In Eve Online a war has been raging between two warring player parties for months. But they want at Christmas time resolve their disputes. The participating cooperations, i.e. the guilds of the game, announced this now.
From December 22nd to 25th all warlike activities in the universe of New Eden will be stopped. This means that no space stations will be attacked and no PvP fleets will be created to pursue the objectives of the current war.
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Eve Online is not the most important thing
Although many players spend a lot of time in Eve Online and sometimes for years forging plans for revenge or similar, there is also a life outside of the game for them. The leaders of the parties involved in the current conflict explain so that many users Celebrate Christmas and therefore have no time for the SciFi title will.
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Some Eve Online players who are active in larger alliances can usually be reached outside of the game via various chat channels in order to be able to react to any attacks by enemy factions. Goal of short-term peace it is that they too can spend the Christmas season with their families without having to worry about the game all the time. The alliance called “TEST” explains in an update to its members:
“Hopefully that will allow us and our opponents to spend the Christmas season as people and not as Eve players.”
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Christmas truce in video games
The Parallels to the Christmas peace in the First World War Of course, they do not go unnoticed. On December 24, 1914, the soldiers of the hostile countries stopped all acts of war and celebrated the time together at the front.
Reddit user VolvicCH from the Pandemic Horde asks, for example, if you can now play soccer together. Lemurofdiablo, on the other hand, hit one Snowball fight on Christmas Eve right in front of the sun.
Similar actions in other games: There were similar events in other titles. For example, on a Battlefield 1 server, the players honored the end of the war with a virtual truce. In Verdun, on the other hand, there is a special Christmas event in which the guns rest.