Sony Unveils E3 Lineup
Press release from Sony Online Entertainment:
SAN DIEGO, CA -- Sony Online Entertainment announced its E3 product line-up, which will be revealed in Los Angeles June 5-7. Gamers in attendance will have the chance to be among the first to get hands-on with the highly-anticipated shooter PlanetSide 2, while also being treated to the latest updates from some of SOE's most popular franchises, including: DC Universe Online, EverQuest II, Free Realms, Star Wars: Clone Wars Adventures and Vanguard: Saga of Heroes.
SOE will also be unveiling two new games from its ever-expanding free-to-play portfolio, including the high-energy first-person shooter (FPS) Bullet Run and fantasy massively multiplayer online role-playing game (MMORPG) Wizardry Online. In addition, the EverQuest II team will demonstrate its new, innovative facial recognition feature, SOEmote, which gives players a never-before-seen highly immersive experience in game.
"This year's E3 line-up features an unparalleled variety of free-to-play titles spanning across multiple genres and platforms -- from kids and adults, to casual and hardcore," said John Smedley, President, Sony Online Entertainment. "With the largest and most diverse free-to-play line-up of any online publisher, SOE is delivering on all fronts with the massive show floor debut of PlanetSide 2, two entirely new titles and the latest hands-on game content from franchise favorites, plus never-before-seen MMO innovations that take immersive gameplay to an entirely new level."
SOE will be located at Booth #4800 in the West Hall of the Los Angeles Convention Center. For real-time SOE updates from E3, follow @SonyOnline and/or @PlanetSide2 on Twitter and on Facebook at www.facebook.com/SOE. SOE's full E3 line-up of titles can be found below:
First hands-on play with PlanetSide 2, the highly-anticipated MMOFPS. PlanetSide 2 takes all the groundbreaking features from the original game -- massive multiplayer battles, distinct empires to rally around, and enormous continents where intense ground and air combat unfolds -- and adds features that modern gamers have come to expect of the FPS and MMO genres. To dial up the E3 experience to epic levels, PlanetSide 2 has enlisted video game personality TotalBiscuit to live cast directly from the SOE booth at 3 p.m. PT on Tuesday, June 5, and Wednesday, June 6, as well as at 11 a.m. PT on Thursday, June 7. Featured live on TwitchTV -- http://www.twitch.tv/totalbiscuit -- TotalBiscuit will take PlanetSide 2's massive combat beyond the E3 show floor. To stay up to date with PlanetSide 2 news at E3 and for the chance to win SOE products, tune in to PlanetSide 2 news on Twitter at @PlanetSide2 and on Facebook at www.facebook.com/PlanetSide2. Those attending can also drop by the booth to receive a special PlanetSide 2 item and beta key. To sign up for beta, players can visit www.planetside2.com.
DC Universe Online
Hands-on demo with The Last Laugh (DLC 4), featuring an all-new weapon, hours of multiplayer gameplay in the Safe Houses and Headquarters, and new Legends PvP characters. For real-time updates from E3, follow DCUO on Twitter at @DCUO and on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/DCUniverseOnline.