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Landmark FAQ

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What is Landmark?

Landmark is a Free to Play, next-generation online sandbox game. Build and explore a world unlike anything you've seen before.

What is the connection between Landmark and EverQuest Next?

Landmark is a world where you can design and make anything you can imagine! Objects and buildings that players construct may be featured in EverQuest Next.

What platforms (Console, Mac, PC) will Landmark be available on?

PC is the only announced platform for Landmark.

Does applying for Landmark Beta also apply toward the EverQuest Next Beta?

YES! Apply now!

Attention European customers; If you live in one of the countries listed below, you are only applying for the Landmark Beta program. In order to apply for the EverQuest Next Beta program, you will also need to apply via ProSieben.Sat1 Games.

Countries: Albania, Andorra, Austria, Belgium, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Macedonia, Malta, Monaco, Montenegro, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, San Marino, Serbia, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Turkey, and the United Kingdom.

Is there be any sort of pre-order to get me into Beta early?

Yes - we have announced Founder's Packs for Landmark! More information is available here.

What are the core features of the game?
  • Build Anything — Create and build anything you can imagine. With Landmark's state of the art tools, you have unprecedented control over your creations. A range of materials with realistic physics means how you build makes a difference.
  • Explore — Explore massive Landmark worlds and claim territory, building materials and much more. Delve deep into the earth and discover procedurally—generated adventures that will never be the same twice!
  • Make Your Mark — The best buildings players create will become part of Norrath — the EverQuest Next world — FOREVER! We'll run exclusive contests to design parts of the world AND our designers will keep an eye out for the coolest fortresses, castles, caves, tree houses, fireplaces – anything awesome that fits within the world of Norrath.
  • Collect — The rarest resources, objects, gear, character customizations and secrets are scattered across the worlds of Landmark! Can you find everything?
  • Earn Money — Buy and sell items in Player Studio, SOE's marketplace for player-created goods. Design, create and sell items and earn real world cash on every purchase! Click here for more details on Player Studio.
When will Landmark launch?

Closed Beta is now live. We haven’t announced dates for Open Beta or launch. 

How do I get the game?

Landmark is available via digital download for purchasers of a Founder’s Pack. If you are having difficulty logging into Beta or downloading the client, click here to contact our customer service team.

What are the minimum system requirements for Landmark?

We would like to share the initial system requirements. Please note that these are our initial requirements. We will be performing optimizations throughout our testing period and hope to lower these requirements over time.

Minimum System Requirements:

OS – Windows 7 64 bit
Processor – Intel i5 Quad Core or higher / AMD Phenom II X4 or higher
Memory – 4GB RAM
Hard Drive – 20GB Free
Video Memory – 1,024 MB RAM
Video Card – nVidia GeForce GTX 275 series or higher / AMD HD 4890 or higher
Sound Card – DirectX compatible
Internet – Broadband (3Mbit/sec or higher)

Recommended System Requirements:

OS – Windows 7 64 bit
Processor – Intel i5 Quad Core or higher / AMD Phenom II X6 or higher
Memory – 8GB RAM
Hard Drive – 20GB Free
Video Memory – 1,024 MB RAM
Video Card – nVidia GeForce GTX 560 series or higher / AMD HD 6870 or higher
Sound Card – DirectX compatible
Internet – Broadband (10Mbit/sec or higher)

Please be aware that throughout Beta, we will continue to make adjustments and optimize system performance. As such, throughout Beta, these system requirements are subject to change.

What races will be available in Landmark?

Landmark starts as a human world. More races may find their way there eventually.

Are Founder's Pack items going to transfer between Landmark and EverQuest Next?

The items in the packs are exclusive to Landmark. There are no plans for them to transfer to EverQuest Next.

How will wipes between Closed Beta, Open Beta and Launch work?

While we will do everything in our power to minimize wipes, it is important to note that Closed Beta is a testing period. Unexpected behaviors of players and technology may occur, requiring us to roll back or delete data during these periods. However, you will never lose access to items that you have purchased on the Marketplace or in the Founder’s Packs as a result of a wipe.

We are currently planning the following wipes:

End of Alpha Wipe (This occurred on 3/26/14)

  • Timing: Occurs at the end of Alpha testing, which begins on or before 2-28-14
  • Character: Your character will be retained, however all progression will be wiped.
  • Claims: Your claim(s) will be wiped. All claims will be templated so that you have blueprints of what you built.
  • Resources and Collected Objects: All resources and collected objects will be wiped.

End of Closed Beta Wipe

Timing: Occurs at the end of Closed Beta testing, which begins on or before 3-31-14

Character: Your character and all progression will be retained.

Claims: Your claim(s) will be wiped. All claims will be templated so that you have blueprints of what you built.

