State-of-the-art combat, spell and skill systems -- both mechanically and visually

* Unrivaled quest system

* Reduced learning curve for both new and seasoned players

* Highly-detailed graphics that bring the world of Norrath to life with realistic characters

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