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EVE Online Celebrates 18 Years With Ongoing Events and More

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In case you missed it, EVE Online recently turned 18. This means it’s finally old enough to vote in the United States. More importantly, it means several events and other celebrations are going on right now in the space sandbox until May 18.

Several in-game events are underway. For example, logging on through May 18 will see you showered with daily log-in gifts, including up to 450k Skill Points for Omega. Loads of new event sites have opened up, including wormholes. Check these out to destroy Capital Shipyards and Information Outposts.

The new monument to the Massacre at M2-XFE has completed construction, so be sure to check it out in-game. There’s a new anniversary sale going on as will including discounted SKIN and more. Be sure to the check out the full details of the anniversary festivities here.

Elsewhere in New Eden, Bradford laments for Gandalf – but also for more FOMO-causing events in his MMOs. He cited EVE Online is one of the games he enabled notifications to not miss these events. You can read his lament for Gandalf here.

Additionally, EVE Online recently received two pretty major visual overhauls to Jita 4-4’s interior, along with Aura. You can learn all about that revamp here. And the game’s latest Quadrant, called Foundation, highlights the game’s empires.

“The Empires of EVE Online have evolved since the game’s launch in 2003. Each one has its own strengths and identities that our players have come to appreciate over the years,” Bergur Finnbogason, EVE Online’s Creative Director said in a press release this morning. “As EVE turns 18, we want to give these empires the limelight they deserve.”


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.