Anonymous edits have been disabled on the wiki. If you want to contribute please login or create an account.

Warning for game developers: PCGamingWiki staff members will only ever reach out to you using the official mail address.
Be aware of scammers claiming to be representatives or affiliates of PCGamingWiki who promise a PCGW page for a game key.


From PCGamingWiki, the wiki about fixing PC games
This page is a stub: it lacks content and/or basic article components. You can help to expand this page by adding an image or additional information.
Dev general icon.svg
Although this product has been released, it remains under active development - information may change frequently and could be outdated or irrelevant.
EverQuest cover
Former Verant Interactive
Former Sony Online Entertainment
Darkpaw Games
Former 989 Games
Former Sony Online Entertainment
Daybreak Game Company
Release dates
Windows March 16, 1999
macOS (OS X) June 2003
Monetization Free-to-play
Modes Multiplayer
Pacing Persistent
Perspectives First-person, Third-person
Controls Direct control
Themes Fantasy
Series EverQuest
EverQuest guide on StrategyWiki
EverQuest on MobyGames
EverQuest on Wikipedia
EverQuest 1999
Lords of EverQuest 2003
EverQuest II 2004
Landmark 2016


This game requires a constant internet connection for all game modes.
The macOS (OS X) version of this game does not work on macOS Catalina (version 10.15) or later due to the removal of support for 32-bit-only apps.

EverQuest is a multiplayer first-person and third-person MMORPG game in the EverQuest series.

The game was originally subscription-based, but is now free-to-play.

OS X servers were shut down in 2013.[1]

General information

Steam Community Discussions


Source DRM Notes Keys OS
Always online (requires a constant internet connection to play)
Official website
Always online (requires a constant internet connection to play)
Icon overlay.png
Always online (requires a constant internet connection to play)
Publisher website (unavailable)
Always online (requires a constant internet connection to play)
macOS (OS X)
All versions require a Daybreak Account and a constant internet connection for all game modes.

Game data

Configuration file(s) location

System Location
macOS (OS X)
Steam Play (Linux) <Steam-folder>/steamapps/compatdata/205710/pfx/[Note 1]

Save game cloud syncing

System Native Notes
Steam Cloud




Audio feature State Notes
Separate volume controls
Surround sound
Closed captions
Mute on focus lost
Royalty free audio


Language UI Audio Sub Notes


Multiplayer types

Type Native Notes
LAN play
Online play

Connection types


Protocol Port(s) and/or port range(s)
TCP 1350-1430, 9000, 9875
UDP 1350-1430, 9000, 9875
Universal Plug and Play (UPnP) support status is unknown.

Other information


ExecutablePPC 32-bit 64-bit Notes
Clients and servers switched to 64-bit in February 2022, with 32-bit systems no longer supported as of that point.[2]
macOS (OS X)
The game was PowerPC-only at launch.[3] 32-bit support was reported to have been added sometime between 2009 and 2012.[4]

System requirements

Minimum Recommended
Operating system (OS) 7
Processor (CPU) Intel Core 2 Duo E4400
AMD Athlon x2 4050e
System memory (RAM) 3 GB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 5 GB
Video card (GPU) Nvidia GeForce 8800
AMD Radeon HD 2600 XT
System requirements from February 2022.[2]
Mac OS X is no longer supported (EverQuest: Macintosh Edition was shut down on March 29, 2012).[5]


  1. File/folder structure within this directory reflects the path(s) listed for Windows and/or Steam game data (use Wine regedit to access Windows registry paths). Games with Steam Cloud support may store data in ~/.steam/steam/userdata/<user-id>/205710/ in addition to or instead of this directory. The app ID (205710) may differ in some cases. Treat backslashes as forward slashes. See the glossary page for details.