Sony Online Entertainment: 12 Million Players In Free Realms

San Diego-based massively multiplayer, online gaming developer Sony Online Entertainment reports today that it has just reached 12 million registered users for its title Free Realms. Free Realms is a family-friendly virtual world focused on "quests, activities and minigames". The firm said that the milestone was reached as part of the kickoff of a "virtual summer camp" effort which features virtual versions of a number of traditional summer activities, including going to the beach and camp. Sony Online Entertainment is the developer of a number of online games, including EverQuest and Legends of Norrath.