Extended Downtime For December Release Today - December 8th, 2015!

We are happy to announce that the December release for EVE Online will be deployed in an extended downtime today, December 8th, 2015.

This release brings a whole host of new visual and gameplay improvements to EVE Online including new shield, armor and hull damage effects, PVP kill marks, dust and dirt on ship hulls, the new 'Endurance' class ice mining frigate, new Navy electronic warfare frigates, Tech II logistics frigates, new Tech II Command Destroyers, new module effects and module tiericide, as well as changes to remote repair and energy vampire systems, and new propulsion system effects in game, as well as many more changes.

Downtime will begin at the usual time of 11:00 UTC, and will run for one hour, through until 12:00 Noon UTC, for a total of 60 minutes. We anticipate that Tranqulity will be back online and accepting connections at 12:00 Noon UTC!

For further information on what's coming in this release, you can read more about the changes coming on the EVE Updates website, and check out the full patch notes here.

You can also check out the first in a series of holiday blogs here, that details winter events and offers over the course of the holidays which begin at downtime today!