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Spread the love in EverQuest, Star Wars Galaxies and other MMOs

Posted by: Sean Colleli at 2/15/2010 12:49 PM
Even if you've wrapped up your romantic activities this weekend for Valentines Day, you can still share the love in some of SOE's biggest MMOs.

EverQuest players will have access to the free Shots of Love item, and for players eager to get hitched in-game, wedding packs will be sold at a discount. These bonuses will disappear at 11:59 PM tonight, so take advantage while you have the time.

EverQuest II has a number of Valentines themed quests that yield love notes and loot, which can be whipped up into tradeskill recipes and traded for EQ II's holiday currency. The events in EQ II will continue through Tuesday February 16th.

In Star Wars Galaxies the Ewoks are celebrating with several sugary sweet events and rewards, including an Ewok love painting and wearable wings. I'm not too thrilled with Ewoks being involved in my Valentines plans, but the fuzzy festivities will continue until March 2nd so I'd better get used to them.

There are also events happening in Legends of Norrath and Free Realms. Hit the jump for details.


Sony Online Entertainment spreads the love this Valentine’s Day with in-game celebrations in EverQuest®, EverQuest® II, Free Realms™, Legends of Norrath® and Star Wars Galaxies™!



EverQuest

EverQuest players can join in the love party this weekend with free Shots of Love (in-game item, non-tradeable) from the Marketplace. Increased rare spawns will begin at 10:00 AM PST Friday, February 12 and continue until 11:59 PM PST Monday, February 15. Players can pick up their Shots of Love between Friday February 12 and Wednesday February 17th! For those who want to tie the know EverQuest style, discounted wedding packs are available in the Marketplace for a limited time.



EverQuest II

Erollisi Day, Norrath's celebration of love and passion returns to EverQuest II this year with plenty of activities for players looking for romance. This year the light-hearted holiday festival includes new themed quests including “Shot through the heart” and “What’s love got to do with it”, and the returning favorites, “Love Lines” and “Find ’em a Find, Catch ’em a Catch”. During this holiday players also have a chance of finding love notes or message candies when they kill mobs all across Norrath. This love loot is used in holiday tradeskill recipes and can be exchanged for Erollisi coin, the holiday currency that several Erollisi merchants require for purchase. Also, there are new themed items for crafting, new items for purchase from holiday merchants and more, all available through Tuesday Feb. 16. For more information, visit www.eq2players.com.



Free Realms

This month, Free Realms is celebrating the Festival of Hearts, a special month-long event that celebrates love, friendship and kindness. All players will be able to participate in themed events, daily social activities and storyline quests that incorporate traditional items and rewards which embody the holiday: hearts, candies, forget-me-not cards, flowers, love potions and more. Heart Breakers are invited too, as even the Stone Hearted can participate in the world events that ensue. New Hippo, Tiger, Beetle, Groundhog and Owl pets will also be available in the Marketplace.



Legends of Norrath

The goddess of love wants players to spread her message all throughout Norrath and then engage her in a poetry contest. February 12th through March 9th, play the 'Spread the Word' scenario to win a Book of Love (8P28) promo card and either an Unscribed Glyph (8EQP4) or Draught of the Brilliant (8EQIIP4) loot card.



Star Wars Galaxies

The sounds of celebrating Ewoks fill the air! Join them once again in Tyrena on Corellia, Kaadara on Naboo and the Southern Ewok Village on Endor and earn some sweet new rewards while munching on Camby Berries and celebrating around the Chocolate Fountains. Players can complete special activities to earn Chak Hearts, and trade them in for exclusive new Ewok Festival of Love* rewards such as:

* A new Ewok Festival of Love painting
* A new bouquet of flowers
* A wearable halo
* Three new sets of wearable wings in pink, blue and gold
* Three new badges. Earn the new titles Ambassador of the Festival of Love, Follower of Kyoopid or The Love Broker


The Ewok Festival of Love is happening now! Spread the love and join in the fun until the celebration ends on March 2, 2010.