EVERQUEST® II THE CHILDREN OF WAR GAME UPDATE NOW AVAILABLE FROM SONY ONLINE ENTERTAINMENT

Sony Online Entertainment, LLC (SOE) today announced Game Update 60, The Children of War, for EverQuest® II, is now available for PC. Continuing the Age's End Prophecy storyline first introduced to players in the EQII: Destiny of Velious (DOV) expansion pack released earlier this year, the milestone update to the iconic massively multiplayer online role-playing game (MMORPG) delivers fresh content for all players, including unseen battlegrounds and improvements to PvP.

      

Game Update 60 Includes:

PvP&Battlegrounds improvements, including but not limited to:

o Lobby system so players can hang together between matches with PvP merchants available locally

o  New Velious battleground map ("The Frozen Tundra")

o  New Battleground game type ("Vanquish!")

o  PvP and Battlegrounds rule modifications for better balance and fun

o  Fame system improvements

o New Velious Discord faction to purchase new PvP equipment and adornments

Additional new PvP armor and adornments Itemization:

o  New Adornments interface to make this system easier to understand

o  Continued honing of the itemization system

Drunder*:

Three new heroic dungeons:

Confront Warmaster Grolla Skullwielder in the Spire of Rage

Challenge Warmaster Korok Hai in the Strategist's Stronghold

Battle Warmaster Deynka Packlasher in the Tower of Tactics

o  One new x2 raid - Citadel of V'uul

Defeat Queen Vorticia V'uul in the Citadel of V'uul

o  Three new x4 raids :

Encounter Sullon Zek in Sullon's Spire

Test your strength against Tallon Zek in Tallon's Stronghold

Prove yourself against Vallon Zek in Vallon's Tower

Additional Content:

o Visit Whipmaster Snargeant in the Fortress of Drunder to assist with new daily missions within Drunder

o Speak to Provocateur Bas Darkfrost at Thurgadin Docks to earn Primal Velium Shards through a new solo quest

o Two new heritage quests

o Additional signature quest line

o New tradeskill quests and recipes

o New adornments interface

o Ratonga players will find Qeynos has become more accepting of their presence

o And Coming Soon: Help build the wizard and druid transportation network in Velious

*NOTE: Drunder content is locked to DoV expansion owners only. All other GU content affects all players.

The Children of War Lore: The plans of Rallos Zek are beginning to come to fruition and the mighty Fortress of Drunder, which once sat within the Plane of War itself, has appeared on Norrath, and now rests high above the Kromzek city of Kael Drakkel. From Drunder, Rallos Zek plans to rally his war parties, scale the massive sheer cliffs leading to the Western Wastes, and execute his plan to steal the power of Roehn Theer. It will take bold and daring adventurers to enter the fortress itself, unlock the secrets to the salvation of Norrath, and thwart the destructive agenda of the God of War.

For more information on the EverQuest II Game Update 60, visit: http://everquest2.com.

For EverQuest II press assets visit: www.soepress.com.

Contacts:      

Taina Rodriguez

Sony Online Entertainment

858-577-3033

trodriguez@soe.sony.com 

                   

Sarah Goehri

Bender/Helper Impact

310-694-3144

sarah_goehri@bhimpact.com 

                                     

About Sony Online Entertainment

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