October has arrived and with it the Qeynos City Festival returns to Norrath! The festival will run through October 7th at 11:59pm PDT. It can be found near the bridge to North Qeynos in Antonica. Visit the Far Seas caravan merchants to see all of the local specialities and other festival goods.
An Aether Race will also be available in Antonica during the festival. Participate and achieve a time of 134 seconds or less to earn the Bridge Buzzer prefix title! Begin the race by speaking to the referee near the Coldwind Point Lighthouse.
On October 25th, the team at Sony Online Entertainment is joining forces with thousands of gamers across the globe to help raise funds for Extra-Life's annual 24-hour gaming marathon. With the help of the gaming community, SOE's goal is to raise $50,000 for the Children's Miracle Network charity. Those wanting to help out can do so in one of two ways:
Read more about the event on the official site!
Sony Online Entertainment will perform maintenance beginning at 7:00 AM PDT on Thursday, September 25, 2014. The maintenance is expected to last about two hours. This will impact the following SOE services:
Here's our handy time zone converter to help you plan.
All servers will be brought offline on Tuesday, September 23, 2014 at 7:00 AM PDT. The servers are estimated to be unavailable for approximately one hour. This update includes the performance updates discussed on the official forums. Patch notes are available after the jump.
The monthly live event Moonlight Enchantments starts tonight! The grottos will open on the 20th at 12:01am PDT and close on the 21st at 11:59pm PDT. The time applies directly with no conversion to all servers. Check out our Moonlight Enchantments guide and peek at the rewards!
Don't forget there's a Member's-Only Double Experience Weekend starting at Noon PT Friday!
EverQuest II: Altar of Malice is slated to launch on November 11th for All Access players and November 25th for F2P players. Following the wake of the Ages End saga, players will enter the Shattered Seas to discover what has befallen the Far Seas Trading Company and what mysteries lie in the turmoil waters.
Announced this morning:
We're going to have a Double XP weekend for members this Friday at noon to Sunday midnight PDT! Wee!— Holly Longdale (@WindstalkerEQ2) September 16, 2014
All Access members will receive double adventuring, tradeskill and AA experience between Noon PT on Friday, September 19th and 11:59pm PT on Sunday, September 21st.