Not only are they offering a free pass back into Norrath, but a bevy of events and in-game items await the returning adventurer. EverQuest players are invited to "celebrate their hardcore heritage" with hot zones that give a 25% bonus to already-increased XP, free armor and weapons that will "get players up to speed" with their fellows, and even special trinkets if you convert to a paying customer. EQ2 players have as much, if not more, to look forward to with a full calendar of events ongoing throughout the summer. They've also got recruitment rewards, unique in-game items, and much more.
Read below for the full details on both programs, and check back with Massively.com for interviews with EQ senior producer Clint Worley, EQ senior designer Ryan Barker, and EQ2 senior producer Bruce Ferguson on this momentous initiative. You can also see the full Living Legacy trailer embedded below the cut.