Producer’s Letter on the EVE Online Website
offers a look back at
2022 and lays out a "high-level
" (star-map?) of where the sci-fi MMORPG is headed this year.
Highlights include a beta of EVE x Excel this quarter and two expansions, one in
Q2 and the other in Q4. Here's an introduction to the festivities:
kicking off the year with a celebration! EVE’s Lunar New Year will begin on 19
January and alongside this celebration, we will be bringing Simplified Chinese
to Tranquility. NetEase has been pioneering the frontiers of EVE Online in
mainland China and building the future of our two servers, Serenity and
Infinity, for that region. We want to recognize our Chinese-speaking players
outside of Mainland China that have built strong alliances and made their mark
on New Eden over the past two decades.
Furthermore, toward the end of January the Microsoft Excel plug-in, developed in
collaboration with Microsoft, will be soft launching in a closed beta trial.
Announced at Fanfest last year, this integration will enable Omega capsuleers to
log in and directly pull in-game data into Microsoft Excel. We believe this will
level the playing field by providing easy and simple access to in-game data,
without requiring coding knowledge. The official launch is planned around EVE’s
20th anniversary in May.