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The months-long "Fountain War" in EVE Online creates largest online space battle ever

EVE Online's largest space battlenbsp;ever ended this past weekend after 8 straight hours of spaceship destruction andnbsp;over 4,070 players from around the world fighting in a single solar system.

The Battle of 6VDT-H, between thenbsp;CFC coalition and TEST Alliance and alliesnbsp;(all ofnbsp;which arenbsp;players), was one of the peaks ofnbsp;a conflict that started with the release of the EVE Online: Odyssey expansion and resource redistribution of natural resources around the universe. Spaceship politics and intergalactic industry follow the most profitable route it seems, much like in real life. To read the original declaration of war, check out this site. http://themittani.com/news/war-cfc-invades-fountain

We wanted to make sure you didn't miss out on this amazing part of video game history, so we hope you take a look at the recent developer's blog detailing the background of the conlict and some statistics from the unrivalednbsp;battle itself.nbsp;The blog includes some great links for further readingnbsp;and assets tonbsp;help in your coverage.


As always, EVE has a free 14-day trial at www.eveonline.com

The EVE's Alliance Tournament XI, where the top player Alliances in game battle it out with their own assets on the lne, will be livestreaming with studio commentary in its final weekend this Saturday and Sunday. More about the Alliance Tournament can be found here: http://community.eveonline.com/community/alliance-tournament

Previous weekend matches can be viewed at www.youtube.com/eveonline

Press inquiries: Ned Coker ( nedcoker@ccpgames.com)

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