CCP has announced a pretty major expansion to the world of EVE Online entitled Odyssey. The expansion, announced at PAX, 'new tools for exploring the stars, challenges you to breach the unknown for adventure and rewards, and to face what lies on the other side'.
Here's a rundown of what Odyssey includes:
Using this new system, more pilots will reveal the hidden secrets of the EVE Universe. Beautiful new visuals, customizable controls and new functionality have been added to encourage the adventurer in everyone. There is now more among the stars, enticing even the most experienced veterans to explore.
EVE Online: Odyssey arrives on June 4th, 2013 - stay tuned for more information. In the meantime, visit the brand new EVE hub at http://www.eveonline.com/odyssey.