Sony Online Entertainment Launches EverQuest II Battlegrounds

February 9, 2010

Sony Online Entertainment Launches EverQuest
II Battlegrounds

Regardless of Server, EQII Players Can Now
Battle Each Other in a Variety of PvP Style Games

On February 16, 2010 the long awaited
introduction of battlegrounds is scheduled to arrive in EverQuest II as a
complimentary addition for current EQII subscribers with characters level 80-90.
Battlegrounds allow players to engage in the most exciting and intense PvP
battle against their friends or foes, regardless of server, and provide
thrilling group-based, competitive matches in three all-new zones. Participants
can quickly join the nonstop action in three different types of matches, with up
to 48 players total. On the Battlegrounds there is a role for all, no matter the
class, each player can support or lead the group to victory and reap the rewards
of the all-new Chaos armor sets!

Additionally, EverQuest II players who login
between Feb. 16, 2010 and Feb. 18, 2010 receive the Warrior of Chaos statue*!

At launch the following three Battlegrounds are
scheduled to be available for players to enjoy:

Battlefield of Ganak

  • Game Type: Capture the Flag
  • Players: 6 Person Group
  • Environment: Outdoor arena with two large
    oppositional bases with intersecting interiors
  • Objective: Capture the enemy’s flag located
    within their base and return it to your base with your flag still in place
  • Win Condition: First team to successfully
    capture and return three flags wins

Smuggler’s Den

  • Game Type: Hold Territory
  • Players: 24 Person Group
  • Environment: Five spires on top of two
    pinnacles jutting out of a raging ocean
  • Objective: Gain control and hold towers longer
    than the opposition to earn Tower Tickets
  • Win Condition: First team to reach the
    displayed Tower Ticket goal wins

Gears of Klak’Anon

  • Game Type: Hold the Relic
  • Players: 6 Person Group
  • Environment: Industrious clockwork foundry
    containing scientific equipment in motion
  • Objective: Acquire and hold the relic to
    accrue points faster than the opposition
  • Win Condition: First team to reach the set
    score wins

Battlegrounds are scheduled to go live on
February 16, 2010.

For more details on Battlegrounds, new
screenshots and the latest information visit

EverQuest II Sentinel’s Fate is available for
pre-order at


*One per character, no cash value. Item will be
granted on or about Feb. 19, 2010.