EVE Online To Run Major Story Event On November 7th

The four empires have put out a one-time call for capsuleers to provide backup on a “massive, sustained assault on high-priority targets.”

CCP Games’ live events are few. The last large-scale event staged was the Battle for Caldari Prime, back in March 2013. Approximately 3000 players took part in that event, which ended with the destruction of the Shiigeru, a Caldari titan.

Recommended Videos

CCP Games recently announced another upcoming live event, one that may very well dwarf the participation seen during the Battle of Caldari Prime. This has “unprecedented” written all over it. The four empires — Amarr, Caldari, Gallente, and Minmatar — working together against a common and mysterious threat:

“Acting on behalf of the navies for the Amarr Empire, Caldari State, Gallente Federation, and Minmatar Republic, CONCORD has put out a one-time call for capsuleers to provide backup on a “massive, sustained assault on high-priority targets”. Kilkkuken Mallen, Chief Intelligence Operative for CONCORD, said, “We are currently unable to provide details on the target, as this would represent a significant security risk in the operation. However, this threat is considered extremely high to all law-abiding citizens of New Eden.”

On November 7th 2013, all capsuleers are asked to report to one of two rally points, the systems of Sarum Prime and Meves. They will be formed into racial fleets, and are set to depart at 18:50 UTC.

Whereas the target is unknown, the destination might not be. Some claim that this unprecedented level of cooperation between the four empires is the result of a mysterious explosion that occurred in the Syndicate region on November 5th. A destination somewhere within Syndicate may be a very strong possibility.

Others claim that this might be an action against the Sansha’s Nation in order to end their incursions into empire space. From a purely gameplay standpoint, that seems highly unlikely. Incursions are a major source of PvE content and income for players in EVE Online, and their removal would cause a great deal of player dissatisfaction.

Whatever the target might be, this is looking to be one of the more involved and popular live events in EVE Online history. So much so, that CONCORD has issued some strange and enigmatic warnings:

“Capsuleers will not be required, and quite possibly not allowed, to intervene [after the assault]. Moreover, we ask that capsuleers refrain from interacting with, or taking, any elements that might be set adrift in space during the course of this assault.”

If you’re a EVE Online player, be sure to be either the Sarum Prime or Meves systems well before the 18:50 UTC departure.


GameSkinny is supported by our audience. When you purchase through links on our site, we may earn a small affiliate commission. Learn more
related content
Read Article Wuthering Waves Player Creates Star Rail Equivalent Chart
Wuthering Waves and Honkai StarRail covers with Reddit icon in between them
Read Article Skyrim Players Still Want Sexy Armor for Male Characters
Skyrim cover after of an armored male character
Read Article Assassin’s Creed Shadows Ignites Ghost of Tsushima Reddit Debate
Split image of Assassin's Creed Shadows Yasuke and Naoe and Jin Sakai from Ghost of Tsuhima
Read Article Sims 4 Roadmap Teases More Romance With New Content
Sims 4 season of love roadmap, new date spots, kits, expansion, and more
Read Article Little Kitty, Big City Assures Players They Can’t Hurt the Cat
Kitty safely checks out a sunny nap spot inside a satellite dish in Little Kitty Big City
Related Content
Read Article Wuthering Waves Player Creates Star Rail Equivalent Chart
Wuthering Waves and Honkai StarRail covers with Reddit icon in between them
Read Article Skyrim Players Still Want Sexy Armor for Male Characters
Skyrim cover after of an armored male character
Read Article Assassin’s Creed Shadows Ignites Ghost of Tsushima Reddit Debate
Split image of Assassin's Creed Shadows Yasuke and Naoe and Jin Sakai from Ghost of Tsuhima
Read Article Sims 4 Roadmap Teases More Romance With New Content
Sims 4 season of love roadmap, new date spots, kits, expansion, and more
Read Article Little Kitty, Big City Assures Players They Can’t Hurt the Cat
Kitty safely checks out a sunny nap spot inside a satellite dish in Little Kitty Big City
Author
Poetic Stanziel
Just a dude who likes to write about games, comic books, television, and film.