Everquest Going Free-To-Play
The original MMO is going the free route.
Way back in 1997, Sony Online Entertainment released EverQuest and introduced the MMO to a mainstream market. It's been 15 years since then and a sequel has come and gone free-to-play, and now the original is following suite. Sony Online Entertainment has announced that the original Everquest is going free-to-play.
All players will be able to enjoy all of the content paying players did before. The new model will give the options of non-recurring vs. recurring subscribtions, Free vs. Silver memberships, item unlockers and more. All players will be given brand new "Welcome Pack" items as well.