EVE Online Prices Are Going Up in May

EVE Online Is Getting a Substantial Price Hike Next Month

EVE Online is having a price hike next month. CCP Games recently announced that they had to increase prices of the game’s Omega subscriptions and Plex so they can continue the game’s growth.

“To continue investing in EVE Online’s evolution and growth and to realize our mission of EVE Forever, we are updating the price of Omega and Plex,” devs wrote on social media.  “This adjustment reflects global trends impacting production costs and accounts for years of inflation.”

This is the first time since 2004 that devs are “amending the one-month USD subscription rate” for the game. Furthermore, “these adjustments will have an impact on other non-US currencies.”

EVE Online prices going up in may

At the moment, EVE Online players can avail of a one-month Omega subscription for $14.95. This service includes access to the franchise’s full lineup of ships. It also brings more gameplay features and unlimited skill training with double training speed. There is a three-month subscription for $38.85. Six months is at $71.71, while 12 months is at $131.40. Starting May 17th, EVE Online prices are going up to $19.99 for one month, $35.98 for two months, $47.98 for three months, $86.95 for six months, and $149.90 for 12 months.

Plex, on the other hand, can be used by players to trade for ISK currency. They can also use it to buy Omega game time. Currently, they can get bundles from $4.99 for 110 Plex to $499.99 for 15,400 Plex. Following the price adjustment, players can get the bundles from $2.49 for 50 Plex to $649.99 for 20,000 Plex.

The price hike is clearly substantial. However, it is not completely unreasonable considering that it is the franchise’s first such increase in almost two decades. Still, feedback from its community is mostly negative. Fans took to social media to threaten devs about account cancellations and refunds on tickets for Fanfest.

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