CCP Games has announced
that it'll be releasing Inferno, the next expansion for its signature
title EVE Online, on May 22 of this year. The new pack will include
changes and updates focused on tweaking EVE's PvP component, with a
new Mercenary Marketplace area and rule changes that aim to deepen
the consequences of factional warfare while improving the game's
The expansion will be supported by a precursor patch, a series first that'll go live on
April 24. This'll pave the way for the gameplay and interface
overhauls planned for Inferno, as well as cosmetic upgrades such as
new shaders and decal-space for the game's spacecraft. You can see a
few of the upcoming graphical enhancements in the trailer above. CCP
also plans to support Inferno with a 1.5 patch come August, as well
as incremental fixes as and when they're called for.
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