EVE Online: Odyssey expansion enhancing joys of exploration in June

Space is good because spaceships can shoot each other with lasers in it, but also because good grief it is colossal and amazing and filled with so many things we can scarcely begin to imagine. With that in mind, the next free EVE Online expansion, named Odyssey, will launch on June 4 with a number of shiny new features to make exploring e-space even cooler than it already is.

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Space is good because spaceships can shoot each other with lasers in it, but also because good grief it is colossal and amazing and filled with so many things we can scarcely begin to imagine. With that in mind, the next free EVE Online expansion, named Odyssey, will launch on June 4 with a number of shiny new features to make exploring e-space even cooler than it already is.

Odyssey will fill the galaxy with more special sites and vistas strewn about space, which a revamped scanning mechanic and exploration modules will help you discover.

"Some will encounter sites never discovered before, and others will be confronted with intriguing tests of skill and resolve," CCP said. It also teased "enticing new rewards for finding and interacting with sites hidden among the stars."

As the Odyssey minisite explains, that's far from all. A galactic rebalancing will redistribute resources across space, new ships will launch, old ships will be redesigned, and CCP will continue to work on making EVE's complexities more accessible.

If you fancy a whistlestop tour of tourist sites already in EVE, the industrious EVE Travel blog has been visiting places of interest for years and filing reports.

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    March 25, 2013 11:30 AM

    Alice O'Connor posted a new article, EVE Online: Odyssey expansion enhancing joys of exploration in June.

    Space is good because spaceships can shoot each other with lasers in it, but also because good grief it is colossal and amazing and filled with so many things we can scarcely begin to imagine. With that in mind, the next free EVE Online expansion, named Odyssey, will launch on June 4 with a number of shiny new features to make exploring e-space even cooler than it already is.

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      March 25, 2013 5:34 PM

      Wondering if I should pick up my old character, lying dormant in null sec, in, by now, a probably hostile corp.

      Hmm...

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        March 25, 2013 5:38 PM

        Exploration Update could bring me back for another 3 month stint, but ya all my stuff is spread out in 0.0

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        March 25, 2013 7:33 PM

        getting out of null sec isn't that hard, rookie ship, scanning, and patience will get you out of even the toughest regions

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      March 25, 2013 7:26 PM

      I know this is waaay unpopular, but I was really looking forward to exploring these huge stations as my avatar.

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        March 25, 2013 7:27 PM

        Better yet, my own ship!

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          March 25, 2013 7:29 PM

          Yes to both, but more so to the latter, not that it could keep me subscribed.

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            March 25, 2013 7:32 PM

            I LOVE EvE, had to take a break from it though after being subbed for a year or so and needing to play other games.

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