PSA – EVE Online: Lifeblood Expansion patch notes.

Patch notes for EVE Online: Lifeblood expansion 1.8
Released on Tuesday, November 14th, 2017

Defect Fixes

Gameplay

It is no longer possible to cancel industry jobs in Upwell structures, while the structure is in either the armor reinforced state or the hull vulnerable state.

User …

Dev Blog: New Alpha Training Option!

We recently announced a massive upgrade to Alphas in this Dev Blog, where we described plans to make an additional 15 million skill points available for Alphas on top of the 5 million they already have. We also told you that we were going to offer a new way for Alphas to train all those added …

Incoming: GOTG vs. DRF Conflict comes to an end.

A few hours ago, the following ping was broadcasted by Sort Dragon who is Darkness. leader:
@everyone Timestamp: 2017-11-14 01:48:54 From: Sort Dragon To: coalition_pings As of this moment all [offensive] ops against the DRF have stopped.
Time to take us home ladies.
Starting tonight AU if the fcs …

CalMil Propaganda Contest Promises ~2bn in Prizes

Nothing sets the heart afire like the right propaganda, and the good stuff is hard to find. The Caldari Militia Coalition, comprising about a quarter of New Eden’s factional warfare, has launched a propaganda contest labeled ‘WIN A CARRIER WITH YOUR ART!’ Normally, digital artists may …

Incoming: Revenant Down in Lonetrek

What appears to be the 14th ever Revenant loss according to zKillboard has occurred in Lonetrek. Destroyed today for a net worth of a little more than 101 billion ISK according the the website, an amount that zKill correlates to being worth about $1,100 USD or about 850€ for those capsuleers …

A Look Inside FCON’s Internal Financial Statements

It feels inaccurate to call something a leak when the documents in question are smeared all over Reddit. Let’s go with ‘disclosure.’ It seems nicer.
The Phoenix Federation’s fall from grace has been well documented; their lead alliance, Fidelas Constans [FCON] has been in the …

Conflict in Eve Online with Mobadder Thworst

When people read about Eve Online on major gaming news outlets, they read about conflict, betrayal, huge fights in nullsec. Hopefully, this attracts new players to join us in the sandbox. CCP Games has made entry easy and free for new folks, but what are they looking for and how do they find …

Guristas Sotiyo Spotted in Galmilistan

At any given time, there are two new Guristas forward operating bases in nullsec. Boasting advanced AI and a taste for pods, the FOBs center on Sotiyo platforms. Today capsuleers located one of these bases in XG-D1L, an obscure system in Cloud Ring. Pandemic Legion pilot Jebi Vjetar captured an …

‘Bot Detector’ Offers Nullsec Hunting Options

The EVE player base churns out web tools and apps at a prodigious rate. It’s part of the community’s charm. One of the most niche, and most interesting, new arrivals is the EVE Bot Detector by Broadhead. 
The Bot Detector, on the surface, is pretty plain: a table of around forty …

EN24: Under New Management

Hey guys, starting today I will be replacing Johann Landier as the Editor in Chief of EVE News24. I cannot express how much appreciation I have for all the work Johann’s has done in EN24 and we wish him the best of luck on his future projects.
What’s next?
I will take over Evenews24 and …

Pod and Planet – The Final Contestants

The Pod and Planet entry period has closed for the fiction contest’s sixth year. With over 55 billion ISK in prizes and CCP lore authorities among the judges, Pod and Planet is one of EVE’s longest-running and most prestigious contests. EveNews24 has previously reported on Pod and …

Fleet of Orcas beach themselves in Solitude

An unfortunate fleet of Orcas was intercepted on a gate by a flash-formed fleet in Yveve yesterday evening after leaving the main highsec pocket of Solitude. The Orca fleet, totalling 12, waited on the Yveve gate in highsec for 3 or 4 minutes, where they were spotted by the local alliance.  A …

PSA: Launcher Update Coming Tomorrow

We’re happy to announce that a few changes will be coming to the EVE Online Launcher tomorrow, after completion of significant revisions to the codebase for the launcher’s UI.

