CCP Games Launching EVE World Tour in March

EVE Online” developer CCP Games is launching the EVE World Tour in 2019, it announced on Thursday. The year-long event includes a series of conventions across numerous cities and venues worldwide.

“We’ve been asking you to come and visit us in Iceland for years now, so it’s time we go and visit you,” said Sveinn Jóhannesson Kjarval, senior community development lead at CCP Games. “As promised at Fanfest 2018 and EVE Vegas 2018, we’re turning our Fanfest efforts up to eleven by packing our backpacks full of exciting updates, keynotes, exclusive content, PvP tournaments, with a sprinkle of Permaband and taking all of this (and more) closer to our community. So close, that with Fanfest Home, we’re actually going to hold a Fanfest at the home of one of our players.”

Here is the full EVE World Tour schedule:

Netherlands: EVEsterdam, Compagnie Theatre — Mar. 23-24

The EVE World Tour kicks off with a keynote presentation and a “unique look” at the “EVE Online” universe. Players will make an impact in various ways, CCP said, and they can expect a party worthy of Amsterdam’s nightlife afterwards.

Russia / Baltic Region: EVE St. Petersburg, Akakao — May 4

Russia is apparently home to one of “EVE Online’s” most passionate fan bases. EVE St.Petersburg will bring players from around the region together for a day of merriment, amazing developer-led sessions, and exclusive content, according to CCP.

Australia: EVE Down Under, SMC Centre — May 24-26

This Sydney-based event will include developer-led sessions, exclusive presentations and Q&As, as well as a player vs. player tournament.

Canada: EVE North, Toronto — Jun. 21-23

The first ever official Canadian “EVE” event takes place in downtown Toronto. Players can expect PvP tournaments, presentations, and a party.

Finland: Fanfest HOME, Kaimonsaari — Aug. 23

Fanfest HOME will be a personal, home-sized version of Fanfest in a player’s living room, CCP said.

Germany: G-fleet Berlin, AltMunze — Sept. 13-14

This Berlin event promises exclusive developer-led presentations, PvP tournaments, and a huge party.

USA: EVE Vegas, Las Vegas – Oct. 25-27

EVE Vegas has been the official tentpole event for “EVE” fans in Sin City for years, according to CCP. Over one thousand players come to Las Vegas for a few days every year to discuss important spaceship business and party. “It breaks attendance records every time and in 2019 it aims to be bigger and crazier than ever,” CCP said.

UK: EVE London, Indigo at the 02 Arena — Nov. 23

Held at the world-famous O2 Arena, EVE London “brings the classic pub-meet of legend into 2019 and puts it into overdrive.” Attendees can expect a performance by Permaband and a huge party capping off the World Tour.

CCP will announce ticket sales on Jan. 15, along with more details about each event. Anyone who can’t attend can still watch all of the festivities online at Streamfleet.

Popular on Variety

More Gaming

  • Insomniac Games - Spider-Man

    Sony Is Acquiring Insomniac Games, Studio Behind 'Spider-Man' for PS4

    Sony Interactive Entertainment clinched a deal to acquire longtime PlayStation games developer Insomniac Games in its entirety, the company announced Monday. Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed “due to contractual commitments,” according to Sony. Insomniac Games is the developer of PlayStation 4’s top-selling “Marvel’s Spider-Man” and other PS games, including the “Ratchet & [...]

  • westworld awakening art

    HBO Launches 'Westworld Awakening' VR Game With Survios

    Ever wanted to enter the world of “Westworld?” Now you can — except it won’t exactly be like you might have imagined it. Instead of being one of those guests living out their fantasies, you will be a host, slowly coming to grips with your life being an elaborate illusion. “Westworld Awakening” has been produced [...]

  • Telling Lies - Logan Marshall-Green

    Sam Barlow's 'Telling Lies' Government-Surveillance Thriller Game Sets Release Date

    After more than two years in the works, “Telling Lies” — the investigative thriller from acclaimed game creator Sam Barlow — is ready to take the stage. The game, produced with and released by Annapurna Interactive, will be available next Friday, Aug. 23, via Steam and Apple’s Mac and iOS app stores. “Telling Lies” will [...]

  • David Messinger, Activision Blizzard

    Activision Blizzard Hires CAA Veteran David Messinger as CMO

    Activision Blizzard tapped David Messinger, a former 15-plus-year veteran of CAA, as its first corporate-wide chief marketing officer. Messinger, based in Santa Monica, reports to Coddy Johnson, Activision Blizzard’s president and COO. It’s the first time the video-game company has appointed a CMO who will oversee the global marketing operations across all of Activision Blizzard [...]

  • Editorial use onlyMandatory Credit: Photo by

    Oculus Co-Founder Nate Mitchell Is Leaving Facebook

    Oculus co-founder Nate Mitchell is leaving Facebook 7 years after launching the first Oculus Rift headset with a Kickstarter crowdfunding campaign. Mitchell announced the move on Reddit Tuesday, calling it “bittersweet news.” Mitchell said that he would take some time off to spend with his family. And while he committed to still being involved in [...]

  • nomadic seoul

    Nomadic Expands Abroad, Opens VR Center in Seoul

    Location-based virtual reality (VR) startup Nomadic is getting ready for an international expansion: The company will open its first VR center outside of the States in South Korea later this month. The new location, housed in the CGV Gangbyeon multiplex in Seoul, is being opened in partnership with theater chain CGV and technology provider CJ [...]

More From Our Brands

Access exclusive content