Sunday saw Eve Online end its first decade of existence by setting a new peak concurrent users record. The PCU of 65,303, recorded at 1908 GMT/UTC, broke the previous record of 63,170 set in January 2011. Eve appeared poised to break the record earlier this year when Tranquility experienced a PCU of 60,476 on 3 March but three days later Team Security launched a new detection method targeting specific botting and client-masking software. That effort contributed to an 8.2% decline in the average weekly concurrent user mark over a two-week period.
Sunday was only the sixth time that the daily PCU has exceeded 60,000 accounts. Here is a list of the times.