NetEase Games and CCP Games have announced that players of the fantastic EVE Online MMO game can sign up to register for the Closed Alpha of the upcoming EVE Echoes for mobile devices. EVE Echoes is a the new flagship mobile sci-fi MMO set in a parallel universe of New Eden.
From the press release:
The EVE Echoes Closed Alpha will go live on Monday August 26th and run for four weeks ending Friday September 20th. To participate in the Closed Alpha, players can register their interest at www.eveechoes.com. Applicants who meet the technical requirements will be notified by email prior to the commencement of the Closed Alpha.
Check out the amazing cinematic teaser trailer for the game:
EVE Echoes is a next-gen mobile MMO game based upon hallmark EVE Online design principles, coming to iOS and Android. In EVE Echoes, players will be able to forge their own path to glory within a massive sandbox environment and forge alliances with other pilots from across the galaxy to shape the game’s persistent universe.
Players will be free to engage in interstellar combat, resource collection, industrial manufacturing, trade, exploration as well as many other activities across thousands of planetary systems. Whether it is an empire’s rise and fall, or the change in the balance of power, the entire history of EVE Echoes will be written by its players.
The game will utilise NetEase Games’ proprietary graphics engine, NeoX, in combination with CCP’s game design to realise stunning starry skies, boundless star-fields, majestic planets and unpredictable asteroid belts at unprecedented graphical detail on mobile devices.
“CCP Games is a pioneer in space MMOs, and will make its mark on the industry even further by expanding the EVE experience to mobile with EVE Echoes,” said Ethan Wang, Vice President of NetEase, Inc. “Combining CCP’s leadership in game design with our NeoX game engine and leadership in game publishing will result in a new kind of interstellar space exploration for mobile gamers like never before.”
“EVE Echoes represents the next revolutionary step in mobile MMO gaming, bringing the mind-boggling scale and sophistication of our legendary PC-based virtual world to the palm of your hand,” said Hilmar V. Pétursson, CEO of CCP Games. “We’re thrilled to be partnering with NetEase, one of the world’s leaders in mobile gaming, on bringing an authentic EVE experience designed from the ground up for mobile to new audiences across the globe.”
The EVE Echoes Closed Alpha will be available for selected Australian, New Zealand and Nordic iOS users with iPhone 6S or above, or Android users with a Samsung Note8, Note9, S8, S9, Huawei P30 or Google Pixel 2.
For more information about CCP Games and the EVE Universe, visit www.ccpgames.com/products.