Age of Discovery offerings and item restrictions to change on October 1.
In today's EverQuest II Producer's Letter, Holly "Windstalker" Longdale brought exciting news about the Age of Discovery expansion and upcoming changes to the Membership Matrix.
On October 1 Age of Discovery features will be available individually or as a bundle for Station Cash in the in-game Marketplace. Those who did not want to buy the entire expansion can now choose only the features they want as follows:
- Beastlord: 2500 SC
- Mercenaries: 1500 SC
- Tradeskill Apprentice: 1000 SC
- Reforging: 1000 SC
- Dungeon Maker: 1000 SC
- Bundle of all the above features: 4000 SC
On the Membership front item restrictions are being removed from Free and Silver accounts. Gold accounts are getting permanent increases to Coin Loot (15% increase) and Mount Speed (10% increase) added to their membership benefits. These changes also happen October 1.
Also on October 1st the AA Bauble, which raises your character to 280AA and is usable at level 10, will be available on the Marketplace for 2000 SC.
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Greetings fellow adventurers!
We’ve got more exciting news to talk about today with regard to Age of Discovery expansion as well as a few changes to our membership structure that will launch on Oct. 1. They are pretty simple, so I’ll get right to it!
1. The Age of Discovery expansion – which was our first-ever feature expansion released in 2011 – is going to be available in the game in our Marketplace as a feature bundle as well as individual features for Station Cash (SC).
a. The features will be broken down, like so:Beastlord: 2500 SCMercenaries: 1500 SCTradeskill Apprentice: 1000 SCReforging: 1000 SCDungeon Maker: 1000 SCb. The feature bundle (all 5 features included) will be on sale in our in-game marketplace for 4000 SC.c. The standard Age of Discovery expansion in its current form will no longer be available for purchase on the web site or in-game after Oct. 1.2. Membership changes
a. We are thrilled to announce that we are removing the item restrictions from both Free and Silver accounts. No more item-unlocking! We felt that the restrictions weren't in keeping with a positive experience so we removed it!b. Gold Members are going to get permanent increases to Coin Loot (15% increase) and Mount Speed (10% increase) added to their membership benefits.Also, on Oct. 1, we'll start selling an item in our marketplace that will raise your character to 280 AAs (usable at level 10) for 2000 SC.
Next week, we’ll start digging into the Tears of Veeshan expansion details. See you then!