Completed: Emergency Maintenance

Update #3 Good news, everyone! We’re coming back online. A few thousand of you are already back, and the rest of you will be coming up shortly.We’ll be looking very closely in to what went wrong, and steps we can take to prevent it from happening again.Happy gaming! Update #2 Upon closer inspection, it appears ...

Completed: Critical Maintenance: 5 Aug 2014

Update #1 Maintenance went well, and our database server has been replaced with a box made of pure greased lightning. I’ll be lifting our population limit by around 1,000 people each day, starting tomorrow. • • • • • Original Post This coming Tuesday, 5 Aug 2014 , we’ll be replacing our core database server ...

Notice: 20 May 2014 Service Restart

Update 1 Everyone should begin reconnecting to Evolve shortly. So far, it appears that the router instability at the Evolve data center has been resolved, so things should be back to normal. Fingers crossed! • • • • • Original Post Hi guys! Sorry for the last minute notice. Our data center has experienced another ...

Notice: 16 May 2014 Game Session and Group Chat Issues

Hey gang! We had some network connectivity issues in the Evolve data center overnight last night (14 May 2014). As a result, a few services lost connectivity with each other, and introduce some incorrect state to the lists of who is online in group chat rooms and who’s playing which games. We’ll do a full ...

Notice: New DDoS Attacks

Important In the event you cannot access the Evolve site while these DDoS attacks are on-going, please make sure you follow us on Facebook or Twitter. We’ll still be able to post updates there, even if we cannot do so here. Please make sure to tell your friends on Evolve the same thing. • • ...

Notice: Facebook Chat Issues – 24 Jul 2013

Update #1 Various users have reported that Facebook has resolved the issues on their end, and chat is functioning normally once again. • • • • • Original Post It’s been brought to our attention that Facebook friends are not displaying properly in your Evolve client’s friends list. Unfortunately, the issue is entirely on Facebook’s ...

Notice: Service Stability for 20 Mar – 22 Mar 2013

Update #2 A few hours ago, around 12:30 UTC on 22 Mar 2013, we were hit by yet another DDoS attack. It managed to cause a service outage for around an hour. We’ve since restored Evolve to full functionality, although–as much as it pains us to say this–we may have more disruptions from additional attacks. ...

Notice: Network Stability – 21 Jan 2013

Update #2 Stability issues have once again subsided, and the service is now operating normally. • • • • • Update #1 Stability issues have resurfaced. We’re working on resolving them. Hang tight! • • • • • Original Post Hi folks! As you may have noticed, we’ve had some network connectivity issues in the ...

Notice: Facebook Chat Connectivity – 11 Jan 2013

Update #1 Many of you have let us know that Facebook chat seems to be working normally once more. As you were! • • • • • Original Post Hey all. We’ve received several reports of problems maintaining a connection to Facebook’s chat servers. Some of you have indicated these issues started for you after ...

Notice: We’re Under Attack!

Update We’ve been able to mostly mitigate the flood of malicious traffic we’re being hit by. Unfortunately, the way in which we’re doing this may mean some of you have occasional problems connecting to Evolve using the client. We’re aware of these issues and are considering the best way for us to deal with them. ...

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