EVE Online: Trinity Expansion Hits Dec. 5

The latest expansion pack for CCP's space-based MMO EVE Online (PC) will arrive as a free download for subscribers next Wednesday, December 5.

Known as Trinity, the expansion packs a number of graphical enhancements, such as normal and specular mapping for all of the game's spaceships and shader 3.0 support. For a closer look at Trinity, check out the teaser trailer, which can also be viewed below.

Though the recently launched Mac and Linux versions will receive the update the same day, they will not support for the new graphical touches until Q1 2008.

The next substantial update, referred to as The Ambulation Project, will introduce human avatars to the game. Targeted for a 2008 launch, the possibilities of player-maintained bars and clothing shops are hoped to expand the game's female population, its vast economy, and the paranoia-laden antics of its multinational corporations.

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