Sony Online Entertainment Presents EverQuest® Online Adventures™ Game Premiere Friday, February 7th at the Metreon in San Francisco


    - Action-Packed Game Launch Event Is Free and Open to the Public -

      - Be the First to Experience the Revolutionary Gameplay of The
        U.S.' First Massively Multiplayer Online Role-Playing Game
         For the PlayStation®2 Computer Entertainment System -

            **MEDIA ALERT**  **MEDIA ALERT**  **MEDIA ALERT**

                        ***FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 7th***

   Sony Online Entertainment (SOE), will give the public a chance to
   experience EverQuest Online Adventures, one of the world's most
   anticipated massively multiplayer online console games ever created,
   before it's available on retail shelves currently scheduled on
   February 12th.  EverQuest Online Adventures extends the EverQuest brand
   to the PlayStation®2, the most popular console gaming system in the

   The enchanting fantasy world of Norrath awaits as you discover a vast
   living game world filled with exciting combat, quests and unparalleled
   character development.  Embark on the adventure of a lifetime with people
   from across the North American continent.  Meet the creative talent
   behind EverQuest Online Adventures and be the first to play the game.

   Throughout the night, Sony Online Entertainment will give away prizes
   such as: pre-launch copies of EverQuest Online Adventures, a limited
   number of free subscriptions, gamecards for free play, Logitech®
   NetPlay™ controllers, USB keyboards and surround sound systems.

   Learn more about EverQuest Online Adventures at .

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   WHEN:      Friday, February 7th, 2003
              6:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.

   WHERE:     Metreon - A Sony Entertainment Center
              101 Fourth Street
              San Francisco, CA

              PlayStation® is on the ground floor.

   CONTACTS:  Sean Kauppinen                    Christy Fritts
              Sony Online Entertainment         Sony Online Entertainment
              Tel:  (858) 577-3387              Tel:  (858) 577-3295
              Cell: (415) 794-9149              Cell: (858) 442-9570

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