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Join the mass test on March 1 at 17:00 UTC

By CCP Phantom

We invite you to test the client and server performance with our next mass test on Tuesday, March 1st, at 17:00 UTC (EVE time) on our test server Singularity. During this mass test you can preview and test the upcoming March release.

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Voting for CSM 11 is open NOW

By CCP Guard

We are happy to announce that voing for the Eleventh Council of Stellar Management is now open! Click here to cast your vote! (Requires login!) In total we have 53 approved candidates that are listed on this page for your consideration when voting. There are a lot of candidates to pick from, so if you're still undecided you may find Vote-Match useful.

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Resolution For Client Issues After Unscheduled Downtime

By CCP Falcon

After last night's unscheduled downtime due to database issues, we have been made aware of a number of players who are experiencing abnormal client behavior. After extensive investigation, we have confirmed that these issues, which include the market and sections of the UI not loading, as well as other parts of the UI failing to display, are manifesting themselves for those players who were logged when the database issues occured last night. In order to resolve these issues, players who are aff...

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Changes to OS Minimum Requirements

By CCP Falcon

On June 30th 2016 we will discontinue support for the old EVE launcher which will also bring our Windows XP and Vista support to an end. Players still using Windows XP will be unable to launch the EVE client from the new EVE Launcher. Microsoft ended the mainstream support for Windows XP 7 years ago (14 April 2009) and extended support ended 2 years ago (April 8th 2014).

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Announcing the Fanfest 2016 beers, and our first Player Speakers!

By CCP Falcon

Last year with teamed up with Gæðingur brewery in Iceland and made special Fanfest beers. Needless to say this experiment was a smashing success, and we are therefore thrilled to announce brand new and exclusive Fanfest beers from The Brew Eden Collection. This year we are working with our neighbors based on the ground floor of CCP headquarters, Bryggjan Brewery. A few months ago, we formed an unofficial Official EVE Beer team comprised of the best beer connoisseurs that the EVE Dev team has to...

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EVElopedia Shutdown - 2016/02/29 - 09:00

By CCP Falcon

After careful consideration whilst planning upgrades and changes to Tranquility, we have decided to discontinue the EVElopedia as of the announced extended downtime on Monday February 29th, 2016. With the introduction of the new Help Center and the ever developing Flight Academy project from our Customer Support Team, as well as the amazing (and far more up to date) player run wikis out there such as the EVE University Wiki and the Brave Newbies wiki, plus the availability of more up to date st...

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Final weekend for Aurum offers – Package price changes arriving next week

By CCP Falcon

We would like to give advance notice that this weekend is the final weekend of our current Aurum offers and that as of Tuesday, March 1st, the current offers will come to an end, and new standard prices for our aurum packages will come into effect. When this change arrives, all packages apart from the 900 Aurum package will receive an increase Aurum received on purchase in order to bring the packages more closely into line with the price of extractors, based on community feedback after the laun...

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Early & Extended Downtime – 2016/02/29 – 09:00 – 14:00 UTC

By CCP Falcon

After today’s successful database upgrades to Tranquility, we would like to announce a second extended downtime on Monday, February 29th 2016 in order to perform significant hardware and database configuration changes to the Tranquility cluster. This downtime will involve a lot more complex work on the underpinnings that power New Eden, and as such we’d like to take the cluster down for a significant amount of time, totalling five hours of downtime. With this in mind, daily downtime on Monday F...

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o7: The EVE Online show - Live this Thursday at 20:00 UTC!

By CCP Guard

Space friends! Please join us on Twitch this Thursday for another live episode from CCP HQ at 20:00 UTC (EVE time). On this episode we'll go around the office to hear what our developers are working on for EVE, we'll witness the creation of EVE art, we'll speak with the actual scientists behind Project Discovery and we'll see some player created videos and hear what's been going on in the community! Update: CCP Lebowski and CCP Larrikin from team Five-0 will be live demoing new capital mechanic...

