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SOE MISSION STATEMENT
To be the worldwide leader in online entertainment; and to expand our company through the development of high-quality, industry-leading entertainment, software and services, while fostering an environment of empowerment, creativity and commitment.

SOE AND WARNER BROS. INTERACTIVE ENTERTAINMENT COLLABORATE FOR ONLINE PROJECTS
SAN DIEGO and BURBANK, CA – June 17, 2005 – Sony Online Entertainment Inc., and Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment today announced exclusive long-term licensing agreements allowing SOE to develop a DC Comics massively multiplayer online game for PC and next generation consoles, as well as the acquisition of The Matrix Online game by SOE. Read the official press release.

SONY ONLINE ENTERTAINMENT ANNOUNCES DEPTHS OF DARKHOLLOW™ EXPANSION FOR EVERQUEST
Sony Online Entertainment Inc. (SOE), today announced EverQuest®: Depths of Darkhollow™, a new expansion for the incredibly popular PC Massively Multiplayer Online Role-Playing Game (MMORPG), EverQuest®. EverQuest: Depths of Darkhollow is scheduled to be available at retail and for digital download from Sony Online Entertainment for U.S. $29.99. Read the official press release.

GNOLLS ATTACK TODAY IN EVERQUEST® II THE SPLITPAW SAGA
Sony Online Entertainment Inc. announces that The Splitpaw Saga is now available for pre-order at www.splitpawsaga.com. The Splitpaw Saga is the second Adventure Pack for EverQuest II, the follow-up to Sony Online Entertainment’s original EverQuest, the longest-running 3D MMO role-playing game in North America. The Splitpaw Saga is scheduled for launch on June 28, 2005 for $7.99, with in-game pre-order events starting today. Read the official press release.

SONY ONLINE ENTERTAINMENT® ANNOUNCES TWO NEW TITLES FOR THE PSP™ PORTABLE ENTERTAINMENT SYSTEM
Sony Online Entertainment Inc. (SOEtoday announced that it will distribute two new titles for the PSP™ portable entertainment system, GripShift™ and FRANTIX™. Developed from the ground-up specifically for the PSP portable system, GripShift and FRANTIX are scheduled to be available Fall 2005.Read the official press release.

SOE BEGINS THE SEARCH FOR A REAL-LIFE VIDEO GAME HEROINE ON MAY 17
The "Quest for Antonia" begins May 17th when Stuff Magazine and Sony Online Entertainment Inc. (SOE), a worldwide leader in massively multiplayer online (MMO) gaming, launch a nationwide search for the woman who most resembles the electrifying video game heroine, Antonia Bayle, from the incredibly popular online video game EverQuest® II. The Quest begins online on May 17 and culminates in a final pageant in Las Vegas, NV, on August 13. Read the official press release

SONY ONLINE ENTERTAINMENT ANNOUNCES OFFICIAL ONLINE GAME AUCTION SITE
Sony Online Entertainment Inc. (SOE today announced plans for Station Exchange, the official auction site for SOE games. Station Exchange, scheduled for launch in late June, will be the official, secure way for EverQuest II subscribers to buy and sell the rights to use characters, items and coin in a player-to-player auction setting. Read the official press release

UNTOLD LEGENDS™: BROTHERHOOD OF THE BLADE™ NUMBER ONE AT GAMESTOP AND EB GAMES NORTH AMERICAN RETAIL STORES
Sony Online Entertainment Inc. today announced that Untold Legends™: Brotherhood of the Blade™ was the number one selling game for the PSP™ handheld entertainment system at both GameStop and Electronics Boutique retail outlets in North America. Read the official press release

EXPERIENCE THE BLOODLINE CHRONICLES FOR EVERQUEST®II NOW
Sony Online Entertainment Inc. today announced that The Bloodline Chronicles, the first Adventure Pack for the hit online fantasy game EverQuest II, is now available. The Bloodline Chronicles gives players hours of new content in a rich, story-based realm located beneath the surface of Norrath. The Bloodline Chronicles is currently only available via digital download for US $4.99, and requires a current subscription to EverQuest II to play. Read the official Press Release.

Untold Legends™: Brotherhood of the Blade™ Goes Gold
Sony Online Entertainment Inc. (SOE) today announced that Untold Legends™: Brotherhood of the Blade™ has gone gold. Developed and published by SOE, Untold Legends™: Brotherhood of the Blade™ will be available exclusively for the PSP™ handheld entertainment system for the suggested retail price of $39.99 and is scheduled to ship to North American retail stores on March 22, 2005. Read the official Press Release.

