EVE Online

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EVE Online
EVE Online cover
Developers
CCP Games
Engines
Trinity
Ambulation
Release dates
Windows May 6, 2003
OS X November 6, 2007
Linux November 6, 2007
EVE
EVE Online 2003
EVE: Gunjack 2016
EVE: Valkyrie 2016

Key points

This is a subscription based game, monthly payment is required in order to continue playing.[1] Alternatively you can spend in-game currency to extend your game time.[2]
Large and active community with over 500,000 subscribers as of February 2013.[3]

General information

EVElopedia
Official Forums
Unofficial Wiki
Steam Community Discussions

Availability[edit]

Source DRM Notes Keys OS
Retail
Official website
Steam
All versions require an EVE Online account.

Trial[edit]

There is a 14-day free trial available from their official website.

Game data[edit]

Configuration file(s) location[edit]

System Location
Windows %LOCALAPPDATA%\CCP\EVE\c_program_files_(x86)_ccp_eve_tranquility\settings\
OS X
Linux
On Windows c_program_files_(x86)_ccp_eve_tranquility can differ depending on the Eve Online installation location.

Save game cloud syncing[edit]

System Native Notes
Steam Cloud

Video settings[edit]

Video settings.
Video settings.
Graphics option Option WSGF Notes
Widescreen resolution
Minimum screen resolution is 1024x768.
Multi-monitor
Use "Fixed Window" under "Windowed or Fullscreen" to unlock Multi-Monitor Resolutions like 3840x1080.
Ultra-widescreen
[4]
Field of view (FOV)
Windowed
Borderless fullscreen windowed
Anisotropic filtering (AF)
Anti-aliasing (AA)
Vertical sync (Vsync)
60 FPS
120+ FPS
Set Display > Present Interval to "Interval immediate" in settings to unlock the frame rate.

Input settings[edit]

Audio settings[edit]

Audio settings.
Audio settings.
Audio options Native Notes
Separate volume controls
Surround sound
Subtitles
Closed captions
Mute on focus lost
Enabled using "Inactive Client Muting".

Network[edit]

Multiplayer types

Type Native Notes
Online play

Connection types

Type Native Notes
Dedicated

Ports

Protocol Port(s) and/or port range(s)
TCP (outbound) 3724, 26000
UPNP support status is unknown.

Issues fixed[edit]

Sound loop after closing game client using Asus sound cards[edit]

You must deactivate the GX Button in the driver software.

White flickering when clicking in space (Nvidia Cards Only)[edit]

You must disable FXAA in Nvidia Control Panel.

System requirements[edit]

Windows
Minimum Recommended
Operating system (OS) XP SP2, Vista, 7, 8 7, 8
Processor (CPU) Intel Dual Core @ 2.0 GHz, AMD Dual Core @ 2.0 GHz Intel Pentium i7 Series or AMD X4 @ 2.0 GHz or greater
System memory (RAM) 1 GB (XP SP2); 2 GB (Vista, 7, 8) 4 GB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 20 GB
Video card (GPU) AMD Radeon 2600 XT
NVIDIA GeForce 8600 GTS
256 MB of VRAM
Shader model 3 support
AMD Radeon 6790
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 560
1 GB of VRAM
OS X
Minimum Recommended
Operating system (OS) 10.6.7
Processor (CPU) Intel Dual Core @ 2.0 GHz Intel i7 Series @ 3.0 GHz or greater
System memory (RAM) 2 GB 8 GB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 20 GB
Video card (GPU) NVIDIA GeForce 320m
Intel HD 3000
256 MB of VRAM
Shader model 3 support
NVIDIA GeForce 675mx
1 GB of VRAM

References

  1. Paying for EVE - FAQ - EVE Online
  2. 30 Day Pilot's License Extension - EVElopedia
  3. EVE Online passes 500,000 subs
  4. Steam Community :: Group :: /r/ultrawidemasterrace Group