Posted at 07:56 GMT on Thursday 26th July 2012
Signups open Friday, 3rd August at 20:00 GMT
Ticks start Friday, 10th August at 20:00 GMT
Ticks end Friday, 28th September at 20:00 GMT
The alliance limit will be dropped to 60, with 50 counting
The number of spaces for late joiners has been reduced by 1 per galaxy. This means that galaxies that are created at shuffle with 5 Buddy Pack members will get no late joiners. Galaxies with 4 Buddy Pack members at the shuffle will get 1 late joiner
Fleet prelaunch has been reduced to 4 ticks for both attack and defence.