SAN DIEGO, CA â€“ June 29, 2005 â€“ Sony Online Entertainment Inc. (SOE), a worldwide leader in massively multiplayer online (MMO) gaming, yesterday released The Splitpaw Saga, the second exciting adventure pack for EverQuest II. Available via digital download for US $7.99, The Splitpaw Saga gives players hours of new story-rich content to explore.
"We enjoy making sure that EverQuest II has new places to explore," said Senior Producer Scott Hartsman. â€œAdventure packs like The Splitpaw Saga let us bring out high-quality, story-rich content frequently. Whether you're there to follow the story, adventure in new zones that scale to your level, or even to blow up your group members with traps and puzzles, additions like this are a great way to make the world come alive in new and exciting ways."
In The Splitpaw Saga, players will explore the collapsed caverns and twisted tunnels of Sundered Splitpaw. Throughout this adventure, the truth behind the dungeonâ€™s mysterious demise is uncovered by using moveable planks, crates and barrels to work through a series of 12 intriguing event-based zones. A ferocious clan of cannibalistic gnolls will stand in the way as players seek to destroy the greatest threat yet in Norrath's history of late. New and veteran players alike can experience the adventure meeting fresh challenges as they progress and try again as the encounters scale dynamically to match the playerâ€™s level.
The Splitpaw Saga adventure pack has an exciting storyline and plenty of action that solo players, groups, and raids can enjoy for months to come. For more information, please visit www.splitpawsaga.com.
About Sony Online Entertainment
Sony Online Entertainment Inc. (SOE), a subsidiary of Sony Pictures Digital Inc., 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 EverQuestÂ®, EverQuestÂ® II, Champions of Norrathâ„¢, Untold Legendsâ„¢, and PlanetSideÂ®, as well as for developing Star Wars Galaxiesâ„¢: An Empire Dividedâ„¢, 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, and Taiwan, SOE has an array of cutting-edge online games in development.
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