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Mass test on Thursday, January 31st

By CCP Gargant

The next public mass test will happen on our test server Singularity on Thursday at 19:00 UTC (= EVE-time). We are testing the client and server performance of the Retribution 1.1 release. The testing should last around 60 minutes. All participants will receive two million skill points on Singularity. Please refer to this thread for more information about how you participate in the test, and this EVElopedia article for more information on mass testing.

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DUST 514 open beta is here!

By CCP Guard

The open beta for DUST 514 is now free to download and on play on PlayStation®3. The closed beta was linked to Tranquility on January 10th and all access restrictions were lifted as of 13:00 UTC today. The opening of the Beta required no extended downtime on TQ. Feel free to say hello to the DUST mercs in local or send them your warmest greetings from orbit, and those of you with a PS3 and a mind for some footsoldiering can head to the PlayStation®Store, download the game, and play for free, th...

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Incursion Site Exploit Notification

By CCP Falcon

Good evening internet spaceship captains. We would like to inform you all that after thorough investigation, the GM Team have come to the decision that loitering in completed Incursion sites with the intent of preventing further continuation of the Incursion is now considered an exploit. Any players found engaging this activity will be dealt with according to our policies on exploits.

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DUST 514 live on Tranquility

By CCP Dolan

The migration of DUST 514 on to the Tranquility server is now complete. An FAQ covering the basic of the EVE-Dust Link and Orbital Bombardment Mechanics can be found here. If you are experiencing any issues or wish to give feedback please respond to our thread here.

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Upcoming Player Gatherings

By CCP Falcon

The Community Team would like to draw your attention to a few player gatherings taking place in the coming weeks, and encourage anyone closeby to join for drinks and party time with fellow capsuleers! EVE Vancouver - Monthly Gathering Join a whole host of EVE players from Vancouver BC for this monthly player gathering for drinks and food, at this completely open event that everyone who can make it is welcome to attend. For further information about this event, please see this thread. EVE Montre...

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Extended downtime on January 10 for Dust 514 migration to Tranquility

By CCP Eterne

On Thursday, January 10, the regularly scheduled downtime will be extended to 5 hours and 15 minutes starting at 07:00 to 12:15 UTC. CCP will be taking the historic steps to merge two completely different games onto one server as we fully migrate Dust 514 to Tranquility in preparation for the upcoming Open Beta.

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Pod and Planet Fiction Contest Winners Announced

By CCP Eterne

The Pod and Planet Fiction contest run by Telegram Sam in conjunction with CCP Games has come to a close and our winners have been announced. After reading through over 100 fantastic entries covering a wide variety of topics and styles, the judges have finally narrowed it down to our winners. Congratulations go out to Ormond Lycurgus for his Grand Prize winning story “Hunted”.

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The Tuskers Hold Second Frigate Free For All

By CCP Falcon

On January 5th The Tuskers will run a second frigate free for all, open to the entire EVE community. The event is aimed at encouraging rookie players into PvP combat and will take place between 18:00 and midnight New Eden Standard time, with a multitude of prizes available. Please see the Tuskers announcement by Suleiman Shouaa on the Ingame Events & Gatherings forum for further information on location and prizes

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