CCP's told attendees at the EVE fanfest in Iceland that the graphics of the MMO's Premium version are only half complete.
The Premium version was introduced with the Trinity expansion late last year.
"EVE in a a state where, if you run the Premium graphics edition, half of it is done, you could say," said CCP's chief technologist Halldor Fannar.
"The particle system really shows its age now if you're flying a Premium ship," he added. "The effects are like from another era."
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