Patch notes for EVE Online: Rubicon 1.4

Released on Monday, April 28th 2014



  • Omnidirectional tracking link cycle time has been increased to 30 seconds. Capacitor use per cycle remains unchanged.


  • The blueprints for the Stabber Krusual Edition, Omen Kador Edition, Caracal Nugoeihuvi Edition and Thorax Aliastra Edition can now be traded using the contract system.



  • The Advanced Military tutorial now refers to remote shield boosters by their correct category name.
  • Descriptions of the Mobile Micro Jump Unit, Mobile Scan Inhibitor and Mobile Cynosural Inhibitor have been updated to more clearly show that they cannot be retrieved once deployed.
  • Minmatar Basic Outpost Plant Platform now displays the correct bonus for added assembly lines.
  • The Black Rise region description now better reflects current events.
  • The mission Onslaught now clearly indicates that you should not bring any of its poor, dirty asteroid colony crewmembers to an agent's front door, thanks.
  • The mission Tracking the Queen (Part 1) now has a much more robust check of whether you've saved the journalist in question.
  • Worlds Collide lvl first room got a re-balance of npc's in it.


  • All gas sites have had their message pop up re-instated upon warp in.
  • Mission Written by the Victors now gently suggests to players that they should bring back an archeological treasure found within.
  • The mission Prison Break (1 of 2) is now fully completable.


  • Corrected the description of the Gallente Advanced Outpost Factory Platform.
  • Some of the New Eden Open T-shirts were too shiny. That has now been fixed.


  • Fixed a situation where sometimes weapon sounds would stop playing when switching between target points on an object.
  • Added a note on turning the audio engine back on that a restart is required to get the full state of the audio in the game.
  • Fixed that the stacking sound should not fail the first time you drag-and-stack in a client session.
  • Fixed the missing sound from the Cynosural Field generators.
  • Fixed a bug which caused some sounds not to play after dock/undock.


  • The mission sequence Quelling the Insurgency now has more text that reflects the game's current setting. And less dairy.
  • Character augmentations now correctly list the Optimal Turrent Range booster drawback as a penalty. Don't Do Drugs, Kids.
  • Overview Settings for Structures no longer have a blank label at the top.
  • The market category name for non-empire faction frigates now reflects the fact that not all of them come from pirates.
  • Contracts with multiple items will now display an icon for each of the items, rather than just text.
  • The Character Selection screen has been updated with a new look.
  • The ship characteristics icons from the ISIS have been added to the traits tab in the information window for ships.

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