EVE Echoes Anniversary Update Has Arrived, Bringing New Content to the Game

NetEase Games and CCP Games recently revealed the Anniversary Update for EVE Echoes for the game’s 1st anniversary. The Anniversary Update adds a lot of new content as well as anniversary celebration events to the game. It has never been a better time to venture into EVE Echoes and explore New Eden!

Faction Wargames is a new 10v10 mode that has players battle each other in a combat simulator, using a selection of pre-made ships to level the playing field. Competing in this mode will let players earn Loyalty Points, which can be traded for in-game items including nanocores, and the ship debris of Sisters of EVE and Mordu’s Legion.

Faction Wargames is ideal for teaching both new and experienced players about PvP combat and teamwork without the risk of losing their ships and modules. EVE Echoes is also planning on adding additional modes and optimizations for Faction Wargames.

The Anniversary Update for EVE Echoes will add new Exploration Sites, which will shake things up for Exploration and Industry players. There will be Pirate Data and Relic Sites hidden around New Eden. Players can hack them with a special data analyzer to get blueprints for ship rigs, as well as Industry Decryptors, which give various bonuses to manufacturing and reverse engineering.

Citadel Support Structures
In the INDOMITABLE expansion in January, Corporations gained the ability to build outposts and claim the sovereignty of nullsec zones. This time, Six Corporation Citadel Support Structures will be added to the game to provide more benefits to corporations. These structures will increase the productivity and value of the Corporation Citadel, adding additional value to sovereignty mechanics and waging war. The Corporation Citadel and its support structures can now be upgraded, which will increase the bonuses given by support structures as well as making the Citadel become invincible. Players will also now be able to take control of them using a special module known as an Entosis Link. It’s time to say hello to the next generation of sovereignty battles!

Brand New Tutorial System
EVE Echoes is receiving a brand-new tutorial, which is designed to be as user-friendly as possible, with new special hints and UI upgrades to explain different aspects of the game. It will be easier than ever for newcomers to join New Eden.

1 Overview of Future Updates

Dreadnoughts & Carriers
It is revealed that four dreadnoughts and four carriers (one of each per faction) will be released in an October update. These ships will drastically alter how battles will be fought, which will allow players to use new strategies to achieve victory.

Project Discovery
EVE Echoes players will have a chance to help conduct real scientific research, as Project Discovery is coming to the game later this year. Players can complete special in-game mini games to help analyze and verify the research data of different proteins and their role in disease. Project Discovery will give all EVE Echoes players a chance to work together, to contribute to scientific research that could be used to save lives.

EVE Echoes Year in Review & 1st Anniversary Livestream
Launching on August 13, 2020, EVE Echoes has already seen tremendous success, with over five million registered players experiencing New Eden. EVE Echoes celebrated its 1st anniversary with a livestream on July 31st that was viewed by thousands of players around the world, who were given a glimpse at the future plans for the game.

Thanks to all the support from our amazing community, EVE Echoes has a fantastic year. As the game continues to grow, the team will keep working tirelessly based on community feedback to further optimize the game experience. More content is to be expected in the next year, and EVE Echoes is ready to celebrate each new anniversary that comes in the future.

6. August 2021, von Markus 'Markus S.' Schaffarz

CCP Games



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