Sony Online Entertainment Inc. announced information on the release of The Bloodline Chronicles, the first Adventure Pack for the hit online fantasy game EverQuest II. The Bloodline Chronicles gives players countless hours of new content in a rich, story-based realm located beneath the surface of Norrath. The Bloodline Chronicles will be available via digital download beginning March 21, 2005, for US $4.99, and requires a current subscription to EverQuest II to play. Read the Press Release.

EverQuest®: Dragons of Norrath Launches™
Sony Online Entertainment Inc. (SOE) today announced that EverQuest®: Dragons of Norrath™, the next expansion for the incredibly popular PC Massively Multiplayer Online Role-Playing Game (MMORPG), EverQuest®. EverQuest: Dragons of Norrath is now available at retail and via digital download from Sony Online Entertainment for U.S. $29.99. Read the Press Release.

SOE Ships Champions: Return to Arms™
Sony Online Entertainment Inc. (SOE), today announced that Champions: Return to Arms™, the sequel to the critically acclaimed Action/RPG, Champions of Norrath™, has shipped to North American retail stores. Champions: Return to Arms, available exclusively on the PlayStation®2 computer entertainment system, carries a suggested retail price of $49.99. Read the Press Release.

SOE Expands Operations with SOE-Seattle
Sony Online Entertainment Inc. (SOE), announced today that it has expanded operations with the formation of a development studio in Seattle, Washington. SOE-Seattle will further increase Sony Online Entertainment's global market share and will strengthen the overall planning and production of premium games. Press Release.

CHAMPIONS: RETURN TO ARMS™ GOES GOLD!
Sony Online Entertainment Inc. (SOE), today announced that Champions: Return to Arms™, the sequel to the critically acclaimed Action/RPG, Champions of Norrath™, has gone gold. Champions: Return to Arms, available exclusively on the PlayStation®2 computer entertainment system, will ship to U.S. and Canadian retail stores on February 7, 2005 Press Release.

SONY ONLINE ENTERTAINMENT ANNOUNCES NEW DISTRIBUTION LABEL, RELEASES NEW ASHERON’S CALL TITLES
Sony Online Entertainment Inc. (SOE), today announced the formation of Station Publishing, a new distribution label within the company. Station Publishing will focus on distributing interactive entertainment products licensed from external content providers for the PC and game console market. The first titles due from Station Publishing will be Turbine Entertainment Software’s Asheron’s Call: Throne of Destiny and Asheron’s Call 2: Legions. Read the official Press Release.

SONY ONLINE ENTERTAINMENT ANNOUNCES INNOVATIVE ADVENTURE PACKS FOR EVERQUEST® II
Sony Online Entertainment Inc. (SOEtoday announced the forthcoming Adventure Packs for EverQuest II, a content release strategy intended to give players access to new content between traditional game expansions. The first Adventure Pack is scheduled for digital release in March 2005 for $4.99. Read the official Press Release.

STAR WARS GALAXIES ADDED TO SONY ONLINE ENTERTAINMENT’S STATION ACCESS SUBSCRIPTION PLAN
Sony Online Entertainment Inc. (SOE), a worldwide leader in massively multiplayer online (MMO) gaming, today announced the addition of LucasArts’ Star Wars Galaxies® to the Station Access™ subscription plan. Now, all SOE-developed massively multiplayer online games are available to subscribers for US$21.99 per month. Star Wars Galaxies will be added to Station Access on Feb. 1, 2005. Read the official Press Release.

SONY ONLINE ENTERTAINMENT ANNOUNCES EVERQUEST®: DRAGONS OF NORRATH™ EXPANSION FOR EVERQUEST
Sony Online Entertainment Inc. (SOE) today announced EverQuest®: Dragons of Norrath™, a new expansion for the incredibly popular PC Massively Multiplayer Online Role-Playing Game (MMORPG), EverQuest®. EverQuest: Dragons of Norrath is scheduled to be available at retail and for digital download from Sony Online Entertainment for U.S. $29.99 in February 2005 with a special incentive price for U.S. and European consumers who pre-order and digitally download directly from Sony Online Entertainment. Read the official Press Release.

SONY ONLINE ENTERTAINMENT ANNOUNCES UNTOLD LEGENDS™: BROTHERHOOD OF THE BLADE™
Sony Online Entertainment Inc. (SOE), today announced a new launch title for the PSP™ handheld entertainment system. Untold Legends™: Brotherhood of the Blade™. Untold Legends: Brotherhood of the Blade will be one of the few original titles developed in North America, and the only multiplayer action role-playing game (RPG) available at the system's launch. Read the official Press Release.

