Sandpoint, ID– August 2, 2007- PLAYXPERT, LLC, the provider of next-generation in-game community management tools, is pleased to announce a new EVERQUEST® II widget for PLAYXPERT. The PLAYXPERT technology will provide Sony Online Entertainment’s EverQuest II players a more complete online gaming experience by enabling them to research EverQuest II Station Players™ information such as guild information, item information, and character details– right from within EQII via the PLAYXPERT semi-transparent in-game overlay technology.
The EQII Widget is accompanied by the standard PLAYXPERT widgets like a universal chat widget (supporting AIM, Xfire, Yahoo, and MSN), a Tunes widget allowing users to manage their music in-game, and a PC Diagnostics widget allowing users to monitor their PC key performance indicators.
“PLAYXPERT offers something for all EverQuest II players,” said John Smedley, president of Sony Online Entertainment.“Providing in-game access to character data, item data, leader boards, and guild stats is fantastic. We’re excited to see third parties such as PLAYXPERT delivering this exciting new kind of UI mod.”
"EQII players are a large and vibrant community of gamers. It was important for us to work with Sony Online to provide the best tools for them“, said Charles Manning, CEO of PLAYXPERT.“PLAYXPERT makes it easier for players to remain connected and on top of their game. It’s great to be at Fan Faire to demonstrate this new Widget. We look forward to enhancing this experience with more PLAYXPERT Widgets that enrich other Sony Online Entertainment games.”
PLAYXPERT, LLC is the provider of next-generation in-game community management tools which address a core need in the growing Massively Multiplayer Online Game (“MMOG”) market. The Company is focused on delivering the technology gamers want to enrich their community experience and allow them to engage in their favorite activities (forum posts, chat, music control, or monitoring system diagnostics) while in-game. PLAYXPERT is a completely customizable platform giving gamers the freedom to choose just the right series of tools to enhance their gaming experience. PLAYXPERT has published their widget application programming interface (API) so that community-built widgets can be delivered for the PLAYXPERT ecosystem.
PLAYXPERT, LLC has been developing the PLAYXPERTTM since July 2006. The company is headquartered in Sandpoint, Idaho. For more information, please visit www.playxpert.com.
EverQuest is a registered trademark and Station Players is a trademark of Sony Online Entertainment LLC.