CCP Games Chooses NetEase Games to Power Future EVE Online Game Operations in China

August 2018

31 July, 2018, London – CCP games, the company behind the deep and uniquely player-driven spaceship MMO game EVE Online, partnered with NetEase Games, the operator of some of the most popular international online games in China, who will assume the publishing of EVE Online in the Chinese market starting in October.

Now in its 15th year, EVE Online has been available in China since 2006, yielding numerous faithful Chinese players through its distinctive graphic style and innovative gameplay. During the transition of operation, teams will conduct migration of players' data as well as launch a series of activities for new and existing players.

“CCP and NetEase share a common goal of commitment to quality and service,” said Hilmar Veigar Pétursson, CEO of CCP Games. "We know that EVE Online fans in China are passionate about their game play, and our unified goal is the least amount of interuption to their gaming journey during EVE Online‘s transition to the new publisher in this market.“

“In this cooperation, and with a spirit of ingenuity, we will implement the needs of players and learn from CCP’s R&D and operation experience in the global game market,” said Ethan Wang, VP of NetEase. “We’re excited to be working together to advance the game experience for all EVE enthusiasts in China.”

EVE Online is a compelling, community-driven spaceship MMO game, where players can build and pilot a wide variety of starships, traversing vast solar systems for free and choosing their own path from countless options, experiencing space exploration, immence PvP and PvE battles, mining, industry and a sophisticated player economy in an ever-expanding sandbox. EVE is a captivating game in which hundreds of thousands of players compete for riches, power, glory and adventure, forging their own destinies in a single thriving universe.


About CCP CCP is a leading independent game developer and has been praised for its artistry, game design and unique player-driven, infinitely scalable storytelling narratives. CCP is the creator of the critically acclaimed space MMO EVE Online (PC/Mac), EVE: Valkyrie, a competitive multiplayer first-person spaceship shooter for PCs and PlayStation®4, Sparc™, an original virtual sport for PCs and PlayStation®VR where players’ VR hardware serves as their sports equipment, and the Gunjack™ series, VR arcade-action games for PCs, PlayStation®VR, Google Daydream, and the Samsung Gear VR mobile platform. Founded in Reykjavik, Iceland in 1997, CCP is privately held, with additional offices in London and Shanghai. For more information, visit

About NetEase NetEase, Inc. (NASDAQ: NTES) is a leading internet technology company in China. Dedicated to providing online services centered around content, community, communication and commerce, NetEase develops and operates some of China's most popular PC-client and mobile games, advertising services, e-mail services and e-commerce platforms. In partnership with Blizzard Entertainment, Mojang AB (a Microsoft subsidiary) and other global game developers, NetEase also operates some of the most popular international online games in China. For more information, please visit:


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