Entries in 'soe' (39)

SOE is closing four MMOs, including Free Realms

SOE is closing four MMOs, including Free Realms

Sony Online Entertainment has confirmed the planned closure of four of its massively multiplayer online titles.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 27th 2014 at 11:51AM in News
DC Universe Online getting visual upgrade for PS4

DC Universe Online getting visual upgrade for PS4

Sony Online Entertainment is planning a significant upgrade to DC Universe Online in preparation for the launch of PS4 next month.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 22nd 2013 at 3:31PM in News
SOE will ban players for vile behaviour on any social network

SOE will ban players for vile behaviour on any social network

Abusive behaviour on Twitter could see the perpetrator banned from playing Sony Online Entertainment’s online titles.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 19th 2013 at 12:47PM in News
VIDEO: SOE wants EverQuest Next to usher in new era for MMOs

VIDEO: SOE wants EverQuest Next to usher in new era for MMOs

Fourteen years after the series’ debut, developer Sony Online Entertainment has unveiled a new chapter in the EverQuest saga – EverQuest Next.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 5th 2013 at 1:53PM in News

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Planetside 2 Mobile Uplink app released

Planetside 2 Mobile Uplink app released

Sony Online Entertainment has released the Planetside 2 Mobile Uplink app for iOS and Android devices.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Apr 16th 2013 at 8:35AM in News
Sony patent compares load times to detect piracy

Sony patent compares load times to detect piracy

Sony has filed a patent for a process that would measure products’ load times against a benchmark to determine legitimacy.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Feb 25th 2013 at 7:55AM in News
SOE prepares to close down free-to-play FPS Bullet Run after just 7 months

SOE prepares to close down free-to-play FPS Bullet Run after just 7 months

Free-to-play FPS Bullet Run is to be closed down on March 8th.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 6th 2013 at 11:26AM in News
Planetside 2 to make console jump?

Planetside 2 to make console jump?

Sony Online Entertainment president John Smedley has said that 70 per cent of the company’s revenues come from PS3.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 19th 2012 at 10:49AM in News

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UPDATED: SOE president lambasts Planetside 2 hackers

UPDATED: SOE president lambasts Planetside 2 hackers

No-one likes a cheat, of course, but sometimes things should maybe be put in a little more perspective.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 5th 2012 at 10:22AM in News
Smedley: People that don't play games have no business in industry

Smedley: People that don't play games have no business in industry

Sony Online Entertainment president John Smedley doesn’t believe people should be working in the games industry if they don’t play games.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Sep 21st 2012 at 6:29AM in News
VIDEO: SOE reveals new free-to-play FPS Bullet Run

VIDEO: SOE reveals new free-to-play FPS Bullet Run

Sony Online Entertainment has unveiled Bullet Run, a new free-to-play multiplayer FPS heading to PC this summer.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 23rd 2012 at 8:42AM in News
EverQuest free-to-play model launches

EverQuest free-to-play model launches

SOE has word that the previously unveiled free-to-play model for its long lasting MMO EverQuest has launched.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Mar 19th 2012 at 5:36AM in News

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Time called on four SOE MMOs

Time called on four SOE MMOs

Sony Online Entertainment is to cease four of its onlne titles at the end of the month, it has been revealed.

Craig Chapple
by Craig Chapple
on Mar 1st 2012 at 11:24AM in News
EverQuest free-to-play launch date revealed

EverQuest free-to-play launch date revealed

SOE has announced the free-to-play launch of their long-standing MMO EverQuest will kick off on March 15th.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Feb 25th 2012 at 5:47AM in News
MMO stalwart EverQuest making F2P switch

MMO stalwart EverQuest making F2P switch

Nearly 13 years after it first hit the market, Sony Online Entertainment has decided to convert EverQuest into a free-to-play title.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 1st 2012 at 3:37PM in News
DC Universe Online gets F2P date

DC Universe Online gets F2P date

Sony Online Entertainment’s PS3 and PC MMO DC Universe Online will become a free-to-play title on November 1st.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 28th 2011 at 9:16AM in News

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Fresh hack rocks PlayStation Network

Fresh hack rocks PlayStation Network

Sony has this morning confirmed that its PlayStation Network, as well as the Sony Entertainment Network and Sonly Online Entertainment, has for the second time been a victim of a ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 12th 2011 at 8:30AM in News
Payday: The Heist delayed until later this month

Payday: The Heist delayed until later this month

Having missed its proposed release date yesterday (October 4th), Sony Online Entertainment has officially confirmed that Payday: The Heist has been delayed.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 5th 2011 at 11:06AM in News
Star Wars Old Republic "will be the last large-scale subscription MMO"

Star Wars Old Republic "will be the last large-scale subscription MMO"

EA’s Star Wars: The Old Republic will, whenever it eventually arrives, be the last “large scale” MMO to monetise itself via monthly subscriptions.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 21st 2011 at 8:22AM in News
The Old Republic blamed for Star Wars Galaxies shut off

The Old Republic blamed for Star Wars Galaxies shut off

Sony Online Entertainment's community relations director Linda Carlson has detailed the reasons behind the recently announced decision to call time on long-running MMO Star Wars: Galaxies later this year.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 12th 2011 at 9:58AM in News
Planetside 2 is coming, but will it be free to play?

Planetside 2 is coming, but will it be free to play?

Sony Online Entertainment has finally lifted the security gates on its long-rumoured first person MMO project – Planetside 2.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 8th 2011 at 10:34AM in News
Time called on Star Wars Galaxies

Time called on Star Wars Galaxies

Publishers Sony Online Entertainment and LucasArts have announced that as of December 15th 2011 long-running MMO Star Wars Galaxies will be no more.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 27th 2011 at 11:03AM in News
Sony 'laid off security staff' prior to PSN hack

Sony 'laid off security staff' prior to PSN hack

An American lawsuit filed this week alleges that Sony laid off a number of staff in charge of maintaining the security of its online networks.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 24th 2011 at 11:10AM in News
SOE confirms MMOs are go

SOE confirms MMOs are go

Developer Sony Online Entertainment has confirmed that its networks are back online.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 16th 2011 at 10:47AM in News
SOE announces further PSN outage rewards

SOE announces further PSN outage rewards

Sony Online Entertainment has expanded its "Make Good" plans to reward customers who have been unable to access its games following the attack on both its and the PSn servers ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 13th 2011 at 2:00PM in News