Posted at 20:09 GMT on Friday 6th January 2012
Round 45 signups are now open!
Ship Stats, Government and Race stats will all be confirmed by tomorrow evening (20:00 GMT).
Buddy Packs are at 5 in total, and alliances have 50 members counting and 80 members total as their limits, as for the last few rounds.
The main changes this round are as follows:
Prelaunch for attacking fleets has been cut to 2 ticks.
Prelaunch for defence fleets has been cut to 6 ticks.
The news page also now has a filter to allow you to only view certain types of your news.
Beta testing will open tomorrow morning (Saturday, 7th January)