EVERQUEST® II SHIPS TO NORTH AMERICAN RETAIL STORES
Sony Online Entertainment Inc.announced that EverQuest II has shipped to North American retail stores. EverQuest II is the highly-anticipated follow-up to Sony Online Entertainment’s EverQuest, the most successful and longest-running 3D MMO role-playing game in North America. More than 100,000 people have already pre-ordered EverQuest II in hopes of being among the first to experience this massive gaming phenomenon. Press Release.

TORRIE DORRELL JOINS SONY ONLINE ENTERTAINMENT AS SENIOR VICE PRESIDENT OF WORLDWIDE MARKETING
Sony Online Entertainment Inc. (SOE) today announced that Torrie Dorrell has recently joined the company as the new Senior Vice President of Worldwide Marketing. Ms. Dorrell will be responsible for managing the company’s marketing and public relations departments, as well as bringing long-term strategic focus and direction to the company’s efforts to reach new audiences. Read the official Press Release

SONY ONLINE ENTERTAINMENT'S EVERQUEST® II SHIPPING NOVEMBER 8th
Sony Online Entertainment Inc. (SOE), a worldwide leader in massively multiplayer online (MMO) gaming, today announced that EverQuest II is scheduled to simultaneously ship to North American and European retail stores on November 8, 2004. EverQuest II is the highly-anticipated follow-up to Sony Online Entertainment's original EverQuest, the most successful and longest-running 3D MMO role-playing game in North America. Read the official Press Release

HOLLYWOOD TALENTS CHRISTOPHER LEE AND HEATHER GRAHAM LEND THEIR VOICES TO EVERQUEST® II
Sony Online Entertainment Inc. (SOE) today announced that lengendary British actor Christopher Lee and Hollywood star Heather Graham have been cast to lend distinct character and voice to the two main characters of EverQuest II. Read the official Press Release.

EVERQUEST®: PLATINUM SHIPS TO RETAIL STORES
SonyOnline Entertainment Inc. (SOE) announced that EverQuest: Platinum, an affordable, all-inclusive collection that offers the original game as well as the first seven expansion packs, will be available in stores July 27, 2004 for the suggested retail price of $29.99. Read the official Press Release.

SOE and Gamania Digital Entertainment Announce StrategicAlliance
Gamania Digital Entertainment Inc. (Gamania), a pan-Asia industry-leading publisher and developer of online interactive entertainment content, and Sony Online Entertainment Inc. (SOE) announced what is potentially the largest global strategic alliance in the history of online gaming.  The alliance of Gamania and SOE will include four primary undertakings: establishing a joint venture, Asia Pacific products operation, core technology transfer, and potential investment in China.  Read the official Press Release.

SQUARE ENIX TO PUBLISH EVERQUEST® II IN JAPAN
Square Enix Co., Ltd. (Square Enix), and Sony Online Entertainment Inc. (SOE), announced that Square Enix will be publishing SOE’s EVERQUEST® II in Japan in early 2005. Read the official Press Release for more information.

Sony Online Entertainment Announces Omens of War Expansion for EverQuest®
Sony Online Entertainment Inc. (SOE) announced EverQuest®: Omens of War, a new expansion for the incredibly popular PC Massively Multiplayer Online Role-Playing Game (MMORPG), EverQuest®. This expansion will feature new high-level Epic weapons while raising the player level cap to level 70. For more information please read the official Press Release and visit the official website.

EverQuest II Beta Sign-Up Information
Sony Online Entertainment Inc. announced that Beta sign-ups for EverQuest II will begin in May. For more information, read the official Press Release and visit www.EverQuest2.com

EVERQUEST II FEATURES VOICEOVER FOR NON-PLAYER CHARACTERS
Sony Online Entertainment Inc., announced that EverQuest II will be the first MMO game to feature voiceover for in-game Non-Player Characters (NPCs). The voiceover will be comprised of more than 130 hours of dialog and approximately 1.5 million words (the equivalent of more than 65 feature films worth of content). Read the official Press Release then visit the official website.

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLING FANTASY AUTHOR, R.A. SALVATORE TO PRODUCE SERIES OF EVERQUEST NOVELS
CDS Books, and Sony Online Entertainment Inc. today announced that the two companies have signed a deal to bring the EverQuest universe to print in a series of novels edited by New York Times bestselling novelist R.A. Salvatore. Read the official Press Release.


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