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Raijinn
08-29-2006, 11:09 PM
<p class="MsoNormal"><span style="font-family: Arial;">Here at SOE, we are dedicated to providing our players with a world-class gaming experience.<span style="">  </span>As our player base grows and changes, so do the many variations in system configuration, and we find it necessary to learn more about the systems being used to enjoy SOE products.<span style="">  </span>While the system information already provided on a volunteer basis has been helpful, it presents an incomplete picture of the wide variety of system configurations used to play SOE games.</span></p> <p class="MsoNormal"><span style="font-family: Arial;">When EverQuest II and PlanetSide players login beginning on Tuesday, August 29th, SOE will begin collecting data to assemble a more complete picture of the systems currently using the SOE family of products.<span style="">  </span>We will gather some basic hardware information from those systems logging into PlanetSide and EverQuest II, which includes the following;<o:p></o:p></span></p> <ul style="margin-top: 0in;" type="disc"><li><span style="font-family: Arial;">Operating system and version</span></li><li class="MsoNormal" style=""><span style="font-family: Arial;">Processor type and speed</span></li><li class="MsoNormal" style=""><span style="font-family: Arial;">Total RAM</span></li><li class="MsoNormal" style=""><span style="font-family: Arial;">Video card type and memory</span></li><li class="MsoNormal" style=""><span style="font-family: Arial;">Total Hard Drive Capacity.<span style="">  </span></span></li></ul> <p class="MsoNormal"><span style="font-family: Arial;">Launchpad will be used to gather this data when it is initialized to start a gameplay session.<span style="">  </span>There will be no intrusion into your computer nor will any software be installed to monitor your system. The information gathered will be anonymous and not associated with a specific user.<span style="">  </span></span></p> <p class="MsoNormal"><span style="font-family: Arial;">We appreciate your assistance in helping SOE to continue to offer our products to such a varied customer base.<span style="">  </span>Thank you all for being a part of the SOE family.</span></p> <p class="MsoNormal"><span style="font-family: Arial;">Sony Online Entertainment</span></p> <div></div>