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Visual issue with NVIDIA 600/700 series GPUs to be fixed

By CCP Phantom

We have been working with NVIDIA on a fix to address a known visual issue (pictured here) on the NVIDIA 600/700 series GPUs. Initial testing of the fix looks promising but is still ongoing; users can expect the fix to be included in the upcoming NVIDIA driver update. Workaround instructions: Open the EVE client Esc menu Go to the Display & Graphics tab Set the Shader Quality option to Medium We will update you when we have a confirmed release date from NVIDIA, additionally we have created a for...

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Unscheduled Downtime - Friday May 31st, 2013

By CCP Falcon

The Tranquility cluster has been taken offline as of 11:45 UTC in order to enable us to address several issues that have occurred this morning. We currently have no ETA for the server to be brought back online, however we will update this forum thread as soon as more information becomes available. We apologize for this unexpected downtime, and any inconvenience it may cause.

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EVE Launcher Updates on May 30

By CCP Eterne

Today during downtime we deployed an update to the EVE Launcher that will fix several bugs and improve handling overall. Today's deployment includes the following fixes: Fix to ensure the installer for the EVE Launcher doesn't start with the incorrect path Fixes to shutdown issues on Windows XP/2000/Server 2003 Correct handling of the initial focus event so that it's correctly directed to the input boxes in the EVE Launcher at startup Fixes to the progress bar for downloading and installing upd...

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Website Updates with Single Sign On

By CCP Phantom

As discussed in this dev blog, we are introducing Single Sign On (SSO) to more of our websites; the EVElopedia, EVE Gate and the EVE Online Forums will be updated to use SSO in the coming days. This update does not affect your username and password; the change is simply that you will be directed to the new log in page which functions the same as the old one.

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Skill point gift due to the log-in issues on May 21

By CCP Guard

With the dual deployment of Retribution 1.2.4 and the new launcher on May 21, our web servers became overloaded due to a technical glitch that took us a few hours to isolate and solve. While this issue was not universally experienced and over 30,000 pilots were able to log in normally before we fixed the issue, we do feel this special case does require a special thank you (for your patience) from CCP. Since it's close to impossible to find out exactly who was affected and who wasn't, we added 5...

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Mass test on Monday, May 27th

By CCP Gargant

We will be holding another mass test to test new features for the Odyssey release. Areas of focus will be the new jump and pod death transitions, the new sensor overlay and the hacking minigame. If you’re interested in attending please join us on the Singularity test server, Monday, May 27th, at 17:00 UTC. All participants will receive a small reward of two million skill points on Singularity. Please refer to this thread for more information about how you participate in the test, and this EVElo...

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Planetary Conquest District Bonuses Correction

By CCP Eterne

In this dev blog published on May 14, we identified the bonuses that will be given to corporations for conquering planetary districts in DUST 514. In the blog, two of the bonuses for the Research Lab and Cargo Hub were accidentally reversed.

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Disruption of web server related services on May 21 and Launcher issues

By CCP Phantom

On May 21, 2013, our web servers came under unusually heavy load which resulted in connection issues for all associated services that rely on the web servers, such as the EVE Launcher and the client repair tool. Our engineers have been investigating the issue with top priority and when this was written the investigation remains underway and will continue until the problem has been identified and services have been fully restored. On May 21 we also deployed EVE Online: Retribution 1.2.4 and the ...

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EVE Launcher deployment on May 21st

By CCP Phantom

Rejoice Capsuleers as the EVE Launcher will be upgraded with new features on May 21, 2013. This update will be performed automatically as soon as you start your current EVE Launcher. The main change is a new and improved landing page; you will now log into EVE Online using our SSO (single sign on) service. We’ve also included a new self-update mechanism in the EVE Launcher, which will make the update process for the EVE Launcher itself more reliable and allow us to deploy more updates as we wor...

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Final day to vote for your favorite EVE True Stories

By CCP Navigator

The final opportunity for voting is almost upon us. Please visit the EVE Online True Stories site and cast your vote! These true stories will inspire books, comics, TV series or films set in the EVE Universe so ensure your voice is heard before voting ends on Tuesday, May 21 at 23:59 UTC.

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Planetary conquest bonuses delayed until May 22

By CCP Guard

Due to some issues that came up in testing, Team True Grit, the team in charge of the link between EVE and DUST 514, has made the decision to delay the implementation of the bonuses which EVE players get from Planetary Conquest in DUST 514 until may 22. Planetary Conquest is still live on TQ, but bonuses won't take effect until Wednesday may 22. For more information about these bonuses and Planetary Conquest, please refer to CCP FoxFour's latest devblog on the subject. We apologize for the dela...

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Mass test on Thursday, May 16th

By CCP Gargant

We will be holding a mass test to test several new features for the Odyssey release and we will focus mostly on the new jump and pod death transitions. If you’re interested in attending please join us on the Singularity test server, Thursday, May 16th, at 17:00 UTC. All participants will receive a small reward of 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 mas...

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New Chronicle: "And I shall hide" - By CCP Eterne

By CCP Falcon

Very little has been heard from the upper echelons of the Amarr Empire in recent months. However, CCP Eterne has been quite busy! Check out his debut chronicle, "And I shall hide" and delve into the mind of Empress Jamyl I as she fights an ongoing struggle with the entity that shares it. You can read the whole thing over on the EVElopedia, here.

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The BIG Lottery 10th Anniversary Drawing Ending this Weekend

By CCP Eterne

The BIG Lottery is celebrating its 10th Anniversary by giving away 200 Billion ISK worth of prizes, plus several unique ships and other goodies! The chance to buy tickets lasts through Sunday May 12th. For full details of the lottery, you can check the official website here.

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Extended downtime on Monday, May 6th

By CCP Gargant

Due to the deployment of Retribution 1.2 and the Uprising build of DUST 514 to Tranquility, downtime on May 6th will both start earlier and be extended. Downtime will begin at 08:00 UTC and is expected to last until 12:40 UTC. We apologize for the inconvenience this causes. You can read the full patch notes for the release here.

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Unexpected API Server Downtime

By CCP Falcon

Tranquility's API servers have been taken offline as of 15:50 UTC to enable us to rectify several small issues. We apologize for any inconvenience caused, and will update this news item as soon as full service is restored. UPDATE: The API servers are now up and running and responding as expected as of 16:15 UTC.

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Flight of 1000 Rifters III to be held May 5 at 18:30 GMT

By CCP Eterne

Another Flight of 1000 Rifters event is coming up on May 5th to be held at 18:30 GMT. This one looks to top them all! Don't know what the Flight of 1000 Rifters is? It's where one player undocks in a capital ship and encourages tons of explosions and gives out some awesome prizes. Wait, did I say capital ship? I meant to say supercapital! See full details about the event here.

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"Falling Skies", a New Chronicle by CCP Falcon

By CCP Eterne

The Battle of Caldari Prime was a month ago, but there was much behind the scenes that still haven't come out. In this new chronicle by CCP Falcon, we look at the planning that built up to Operation Highlander and the final days of the CN Shiigeru. Read the entire thing here.

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Tuskers' Frigate Free For All #3 on May 4 at 18:00 UTC

By CCP Eterne

The Tuskers are holding another Frigate Free For All, their popular event filled with mayhem, explosions, and fun! Celebrate the 10th Anniversary of EVE Online by blowing up everything in your sights! The FFA will be held in Jovainnon on May 4 between 18:00 UTC and 24:00 UTC. Full details can be found here.

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