EVE Online has been given the thumbs-up by the People’s Republic of China.will be relaunching soon in the country. An open beta is planned prior to the launch.
It’s not clear whether or not former Chinese EVE players will be able to continue their old characters or will have to start all over again, but the studio did confirm that the country would have its own server separate from the global Tranquility shard.
Last year, CCP predicted that China would be EVE Online’s single biggest market within two years. The company is now owned by South Korea-based Pearl Abyss.
In other EVE news, the team welcomed aboard a new community manager: “CCP Aurora, formerly known as Katalya Myst, will be helping us out with various community initiatives, player outreach, and other plans we have in store for 2020!”