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Eve Online Celebrates Nine Year Anniversary With Free Gifts

Posted on May 1, 2012 AT 06:58am

THE BUZZ: On May 6 Eve Online will turn nine, and to celebrate developer CCP is handing out free gifts.

From Friday May 4, players will have a choice of a free gift from the list of options below:

  • Fire All Lasers (with Dignity) – Omen and Maller (Cruisers) + Medium Energy Turret and Amarr Cruisers (Skill Books) .
  • Duty, Honor, State (and Missiles) – Caracal and Moa (Cruisers) + Assault Missiles, Medium Hybrid Turret, Heavy Missiles, Caldari Cruiser (Skill Books) .
  • Deadly Elegance (Drones Extra) – Vexor and Thorax (Cruisers) + Medium Hybrid Turret and Gallente Cruisers (Skill Books) .
  • Heavy Iron (Rusted) – Stabber and Rupture (Cruisers) + Assault Missiles, Medium Projectile Turret, Heavy Missiles, Minmatar Cruiser (Skill Books) .
  • Plug and Play – Full set of +2 Attribute Implants (Limited Ocular Filter Beta, Limited Neural Boost Beta…etc…) .
  • Refine Your Skills – Memory Augmentation Standard and Cybernetic Subprocessor Standard (Implants) + Scrapmetal, Ice and all other ore Processing (Skillbooks) .
  • Drill Bits – 10x each ore mining crystal I’s (10x Arkonor Mining Crystal I, 10x Bistot Mining Crystal I…etc…10 x Veldspar Mining Crystal I) .
  • A Paxist Treasure – Pax Ammaria – Collector’s Item.

The offer expires June 4. Head to the official site to choose your gift.

EGM’s TAKE: To be still going strong after nine years is an impressive accomplishment. However, these gifts seem a little weak considering the celebration. More collectible items might have been nice, however these are just free gifts that everybody gets. We’re sure the actual celebration will offer more in-game.

Matthew Bennett, Associate Editor
Matthew Bennett finally got his big break with EGM three years ago, following years of volunteer work for various sites. An ability to go many hours without sleep and a quick wit make him ideal for his role as associate editor at He often thinks back to the days when the very idea of this career seemed like nothing but an impossible dream. Follow him on Twitter @mattyjb89. Meet the rest of the crew.

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