Resources and Collected Objects: All resources and collected objects will be retained.

Will there be an NDA Closed Beta?

Landmark’s NDA has been lifted, meaning that testers are allowed and encouraged to share information freely. 

I attended SOE Live 2013. Do I get any sort of access to the Landmark Beta?

Yes! SOE Live 2013 attendees will receive unlimited access to the Landmark Beta program. If you attended SOE Live 2013, you should have received an email notifying you that your Closed Beta access is available. If you have not received this email, please contact our customer service department for assistance.  Note: If you purchase a Founder’s Pack, that access supersedes SOE Live 2013 Closed Beta access.  

How do I get Closed Beta access?

There are three ways to gain access to Closed Beta:

  • Purchase or obtain one of our Founder's Packs. A Founder's Pack purchase gives you unlimited access to the Landmark Closed Beta.
  • Obtain a shareable Closed Beta Key from a Trailblazer Pack purchaser.
  • Acquire a Time-Limited Closed Beta Key.
When does the Closed Beta start?

Closed Beta is now live.

Do I have to pay to get Closed Beta access?

No! You can get Closed Beta access by acquiring an unrestricted Closed Beta key from a Trailblazer Pack purchaser or acquiring a Time-Limited Closed Beta key.

What is a Time-Limited Closed Beta Key?

A Time-Limited Closed Beta Key works like this. When you redeem your code at EverQuestNext.com, you will get access to the Landmark Beta for seven days. Time-Limited Beta Keys are stackable – so you can redeem multiple to gain additional game time.

When does the Open Beta start?

We will announce Open Beta details at a future time.

I bought the Settler (or Explorer) Pack. Can I upgrade?

Yes! If you have purchased a pack and go through the flow again, you will be presented the opportunity to upgrade to a different pack.

I purchased a Founder's Pack. When do I get in?

If you purchased a Founder’s Pack, you will receive immediate access to Closed Beta.

I bought bundles or resources and used them to craft an item in game. What will happen after a server wipe?

You get the bundles of resources that you purchased back. The items you crafted will be wiped with the server.

Are these the final prices on the item?

No. Prices are subject to change. We will be evaluating prices of items as the game progresses.

I purchased an item that has been changed or removed from the game. Will I get a refund? Will the item be replaced?

It will depend on why the item is removed from the Marketplace. In most cases, you will keep the item or receive an updated version of the item. If there is a problem with the item that requires it be removed from the game entirely, you will receive a refund.

What is Station Cash®?

Station Cash is Sony Online Entertainment's virtual currency that players can buy to purchase in-game items through the in-game Marketplace. For more information, visit the Station Cash FAQ.

How do I fund my account with Station Cash?

You can fund your account within the game or on our website at soe.com/stationcash. In game, click the Add Funds button. For more information, visit the Station Cash FAQ.

Are the items I purchase from the Marketplace bound to my character or my account?

Items you purchase from the Marketplace are bound to the character that the item is delivered to. After a certain period of time, the item will become tradeable and can be traded to other characters.

What is available in the Marketplace?

Currently, character appearance outfits and resource bundles are available in the Marketplace. Please see the "Business of Landmark" post in the official Landmark forums for more details of what's still to come.

Will Landmark be included in the All Access membership plan?

Landmark is not included in the All Access plan at this time. We plan to add it to the All Access plan in the future. More details will be provided later in the development cycle.

Landmark Founder's Pack FAQ

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I bought a Settler or Explorer Pack. Can I upgrade?

Yes! If you have purchased a pack and go through the flow again, you will be presented the opportunity to upgrade to a different pack. 

Can I give Founder's Packs as gifts?

Yes! Founder's Packs make great gifts! Make sure to choose the gifting option in the purchase flow, so you will receive a redeemable key rather than a direct grant.

When will you stop selling Founder's Packs?

Founder’s Packs will be sold throughout the Closed Beta period. 

Does buying a Founder's Pack for Landmark get me access to EverQuest Next's beta program?

There are currently no plans for Landmark Founder's Packs to grant access to EverQuest Next's beta program.

Will I lose my Founder's Pack items at the end of Alpha or Closed Beta?

No! All items purchased in the Founder’s Pack will stay with your character. When we do wipes, we will re-grant the applicable items.

While we will do everything in our power to minimize wipes, it is important to note that Alpha and Closed Beta are testing periods. Unexpected behaviors of players and technology may occur, requiring us to roll back or delete data during these periods. However, you will never lose access to items that you have purchased on the Marketplace or in the Founder’s Packs as a result of a wipe.

