With EVE Online's
newest expansion, Retribution
, only a couple of weeks away, the devs are all abuzz over the features and changes coming with it. One of the biggest of these is a widespread effort to rebalance ships
and put them in line with each other. CCP Fozzie
reports that 40 new and existing spaceships are slated for the expansion overhaul, with more on the way after that.
Even though change can be a scary prospect, Fozzie sees the rebalancing as a boon to the community: "Every time EVE's
balance changes, it creates new opportunities for clever players to demonstrate their creativity and separate themselves from the pack. We know that our customers are amazingly creative with ship fittings and tactics and that if we give them a new set of tools they'll do things better than we could have imagined with them."
The post goes on to detail the changes being made to frigates, destroyers, cruisers, weapons, and mods when Retribution