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Extended & Early Daily Downtime - 09:00-11:00 - 2016/02/24

By CCP Falcon

Due to a significant database upgrade in preparation for the transition to Tranquility Tech III, daily downtime will be occurring early and will be extended on Wednesday, February 24th 2016. This downtime was previously announced as a one hour extended downtime on Friday February 19th, however after careful consideration we would like to increase the duration of the extension in order to facilitate the changes that will be made. With this in mind, daily downtime will be moved forward by two hou...

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EVE London! - Saturday February 27th!

By CCP Falcon

Once again, the time has come for the bi-annual EVE London player gathering! The longest running EVE Player gathering still on the calendar, EVE London plays host to veterans and new players alike in a traditional pub meet in central London. Come stop by at Goodman's Field Wetherspoons, right by tower bridge on Saturday, February 27th for a drink or two, the opportunity to meet up with fellow pilots, and the chance to win free EVE Online game time! For further details you can check out the EVE ...

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EVE Online Secure Website Downtime - 2016/02/18

By CCP Falcon

Due to scheduled maintenance, the EVE Online secure website will be taken down at 11:30 UTC today for a short downtime. This downtime is expected to run for 30 minutes, from 11:30 UTC through to 12:00 UTC, and will affect the whole secure website including account management, rebilling and PLEX sales services. We expect the system to be back online and active at 12:00 UTC.

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EVE_NT - This Weekend in Nottingham, UK!

By CCP Falcon

EVE_NT #4 is set to kick off this coming weekend, February 19th - 21st, with a whole host of EVE related activties, presentations and roundtables. Hosted by Nashh Kadavr and based in Nottingham, UK, this gathering continues to move from strength to strength, growing in every incarnation so far and providing more and more EVE related content every time around. This year, along with CCP Masterplan and CCP Lebowski, we're happy to announce that CCP Tara and the newest addition to the EVE Universe ...

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Extended Daily Downtime - 2016/02/11

By CCP Falcon

We would like to give advance notice that daily downtime will be extended by 15 minutes tomorrow due to an SSO deployment that will be taking place. Downtime will begin at the usual time of 11:00 UTC, and will run for a total of 45 minutes. We expect Tranquility to be online and accepting connections again at 11:45 UTC. Apologies for any inconvenience this extension may cause!

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EVE's new logging tool, LogLite, is now available

By CCP Logibro

Greetings Capsuleers, We have been developing a new and improved log viewing application known as 'LogLite'; this replaces the decade old 'LogServer' application. We also wanted to improve accessibility of our log viewer, so in the new launcher you can access LogLite from the settings menu. One of the motivating factors for developing LogLite was to provide a cross platform log viewer to improve the reports we get from our Mac community.

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Video contest for the next o7 show

By CCP Guard

Space friends! The next o7 show will air on Thursday February 25 and with Fanfest drawing closer we want to challenge you to a festive contest! 'My favorite thing about Fanfest' We want you to send us a short video telling us what is your favorite thing about EVE Fanfest. Make sure the video is no more than 10 seconds long but apart from that we want you to have full creative freedom on what you include in your video, how much effort you put into it, or how you express your love for Fanfest. Pl...

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Upwell Research Race is Ending at Midnight

By CCP Logibro

Hello Capsuleers As announced by the Upwell Consortium, if you’ve been diligently collecting Research Components from the Serpentis to return to the Upwell Consortium make sure you contract them in to Lee Brinalle by 23:59 UTC on February 9, 2016.

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February Release has been deployed on February 9

By CCP Phantom

We welcome you to the EVE Online February Release which has been successfully deployed on February 9 during a regular server downtime. This release introduces Skill Trading in EVE Online allowing players to trade skills between their characters.

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Skill Trading Launch and Offers on AUR, Subscriptions and Plex

By CCP Logibro

Hello Capsuleers With the upcoming February release launching the Skill Trading system, Skill Extractors are going to be available for purchase starting tomorrow. There are several different ways to acquire Skill Extractors, either from CCP or eventually from the in-game markets for ISK.

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