It was only a matter of time until Daybreak announced its yearly EverQuest II expansion, and this week it’s happened. EverQuest II: Reign of Shadows is coming to the MMO later this year with beta testing and pre-orders starting on November 10th.
The tentpole attraction for the game’s 17th expansion is most definitely playable Vah Shir, the first new race added to EverQuest II in five years. Now players can explore life as a bipedal cat: “Get distracted by shiny things, knock things off of high places, hate dogs.”
Cats or no, adventurers will head to the dark side of Luclin for another bout of hair-raising escapades. The expansion will include a massive AA revamp (“so that every point has an impact on how your character plays”), more prestige abilities, a bump to the guild level cap, and plenty of group content.
Daybreak said that it’s going to be kicking off a level up event on October 29th to help players get ready for the fun.