Welcome to EverQuest ® - the online game that started it all! No other MMO matches EverQuest's content that includes 18 expansions, plus the original base game.
User reviews: Mostly Positive (369 reviews) - 70% of the 369 user reviews for this game are positive.
Release Date: Dec 13, 2012

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About This Game

Welcome to EverQuest ® - the online game that started it all! No other MMO matches EverQuest's content that includes 18 expansions, plus the original base game. Now, in its unprecedented sixteenth year, EverQuest continues to add immersive gameplay, captivating storytelling and exciting worlds full of mystery and adventure.
EverQuest is Free to Play. Your Way.™ Join a thriving community unlike any other online game, immerse yourself in hundreds of unique zones, battle thousands of creatures, and complete exciting quests. Group with friends and experience an online game the way it should be, epic and legendary.

Key Features:

  • Experience 16 years of continuous development including 18 expansions of amazing content
  • Build your character through 90 levels of power
  • More than 500 zones to explore
  • Choose from 16 unique races and 16 distinct classes
  • Thousands of Alternate Abilities available to further customize your character
  • More than 50,000 items to earn and collect
  • Hire and control unique mercenaries to aid you in your heroic adventures
  • A robust in-game marketplace containing potions, weapons, armor, and mounts
  • Solo, Group and Raid across continents filled with perilous dungeons, eerie crypts, floating landscapes, and underwater adventures
  • Participate in several seasonal and holiday events throughout the year

System Requirements

    • OS: Windows 7
    • Processor: Intel Pentium® 4 / AMD Athlon 64
    • Memory:2 GB RAM
    • Graphics:NVIDIA Ti 4800 or ATI 9800
    • DirectX®:9.0c
    • Hard Drive:10 GB HD space
    • OS:Windows 7
    • Processor:Intel Core 2 Duo / AMD Phenom II x2
    • Memory:4 GB RAM
    • Graphics:NVIDIA 6800 or ATI x1800
    • DirectX®:9.0c
    • Hard Drive:10 GB HD space
Helpful customer reviews
12 of 13 people (92%) found this review helpful
1 person found this review funny
12.1 hrs on record
Posted: July 21
The best gaming period of my life. I bought EQ when it first released, and played up until planes of power.

EQ set the bar high for other MMO's, while I appreciate what newer MMOs have done to attract more casual players and increase your time actually spent "playing" the game. They all detract from what EQ had to offer, a real virtual world. Want to travel to a new city? then take a long boat ride or spend an hour walking. No mounts, paying for teleports, everything was hard to kill, obtain and get to, and everything took forever, which made everything 1000x more rewarding. Dynamic weather, true cantseecrap dark nights. EQ had it all, the most immersive game ive ever played regardless of its graphics.

We'll see if EQ Next can recapture what made EQ great, but I doubt it.. if it even gets finished in the next decade.
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16 of 22 people (73%) found this review helpful
2 people found this review funny
2.6 hrs on record
Posted: August 7
Since Daybreak has acquired this game/company there is no staff in game anymore and barely any customer support(all staff moved to H1Z1 or EQNEXT). Their security on accounts is a joke and long time CEO has step down due to lizardsquad openly hacking them.

Game was a great back in the day thing, but now that the last and final expansion (21 overall) is out for a year now with barely any new content unless you want to overpay for it.

Expect no more then a cash grab and lackluster experience with really no new players joining/playing and just the diehards left holding on or finishing whats left of content they havent experienced, and they rather watch people struggle then help. By the time you would be at that level 105 / 10k AA the game will be closed up. Oh just to mention as well enjoy adds popping up in the middle of combat if your going free to play every 10minutes.

I played in a top 5 guild until i retired before this expansion, so please take my word for it, game is great if your in a top 5 guild other then that i wouldnt recommend it as you will never experience the top end content as far as raids go without struggling mightly.

I would recommend Project99 at this point as that version is free to play(no adds/paywalls on gear) and has a better community overall, not to mention have signed an agreement with SoE/Daybreak so they wont be shut down. They are also releasing Velious so much fun.
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14 of 20 people (70%) found this review helpful
262.4 hrs on record
Posted: July 11
This is the best mmo /rpg there is. I have over 400 days played.. In 15 yeaars I played for almost a solid year of actual game time. This game was that good . Played it on dial up.. Bought another phone line and computer becuase my wife and I would have to share one computer. Lots of fun .... none of this easy mode crap nowadays. Sometimes you would spend weeks camping a mob for aa chance at a drop. This game require teamwork and select group classes .. none of this bull crap a mage heals beter than a Cleric adn a cleric dps better than a rogue or mage . Tooo many stories and horrors lol.
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6 of 7 people (86%) found this review helpful
1.8 hrs on record
Posted: July 22
Last played 10 years ago.

First, shocked to see servers still running.
Second, shocked to see my old login info still works.
Third, shocked to find my characters still there!

Log in with the first MMO character I ever made, oh the nostalgia.
Start where I left off... In the bazzaar where I sold all of my gear.
Hungry, thirsty. No food or drink, not even a copper. (I gave everything away in a rage quit).
Bazzaar is empty, first time I ever saw that.
Nexus... empty.
Catch the platform to feydwer.
The woods are eerie silent. No one shouting "TRAIN!" Nothing.
Go to butcherblock and take loot from orcs.
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3 of 3 people (100%) found this review helpful
68.2 hrs on record
Posted: October 1
I've played since '02. You have to fall in love with Everquest to really learn what it's about. I would strongly recommend Everquets as your next love interest.
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