Updated: EverQuest II Free-to-Play and Age of Discovery Launch Suffers a Setback

Updated Wed, Dec 07, 2011 by Martuk

Sony Online Entertainment (SOE) made a push for quite a bit of new content and changes to EverQuest II yesterday with the launch of the Freeport Reborn game update, the Age of Discovery expansion and the official start of the new free-to-play model. Unfortunately, all that new content seems to have broken something and rather than risk exposing players to broken content, SOE took the game down for overnight maintenance.

EverQuest II service is expected to return later today at roughly 10:00am PST and SOE’s Chief Technical Officer Rich Lawrence dropped by the EverQuest II forums to apologize for the downtime and give players a brief update.

Update: The EverQuest II servers and website are now available.

Source: Linda Brass EverQuest II Forums Update

EQfranchise

This announcement is so full of win we could hardly wait to tell you about it. Today EQHammer announced its User-generated Content System. In the spirit of EverQuest Next Landmark, where players are the superstars creating cool things, we’ve decided to give you - the players, the dreamers of dreams and the makers of guides - a platform.

Network FYIs
Tue, Mar 18, 2014
Shayalyn
Dave-Georgeson-SOEmote.jpg

EverQuest franchise Director of Development Dave Georgeson updates on the future development plans for the series

News, Official Announcements
Mon, Feb 03, 2014
Martuk
TTH-Weekly-News-Jan-17-2014-news.jpg

This week in the news, Wildstar drops info on guilds, Pathfinder targets April for alpha, and SOE commits wholesale slaughter.

Features
Sat, Jan 25, 2014
Martuk
EverQuest-Franchise-Logo

It’s a big year for the EverQuest franchise and the team at SOE has a lot in store to celebrate.

Video, News, Official Announcements
Thu, Jan 23, 2014
Martuk

News from around the 'Net