EverQuest II announces 14th expansion, Planes of Prophecy, accompanied by name purge

EverQuest II Producer Lauren “Mooncast” McLemore has penned the September producer’s letter for fans of the franchise. The chief announcement? The game is getting a new expansion called Planes of Prophecy:

“This year we’ll embark on exciting adventures to the planes… and more! You’ll explore the perils and mysteries of the Plane of Magic, the Plane of Innovation, Solusek Ro’s Tower, and the Plane of Disease, just to name a few. Are you ready? The planes await! As you cross to the planes, you’ll encounter many obstacles, not the least of which is the mechanical sentinel in the Plane of Innovation, the Manaetic Behemoth!”

She’s promising more news on the expansion next month, including preorder and beta details, while heralding a Kunark Ascending 50% off sale, a prelude storyline (which is live now), and in-game bonus hoopla.

Ahead of the expansion, McLemore notes, Daybreak will perform a name purge, so heads up if you want to hang on to your Legolas character.

“If a character hasn’t logged in to the game within the last 5 years it will have a letter appended to the end of its name. Any characters that had their name changed will be able to change their name one time using the slash command ‘/rename’. We hope this helps clear up some unused names! If you have an old character and want to keep the name then all you have to do is log that character in by October 16th, 2017!”

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oldandgrumpy
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oldandgrumpy

Amazing they finally found a producer for EQ2 so wonder what Holly does now.

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Tandor

It looks like she’s the Executive Producer of the EQ Franchise.

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birini

Blizzard should do a name purge. Not that I didn’t like playing the hunter I made at the beginning of WoD, Hjyutuvbjhayqy, but opening up some other names would be nice.

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Loopy

I see you’re using the traditional spelling of “Hjyutuvbjhayqy”, as opposed the modernized “Hy”.

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Tandor

So you’re the gold seller :)!

venatis
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venatis

I think I might name my first kid Hjyutuvbjhayqy.

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Reht

You could nickname him/her Hjyutuvbj for short!

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