The revision has allowed us to break the launcher into smaller components, for better fault finding and …

Challenges of a Rookie – Why is PVP so Hard to Learn?

In EVE Online, the first steps as a capsuleer are a challenge unlike in any other game. Many people regard EVE’s learning curve as one of the steepest. Some even refer to it as a learning cliff. Of course, as our wise creators, the demigods of CCP have gifted us with a brand new tutorial that’s …

Phoenix Federation in a State of Collapse

After being defeated on the Southern front of the war raging across the Drone Region Federation’s regions, Fidelas Constans [FCON]-led Phoenix Federation is evacuating and retreating to the North closer to Legion of xXDeathXx [X.I.X]‘s sovereignty. While the war continues elsewhere, …

Risk/Reward: Highsec Ganker Hosts Sub-Warp Race

With a killboard full of lost corvettes and Catalysts, Yucie Van Burean is no friend of CONCORD or lonely Ventures. An opportunist, you might say. So it comes as a bit of a surprise to see her as the organizer of an alleged sub-warp race in Ikao on November 12th.
Sub-warp racing has a long, …

Kirith Kodachi: Sunset Period

Yesterday some terrible news was delivered:

EVE Valkyrie creator CCP is pulling out of VR with major layoffsCCP Games is closing two studios and moving away from virtual reality, one of its main focal points for the last few years. The Iceland-based company will close its branch in Atlanta and …

Ashterothi Hosts Open FW Roundtable

On Saturday, November 4th, Ashterothi – host of the Hydrostatic podcast – is holding an open roundtable on factional warfare. The meeting will start at 21:00 EVE time on a dedicated Discord server. As with previous roundtables on new player experience and wardecs, Ashterothi has …

PSA – Known Defect Warning: Sentient Self Destruct System

After several player reports of ships deciding not to listen when the self-destruct process is aborted, we would like to issue a warning notice to all pilots that the self-destruct system is currently not working as intended.
At present, there is an issue with the self-destruct system. Cancelling a …

Backwater Banditry

The following is a ‘fictionalized’ story inspired by true events. 

We met near a quiet little system not too far from the Jita-lopolis. I was a new bro dragging around hope and misguided enthusiasm in a starter ship with a civilian fit. He was CEO of a small indy corp hanging out in …

The Discourse – Chaos As Rogue Drones Escape Confinement

The following broadcast by ARC Studio was sent to EN24 for immediate broadcast with the following description:
A Rogue Drone outbreak was reported in 4C-B7X. Cyrillian Voth is on site to investigate

Dev Blog: Clone States – The next steps

Hi Clone People!

If you were with us at EVE Vegas or watching it from home, you should know by now that we have some big plans for Clone States coming up. It’s time to start sharing the details of that plan so you can begin preparing for the release later this year and so that we can …

CCP Downsizes VR & Community Development Teams

The weekend’s CCP layoffs ran a shockwave through the EVE community. The pessimists take it as proof that CCP is struggling; the optimists (and CCP) say that the company is putting more focus on EVE in a positive way. Regardless, it’s time to figure out what the community has lost.
As …

Caedes ATXIV Prize ship down in Tenerifis.

The loss of an Alliance Tournament prize ship is always an event to note in EVE. In a world where you can pretty much buy anything you want if you have enough isk, limited edition items become nothing short of priceless.
Today’s most eventful killmail belongs to sabastyian from Lazerhawks who …

Phoenix Federation in the Midst of a Rout, Reflects Larger Issues

“We’re Phoenix Federation, and contrary to all the crap on Reddit, we do care about our allies in the coalition,” says Ryac Sampaio, CEO of FCON‘s Gladiators of Rage. His comments temper jeering reports following news yesterday that Phoenix Federation Skyteam and FCON will …