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May release "118.5" has been deployed on May 31

By CCP Phantom

The EVE Online May release "118.5" has been deployed during an extended downtime on May 31, 2016. We are excited to deliver with this realease a large set of game fixes and enhancements, new modules (such as the new Multi-Use Analyzers), improved camera controls and a lot more. Check out the full details in the patch notes! For feedback please use this thread on the EVE Online forums.

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Issue with Incorrect Citadel Reinforcement Timers, May 31 2016

By CCP Logibro

Hello Players At present, some citadels have incorrect vulnerability timers active, and as such, can be attacked outside of their regular vulnerability windows. This issue will be resolved during the next downtime (11:00UTC 2016-06-01). Until that time, owners of Citadels that are attacked and enter reinforced due to this issue may file a support ticket asking for the reinforcement to be reversed.

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118.5 Release To be Deployed Tomorrow - 2016-05-31 - During Extended Downtime

By CCP Falcon

We are happy to announce that the May release, 118.5, will be deployed tomorrow, 2016-05-31, during an extended downtime. Downtime will begin at the usual time of 11:00 UTC, and will run for a total of 30 minutes, through until 11:30 UTC, when we expect Tranquility to be online and accepting connections. 118.5 brings a number of fixes after the deployment of EVE Online: Citadel, as well as new Multi-Use Analyzers, Upwell Consortium executive clothing rewards for those who took part in the event...

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Update to Fix for Changing Citadel Vulnerability Window

By CCP Logibro

Previously we announced a fix for changing Citadel vulnerability timers. After further testing, a few details of the handling of vulnerability timers during this fix’s deployment have changed. Now, any and all pending vulnerability timers as of downtime (11:00UTC) on Tuesday, May 31 2016, will take effect during that downtime.

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118.5 Release To Be Deployed Next Tuesday - 2016/05/31

By CCP Falcon

We are happy to announce that the May Release, 118.5, will be deployed next Tuesday on May 31st, 2016. This release brings a number of fixes after the deployment of EVE Online: Citadel, as well as new Multi-Use Analyzers, Upwell Consortium executive clothing rewards for those who took part in the event surrounding the construction of the first Astrahus class citadel, and Matigu "Seabeast" SKINs, which will initially form part of our promotional offers, before being released to the New Eden Stor...

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Fix for Changing Citadel Vulnerability Window to be deployed on Tuesday, May 31

By CCP Logibro

We are planning to deploy a fix to resolve an issue where citadel vulnerability timers were unable to be changed. This fix is not being deployed immediately so as to give players advance warning of a non-standard timing of a vulnerability window change. This change will be deployed with the May release on Tuesday, May 31 2016, during downtime (11:00UTC).

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Get a sneak preview of the May release and join the mass test this Tuesday, May 24th, at 17:00 UTC

By CCP Phantom

Join our mass test on Tuesday, May 24th, and discover the features of the next EVE Online release! We invite you to our next mass test on the server Singularity this Tuesday, May 24th, at 17:00 EVE time (=UTC). During this mass test we will investigate the general performance and test various game improvements and bug fixes for the coming release on May 31st. (Image from a previous mass test, courtesy of Sered Woollahara) All participants will receive a reward of two million skillpoints (availa...

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Force Auxiliary Skillpoint Reimbursement To Occur During May Release!

By CCP Falcon

We are happy to announce that the skill reimbursement for Force Auxiliary training will occur during deployment of the May release on 2016-05-31. This will reimburse any skillpoints trained in the now defunct racial Force Auxiliary skills: Amarr Force Auxiliary Caldari Force Auxiliary Gallente Force Auxiliary Minmatar Force Auxiliary This change is already on Singularity after the deployment was tested there, and you can find more information in this thread by CCP Lebowski.

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First Recurring Opportunity to be deployed on 2016-05-24

By CCP Falcon

We are happy to announce that the first recurring opportunity will be available on Tranquility as of Tuesday, May 24th, 2016. From the smallest patrol frigate to the most dangerous pirate battleship in the cluster, whether you’re a mission runner, explorer, bounty hunter or maybe just a miner acting in self-defense, you can earn a daily boost of 10,000 unallocated skillpoints for your first NPC kill of the day. Check out EVE Updates for more information!

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Extended Downtime - Thursday, May 19th

By CCP Falcon

Tomorrow, on Thursday May 19th, daily downtime will be extended to a total of 30 minutes in order to facilitate configuration changes to the Tranquility cluster. Downtime will begin at the normal time of 11:00 UTC, and will run for a total of 30 minutes through until 11:30 UTC. We expect that the server will be online and accepting connections by 11:30. For more information on the current status of Tranquility, and for ongoing information during both extended and unscheduled downtimes, please b...

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Old Camera To Be Retired With The 118.5 Release On May 31st!

By CCP Falcon

We are happy to announce that the old camera system will be retired from the EVE client with the 118.5 release, which is coming on May 31st. With just 5.5% of the community now utilizing the old camera system, we feel that the new system is ready to take over all your spaceship viewing needs.

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Known Issue - Inability To Access EVE Gate While Docked In Citadels

By CCP Falcon

We have had a number of reports from players who are unable to access EVE Gate and the EVE Online forums while they are docked in player built Citadels throughout New Eden. Our web and development teams have identified this issue, which is occurring whenever EVE Gate and the EVE Online forums are accessed by players docked in Citadels regardless of the browser or platform that they are using. We are currently working on a fix for this and will provide further information once this issue has bee...

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Daily Downtime Officially Shortened To 15 Minutes! 11:00 - 11:15 UTC

By CCP Falcon

After a period of testing throughout April, we are happy to announce that Tranquility's daily downtime window is now ready to be officially cut in half from 30 minutes down to 15. Until today, we have advertised daily downtime for the cluster as a 30 minute window during which Tranquility would be offline for maintenance. With careful planning from both our Operations and Development teams, and the switch to the new Tranquility Tech III hardware, we feel confident that we can reduce the daily d...

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The Results Are In! - YC118 Amarr Championships Community Draw!

By CCP Falcon

This year during Fanfest and over the course of the EVE's Anniversary Celebration, we decided to do something new for all those people who're playing EVE over the course of the festivities. In celebration of both the 13th Anniversary of New Eden and the YC118 Amarr Championships Finals, House Kor-Azor and House Tash-Murkon provided an Avatar class titan as residence for each of the eight finalists competing on their behalf. These were placed in orbit of Oris, in the system of Amarr, right outsi...

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EVE Online turns teenager! Happy Birthday New Eden!

By CCP Falcon

Another year, and another epic chapter written into the history books of the living work of science fiction that is the EVE Universe. In New Eden, today marks the thirteenth anniversary of the issue of the first commercial pilot licenses for capsuleers.

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