And so it goes.
As CCP announced back in February, tomorrow their FPS link to the EVE Online universe goes dark.
Normally I would make a point of posting something like this on the actual date, but tomorrow is Memorial Day in the US and I wouldn’t want anybody to think I am using that day to memorialize a freakin’ video game. Memorial Day is for more important things, like remembering those who have fallen in service to the nation, mattress sales, and pissing off living veterans by wishing them a happy Memorial Day.
Anyway, the game will soon be gone, with Tuesday’s patch to EVE Online removing the last bits and pieces from New Eden.
DUST514 items will no longer appear in the market.
And that will be that.
I know some will mourn the game’s passing, but not many. It was an odd game on what remains a foreign platform for a lot of EVE players. Its spiritual successor, Project Nova, carries on, and what it needs to do to succeed was the topic of the most recent Blog Banter.