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Attention trial users: Helpful information and tips contained within!

By CCP Gargant

When flying your first AU's in New Eden, it is good to know where valuable information is readily available to you. If you ever feel lost or confused, fret not! Below are some very good sources of information, and communities of other players: First off, you will have three open chat channels when you first create your character.

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Universe Data Migration Test on Singularity

By CCP Gargant

From the 30th of January to the 13th of February, a build containing the migration of EVE's universe data will be available for public testing on Singularity. It would be great if you could help us to make sure that we did not miss any bugs in our internal tests.

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Rubicon 1.1 Live Stream - January 30 - 19:00 UTC

By CCP Falcon

This Thursday at 19:00 UTC, CCP will be hosting an EVE Online: Rubicon 1.1 live stream in association with Twitch. CCP Guard (aka Mr G) and CCP Mimic will be speaking with CCP Rise and CCP Fozzie, regarding the recently released changes that came with EVE Online: Rubicon 1.1. CCP Dolan will also be on hand to talk about the most recent CSM Summit, as well as CCP Falcon and CCP Bro to cover the New Eden Open and upcoming Community gatherings in the months ahead! Tune in to our official Twitch ch...

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EVE Online: Rubicon 1.1 PLEX Sale!

By CCP Falcon

CCP are happy to announce the EVE Online: Rubicon 1.1 PLEX sale! Head on over to your account management page to take advantage of some great savings on PLEX in celebration of the launch of Rubicon 1.1! This sale will run until February 3rd, and includes discounts on 6x, 13x and 28x PLEX packages.

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EVE Online: Rubicon 1.1 To Be Deployed Tomorrow, Tuesday, January 28th

By CCP Falcon

EVE Online: Rubicon 1.1 will be released tomorrow Tuesday, January 28th. Downtime for the deployment of this release will begin at the usual time of 11:00 UTC, and will be completed by 11:40 UTC. Rubicon 1.1 brings a whole host of new deployable structures, as well as the new Sisters of EVE battleship, along with new capital ship wrecks, station graphical updates, a number of UI changes and optimizations, ship balancing, overheat balancing and a number of other changes! Take a look at the Dev B...

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In Development - EVE Online: Rubicon 1.1

By CCP Falcon

Rubicon 1.1 introduces exciting new gameplay, expanding guerilla warfare options and building on the mobile structure foundations laid with the expansion's release. Join the recently clone activated CCP Guard on his quest of revenge that coincidently also brings you a sneak peek at what Rubicon 1.1 has in store for the players of EVE Online. Check out In Development - Rubicon 1.1 now! You can also keep up with more in depth details regarding the upcoming features in Rubicon 1.1 on the Dev Blogs...

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New Eden Open II signups closed - auction now live!

By CCP Gargant

The sign-ups for the New Eden Open II have now been closed. This means the silent auction for spots in the tournament is now live! As stated in the dev blogs announcing and detailing the tournament, the silent auction closes at 23:59:59 UTC on the 23rd of January and bids submitted after that will not be accepted. Captains of teams that are signed up can send their bid to the character 'CCP Alliance Tournament' to try and secure a spot in the tournament.

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Limited Time Left To Claim Your Gifts From The Yule Lads!

By CCP Falcon

Now that the Yule Lads have returned to the mountains for another year, we will soon be closing the Holiday 2013 Yule Lads advent calendar page. This means that players have 9 days remaining to claim their holiday gifts, before the page is closed on January 31 at 23:59 UTC. Be sure to head over to the page and claim any outstanding gifts you have before the end of the month!

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Mass test on Tuesday, January 21st - 17:00 UTC

By CCP Falcon

We are planning a mass test on our test server Singularity for changes for Rubicon 1.1 (mostly capital wrecks and the new mobile micro jump units) and to gather performance data. If you’re interested in attending please join us on Singularity, Tuesday, January 21st, at 17:00 UTC.

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Rubicon Feature Site Update For EVE Online: Rubicon 1.1

By CCP Falcon

We are happy to announce that the feature site for EVE Online: Rubicon has been updated to reflect the upcoming changes that will be deployed with Rubicon 1.1 on Tuesday, January 28th, 2014. As always, be sure to keep up with the latest information on upcoming changes in the Dev Blogs section of the EVE Online Community Portal. You can also now take a look at new content coming with Rubicon 1.1 on the Rubicon feature site, here!

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Issues With API Key Management

By CCP Falcon

We are currently working on several issues related to API key management on the community portal. At present, while existing API keys are working fine, any attempts to change them, or create new API keys is resulting in issues that we are currently working on resolving. We hope to have a fix in place for this issue that will be deployed at downtime tomorrow. We apologize for any inconvenience these issues may cause, and hope to have them resolved soon.

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CCP Brings EVE: Valkyrie to Sundance Film Festival!

By CCP Falcon

CCP Games will be demonstrating EVE: Valkyrie at a special Oculus Rift exhibit at the Sundance Film Festival in Park City, Utah from January 16-25. CCP t0rfifrans, CCP BADCOP, GM Nythanos, and GM Ukulele will be on hand, so stop by the New Frontier exhibit space to get a chance to play EVE: Valkyrie and say “howdy." More information about the New Frontier exhibit at Sundance Film Festival can be found here.

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New Eden Open II signup page live!

By CCP Gargant

The signup page for the New Eden Open II is now open! Captains that want to lead a team for a shot at the $25,000 prize pool can now create their teams by submitting the 5 PLEX fee, and then invite the pilots that are going to be on the team. Head on over to http://community.eveonline.com/community/new-eden-open/signup/ to get the process started. Signups will remain open until the 20th of January, after which the silent auction starts where signed up teams bid for a spot in the tournament.

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Eve Online Web Services Downtime - January 7th, 2014

By CCP Falcon

Next Tuesday, January 7th 2014, we will be performing a number of back-end upgrades to our web services. As such, during normal downtime, from 11:00 UTC all our web services will be unavailable for approximately 10 minutes. This includes the EVE Online Forums, the EVElopedia, and our Account Management Services as well as all other associated websites. Once downtime is over, these services should all resume operation as normal.

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