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CCP Responds to Rumor of Sever Merger with China

Posted Fri, Aug 06, 2010 by Martuk

CCP broke into the Chinese market with EVE Online back in 2006, but given the strict Chinese laws regarding online gaming a new server named Serenity was created. Serenity operates separately from EVE's main server, Tranquility. But there has been a little confusion about the future of the two servers of late as according to a report from MMOsite, CCP CEO Hilmar Petursson disclosed a plan to merge the Chinese server with EVE's main server in the future to link players worldwide together at CGDC 2010 (Game Developers Conference) in Shanghai, China.

However, Massively followed up on the story and CCP's response would seem to indicate there was a bit of a misunderstanding, going on to state that there are no current plans to merge the two shards, but that according to their design strategy it would make sense to merge them at some point in the future even though it's not possible now.

Ever since the Chinese version of EVE Online was announced at EVE Fanfest 2005 then CCP has consistently stated that according to CCP's design philosophy and single shard one world strategy then it would make sense to merge the two servers at some point in the future. Currently this is not possible, for various reasons and we have no current plans to do this merger as a results of those reasons.


Bust Out the Credit Cards: EVE Fanfest 2015 and EVE Vegas Tickets Now on Sale

It seems like the floodgates have officially opened on fan event ticket sales. If you haven't already broke the bank snagging tickets for SOE Live or BlizzCon, today CCP is giving you two more opportunities to do so as tickets have gone on sale for both EVE Vegas and EVE Fanfest 2015.

News
Fri, May 16, 2014
Barlow
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Can’t make it down to Reykjavik, Iceland for EVE Fanfest 2014 in May? There’s an online streaming alternative.

Press Release, News
Wed, Apr 09, 2014
Martuk
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CCP reveals its plans for an epic celebration of the EVE universe at EVE Fanfest in May.

Press Release, Video, News, Official Announcements
Fri, Feb 28, 2014
Martuk
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The first issue of Dark Horse Comics’ new series featuring the true stories of EVE Online in comic form is now available.

News, Official Announcements
Thu, Feb 20, 2014
Martuk

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