UK PLAYERS TO PAY IN POUNDS STERLING FOR EVE ONLINE ™

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: MEDIA ADVISORY

Reykjavik, Iceland – May 2012 – CCP Games is proud to announce that its UK players are now able to pay £9.99 for their monthly EVE Online subscriptions in pounds sterling. This alternate payment method was introduced to accommodate requests by the UK Community to pay in British Pounds rather than in Euros, which results in an approximate 20% price reduction for them to access to the immensely popular, award-winning massively multiplayer online sci-fi game.

With more than 400,000 global subscribers playing in the same universe, EVE Online is the only MMO to have grown every year in the past eight years since its launch.

A recent, very popular UK EVE “meet-up” in London with members of the CCP team successfully demonstrated the strength, engagement and passion of the EVE community. The UK price reduction is just one example of ongoing, fan-focused development within the EVE Online universe, which is set to deploy its next major expansion, EVE Online: Inferno, to all paid subscribers and trial players on 22 May.

More about the GBP pricing can be found in this dev blog: http://community.eveonline.com/devblog.asp?a=blog&nbid=28599

More about EVE Online: Inferno can be found at www.eveonline.com/inferno

Other major announcements for the EVE universe can be found in the CCP Presents keynote recording of EVE Fanfest 2012: http://youtu.be/j9Ozvef7CvQ

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About CCP

CCP is recognized for the creation of revolutionary gaming experiences designed with a unique combination of stunning artistry and advanced technology. Best known as the independent developer and publisher of EVE Online, the critically-acclaimed, space-based massively multiplayer online game (MMO) and PC Gamer's 2009 'MMO of the Year', two additional titles are now in production: World of Darkness, a dark, immersive MMO based on the legendary roleplaying franchise of the same name; and DUST 514, the groundbreaking massively multiplayer online first-person shooter (MMOFPS) set in and linked to the EVE Online universe. Founded in Iceland in 1997, CCP is privately held and has offices in Atlanta, Newcastle, Reykjavik and Shanghai with a datacenter in London. More information can be found at www.ccpgames.com.

About EVE Online

EVE Online is a captivating, open-ended gaming experience in which hundreds of thousands of players compete within the same virtual cosmic universe for riches, power, glory and adventure. EVE players can create and live out their most virtuous or sinister dreams, piloting starships through a futuristic galaxy featuring a sophisticated player-run economy and thousands of solar systems rife with treasures to be discovered. With professions ranging from commodities trader to mercenary, industrial entrepreneur to pirate, mining engineer to battle fleet commander and more, EVE players have access to a diverse array of tools and interfaces to forge their own exhilarating path. Learn more and sign up for a free trial at  www.eveonline.com.  


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