CCP’s CCPlease sees CCP appease pleas

    
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One of the problems every MMO faces throughout its lifetime is that it can be difficult to figure out what small quality-of-life issues players are experiencing and communicate progress on them to everyone. EVE Online developer CCP Games tackles the first problem by using the player-elected Council of Stellar Management to crowdsource information on problems facing players, and usually communicates upcoming patches and changes through regular devblogs and the EVE Updates website.

As of this week, however, CCP has a new tool in its arsenal with the release of its CCPlease webpage, a visual development roadmap designed to help CCP address player demands regarding long-standing issues such as the game’s broken chat system. The response from players on the tool so far has been pretty mixed, with some players being happy to see a more visual way for the company to show its plans but others pointing out that the EVE Updates page really does perform a similar function and may be under-utilised.

A few players have also pointed out that Star Citizen’s development timeline page offers considerably more detail than this, and some have been confused by a graphic that looks like progress bar but is actually a calendar. The number one thing requested by players, though, is some way to let CCP know about other issues that should be added to the list or possibly to vote to prioritise issues. Hopefully this new visual tool will help CCP to appease some of those player pleas.

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kgptzac

Title of the year, 2019.

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CCP’s CCPlease sees CCP appease pleas

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Life_Isnt_Just_Dank_Memes

headline of the year

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A Dad Supreme

…designed to help CCP address player demands regarding long-standing issues such as the game’s broken chat system.

CCPlease?

Sounds more like:

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Wilhelm Arcturus

I don’t think CCP is clear on what they are doing with that page and I expect it will die of neglect sooner rather than later. They have a couple of features… a new launcher and a 64-bit client… one thing they broke and are still working on… chat… and then the “little things” which are the huge grab bag of quality of life items that is an always in progress thing, which is hardly summed up in an effective way. Anything done has a date, while anything in progress has no estimate.

If you’re watching CCP closely enough to have noticed this page, then you’re probably already seeing the dev blogs they put out which cover plans and features in appropriate detail. I am not sure what the page is really for or who is going to feel informed by it.

As for comparing it to Star Citizen’s timeline, of course that has more detail, the game is an unoptimized alpha that still has a long way to go to catch up with everything Chris Roberts has promised.

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PanagiotisLial1

Yes checked it too, no real details there, its too vague

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MagnumTiger

You must have spent so much time finding that title that you missed a bigger news

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MagnumTiger

my mistake

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Indigo Salma

so your mistake was the big news, i see i see ….