Sony will offer webcast during downtime
Sony has announced that there will be a 24-hour maintenance cycle beginning on Wednesday, March 15th beginning at 12:01 PDT as EQ prepares for its previously announced Free-to-Play conversion, as well as content for celebrations for its 13th birthday.
During the downtime, Sony has announced there will be a special webcast on their TwitchTV channel beginning at 4:30 PDT and a podcast will be released on the SoE site marking the occasion.
Quoting the entire announcement as found on the EverQuest Community Forums:
On Thursday, March 15, 2012, at 12:01 AM PDT* (midnight) the EverQuest servers will be taken offline in preparation for the launch of EverQuest Free to Play. Your Way. Downtime is expected to last until Friday, March 16, 2012, at 12:01 AM PDT (midnight).
Also during the downtime, don't forget to check out our Class Question Q&A contest and enter to win some nifty prizes!
We will also bring you additional updates and announcements as they are released.