Sony Online Entertainment Announces Open Registration for Fan Faire 2008

WHAT: Get ready to celebrate at the biggest Sony Online Entertainment (SOE) Fan Faire yet with fellow gamers and the creators of your favorite SOE games at the Las Vegas Hilton, Aug. 14 -17.

For only $89, attendees receive an All-Access pass to an expanded Fan Faire that includes sneak peeks at three monumental new games in development, plus special activities, roundtables, developer forums and live in-game tournaments and quests for SOE’s lineup of smash hits.

And that’s not all! The Fan Faire All-Access pass also includes:

• Receive an invitation to participate in the upcoming Free Realms Beta test!

• Receive an invitation to participate in the upcoming EverQuest® II expansion Beta test!*

• Attend the second annual Community Address from SOE President John Smedley

• Attend social activities, including a Kickoff Reception, a Grand Banquet, a Costume Contest and an offsite VIP Party with lots of fun, games and live entertainment!**

• Guilds who pre-register groups of 10 or more attendees for the All-Access pass online will receive 50% off the All-Access admission fee. (Offer does not apply to walk-in or day-pass registrants.)

• Play live demos of SOE’s upcoming titles

• Receive gifts and in-game items

Can’t make it for the whole weekend? Buy a day pass for only $39! You’ll still get a chance to participate in the daytime activities, such as forums, roundtables, live quests, tournaments and more.

WHEN: Registration is live on May 29, 2008

WHERE: Register at http://www.soefanfaire.com

MEDIA CONTACT: Ryan Peters

Sony Online Entertainment

(858) 577-3263

rpeters@soe.sony.com

ABOUT SOE: Sony Online Entertainment LLC (SOE) is a recognized worldwide leader in massively multiplayer online games, with hundreds of thousands of subscribers around the globe. SOE creates, develops and provides compelling entertainment for the personal computer, online, game console and wireless markets. Known for its blockbuster franchises and hit titles including EverQuest®, EverQuest® II, Champions of Norrath®, Untold Legends™, and PlanetSide®, as well as for developing Star Wars Galaxies™, SOE continues to redefine the business of online gaming and the creation of active player communities while introducing new genres on various entertainment platforms. Headquartered in San Diego, CA, with additional development studios in Austin, TX, Seattle, WA, Denver, CO and Taiwan, SOE has an array of cutting-edge games in development.

SOE, the SOE logo, EverQuest and PlanetSide are registered trademarks of Sony Online Entertainment LLC. Untold Legends is a trademark of Sony Online Entertainment LLC.

All other trademarks and trade names are properties of their respective owners. All rights reserved.

*Limit one (1) Beta Invitation per registered Fan Faire attendee for each offered game. Game software required for EverQuest II Beta program. Additional terms and conditions apply for all Beta programs, including certain eligibility requirements, current, valid game and Station Accounts, and acceptance of Beta program terms of use and non-disclosure agreement. Beta invitations are non-transferable. Beta programs are subject to change at SOE’s sole and absolute discretion.

**Attendees must be 21 years or older with valid identification to attend certain evening events.


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