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Today CCP announced a holiday treat for players of its
available exclusively on PlayStation 3. CCP is hosting a
series of in-game events throughout the month of December to
mobilize and reward those mercenaries participating in the battles
raging throughout New Eden.
There will be three major in-game events during the month, each
mercenaries in a myriad of ways:
Weapon Trials: Rifle Round Up, and
12 Days of DUST. Below are details on the timing
of each event, as well as criteria for earning rewards.
Developer Invasion –
December 16, 18 & 20
The name says it all! December brings the opportunity to throw
down with the makers of
when CCP developers enter the game as either allies or
targets. No matter who loses, everyone wins.
• For a few hours
across these dates, teams of 4-6 developers will fight in
“Other Contract” matches against players.
• If players fight with
or against developers, they will earn Double SP + Double ISK
• Keep an eye out for
more info at
DUST 514.com/events for times
Weapon Trials: Rifle Round Up – December
Gear up with a Standard level of either the Combat Rifle or Rail
Rifle in matches during this event. Both weapons are all-new in the
Uprising 1.7 release!
• For every 10 kills
scored, players will receive one Prototype Rifle of the same type
of weapon. (e.g. 40 standard Rail or Combat Rifle kills will
receive four AUR Prototype Rail or Combat Rifles)
• Rack up the kill
count and bolster your arsenal.
The 12 Days of DUST – December 25-January 5
The holidays are all about giving, and at the end of December
CCP is offering players the chance to receive epic in-game items on
a daily basis.
• Players will receive
12 bonus in-game items just for logging in and winning a single
match each day during this event.
• Each day that a
player logs in and wins, CCP will reveal a secret item. Players
will receive a range of
gear – rare dropsuits, powerful weapons and
Each offer is good for
one day only! Players must log in before 11:00 UTC
each day to win and redeem!
December 17 to January 4, CCP will be offering a
75% discount on the
Tactical Edition, which offers everything a mercenary
needs to kick start their career in New Eden, including the
game’s client, skill booster, vehicles, fully-fitted
dropsuits, and Aurum currency. Normally $19.99, the Tactical
Edition will retail for $4.99 during the sale. For more info or to
purchase the Tactical Edition, you can click
here. Note that all
purchases must be made before 11:00 UTC on January 4, 2014.
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