EverQuest II: East

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EverQuest II: East
Developer(s) Sony Online Entertainment
Publisher(s) Gamania
Platform(s) Windows
Release date(s) April 2005
Genre(s) MMORPG
Mode(s) Multiplayer

EverQuest II: East (Simplified Chinese: "无尽的任务2: 东方版; Traditional Chinese: "無盡的任務2: 東方版"; Korean: "에버퀘스트2: 이스트") is an alternate edition of EverQuest II, that was developed for the China, Taiwan and South Korea markets. Sony Online Entertainment developed and shipped EverQuest II: East to East Asia on April 2005. There are some proprietary missions for EverQuest II: East. Sony Online Entertainment developed a separated character model for EverQuest II: East called "SOGA Model", which it also imported to origin version on LiveUpdate 16 on November 9, 2005.


EverQuest II: East uses settings very similar to those from the original version, Gamania and SOE added some entities and quests only for Eastern Version, unlike Sony's server. In EverQuest II: East, players can name their character in their local language.


In EverQuest II: East, most dialogue continued to use English, except the novice tutorial. Gamania localized the novice tutorials as a special feature of EverQuest II: East.


Because of the bad reputation of localization, EverQuest II: East failed in Asia. Gamania declared its termination on March 29, 2006. See The business status of Original. All Chinese accounts were transferred to the Mistmoore server, all Taiwanese accounts to the Najena server and all Korean accounts to Unrest.