CCP Games Lands in St. Petersburg for Second Leg of EVE Invasion World Tour

Press Release by, CCP Games

EVE Online celebrates one of the most passionate EVE communities with the game’s biggest gathering of players in Russia to date

April 29, 2019 – Reykjavík, Iceland – CCP Games, the creators of the in-depth and uniquely player-driven spaceship MMO game EVE Online, shared more details today on EVE Russia, the next event in the year-long EVE Invasion World Tour, a global series of capsuleer conventions, reaching more players and fans of EVE Online than ever before. On May 4, EVE Russia will be the biggest gathering of Russian EVE Online players, in St. Petersburg at the Akakao.

It’s not too late for capsuleers to attend EVE Russia; as local fans can still purchase tickets to the event. The full EVE Russia presentation schedule can be found in CCP’s EVE Russia blog. The second of eight EVE Online fan events as part of the EVE Invasion World Tour in 2019, EVE Russia will feature announcements, developer AMA, unique in-game rewards and stellar parties for fans that continues to bring EVE Online closer to its community.

Additionally, the Invasion Tournament Series continues during EVE Russia, with each World Tour stop featuring a single elimination tournament where players can win bragging rights and PLEX, as well as every winning team from all tournament locations will be invited for a paid trip to CCP’s home in Reykjavik, Iceland to showcase their prowess in battle and compete against each other at EVE Fanfest 2020. EVE Russia attendees can sign up for the single elimination 2v2 tournament here.

“The EVE Invasion World Tour is all about celebrating the incredible community that’s formed around New Eden over the course of the last fifteen years, and the Russian-speaking EVE Online community is a huge part of forging the history and heritage of New Eden,” said Bergur Finnbogason, a.k.a. CCP Burger, EVE Online’s Creative Director. “We look forward to connecting with one of EVE’s largest and most passionate communities in Russia, as we gather players from around the region for a day of merriment, spaceship action, amazing developer-led sessions and exclusive content. За здоровье!”

Future events on the 2019 EVE Invasion World Tour include:

    EVE Down Under (Sydney, Australia), May 23-26 @ SMC Centre. Tickets on sale now!
    EVE North (Toronto, Ontario, Canada) June 21-23 @ Delta Marriott. Tickets on sale now!
    Fanfest HOME (Player’s home, Finland), August 23 @ Kimitoön. Participate via livestream; details to be announced.
    G-fleet Berlin (Berlin, Germany), September 13-14 @ AltMünze. Tickets on sale March 24.
    EVE Vegas (Las Vegas, USA), October 25-27 @ venue to be announced. Tickets on sale April 2.
    EVE London (London, UK), November 23 @ Indigo at the 02 Arena. Tickets on sale August 23.

For more information please visit EVE Updates or follow the hashtag #eveworldtour on social media. EVE Online can be downloaded for free by visiting www.eveonline.com.

About EVE Online®
EVE Online (PC/Mac) is a compelling, community-driven spaceship MMO game where players can build and pilot a wide variety of starships, 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 www.eveonline.com.

About CCP
CCP is a leading independent game developer that has been praised for its artistry, game design and unique player-driven, infinitely scalable storytelling narratives. CCP is the creator of the critically acclaimed space MMO EVE Online (PC/Mac), EVE: Valkyrie, a competitive multiplayer first-person spaceship shooter for PCs and PlayStation®4, Sparc™,an original virtual sport for PCs and PlayStation®VR where players’ VR hardware serves as their sports equipment, and the Gunjack ™ series, VR arcade-action games for PCs, PlayStation®VR, Google Daydream, and the Samsung Gear VR mobile platform. Founded in Reykjavik, Iceland in 1997, with additional offices in London and Shanghai, CCP is an independent subsidiary of Pearl Abyss, the creators of Black Desert Online. For more information, visit www.ccpgames.com.

Media Contact
Journalists seeking information about CCP or its products, wanting to set up interviews or needing further assets should contact media@ccpgames.com.

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