Eve Online was the stage for the biggest space battle in history - over 4,000 players simultaneously battling on the single-server MMO
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The largest battle in EVE Online’s history has drawn over 4,000 warriors to the front lines - "The new conflict has more than 1,000 more participants than the last record-setting confrontation."
Eve Online saw its largest battle in history, with more than 4,000 ships sailing into the black - "There were explosions, thousands of dead pilots, and rehashed Lord of the Rings quotes."
Epic battle kicking off in Eve Online - Forces are massing right now for what's reported as one the biggest yet... perhaps even more brutal than the legendary Battle of Asakai
HuffPost Tech - Eve Online '6VDT' Battle: Largest Space War In History Claims 2,900 Ships, Millions Of Lives - And yes, it took place in a video game.
4,000 Ships Fight in Largest-Ever Video Game Battle - "the fight was never seriously meant to be won — TEST [Alliance] just wanted to go out with a bang."
One of the largest video game space battles ever seen has taken place in the Eve Online game.
EVE Online sees 4,070 ships fight in record-breaking video game battle
4070 players take part in EVE Online's biggest ever clash - "I see in your eyes the same fear that would take the heart of other alliances," said BoodaBooda, CEO of TEST Alliance corporation Dreddit, told his doomed followers via chat service Jabber. "A day will come again when the courage of Test fails, when we forsake our allies and break all nips and agreements.
A bloodless battle, but not a victimless one - After five hours of combat and the destruction of over 2,900 virtual spaceships EVE Online has played hosted to the biggest ever online skirmish.
The largest Space battle in history has taken place... in EVE Online - CFC have successfully routed the TEST Alliance stragglers after 5 hours of combat. The final total of destroyed ships was over 2,900 - just over 70% of the participating fleets.
6VDT: The CFC Battle Report - "Today, ladies and gentlemen, we saw the largest engagement in the history of video games." - A personal account of the battle from Vily, leader of one of the CFC battleship fleets involved in the conflict
Largest space battle in history claims 2,900 ships, untold virtual lives - regular updates of the 4+ hour battle from arrival of the first ships to the settling of the dust.
Watch What Might Be The Biggest Space Fight In History Go Down - Kotaku sends out the word as the battle takes off, linking to live streamer Drew_QT, bringing viewers into the battle with live commentary.