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SOE Scares Up Ghastly Events for Some Halloween Fun

Posted Wed, Oct 26, 2011 by Martuk

Players of Sony Online Entertainment (SOE) titles will have a collection of spooky events to enjoy in their favorite MMOGs this Halloween. October 28th will mark the start of SOE’s Trick-Or-Treat event. From that date through October 31st, players can log into DC Universe Online, EverQuest, EverQuest II, Free Realms, Star Wars: Clone Wars Adventures, PoxNora and Magic: The Gathering - Tactics for a chance to collect some festive loots.

Each game will feature its own specific in-game events with their own unique prizes. Check out the official press release after the break for a full list of SOE’s Halloween game events.


SONY ONLINE ENTERTAINMENT SCARES UP GHASTLY EVENTS FOR FRIGHT NIGHT

SAN DIEGO, CALIF. – October 24, 2011 – Sony Online Entertainment LLC (SOE) will feature Halloween events and promotions when players log into online titles including DC Universe™ Online, EverQuest®, EverQuest II, Free Realms®, Magic: The Gathering -Tactics™, PoxNora® and Star Wars ®: Clone Wars Adventures™.

During the SOE Trick-Or-Treat event, from October 28 – 31, 2011, players will have a chance to collect festive Halloween loot from their favorite games. Players are encouraged to login daily to not miss any of the tricks and treats given.

Additionally, each game will also feature its own, separate in-game events:

DC UniverseOnline: October 24 – November 7
Fly into DCUO’s frightfully fun Halloween event to defeat the scariest Bosses and earn in-game tricks and treats! All players will be auto-granted a new mission to enter the Gotham City Sewers and defeat Scarecrow, a Group Boss Fight for four players of any level. Take down the fearsome villain for a chance to earn wicked rewards, including rare loot and Spooky Tokens, which can be used to purchase ghoulish items in Skeets’ Boo-tique. The Boo-tique is haunted with Halloween items such as the Jute shirt or pants (chillingly reminiscent of the Scarecrow’s own) or a Pumpkin Head.  For players who prefer pets, DCUO has terror-ific pumpkin companions that come ready to fight alongside them in combat! Plus, players can also receive Spooktacular loot by visiting the Vault or defeating any boss in the game.  This Halloween the most spine-tingling events are happening in DC Universe Online. Find out if you have what it takes to beat DCUO’s Spooktacular Scarecrow – hahahahahaha!

For more information please visit www.dcuniverseonline.com.

EverQuest: October 28 - 31
Dive into a spooky quest to earn tricks and treats in the marketplace for FREE! Players are dared to log in and earn tricks such as the Jack-O-Lantern of Plenty, summoning throw-able pumpkins that can be launched at others, and treats such as the Aura of Jack, allowing players to be surrounded in floating Jack-O-Lanterns. This Halloween, EverQuest is truly taking Fright Night to frightfully fun levels!

For more information please visit www.eqplayers.com.

EverQuest II: October 28 – November 7
Celebrate EverQuest II’s Nights of the Dead event with by trick-or-treating in certain zones in-game. Players can show off their costume illusions while taking part in Halloween-themed quests. Additionally, EverQuest II players will find no shortage of spooky surprises during the SOE Trick-or-Treat event, October 28-31, when Halloween themed loot will be delivered to them via in-game mail for logging in.

For more information please visit www.eq2players.com.

Free Realms: October 24 – November 7
Jump into the Free Realms Super Spooktacular in-game event for Halloween fun and adventure!  Spooky quests, a Vampire vs. Werewolf Dance-Off in Bone Bog Cemetery, a new Werewolf mount available for purchase in the marketplace to haunt in style and new costumes including a Ghost, Grim Reaper, Mummy and more are available for players.  Also, players will be able to claim fun tricks and treats for logging in during the SOE Trick-or-Treat event, October 28-31.

For more information please visit www.FreeRealms.com.

Magic: The Gathering - Tactics: October 28 - 31
Cast a spell with a special Halloween-themed promo spell upon login. Every day during the SOE Trick-or-Treat event, players can log in and claim one FREE copy of the All Hallow’s Eve spell. This enchantment makes it very difficult for creatures to die!  How do you defeat your opponent if you can’t kill his creatures? Find out beginning October 28!

For more information please visit www.magicthegatheringtactics.com/playnow.

PoxNora: October 28 - 31
Scare your friends with special sales on select packs each day during the SOE Trick-or-Treat event. The deals are so spooktacular, players won’t want to miss out!

For more information please visit www.poxnora.com.

Star Wars ® : Clone Wars Adventures™: October 24 – November 11
Join the most ghoulish event in the Galaxy as Clone Wars Adventures™ celebrates Halloween. Now through November 11, 2011, there are spooky costumes, devilish Droids™ and deadly decorations available for players to alter their characters’ appearance and the appearance of their homes.  As a special treat, a Creepy Crate will grant a mask each day to anyone brave enough to approach it in the Lounge of the Jedi™ Temple from October 24 to October 31! Jedi™ Members can also collect a second set of masks! For those who want more frightful fun, a special Fright Flight Halloween-themed stage of the Rocket Rescue mini-game will also be available! Also during the SOE Trick-or-Treat event, October 28-31, players can find fun illusions in-game to deck out their characters.

For more information please visit www.CloneWarsAdventures.com.

For more details visit  www.soe.com/trickortreat.

About Sony Online Entertainment
Sony Online Entertainment LLC (SOE) is a recognized worldwide leader in massively multiplayer online games. Best known for its blockbuster hits and franchises, including EverQuest®, EverQuest® II, Champions of Norrath®, PlanetSide®, Free Realms®, Clone Wars Adventures™, and DC UniverseOnline, SOE creates, develops and provides compelling online entertainment for a variety of platforms. SOE is building on its proven legacy and pioneering the future of online worlds through creative development and inspired gameplay design for audiences of all ages. To learn more, visit www.soe.com.

SOE, the SOE logo, EverQuest, Champions of Norrath, PlanetSide, Free Realms and PoxNora are registered trademarks of Sony Online Entertainment LLC. All other trademarks are properties of their respective owners.

About LucasArts
LucasArts, a Lucasfilm Ltd. company, is a leading developer and publisher of interactive entertainment software worldwide for video game console systems, computers and the Internet. Based in San Francisco, Calif., as well as on the Internet at www.lucasarts.com, LucasArts was created in 1982 by George Lucas to provide an interactive element to his vision of a state-of-the-art, multifaceted entertainment company.

LucasArts and the LucasArts logo are registered trademarks of Lucasfilm Ltd.  SOE and the SOE logo are registered trademarks of Sony Online Entertainment LLC.  © 2011 Lucasfilm Entertainment Company Ltd. or Lucasfilm Ltd. & ® or TM as indicated. All rights reserved.

 


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