Entertainment's Everquest(R) II Shipping November 8th
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press release announcing the official release date for the MMORPG sequel. Here's
the deal on pricing:
EverQuest II comes in three versions, all of which
include a 30-day subscription (excluding SOE All Access subscriptions) to the
game's online world. The CD version and DVD versions of the game carry an SRP of
$49.99 and include the game, an in-game item and an in-box item.
Limited quantities of the EverQuest II Collector's Edition (DVD) are available
at an SRP of $89.99. The Collector's Edition includes a number of in-game items,
including "paintings" of EverQuest II scenery to be hung on the walls of a
player's house, magical talking statues of Antonia and Lucan (voiced by
Hollywood talent Heather Graham and Christopher Lee), and an exclusive pet baby
dragon. The Collector's Edition also includes an exclusive art book, bonus DVD
with trailers, gameplay videos and behind-the-scenes footage, a soundtrack CD, a
collector's coin with a velvet pouch, a cloth map of Norrath, and two posters.
EverQuest II carries a monthly subscription fee of $14.99 for continuing access
to the game world. Players can subscribe using a credit card, or purchase SOE
30-day and 90-day Game Cards, which open the new world of Norrath to those who
choose not to use a credit card.