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Alliance Logos & You - Submissions Re-Opened!

By CCP Falcon
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Good afternoon pilots! Last year after a number of issues relating to the ownership of alliance logos, we placed logo submissions on hold temporarily while we reviewed our alliance logo usage policy and the submission process that players use to have their logo displayed in game. During the review process, we worked through several different proposals for how we could display the identity of alliances within the EVE Universe, some of which included the creation of a template system much like co...

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A quick update from Team Security - Recap from Fanfest 2015

By CCP Peligro
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Dear capsuleers, Fanfest is over, and I think I finally lost my hangover. On behalf of the entire security team at CCP, thank you very much for attending, and thanks to those who watched us live on Twitch. We had some fun reviewing those chat logs afterwards! The purpose of this dev blog is to publish our presentation, which can be viewed on YouTube, here: We are continuing the tradition of publishing our slides this year as well.

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I Take Off My Robe And Wizard Hat - Fanfest 2015 Cosplay Results!

By CCP Affinity
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Greetings Spacefriends, I hope all those who were able to come to Reykjavik had an awesome time at Fanfest 2015 and have fully recovered from the party at the top of the world! The creativity and imagination you all put into your Fanfest costumes has always impressed us, so this year we decided to try out a cosplay contest and it was amazing to see how many of you put so much effort in to your incredible outfits. Each day we awarded three prizes, including a mix of in-game outfits, PLEX, Razer ...

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CSM X - Voting Results

By CCP Leeloo
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Hello pilots, CCP Leeloo here to remind you that during Fanfest 2015, CCP Seagull announced the election results for the 10th Council of Stellar Management (CSM10). For more information about what the Council of Stellar Management is, check here. During this year’s election we used the Single Transferrable Vote (STV) system as per our tradition since 2013.

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Fanfest 2016 and EVE Vegas 2015 Tickets Now On Sale!

By CCP Falcon
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Hello Capsuleers! No doubt some of you are still recovering from the festivities of Fanfest 2015, I know for sure that I am! With this year’s Party At The Top Of The World upon us and Fanfest drawing to a close, we must now look to the future and the many more years of glorious internet spaceships shenanigans ahead of us.

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Back Into the Structure

By CCP Ytterbium
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Greetings, dear space friends extraordinaire, my name is CCP Ytterbium and I’m here to talk about our future plan for structures in EVE Online on behalf of team Game of Drones. We have been collectively working on this particular feature prototype (or more to the point, set of features) for a while now and are now ready to share our high-level concept. Before we go into the new system, we would like to spend a little bit of our time explaining how current structures work for the non-initiated. ...

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Bring Your Friends: Buddy Invitations For Trial Users!

By CCP Falcon
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Greetings new capsuleers! So, we’ve got some big news when it comes to inviting new players into the game: as of 18 March 2015 users with an EVE Online trial account can now use use our Buddy Invite system. In short, this allows you to send an invitation to your friends to join you in trying out EVE Online, and if any of them decide to become EVE Online subscribers, CCP will reward you with 30 days of game time! This means that your account will be upgraded to full status and all trial restrict...

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Fly Quafe – Fanfest Ship Skins with Game Time Bundles

By CCP Guard
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Greetings, stylish stream-watching capsuleers. The Fanfest 2015 HD Stream is FREE this year! Three packed days of presentations, unveiled mysteries, interviews and nail-biting PVP action. But that probably raises the question; what about the Fanfest goodies? For the last few years we’ve sold the HD stream separately and bundled it with the Fanfest digital items.

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Announcing EVE Universe: The Art of New Eden

By CCP t0rfifrans
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Greetings, fellow immortal capsuleers and space overlords! Last year, CCP and Dark Horse Comics released a book called EVE Source. With illustrations and detailed descriptions of the lore of the EVE Universe, its success exceeded everyone’s expectations.

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Fanfest 2015 - The Festival To Eclipse All Others

By CCP Legion
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Greetings Capsuleers! Fanfest 2015 is taking place in Reykjavik, Iceland next week (19-21 March) and I am here to give you a comprehensive overview of everything that’s going down in the land of ice, fire and spaceships! For the 11th year in a row, EVE enthusiasts from all over the world make their way to take part in this celebration of the EVE Universe and everyone involved in it.

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Fanfest 2015 - Devs vs Players Football Match!

By CCP Mimic
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AN UNSTOPPABLE FORCE MEETS AN IMMOVABLE OBJECT Greetings football loving Fanfest Attendees! (That’s soccer to you all across the pond.) For those of you arriving in Iceland a few days before Fanfest 2015 kicks into full swing, the CCP team (lead by CCP Puck) have arranged a Devs vs Players football match.

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Hashtag Swag - The Fanfest 2015 Store

By CCP Falcon
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It’s about that time of the year again where CCP Headquarters goes crazy with activity in preparation for the annual gathering of internet spaceships captains at the top of the world. Hundreds of mice click together in unison as Devs prepare presentation after presentation with images, graphs, and, in some cases, amusing pictures of cats. Outside of EVE Development, the Communications Team and Sales Team are working hard to get the events lineup for Fanfest 2015 nailed down, and the Fanfest sch...

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A Call To Art - Decorating CCP Customer Support!

By GM Grave
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Dearest space faring artisans, Would you like to be the first player in the long and storied history of EVE to have your artwork formally displayed in CCP’s Reykjavik office? CCP Customer Support formally requests your talents! Our neighbouring Virtual World and I.T.

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Politics by Other Means: Sovereignty Phase Two

By CCP Fozzie
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Hello again conquering capsuleers! This is CCP Fozzie bringing you a dev blog covering our plans for an upcoming rework of Nullsec Sovereignty. I know that a lot of you have been eagerly awaiting details on these plans and I’m very excited to show you all what we have been working on and start receiving feedback from the wider community.

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Where we stand

By CCP Fozzie
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Looking back on the results of Phoebe and Phase One on Nullsec Hello calculating capsuleers! This is CCP Fozzie bringing you a dev blog looking back on the power projection and Sovereignty changes from the Phoebe release and Phase One of our ongoing project to revitalize the Nullsec sandbox. There are actually two connected dev blogs being released this afternoon, both of which are worth reading: This blog represents a status update and evaluation of Phase One of our Nullsec changes (which rele...

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Drifting In And Out Of Destruction

By CCP Affinity
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Greetings Capsuleers, This is CCP Affinity on behalf of Team Space Glitter and we would like to show you some week one stats on The Drifters that we released with Tiamat. One of our goals with The Drifters was to further iterate on the new NPC AI we released with the Circadian Seekers. It has been awesome to see how you all adapt to new challenges and we hope to continue reprogramming the NPCs of New Eden. Since the release of Tiamat, 247 Drifters have died at the hands of capsuleers. It was ve...

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Balance Changes Coming In Scylla

By CCP Rise
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Howdy Ishtar lovers Although us balance-oriented folks have been very busy working on things like the NPE and Sov (!?), we took some time aside to put together a high-impact pass for Scylla (March 24) and I want to tell you about it! As always, we are reading your feedback, monitoring spaceship trends in New Eden and doing retrospectives on our past changes.

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UI Modernization - Icon Strategy

By CCP Arrow
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Fellow capsuleers, EVE developers have been quite busy in the past few weeks working on gameplay features, which is good because that‘s what they are supposed to do! But concurrently, various members of these teams have also been working on a cross-disciplinary project called EVE UI Modernization. Our latest efforts in this project is to deliver on a promise we identified as one of the principles of the EVE UI: a holistic icon strategy where we make all things in EVE that have a uniquely define...

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