EVE Online

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EVE Online
EVE Online - cover.jpg
Developers
Engines
Release dates
Windows
May 6, 2003
OS X
November 6, 2007
EVE Online at SteamDB
 EVE Online at Wikipedia
EVE
EVE Online 2003
EVE: Valkyrie 2015

Key points

Information 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]
Advantage Large and active community with over 500,000 subscribers as of February 2013.[3]

General information

More information EVElopedia
More information Official Forums
More information Unofficial Wiki
More information Steam Community Discussions

Availability[edit]

Source DRM Notes Keys
Official website Requires online account
Steam Availability Table Icons - Steam.svgRequires online account
Information All versions require an EVE Online account.

Trial[edit]

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

Game data[edit]

Configuration file(s) location[edit]

  Location 
Windows %LOCALAPPDATA%\CCP\EVE\c_program_files_(x86)_ccp_eve_tranquility\settings\
OS X
Information 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 No native support

Video settings[edit]

Video settings.
Graphics option Option WSGF Notes
Widescreen resolution Native support WSGF WS Bronze.svg Minimum screen resolution is 1024x768.
Multi-monitor Native support WSGF MM Bronze.svg Use "Fixed Window" under "Windowed or Fullscreen" to unlock Multi-Monitor Resolutions like 3840x1080.
Field of view (FOV) Unknown
Windowed Native support
Borderless fullscreen windowed Native support
Anisotropic filtering (AF) No native support
Anti-aliasing (AA) Native support
Vertical sync (Vsync) Native support
60 FPS Native support
120+ FPS Native support Set Display > Present Interval to "Interval immediate" in settings to unlock the frame rate.

Input settings[edit]

Keyboard and mouse Native Notes
Remapping Native support
Mouse acceleration No native support
Mouse input in menus Native support
Mouse Y-axis inversion Unknown
Controller
Controller support No native support

Audio settings[edit]

Audio settings.
Audio options Native Notes
Separate volume controls Native support
Surround sound No native support
Subtitles No native support
Closed captions No native support
Mute on focus lost Native support Enabled using "Inactive Client Muting".

Network[edit]

Multiplayer types

Type Native Notes
Online play Native support

Connection types

Type Native Notes
Dedicated Native support

Ports

Protocol Port(s) and/or port range(s)
TCP (outbound) 3724, 26000
Information 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