Event Overview[edit | edit source]
|“||Vsec thinks the unrest will subside. Show them it won't.||”|
Bishop, the previously unseen head of VEGA Security, admonishes the rebels for their association with the "treacherous" Larus.
Event Quotes[edit | edit source]
Description[edit | edit source]
|“||Fortify your fleets, and launch countermeasures.||”|
Countermeasures is the 9th event to occur in VEGA Conflict. The prizes were first hinted at in a Battle Vortex video. In a post by The Real LXC (aka Lex), it was confirmed that the Facebook event invite was automatically and unintentionally sent out for the 6/11/15 date. However, the event was not ready, and KIXEYE had to reschedule the event for 6/18/15. As an apology, KIXEYE reran the Espionage event again instead.
Event Information[edit | edit source]
|SCHEDULED EVENT DATES|
|START TIME||3:00 pm PDT|
|END TIME||3:00 pm PDT|
|START DATE||Thursday, June 18, 2015|
|END DATE||Monday, June 22, 2015|
|GENERAL EVENT INFORMATION|
|EVENT TYPE||Attack||VSec Augment Fleets|
|DURATION OF EVENT||4 Days||Event Shop closes Tuesday, June 23, 2015|
Event Prizes[edit | edit source]
|Prize Name||Amount of Data Cores|
|Arrestor Beam I||Vector Torpedo I||50k Data Cores|
|Arrestor Beam II||Vector Torpedo II||250k Data Cores|
|Arrestor Beam III||Vector Torpedo III||750k Data Cores|
|Osprey Frigate||1.5M Data Cores|
Event fleet layout[edit | edit source]
For more information about the event fleet layouts, please refer here: Main Event Targets/VEGA Security
Trivia[edit | edit source]
- The VSec Officer in the photo calls himself Bishop, marking his first ever appearance.
- This event was pushed a week back because of problems that Kixeye encountered when fielding the event. To make up for the inconvenience to the players, Kixeye ran the Espionage Event instead and the Countermeasures event a week after that.
- This event was one of the Hardest events ever, because of the large amount of range and damage possessed by the Vector Torpedo eagles, however, players found a simple exploit and that was to kill the 2 Corinthian Cruisers with ECHO Ray and then run for the remainder of the battle. When this fleet was reused for Warfront, that exploit had been removed by the points curves and the change to the AI, which made the event extremely difficult.
- The top prize in the event, the Osprey Frigate, was always thought to never return again, but it has been rerun as a legacy price in one of the Special Events.
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