Sony Online Ships EverQuest: Platinum

Sony Online Entertainment Inc. (SOE) announced today that EverQuest: Platinum will be available in stores tomorrow for the suggested retail price of $29.99. The release is an all-inclusive collection that offers the original game as well as the first seven expansion packs: The Ruins of Kunark, The Scars of Velious, The Shadows of Luclin, The Planes of Power, The Legacy of Ykesha, Lost Dungeons of Norrath and Gates of Discord.

EverQuest: Platinum offers players a living, breathing online fantasy world filled with hundreds of thousands of fellow gamers. There are more than 350 square miles of virtual environments players can journey through as fierce barbarian warriors or an evil elf shadowknights.

Developed and published by SOE, EverQuest launched in 1999 and has since sold more than two million copies while continuing to grow with award-winning expansions. During peak periods, more than 118,000 simultaneous adventurers have explored the fully detailed world of Norrath, filled with monsters, magic and adventure. SOE is committed to bringing the franchise to various platforms with such titles as EverQuest Online Adventures for PlayStation 2, EverQuest for Pocket PC and EverQuest: Hero’s Call for wireless phones. By year’s end, the company also plans to launch the highly anticipated EverQuest II for PC.