CCP Games’ Shanghai Studio Earns Designation as a Great Place to Work-Certified™ Organization in 2020

December 2020
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December 17, 2020 – Reykjavík, Iceland and Shanghai, China – Today, renowned Icelandic game developer CCP Games announced that’s its Shanghai studio - responsible for the ongoing development of EVE Online in China as well as previous releases DUST 514 and the Gunjack series- is Great Place to Work-Certified™.

Certification is a significant achievement. Using validated employee feedback gathered with Great Place to Work’s rigorous, data-driven For All methodology, Certification confirms that 82% of employees have a consistently positive experience at CCP Shanghai.

In context, this means that 82% of CCP Shanghai’s employee population are fully engaged with their leaders and organisation - an exceptionally high employee engagement score when measured against the minimum threshold of 65% required to be certified as a Great Place to Work® in Asia.

Great Place to Work® is the global authority on workplace culture, employee experience, and the leadership behaviors proven to deliver market-leading revenue and increased innovation.

“We are thrilled to be Great Place to Work-Certified™!” says Bing Xi, General Manager at CCP Shanghai. “CCP Shanghai is all about our people, it is our people who come up with fantastic and creative ideas, turn them into games, deliver them to our players, and talk with our players for feedback to make our games better. Therefore, our leadership team’s mission is to build a great place for our people to not only work here, but also feel as though our office is their second home – where they have full trust to share any crazy ideas with friends, and people are encouraged to provide honest feedback without hurting each other’s feeling or breaking trust.”

CCP Games is a leading video games developer, founded in 1997 in Reykjavik, Iceland. CCP’s mission is to create virtual worlds that are more meaningful than real life. CCP pioneers technology and design that facilitates emergent behavior, empowering people with compelling means of self-expression. With the launch of EVE Online in May 2003, CCP established itself as one of the most innovative companies in the interactive entertainment industry, winning numerous awards and receiving critical acclaim worldwide. CCP is the biggest gaming company in Iceland with around 270 employees across 3 studios - their headquarters in Reykjavík plus additional offices in London, England and Shanghai, China.

“We congratulate CCP Games’ Shanghai studio, on achieving their Certification,” said Gonzalo Shoobridge, Great Place to Work®’s Director of Strategic Partnerships & Client Solutions. “Organizations that put the employee experience at the heart of their business, gain their employees’ trust and in turn are truly able to build a great workplace culture that delivers outstanding business results.”

Great Place to Work® is the global authority on workplace culture. Since 1992, they have surveyed more than 100 million employees around the world and have used those deep insights to define what element makes a great workplace: Trust. Great Place to Work® helps organizations quantify their culture and produce better business results by creating a high-trust work experience for all employees. Their unparalleled benchmark data is used to recognize Great Place to Work-Certified™ organizations. Everything they do is driven by the mission to build a better world by helping every organization become a truly great place to work.

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About EVE Online®

EVE Online (PC/Mac) is a compelling, community-driven sci-fi MMO game where players can build and pilot a wide variety of spaceships, traversing vast solar systems for free and choosing their own path from countless options, experiencing space exploration, immense 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. For more information, visit

About CCP

CCP is a leading independent game developer that has been praised for its artistry, technology and game design that facilitates emergent behavior, empowering players with compelling means of self-expression. With the launch of EVE Online in May 2003, CCP established itself as a pioneer of cutting edge massively multiplayer games, winning numerous awards and receiving critical acclaim worldwide. Founded in 1997 on the principle of pushing the envelope and breaking new ground on all levels, CCP is on a mission to create virtual worlds more meaningful than real life. CCP is headquartered in Reykjavik, Iceland, and has additional studios in London and Shanghai. For more information, visit

About Great Place to Work®

Great Place to Work® helps employers improve recruitment, retention and productivity by putting employees at the heart of the organisation. A global authority on workplace culture, it analyses what employees think and feel and identifies the real issues that need to be addressed, so that companies can create exceptional, high performing workplaces where employees feel trusted and valued. Part of a global organisation, Great Place to Work® applies data and insights from approximately 10,000 organisations across the world to benchmark individual performance and advise employers on how to continuously improve employee engagement. For more information, visit

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