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Eve Online celebrates nine year anniversary by giving players a free gift

Take your pick.

On Sunday 6th May, space MMO Eve Online turns nine, and to celebrate developer CCP Games will give players a free gift.

From Friday, 4th May, players will have a choice of free gift from a list of options, designed to tally with changes made to the game by the recent Escalation to Inferno patch.

The list of free gifts in full:

  • 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 at midnight, 4th June. Pick your gift from the official Eve site. It will then be put into the redeeming system, which you can use to redeem it to the character you wish.

CCP warned against exploiting or gaming the redemption system. Doing so "will result in all exploited items being removed from accounts and those accounts being considered for bans". "It's free stuff. Act nice :)"

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