Developer: Sony Online Entertainment
Release Date: March 16, 1999
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EverQuest is a massive 3D, first person perspective, multiplayer, online, persistent universe, fantasy role-playing game. You take the role of a hero in the world of Norrath. Choose from any one of 12 races and 14 classes and begin your quest for fame and fortune. The game system borrows heavily from its MUD, MUSH, MUME predecessors. Your goal is to increase your wealth and experience allowing you to purchase better equipment and learn new skills.
Unlike other role-playing games Everquest requires you to play online with an average of 24,000 player simultaneously. The universe which the folks at 989 have created is large, immersive and persistent, meaning that the story continues even when you log out.
EverQuest: The Scars of Velious (December 2000)
EverQuest: The Shadows of Luclin (December 2001)
EverQuest: The Planes of Power (October 2002)
EverQuest: The Legacy of Ykesha (February 2003)
EverQuest: Lost Dungeons of Norrath (September 2003)
EverQuest: Gates of Discord (February 2004)
EverQuest: Omens of War (September 2004)
EverQuest: Dragons of Norrath (February 2005)
EverQuest: Depths of Darkhollow (September 2005)
EverQuest: Prophecy of Ro (February 2006)
EverQuest: The Serpent's Spine (September 2006)
EverQuest: The Buried Sea (February 2007)
EverQuest: Secrets of Faydwer (November 2007)
EverQuest: Seeds of Destruction (October 2008)
EverQuest: Underfoot (November 2009)
EverQuest: House of Thule
Sony Online Entertainment announced House of Thule, the 17th expansion for EverQuest, clearly one of the most resistant MMO games of all time. House of Thule will raise the level cap to 90.
EverQuest server merge - May 24, 2010
After the recent server merge for Aion, there's another MMORPG that will have its population merged into less servers. The game in question is the age-old EverQuest, with Sony Online...
EverQuest: Underfoot expansion sign ups - October 9, 2009
Sony Online Entertainment is now accepting applications for the EverQuest: Underfoot expansion beta. The beta period is expected to begin on October 20, 2009...
New EverQuest in development? - August 17, 2009
SOE may be working on a new installment of the EverQuest series. It's not yet clear if it's PC or console bound (or both), and there aren't any details about it.