As it turns out, CCP had a pretty decent year in 2011 despite the rash of EVE Online problems that plagued the Iceland developer that included everything from the infamous Monoclegate, player revolts and protests, an apology from the CEO, staff cuts and refocus of development.

Despite all that, CCP still managed to rake in over $66 million in revenue last year and with the impending launch of the upcoming EVE Online console shooter tie-in, DUST 514, and the development of World of Darkness ongoing, CCP is expecting even more growth and an IPO could be possible in the future according to CEO Hilmar Veigar Petursson.

“We want to be ready for an IPO from a policy standpoint,” Petursson says. “We’re quite a substantial company, so we’re thinking, ‘Okay, what is the next step?’”

Source: IndustryGamers

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