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Join the EVE Radio Christmas Celebrations!

By CCP Falcon

In celebration of the holiday season, EVE Radio will be giving away over 80 billion ISK in prizes between December 18 and December 22nd, 2014 in their annual festive giveaway! Prizes include 80 billion in cold hard ISK, as well as hundreds of ships and items and a fistful of PLEX as a celebration of the holiday season. For full details of this promotion and to tune in to EVE Radio now, take a look at the EVE Radio website!

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Inactive Trial Account Renaming – Reminder!

By CCP Falcon

As announced in CCP Seagull’s “Coming to EVE in the Rhea Release” Dev Blog, we would like to remind you all that beginning December 15 2014, a large proportion of inactive trial accounts will have their characters renamed and we will make those character names that are freed up available to other players. Inactive trial account characters that this effects will be given a generic character name chosen by CCP (for example, “GallentePlayer12” or “Character101”). If you have a trial account that h...

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Standings Organization TSCA Celebrates 5th Anniversary

By CCP Phantom

by ISD Tedra Kerrigan The Standings Corrections Agency (TSCA) recently celebrated its 5th year of operation - congratulations! TSCA, run by Imiarr Timshae, is celebrating this milestone by offering an EVE University course on the 12th of December on "Standings and Standings Mechanics" at 23:00 UTC. TSCA will also be offering 15% off of their going service fee for the next 5 weeks. Standings are a passion of Timshae; “You’re literally fresh off the bus and the first missions you are offered will...

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EVE Probe - New version available!

By CCP Falcon

We're happy to announce that there's a new version of EVE Probe available for you to download and try out! EVE Probe is a standalone EVE graphics benchmarking program that assists us with future development of EVE Online. Information gathered from this tool is incredibly helpful in assisting us with optimization of EVE's visuals. You can read more about EVE Probe in this Dev Blog, discuss it here, and find the latest version available for download here!

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Exploit Notification - Standard Sleeper Cache Loot Timers

By CCP Falcon

We have identified an exploit relating to the Storage Depot loot containers in the Standard Sleeper Cache site that was released during the Rhea deployment on Tuesday, December 9th, 2014. This exploit causes the containers within this site to respawn loot an infinite number of times. We would like to inform players that any abuse or exploitation of sites with this issue will be deemed to be in violation of the EVE Online EULA and Terms of Service.

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o7: Thursday Dec 11 - 20:00 EVE Time

By CCP Guard

Your favorite internet spaceship television show airs LIVE tomorrow (Thursday) on our Twitch channel and we can't wait to see you in chat! A lot of great things have happened in and around EVE lately so there's plenty to talk about.

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Rhea Has Been Successfully Deployed!

By CCP Falcon

We are happy to announce that the Rhea release has been successfuly deployed! The Rhea release brings a long list of changes to the world of EVE Online, including User Interface updates, new exploration content, 101 new wormhole systems, manual flight control, changes to cloning mechanics and a new opt in beta starmap that we're looking to gather feedback on! For more information on the Rhea release, and to see a full list of features, take a look at the Rhea release page here, and read more ab...

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Who will be the first Capsuleer to reach Thera?

By CCP Phantom

Immediately after EVE’s extended downtime on December 9th and the deployment of Rhea, every single EVE player will be able to find wormhole entrances to the 101 new shattered wormhole systems including the mysterious and unique system of Thera. o7: The EVE Online Show is looking for the first Capsuleer to reach Thera on Tranqulity, so that we can give you a well-deserved salute on air.

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Rhea Release Downtime Schedule Now Available!

By CCP Falcon

We are happy to announce that the deployment of the Rhea release will take place on Tuesday, December 9th, 2014. Rhea will be deployed in an extended downtime that will begin early at 10:00 UTC on Tuesday, December 9th. This downtime will last for a total of 1 hour, 15 minutes, and Tranquility will be accessible for play at 11:15 UTC. The Rhea release brings a long list of changes to the world of EVE Online, including User Interface updates, new exploration content, 101 new wormhole systems, ma...

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Holiday Sale Special! Second Decade Collector’s Edition With 90 Day Game Time Bonus!

By CCP Falcon

EVE: The Second Decade Collector’s Edition is an essential part of any EVE Online enthusiast’s collection. Packed with exclusive items that are only available by owning this limited edition box set, the Second Decade Collector’s Edition is a celebration of the first decade of EVE Online via the medium of books, games, models and music. Purchase this amazing box set during the holiday season, and you’ll receive the bonus of 90 days of game time free of charge, to enjoy the highly anticipated Rhe...

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Calling All Movie Makers! - "This Is EVE" Trailer Competition!

By CCP Falcon

Here at CCP, we've been incredibly humbled to witness the reaction to the latest trailer for EVE Online, "This is EVE". If you haven't had a chance to watch it yet, feel free to check out the uncensored version here! Our goal with "This is EVE" was to show what it actually feels like to play EVE, and the action and reaction that goes on during gameplay by showcasing the recorded experiences of players during real events in game. Now we'd like you guys to show us, and the rest of the word, what ...

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Join the mass test on Thursday, December 4th

By CCP Phantom

As a final check up for the coming Rhea release we are going to have another mass test on our test server Singularity on December 4th at 17:00 UTC - you are welcome to join! During this mass test we will check the appearance of ships again, which are now rendered with physically based rendering (PBR), but we will also test the general stability and performance of client and server.

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