Fri, May 31, 2013 | 09:49 BST
Eve Online gets Steam log-in, PLEX & subscriptions, Steam Workshop support may follow
Eve Online developer CCP Games has enabled log-in, PLEX and subscription support via Steam, with Steam Workshop and community hub support currently in consideration at the studio. The additions only apply to new players however.
PCGamesN reports that
If you head over to the Eve Online Steam page you can see that both subscription fees and PLEX payments have been added for new players, with plans to roll out to existing players in due course.
In a statement, CCP said, “We first started offering EVE Online on Steam in March 2008. Since then tens of thousands of players entered the EVE universe though this medium, and we want to take this cooperation even further: after all, Steam is the world’s largest gaming platform.
“Other aspects of Steam we are potentially very interested in are the Community Hub and Steam Workshop. Our community team has already started looking into the possibilities here, and we would love to hear your feedback on this as well.”
“We also took an opportunity to clean up the product description for EVE Online, update the artwork, fix the client deployment process and introduce the new Starter Pack for new players instead of a generic game activation key.”
We’ll have more if and when CCP decides to bring these features to existing players.