Twitch Password Reset and Problems Streaming with Evolve

Recently Twitch.tv suffered a security breach, and they have forced a password reset with some of their users. If you are having problems streaming with Evolve, please do the following: Open the Evolve client Click on the red Evolve button, then Preferences Click on the Accounts tab Unlink your Twitch account Go to twitch.tv and ...

New Simultaneous User Record

IT'S OVER 40000

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 ...

Facebook Chat

Some of you have noticed that in our latest client release, we’ve removed Facebook Chat integration.  This was not a decision we made lightly, but we had no choice.  Facebook has deprecated support for Chat integration, and is fully cutting it off on April 30th, 2015. We were seeing a lot of bugs due to Facebook ...

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 ...

Server upgrades: Feb 25th, 12-4pm CDT

Evolve will be down on Feb 25th from 12-4pm CDT for upgrades. Greetings from the Evolve headquarters here. We’ve been working hard over the past few weeks to increase the capacity of our system, and we’re happy to announce that we’re ready to roll out these improvements this week. However this will require some downtime for ...

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.  

New Website and Server Updates

Good news everyone! We just launched a brand new homepage and blog. In addition to that, we’re also making some serious headway on improving our backend systems. The new website and blog After analyzing the old homepage, it became apparent that what it was saying wasn’t really in tune with what Evolve offers. With that in mind ...

Party System Under Significant Load

We’re currently experiencing high demand on our party system. For those of you currently connected to the party system, things are working, but certain requests are taking up to 10 seconds to complete. For those of you not currently connected to the party system, the 2 minute countdown you keep seeing in your friends list ...

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 ...

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