SONY ONLINE ENTERTAINMENT GIVES BACK WITH COMPLIMENTARY PREMIUM ACCESS TO STATION PLAYERS AND BONUS STATION CASH™

WHAT: Sony Online Entertainment (SOE) is pleased to announce that, as of December 17, 2009, SOE will no longer charge for access to Station Players premium features for EverQuest®, EverQuest® II and Vanguard: Saga of Heroes™. Access to premium Station Players features will be included at no additional cost for each respective game for subscribers with active, paid subscriptions in good standing. Station Access™ subscribers with active, paid subscriptions in good standing will continue to have access to all Station Players premium features.

As SOE continues to demonstrate a commitment to its player community, each of the Station Players sites will be upgraded with new art, improved navigation and features requested by players, including a new integrated chat bar and streamlined profile pages. Players will also benefit from new game update pages featuring up-to-date community news for improved communication. Additionally, for the first time, users will be able to access the new Station CashTM Marketplace catalog for the latest in-game items.

From December 23, 2009 to January 3, 2010, SOE will also give players an opportunity to double the value of all Free Realms™ Station Cash retail game cards (excluding Free Realms Starter Cards) purchased and redeemed during that time period. Cards may be purchased anytime in advance, but must be redeemed successfully during the promotional period in order to receive the bonus. Once successfully redeemed, the cardholder’s wallet balance will reflect the new pre-paid Station Cash balance plus a bonus of 100% of the card’s Station Cash value which can be used anytime. Station Cash can be redeemed in EverQuest®, EverQuest® II and Free Realms™ in-game marketplaces.

WHEN: Station Players premium features are scheduled to be included with active subscriptions beginning on December 17, 2009.

Bonus Station Cash is available from December 23, 2009 to January 3, 2010.

WHERE: EverQuest players can visit: http://eqplayers.station.sony.com

EverQuest II players can visit: http://eq2players.station.sony.com

Vanguard: Saga of Heroes players can visit: http://vgplayers.station.sony.com

Free Realms Station Cash game cards available at participating retailers including: 7-Eleven, Best Buy, Blockbuster, CVS, Rite Aid, Speedway, Target, Toys“R” Us and Walmart

TERMS AND CONDITIONS:

• Promotional offer open to all EverQuest®, EverQuest II® and Free Realms™ players with active accounts in good standing

• Station Cash™ offer is valid for items, services and/or Free Realms Membership through the Marketplace in EverQuest, EverQuest II and Free Realms

• Offer valid for pre-paid Free Realms Station Cash game cards (excluding Free Realms starter cards) successfully redeemed from December 23, 2009 to January 3, 2010.

• Offer valid only on pre-paid game cards available at participating retailers including: 7-Eleven, Best Buy, Blockbuster, CVS, Rite Aid, Speedway, Target, Toys“R” Us and Walmart

• Station Cash promotion subject to all SOE’s Terms of Service

ABOUT SOE: Sony Online Entertainment LLC (SOE) is a recognized worldwide leader in massively multiplayer online games which have entertained millions of players around the globe. SOE creates and delivers compelling entertainment for the personal computer, online, game console and wireless markets. Known for its blockbuster franchise EverQuest®, its successful online trading card game Legends of Norrath®, as well as the recent kids’ phenomenon Free Realms™, SOE continues to raise the bar for online gaming and players worldwide. Headquartered in San Diego, with additional studios in Austin, Seattle, Denver, Tucson, and Taiwan, SOE has a slate of engaging, high-quality games currently in development across new genres for all platforms and audiences.

SOE, the SOE logo, EverQuest and PlanetSide are registered trademarks of Sony Online Entertainment LLC. Free Realms and Legends of Norrath are trademarks of Sony Online Entertainment LLC.

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


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