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 …

CCP Games VR Development put on hold, dozens laid off

Today the world of EVE Online woke to the news of multiple layoffs after the closure of the VR Games production branch of the company, according to an Iceland Monitor article.
A few takeaways from the said article:
– CCP Games is putting Virtual Reality video game development on hold until …

FCON in Flames?

While I go by the handle of Popo for reasons that predate my presence on EVE, this is most definitely not my in-game name. I’m one of the many pilots fighting the good fight in Immensea, Detorid, and Insmother alongside the coalition opposed to TRI for the past month or so after my return from a …

EVE Humble Bundle Breakdown

Until November 2, Humble Bundle is offering EVE Online Premium Edition at 50% off – $24.99 USD. Though it’s intended as a starter pack, Humble’s offer has features that may appeal to established players as well.

Premium Edition can upgrade an Alpha account via thirty days of Omega …

Resource Wars – First Impressions

The Lifeblood expansion comes with a renewed focus on PvE from CCP. In an effort to revamp the, for the most part, unengaging PvE content that exists in the game, they have added several new types of fleet-based PvE content. In this article, I will be looking at the most accessible of them, …

Kirith Kodachi: Lifeblood Is Live

The age of Player Owned Starbase moon mining and reactions is over. Long live refineries!
Actually, I hope refineries are not long lived. I hope they die a lot. Because this guy has build Athanor Refineries and it’s good for business if they keep dying.
Speaking of business, I’ve got a …

PSA: Patch notes for EVE Online – Lifeblood Expansion

Patch notes for EVE Online: Lifeblood expansion 1.0
Released on Tuesday, October 24th, 2017

Features & Changes

Graphics

All Graphics SDKs used by the game client have been updated (click to expand details).

PhysX functionality and options have been removed.

Replaced …

Dev Blog: The Agency – Helping you find PVE content in New Eden

Greetings capsuleers,

We're coming up on EVE Online's fifteenth anniversary and that means fifteen years of content being added to the game. With so much to do in New Eden it is sometimes very difficult to find exactly what you're looking for. In fact, for new players it can be …