Sony Online Entertainment Launches EverQuest® Gold Edition

- Limited Edition Collector's Package to Include EverQuest Maps, Figurine, EverQuest Comic Book and Much More -


Sony Online Entertainment Inc. (SOE), a worldwide leader in massively multiplayer online gaming, announced today they will be releasing EverQuest® Gold Edition including the original game as well as the four expansion packs, The Ruins of Kunark™, The Scars of Velious®, The Shadows of Luclin™ and the recently released The Planes of Power™. Gamers will also receive three detailed cloth maps of Norrath, a large collectable figurine, an exclusive EverQuest comic book and much more. With a limited release of only 40,000 numbered copies and unique collectors gold tin packaging, EverQuest Gold Edition has an SRP of $64.95.

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"We are always looking for ways to reward our dedicated subscriber base of more than 430,000," said Don Vercelli, senior vice president of sales & marketing, Sony Online Entertainment. "The EverQuest Gold Edition offers a convenient way for gamers to get all four expansion packs in collectable packaging and also makes a perfect holiday gift for any EverQuest fan."

With compelling content, top-notch customer service and an online world that continues to expand and improve, EverQuest is one of the largest fantasy worlds ever created online. During peak periods, more than 100,000 adventurers have explored the world of Norrath simultaneously.

EverQuest Gold Edition will be available tomorrow at retail outlets nationwide and online at

About EverQuest

EverQuest, developed and published by Sony Online Entertainment Inc., launched in 1999 and has since become a gaming and cultural phenomenon. Continuing to grow with award-winning expansions The Ruins of Kunark™, The Scars of Velious® and The Shadows of Luclin™, EverQuest proves to be the largest 3D fantasy world ever created online. During peak periods, more than 100,000 simultaneous adventurers have explored the fully detailed fantasy world of Norrath filled with dragons knights wizards and more. The active global EverQuest subscriber base is comprised of players from 40 different countries including the U.S., England, Canada, Japan, China, Taiwan, Korea, Germany, France, Italy and Australia.

About Sony Online Entertainment

Sony Online Entertainment Inc. (SOE), the online gaming division of Sony Pictures Digital Entertainment, is a worldwide leader in massively multiplayer online gaming that creates, develops and provides online entertainment for the personal computer, console, wireless, and online markets. With more than 14 million registered users, SOE's award-winning website, The Station ® ( hosts a variety of entertaining games and player communities spanning numerous genres. In addition to blockbuster hits EverQuest® and Jeopardy! Online, SOE has an array of cutting-edge online games in development such as PlanetSide™, Star Wars® Galaxies™, EverQuest® II, and the world's premier online-only console game for the PlayStation®2, EverQuest® Online Adventures™.

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