has announced that EVE Online
and DUST 514
players can now officially communicate with one another in-game on the firm's Singularity test server.
mercenaries and EVE
capsuleers can chat each other up in the local channels of several empire systems, according to a new CCP forum post
. EVE-mail messages can also be exchanged between the two playerbases, and DUST
items are now visible on EVE's
in-game market (though it's currently impossible to buy them through the EVE
CCP says initial EVE
interaction is necessarily limited due to several known issues and the age of Singularity's current code base, but today's announcement marks an exciting first step in the firm's long-range plan to merge its long-running sci-fi MMORPG with its new PlayStation 3 shooter.