November 29th, 2018
Zamarus from the Eldritch Nation reveals the existence of the Grand Exodus, a mysterious initiative run by a group called Arch Confederacy; this group includes the Eldritch Nation, Terran Union, Dark Star Imperium and New Genesis.
New Genesis leave the Aeonian Federation to join the Arch Confederacy.
Dual Insider publish their November Update, sharing exclusive news about the upcoming Arch Confederacy.
A 24 hours Server Test starts at 14:00 UTC; it marks the official entry in the Alpha-1 "First Contact" stage of Dual Universe, with a first wave of new testers from Sponsor supporters.
A trailer goes live with the Alpha.
Dual Universe Crowdfunding passes the 10 Million Euro milestone, including all pledges and investments.
A new Devblog details Alpha-1's main new feature: Crafting.
French channel GamerGuideFR publish a demonstration of Dual Universe Alpha gameplay.
Jeuxvideo.com comment that same demo.
Other press outlets also react to the Alpha, including ShackNews and MassivelyOP.