Sony Online Entertainment has released a first batch of screenshots for EverQuest Next, its upcoming MMO.

EverQuest Next is not the continuation of a familiar story,” said director of development Dave Georgeson. “It represents the fundamental reimagining of the characters, lore and environments of the EverQuest universe.”

“While great care has been taken to respect the extraordinary influence that EverQuest has had in this industry and with our player community over the years, this is a boldly different game unlike anything that has come before.”

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