Goodbye Xfire, We Will Miss You

Update: It appears some user’s gametime calculations went out of wack and aren’t being displayed accurately.  We have found a fix for this and are rolling it out now. As many of you have heard by now, Xfire is closing its doors.  As an Xfire user myself, it saddens me to see them go, as ...

Keeping Evolve Free

  We are very grateful for the Helix donations and Party+ subscriptions people have made in the past. These contributions help pay part of our server costs. Earlier this year this money helped us get two brand new servers for a better login and party experience. As we wrote earlier this month, we are bringing new features to Evolve. ...

2015 So Far

It’s been a while since we’ve shared a general “State of the Union Address.” More room to play The first three months of this year were marked by intense efforts to meet the growing demand for our core services. More people use Evolve simultaneously than ever before. The new team has increased concurrent login capacity by over 70%, and ...

GamepLAN Open Beta

I used to play games 4 – 6 hours a day during the work week, and 8 – 20 hours on the weekends. I had lots of time to figure out what ops I wanted to fly in EVE, what raids I wanted to go on in WoW, or when my friend and I were ...

[Beta] Release: Evolve Client 1.9.6

This version of the Evolve client patches a vulnerability discussed earlier this week against Address Resolution Protocol (ARP). The patch in the 1.9.6 combats this in the following ways: Bad ARP packets are now blocked Users attempting to conduct ARP poisoning will be flagged by the system and all future packets from them (ARP or not) are blocked Other ...

Release: Evolve Client 1.8.13

This version of the Evolve client patches a vulnerability discussed earlier this week against Address Resolution Protocol (ARP). The patch in the 1.8.13 combats this in the following ways: Bad ARP packets are now blocked Users attempting to conduct ARP poisoning will be flagged by the system and all future packets from them (ARP or not) are blocked Other ...

[Beta] Release: Evolve Client 1.9.5

The latest Evolve client release in the “stable” channel increases security and fixes common installation problems. We found over 25+ .dll files that were not signed by the original team. This should greatly reduce the amount of installation problems people have, and also reduce the connection problems some people had to the login and party ...

Release: Evolve Client 1.8.12

The latest Evolve client release in the “stable” channel increases security and fixes common installation problems. We found over 25+ .dll files that were not signed by the original team. This should greatly reduce the amount of installation problems people have, and also reduce the connection problems some people had to the login and party ...

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 ...

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