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EVE Online Boasts 500K Subscribers

CCP Games announces that EVE Online has passed a new subscriber milestone, saying their sci-fi MMORPG now has over a half-million paid players. "Ten years after release, it is incredibly inspiring that, through a lot of hard work from our EVE Online team, we are crossing the half-million subscriber mark," said Hilmar Veigar Pétursson, CEO of CCP. "For me, this is a true testament that EVE can live on forever, as long as we do right by her. We have not come to this point alone; millions of players have helped push us to this milestone. I now know in my mind what I previously only believed in my heart: that EVE will outlive us all."

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28. Re: EVE Online Boasts 500K Subscribers Feb 28, 2013, 14:13 jdreyer
 
SpectralMeat wrote on Feb 28, 2013, 10:06:
I think a lot of people are just buying plex with in game currency and that is how they pay for their subscription. However that turns the game into work and not fun.

It is a great game and I am glad it is still going strong but I doubt I will be back. I much prefer the quick games these days that doesn't require me to invest hours at the time to get anywhere.
I am lucky these days if I can sit down to play games for an hour a day without interruptions.

Completely agree. Played for a few months about 5 years ago, and extremely enjoyed it. But now married with kids and no time for MMOs like that. Plus got a huge Steam backlog to work through.
 
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