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[This unedited press release is made available courtesy of Gamasutra and its partnership with notable game PR-related resource GamesPress.]

GUANGZHOU, China and REYKJAVÍK, Iceland – Dec. 2, 2019 NetEase Games and CCP Games have today launched the Open Beta for EVE Echoes, following successful completion of the upcoming game’s Alpha test earlier this year. EVE Echoes’ Open Beta is now available on both iOS and Android to players in Australia, USA, Canada, Russia, Europe, South Korea and New Zealand.

Developed by NetEase Games in conjunction with CCP Games, EVE Echoes is a brand-new sci-fi MMO game set in an alternate universe of New Eden that brings the authentic EVE Online experience to mobile devices. In addition to retaining EVE’s signature gameplay mechanics, EVE Echoes also includes basic tutorials for new players to advance and enhance their space-faring experience.

EVE Echoes’ Open Beta offers a more optimized feature-set for players to utilize in their adventures across the vast, deep and beautiful cosmos of New Eden.

Expanded game content: Ships, Modules & Drones

EVE Echoes is dedicated to bringing the enormous universe of EVE to mobile devices and the Open Beta introduces more advanced ships and new modules to the game. Furthermore, the most hotly anticipated weapon system, Drones, has come to EVE Echoes in a new form!

New gameplay types now available

In order to meet the increasing demand for in-game business dealings, a new trading platform - “Interstellar Trading Center (ITC)” – has been opened up. In addition, a new mission type - Storyline Missions – has been added to Encounters. All players joining EVE Echoes’ Open Beta will have access to these unique features.

New Player Tutorial for rookie pilots

The Open Beta sees the introduction of the new player tutorial. With this detailed tutorial guide, all novice pilots can learn how to survive and thrive in New Eden.

Improvements, adjustments & optimization

Additional adjustments are being brought in the Open Beta: the ship fitting slots are now divided into three new types to make them more distinct, plus the skill training and leveling up systems have been revised as well. The EVE Echoes team will continue game optimization throughout the Open Beta to improve the overall gameplay experience.

Players are encouraged to actively share their ideas and feedback throughout EVE Echoes’ Open Beta via the game’s official social media channels. To learn more about EVE Echoes, please visit:

 

For more information about the EVE Universe, visit www.ccpgames.com/products.

 

About NetEase Games

NetEase Games is the online games division of NetEase, Inc. (NASDAQ: NTES), developing and operating some of China’s most popular PC-client and mobile games. As one of the world’s largest incubators of quality online game content, NetEase Games is dedicated to supporting the growth of innovative studios around the globe and growing an international presence along the way. To complement its self-developed games and world class R&D capabilities, NetEase Games also partners with other industry leaders including Blizzard Entertainment, Mojang AB (a Microsoft subsidiary) and other global game developers to operate some of the most popular international online games in China.

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.

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.

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