Our picks of the best Black Friday deals

If you click on a link and make a purchase we may receive a small commission. Read our editorial policy.

EverQuest II to get its own Cataclysm?

Sony: "We are looking at it closely."

Sony's EverQuest II MMO could soon be following World of Warcraft: Cataclysm's lead and hitting the reset button.

Sony Online boss John Smedley told Kotaku that the publisher had been considering a Cataclysm-esque reboot for some time.

"We are looking at it closely, we have been for a number of years now," he admitted. "Is it something we would do within the next expansion cycle? Probably not. But I think it's interesting."

World of Warcraft's Cataclysm expansion, out on 7th December, sees the MMO's universe get a game-changing makeover courtesy of chaos-happy giga-dragon, Deathwing the Destroyer.

"I think World of Warcraft is looking great," Smedley added. "I think it's going to bring a lot of people back into the game; they hit the reset button."

"The reason I respect Blizzard so much is that they don't make massive mistakes. They have the goods and they know it. So why not take a risk like that?"

From Assassin's Creed to Zoo Tycoon, we welcome all gamers

Eurogamer welcomes videogamers of all types, so sign in and join our community!

In this article
Follow a topic and we'll email you when we write an article about it.
Related topics
About the Author
Fred Dutton avatar

Fred Dutton


Fred Dutton was Eurogamer's US news editor, based in Washington DC.