• Petitioning John Smedley, Sony Online Entertainment

This petition will be delivered to:

President of SOE
John Smedley, Sony Online Entertainment

SAVE EQOA

    1. Jeremiah  Johnson
    2. Petition by

      Jeremiah Johnson

      Spokane, WA

Sony Online Entertainment is unfairly closing down EQOA, considered as home to many console MMO gamers. SOE needs to keep open lines of communication with its player base, Loyal customers who paid $15 per month for 9 years. Simply shutting off all access to a game that many agree is the "best game of all time" not only alienates a class of gamer that does not conform to PC gamer Lifestyle, but sends a clear message to all of SOE's loyal customers: Customer Loyalty is not rewarded.

Please sign this Petition and help to send a message to John Smedley, President of SOE, that we, the community of EQOA, Strongly disagree with the sunset of EQOA. Please leave us 1 server, Castle Lightwolf. We ask for nothing more than what you have given the community of EQ Mac. Thank you.

Recent signatures

    News

    1. Reached 750 signatures
    2. 500 Signatures reached!

      Jeremiah  Johnson
      Petition Organizer

      I am incredibly proud to announce the goal of 500 signatures on the petition to save EQOA. Thank you to everyone for participating in this. It's really warming to see the love for this precious world continue endlessly, regardless of the fact that there aren't any running servers at the moment. I am working on a special video to present to SOE, to let them know that we are still here, missing a piece of our lives, and that a company that creates a world and a community, has a responsibility to that community to help keep it together. More on this soon.

      SAVE EQOA

      I just signed the following petition addressed to: John Smedley, Sony Online Entertainment. ----------------1) Reverse sunset of EQOA, 2) Let EQOA be Free to Play Sony Online Entertainment is unfairly closing down EQOA, considered as home to many console MMO gamers.

    3. Reached 500 signatures
    4. Keep the signatures coming

      Jeremiah  Johnson
      Petition Organizer

      Perhaps enough signatures down the road will convince SOE to bring EQOA back as a classic on the playstation network for the PS3 or a future console. Dont give up.

    5. John Smedley has tweeted back that EQOA will not be saved.

      Jeremiah  Johnson
      Petition Organizer

      This is quite saddening. I want to thank everyone for showing the Love for EQOA. Please feel free to continue to sign the petition long after the closure, if perhaps to send an even bigger message to the powers that be just how many lives EQOA has touched. I must Add, this Isn't the end, but the beginning of a change. Please, keep the signatures coming.

    6. Reached 100 signatures

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    Reasons for signing

    • Kia Simonsen AALBORG, DENMARK
      • about 17 hours ago

      Loved this game, and hope for a PSN port of some kind

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    • Mike Rieck DAVENPORT, IA
      • 7 days ago

      I was a long time player and supporter of Everquest Online Adventures. I would like the opportunity to continue to experience this game as not many come close to it in the modern genre.

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    • Brian Holtz ANDOVER, MN
      • 9 days ago

      I love this game. Let me play it.

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    • delshawne harris RICHWOOD, OH
      • 11 days ago

      I love this game, it's what got me into really gaming. I have searched long and far to find a game that will quench my thirst for another but to no end. This is not just a "game" for us, it is a cultural phenomenon and we ask that you allow us to continue to enjoy it. I was a quad-boxer. In short I bought 4ps2's and paid $60+ dollars a month because I loved this game and I'm just one of many many quad-boxers. I had 14 separate accounts between EQOA and the computer version, which btw is not nearly as fun to play. So I ask you Sony, bring back EQOA there is money to be made if you are willing to put in the time and effort.

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    • Matthew Butler SALEM, VA
      • 15 days ago

      EQOA was the 2nd MMO that I ever played, but the first that really clicked with me. The enormous map and varied landscapes set a precedent on how a MMORPG should be. Unfortunately, no game to date has offered the beauty and interface that EQOA offered.

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