CCP Games Studios today launched the first phase of the expansion for the MMOG EVE Online.

Thus, the Captain’s Quarters zone was introduced which allows players to leave the ship and explore inside the space station. This area is equipped with a control panel which allows quick access to planetary structures and with screens that displays useful information.

Also, the early missions were modified to help the players accommodate easily, the number of jump bridges that may exist in a solar system was reduced from 2 to 1 and has introduced a new currency – Aurum – used the purchase of rare items for the character.

List of all news and changes introduced can be read on the official site.