We are currently planning the following wipes:

End of Alpha Wipe (This occurred on 3/26/14)

  • Timing: Occurs at the end of Alpha testing, which begins on or before 2-28-14
  • Character: Your character will be retained, however all progression will be wiped.
  • Claims: Your claim(s) will be wiped. All claims will be templated so that you have blueprints of what you built.
  • Resources and Collected Objects: All resources and collected objects will be wiped.

End of Closed Beta Wipe

Timing: Occurs at the end of Closed Beta testing, which begins on or before 3-31-14

Character: Your character and all progression will be retained.

Claims: Your claim(s) will be wiped. All claims will be templated so that you have blueprints of what you built.

Resources and Collected Objects: All resources and collected objects will be retained.

I bought a Trailblazer pack. How do I get my name into the Landmark credits?

We will send you an email with instructions on how this process will work during Closed Beta.

EverQuest Next FAQ

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What is EverQuest Next?

EverQuest Next is a Free to Play, next-generation sandbox MMO built on the ForgeLight Engine. There has never before been a game like this.

How does EverQuest Next relate to EverQuest and EverQuest II?

EverQuest Next is a complete reimagining of the EverQuest Franchise. Old friends and enemies will appear, but they may not be who you remember. With 10,000 years of explorable history buried beneath its surface and a future you will shape, this is your Norrath.

How can I play EverQuest Next?

EverQuest Next is still in development. Apply to be part of Beta here. You can also help us create EverQuest Next by playing Landmark!

Does applying for EverQuest Next Beta also apply toward the Landmark Beta?

YES! Apply now!

Attention European customers; If you live in one of the countries listed below, you are only applying for the  Landmark Beta program. In order to apply for the EverQuest Next Beta program, you will also need to apply via ProSieben.Sat1 Games.

Countries: Albania, Andorra, Austria, Belgium, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Macedonia, Malta, Monaco, Montenegro, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, San Marino, Serbia, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Turkey, and the United Kingdom.

What are the core features of the game?
  • Full Destructibility — Everything in EverQuest Next can be destroyed. Destroy the ground beneath your enemy's feet — or crush him under an avalanche you created. The possibilities are endless!
  • Permanent Change — The land of Norrath changes every day, based on the actions of all players... including you. Cities rise and fall, kings live and die, even the gods may change. You won't want to miss a moment of it!
  • A Life of Consequence — Your choices will rule your destiny. Do you save a villager's burning farm or choose to do nothing? Do you clear orc camps away from Qeynos or help them destroy the city? You will make your own story — and shape the story for those who follow you.
  • A Class Revolution — Our character classes are streamlined and designed to be mixed. Want to be a teleporting rogue or a backstabbing barbarian? The choice is yours!
When will EverQuest Next launch?

EverQuest Next is still in development and no launch date has been announced.  Sign up for our newsletter and follow us on Facebook, Twitter and Google + for the latest updates.

What is Round Table?

Round Table is a key part of the open development process that we will be using as we create EverQuest Next. Through it we will be gathering feedback and engaging in discussion with our community about how EverQuest Next will be built.

I am a European customer. How can I play EverQuest Next or Landmark?

European players will play Landmark through SOE directly. For EverQuest Next Europeans will play with our partner, ProSiebenSat.1 Games. You can find out more on PSG's website and sign up for the EU beta.

How much does EverQuest Next and Landmark cost to play?

EverQuest Next will join our family of free-to-play games. Learn more about SOE's free-to-play games here. We will announce plans for optional in-game purchases via the EverQuest Next Marketplace and Station Cash in the future.

What is Station Cash®?

Station Cash is Sony Online Entertainment's virtual currency. It's simple and easy to use. All of your Station Cash is stored in a digital wallet. Once your wallet has been funded, you can use Station Cash to make purchases through the in-game Marketplace. The in-game Marketplace is an integrated store where you can purchase an assortment of premium in-game items, services, content and features to enhance your gameplay experience.

How do I get the game?

EverQuest Next will be available via digital download.

What are the minimum system requirements?

To be announced. Stay connected with us through FacebookTwitter and Google +, our newsletter, and Round Table for updates!

If I have an EverQuest Next fan site or I want to make EverQuest Next videos, what do I do?

We love our fan sites! To be highlighted as an EverQuest Next fan site, click here. We also welcome player-made videos through our Player Direct program.

EverQuest Worlds (mobile app) FAQ

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What is EverQuest Worlds?

EverQuest Worlds is an app for iOS and Android devices filled with quests and content from the entire EverQuest Franchise. By participating, you can earn prizes and get access to EverQuest Next content and news.

How much does EverQuest Worlds cost?

EverQuest Worlds is a free app.

Does EverQuest Worlds include in-app purchases?

No. There are currently no plans to charge for any of the content in the EverQuest Worlds app.

How do I download EverQuest Worlds?

EverQuest Worlds is available for download via the App Store and Google Play. For more information, click here.