Posted Wed, Dec 12, 2012 by Martuk
EVE Online is approaching its tenth anniversary and CCP is celebrating the milestone with a 10th anniversary extravaganza at next year’s EVE Fanfest event. CCP today revealed more details for next year’s Fanfest event and announced that tickets are now on sale.
The 2013 Fanfest will be held from April 25th-27th at the Harpa Conference Center in Reykjavik, Iceland. Some of the things that attendees can expect to see are the EVE anniversary celebration, exclusive presentations for EVE, live PvP tournaments, a pre-festival performance of the EVE soundtrack by the Icelandic Symphony Orchestra, developer roundtables, a DUST 514 update, the notorious drunken pub crawls and other shenanigans and a lot more.
Visit the EVE Fanfest page to secure your tickets for the event and learn more.
CCP Games Stages 10th Anniversary Extravaganza at Annual Fan Gathering in Iceland
12 December, 2012 – Reykjavik, Iceland: CCP Games, the world’s leading independent developer of massively multiplayer online (MMO) games, today announced general availability of tickets to EVE Fanfest 2013, to be held April 25-27 at the Harpa Conference Center in Reykjavik, Iceland. EVE Fanfest is an annual gathering for EVE Online and DUST 514 players and developers to celebrate the EVE Universe. EVE Online, an award-winning sci-fi massively multiplayer online game, will celebrate its tenth anniversary next year with more players than ever before. Tickets are now available via the following link: https://secure.eveonline.com/fanfest/
The most out-of-this-world event in all of gaming, this year’s Fanfest will be the most spectacular yet. Gamers from all over the world will congregate in Iceland to share strategies, chat with EVE developers, explore upcoming features and meet up in-person with their online allies and adversaries. The three-day event will culminate with a massive party commemorating EVE’s 10-year anniversary where players of both EVE Online and DUST 514 will celebrate EVE’s success with the game’s developers and executives.
“Fanfest captures the absolute essence of EVE. Swapping war stories with the people that have made EVE real, developers and players alike, is an amazing experience," said Hilmar Pétursson, CEO of CCP Games. "It’s the one event each year where players from all corners of the globe and every walk of life come together to participate in a shared experience around this amazing thing we have created together. We’re pulling out all the stops as we head into our second decade of EVE – it’s going to be the most mind-blowing Fanfest ever.”
In addition to the anniversary celebration, Fanfest will offer attendees the ability to enjoy:
• Exclusive EVE presentations
• Live PVP tournaments
• Player/Developer roundtable discussions
• Updates on DUST 514
• A pre-festival EVE soundtrack performance by the Icelandic Symphony Orchestra
• Reykjavik nightlife experience with devs in the CCP Pub Crawls
• Famous Party at the Top of the World
• Blue Lagoon Hangover Party
• More activities to be announced
For more information about Fanfest, please visit http://fanfest.eveonline.com
CCP is the world’s most successful independent developer of massively multiplayer games, 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 science-fiction game EVE Online (PC/Mac), which is celebrating its unprecedented tenth consecutive year of subscriber growth. EVE Online is a massively multiplayer science-fiction universe in which hundreds of thousands of players carve out empires through galactic fleet battles and the use of economic warfare. DUST 514® (PlayStation®3) is a groundbreaking, free-to-play massively multiplayer online first-person shooter that is set in the EVE Universe and linked to EVE Online. World of Darkness is a modern gothic horror massively multiplayer online role-playing game, based on the classic tabletop roleplaying game Vampire: the Masquerade. Founded and headquartered in Reykjavik, Iceland in 1997, CCP is privately held with additional offices in Atlanta, Newcastle, San Francisco, and Shanghai. For more information, visit www.ccpgames.com.