EverQuest II
Moonlight Enchantments Start Tonight!

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.

As mentioned at SOE Live and in Tuesday's patch notes, this month there are new items available in the grottos!  

There is also a new Achievement! Complete all the grotto collections to get your Moonlit Mushroom Ring! Check out our Moonlight Enchantments guide and peek at the rewards.

EverQuest II
Downtime - Tuesday August 19, 2014

ALL servers will come down on August 19, 2014 at 4:00 AM PDT for an update. The expected downtime is approximately two hours. Patch notes are available after the jump.

EverQuest
SOE Live 2014: EverQuest and EverQuest II

SOE Live kicked off its opening ceremony last night, and while the keynotes are still to come this afternoon, we have some great information on the upcoming expansions and more for EverQuest and EverQuest II!

EverQuest II
Downtime - Tuesday, August 12, 2014

All US EverQuest II Servers will come down on August 12th, 2014 at 7:00 AM Pacific Time for an update. The expected downtime is approximately two hours.  EU servers will come down beginning at 9:00 PM PT (6:00 AM CET August 13th, 2014) for the same update. EU Downtime is also anticipated to be approximately two hours.

Patch notes are below.

EverQuest II
Downtime - Thursday, August 7, 2014

All servers will come down on Thursday, August 7th, 2014 at 7:00 AM Pacific Time for a hotfix. The expected downtime is approximately two hours. Patch notes are available after the jump.

General News
SOE Maintenance/EQ2 Downtime - Tuesday, Aug 5

SOE has announced a downtime and maintenance for Tuesday, August 5, 2014 beginning at 4:00 AM PDT. The maintenance is expected to take at least four hours. It will impact the following services:

  • Game servers will be down for the following games:
    • DC Universe Online
    • EverQuest II
    • Landmark
    • PlanetSide 2
  • Commerce functions, including purchases for all games
  • Game, web and forum logins for all games

EverQuest II's weekly hotfix will occur simultaneously with this maintenance window. Patch notes for the EQ2 downtime are available after the jump.

Here's our handy Time Zone Conversion Tool to help you plan.

EverQuest II
EQII Double Status Weekend

This just in, All Access members earn double status this weekend! Starting Friday, Augut 1st at 12 noon Pacific, this opportunity runs through 11:59 pm Sunday, August 3. You'll earn double the normal status for things like writs and Heritage Quests, and remember: your guild gets 10% of everything you earn!

EverQuest II
The Kelethin City Festival Starts Tonight!

The Kelethin City Festival is back! It will run from August 1st at 12:01am PDT through August 7th at 11:59pm PDT. The Far Seas Caravan can be found in Greater Faydark on the Green Knoll. Visit the caravan merchants to see all of the local specialities and other festival goods, and check out the Greater Faydark Aether Race!

EverQuest II
Downtime - Wednesday, July 30, 2014

All US servers will come down on July 30th, 2014 at 7:00am PT for an update. EU servers will come down beginning at 9:00pm PT (6:00 AM CET July 31st, 2014) for the same update. Downtime for both sets of servers is anticipated to be approximately one hour. The patch note is below.


GENERAL
Fixed an issue related to status gain.

EverQuest II
Downtime - Tuesday, July 29, 2014

All servers will come down on July 29th, 2014 at 7:00 AM Pacific Time for an update. The expected downtime is approximately two hours.

This is separate from the SOE-wide maintenance which will happen around 3am Pacific time.

The patch notes are below.