Beating their 35,000 record in September '07 was the milestone of 45,000 concurrents in January '09. Now they've blown past that too.
"2010 starting out well... new PCU of 54,446 this past Sunday!" CCP on their Facebook page, reports . EVE Online has recently seen a new update which changed a whole load of game mechanics, and gave it a much needed sprucing.
Also in the works from CCP is DUST 514, a complimentary game to the EVE universe set for release on consoles as a shooter. The unique role it has is to let FPS fans take part in the action of EVE as mercs fighting on the planets, funded by player corporations.