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EVE Online October Release Brings the new Mimesis Implant Set

By Poorna Shankar on October 07, 2019 | News | 0

EVE Online’s October deployment is scheduled for this Tuesday, October 8, according to a new blog post. It brings with the new Mimesis implant set, plus more improvements.

Downtime will run for 30 minutes beginning at 11:00 UTC, at which point the October release will deploy. Along with the new Mimesis implant set, new improved contextual menus for cynosural fields, along with several other UI improvements are set to release.

Check out a snippet of the patch notes below, and read them in full here.

New Player Experience:

  • Improvements made to the text Aura displays throughout the Tutorial.
  • Added shortcuts to the Tutorial Instructions.
  • Improved the flow for claiming rewards during the Tutorial.
  • Removed the civilian mining laser from the starter corvettes (not other versions of the corvettes) to help new players.
  • Improved the hiding behavior for the Aura Conversation window
  • Updated the rewards to the tutorial to be ISK, modules, or ammunition.

User Interface:

  • Made improvements to the Info Panel for missions and the tutorial:
    • The Set Destination button switches to "Destination Set" after use.
    • The Warp To and Dock buttons update as the character progress through their warping.
    • You can Abort Undock when undocking from a station or structure using the info panel button.
  • Increased the default width of the Overview and Selected Item windows.
  • In the Agency added an explanation of Factional Warfare complexes and a video to the Factional Warfare page to help better explain how Complexes work.
  • Aura dialogue window no longer contains an option to close.
  • Added a suppressible warning window when in a structure/station and attempting to buy an item located in another structure/station
  • Help Pointer links can now be pasted into chat
  • Added a filter box to the Shortcuts tab of the settings menu to allow you to more easily find a specific shortcut
  • Added a default “Launch Drones” shortcut (Shift + F) for anyone that had not yet set a shortcut
  • Added the "compare" option to ships in various right click menus where appropriate (e.g Ship tree, fitting browser)
  • Added a minimum size to the help pointer window


Poorna Shankar

A highly opinionated avid PC gamer, Poorna blindly panics with his friends in various multiplayer games, much to the detriment of his team. Constantly questioning industry practices and a passion for technological progress drive his love for the video game industry. He pulls no punches and tells it like he sees it. He runs a podcast, Gaming The Industry, with fellow writer, Joseph Bradford, discussing industry practices and their effects on consumers.