EverQuest II log-ins up 40% since going F2P, says SOE

By Johnny Cullen, Tuesday, 10 January 2012 14:42 GMT

SOE president John Smedley has said EverQuest II has seen “amazing growth” since it switched to F2P. The MMO, according to Smedley in a series of tweets, has reached a 40% increase in log-ins, 300% uppage on item sales, as well as adding “a lot of new subs.” Smedley added that all of this came while “some really good competition hit the market.”

Thanks, Massively.

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