A Friendly Reminder

At Evolve we take pride in our mission to make gaming better. We believe in the bright future of PC gaming and the necessity of a free social platform connecting a powerful community. Simply put, we do it for our love of video games. From the beginning, Evolve has protected the intellectual property rights of ...

VPN Vulnerability Identified

One of the reasons that Evolve makes it easier to play games online with friends is because of the virtual private network (VPN) adapter installed by our Party system. We became aware of a vulnerability in our VPN this morning, and are working on fixing it. In very simplified terms, malicious users can intercept and ...

Game Stats

As some of you have noticed, Evolve hasn’t been properly calculating playtime and game statistics correctly for the past few days.  This is in part due to the system outages we had on Monday.  We have resolved these issues and the calculation bots have been put back to work!  It will take them a few ...

New Simultaneous User Record

Congratulations to the Evolve community for setting a new record for simultaneous users! Since November of 2014, the new team has worked to increase Evolve’s capacity. We’ve increased the number of concurrent users from 29,000 to 40,000 and the number of people who can use our party system from 4000 to 8000. We aren’t stopping ...

Evolve Client Updates

As part of our server upgrades today we’ve released new versions of both the stable and beta builds of the Evolve client. After the server upgrades are complete, it will be necessary to be running one of the updated clients to access the party system. Evolve will prompt you to automatically update the next time you ...

Evolve Client Beta Release Updated

Hello, we’ve released an updated beta version of the Evolve client. More details about the release are available here. If you’d like to try out the beta, you can opt in via the General tab in the Evolve Preferences.  

shop.evolvehq.com

Today we are launching our new eCommerce store at shop.evolvehq.com. Before today, you couldn’t buy Evolve merchandise without making a donation. Some users wanted to buy multiple stickers, but there was no easy way to do this with the old system. We are getting pictures taken of our t-shirts, so those will go up later ...

New Year, New Prices

Happy New Year, everyone! I wanted to make some announcements about our pricing, crowdfunding, and merchandise. First things first: Party+ is now $4.99 a month We lowered the price of Party+ from $9.99 to $4.99 a month. Party+ makes it even easier to play games online together with friends. If one (or more) of your ...

The Road Ahead

As we near the close of 2014, I wanted to take a few moments to reflect on the the year and update you on some of the things Evolve is gearing up for as we head into 2015. Wild Ride As many of you know, the last 11 months have been a challenge for us. ...

The Complete History of Evolve, Part 9

May I have a drumroll, please? The venerable Complete History of Evolve is back, everyone! After a long summer vacation in the lands of limbo, I’m pleased to say part 9 is finally ready to entertain and enlighten you. Let’s see… where did we last leave off? I believe it was in the fall of ...

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