EVERQUEST FRANCHISE ONLINE STRATEGY GAME LEGENDS OF NORRATH
/Fourth Set, Oathbreaker, Release Precedes World Championship Event at
Gen Con Indy 2008 /
*DENVER, COLO. ? May 20, 2008* ? The first four-set block of the heroic
Norrathian storyline for the popular online strategy game /Legends of
Norrath^? (LoN/) is nearly complete!
Sony Online Entertainment LLC announced today that /Oathbreaker is
/currently in development and scheduled to launch on Thursday, June 19,
2008. Featuring hundreds of new cards and gameplay features,
/Oathbreaker/ not only completes the Inquisitor story arc which
originated with /LoN/?s first set, /Oathbound/ ? it?s also the last
/LoN/ release before the $100,000 World Championship event at Gen Con
Indy, August 14-17!
?/Oathbreaker/ has played a significant role in the sequence of /Legends
of Norrath /development both internally and with the player community,?
said Scott Martins, director of development, SOE Denver. ?With over 250
new cards to enhance your strategies,/ Oathbreaker/ is a perfect point
to jump into the game, just in time for the monthly /Legends of Norrath/
Championship Series, which is set to culminate in August in Indianapolis
at Gen Con Indy 2008. At that event, 32 players will compete for a total
prize pool of $100,000!? **
/Oathbreaker /continues to draw upon the influence of SOE?s
groundbreaking /EverQuest/^® franchise, adding fun and familiar
elements, items and characters illustrated with highly-stylized fantasy
/Oathbreaker /will enthrall with a tale of corruption from within and
redemption that comes at a terrible cost, providing unprecedented level
of drama in the ongoing saga, while also expanding upon traditional game
and raid-play functionality.
Developed at SOE?s Denver studio, /Legends of Norrath/ is the only
online strategy game based on and playable from SOE?s popular
/EverQuest^® /and /EverQuest^® II /MMOs/,/ as well as from a stand-alone
client using a free SOE Station Account (available at www.station.com).
Players can challenge opponents on their game server and across other
/EQ/ and /EQII/ servers./ /
/ //Oathbreaker /is the last /Legends of Norrath/ release before the
World Championship event at Gen Con Indy. Players will have two more
monthly $5,000 Championship Qualifiers after the release of
/Oathbreaker/ and two days of qualification heats at Gen Con Indy to
compete for spots on the final day of the Championship. *//*
*/Oathbreaker?s/** features include:*
*New Cards* ? More than/ 2/50 new cards for your online arsenal! Collect
all 210 base set cards, four starter decks featuring 16 new quests and
three random rares, 10 scenario rewards, fantastic new loot cards for
/EverQuest/ and /EverQuest II/ and lots of new promotional cards.
*Play For Free* - SOE is providing all registered /LoN /users even more
complimentary content and bonus features in the game client, including
ten new scenarios that tell the tale of /Oathbreaker/ and a brand new
raid. Go to www.legendsofnorrath.com
for complete details.
*New Raid Play ? *In the Antechamber of Fate, up to four players can
face off against the powerful island guardian Chel?Drak, the dragon turtle!
*New Gameplay* ? ?Charge? is a new keyword that provides additional
bonuses to cards while players have, or get rid of, their charge tokens.
Re-linkable navigation offers greater flexibility in play by allowing
linked cards to be linked again to a new target.
*New Faces* - Explore new unit types, legends, keywords and abilities
for your favorite /EverQuest/ and /EverQuest II/ classes, with the
introduction of ?unarmed? Monks, Coercers, Templars and Beastlords (with
their warder pets)!
/Oathbreaker /cards/ /will be available via digital download from SOE?s
Station Store in both 58-card digital starter decks for $9.99 (plus any
applicable taxes), and 15-card digital booster packs for $2.99 (plus any
To get started, players can download the client for free, test their
skills 24 hours a day against AI and real opponents, and then head over
to the tournament lobby to compete. Tournament eligibility limited and
subject to Official Rules
Residents of certain territories are ineligible to participate in /LoN/
tournament play. Please see the
for details. For a schedule of events, rules and further details, see
For more information on /Legends of Norrath/, visit the website at
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