Everquest is 13 years old, Norrath opens its gates for free to celebrate
The fact that Everquest lasted for this long without going free-to-play is a wonder in and of itself, given the advent of MMO juggernauts like World of Warcraft and even its younger brother. To thank its players for sticking around for so long (or enticing them to come back), SOE has introduced numerous new features to the game to coincide with its free-to-play push. The most notable of which is "Lucky 13," a series of missions, raid encounters and quests that reflect on the game's storied past.
SOE also introduced several improvements to the Everquest interface, like a Zone Guide that provides a primer on every zone in the game, a Zone Pathfinder that draws paths between zones for players to follow easily and the Hero's Journey. This feature is a book to guide players through several achievements from Level 1 to 85 to keep them on track.
Since it's launch in 1999, Everquest has reached several
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