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Updated 8:02 a.m. with correction that CCP’s U.S. executives left and were not fired. The initial Gamasutra report from which GamesBeat obtained this information was incorrect.
Space is a little colder today.
CCP, the publisher and developer best known for the sci-fi massively multiplayer role-playing game Eve Online, has closed its San Francisco office, according to Gamasutra. CCP also said that two U.S. executives, chief marketing officer David Reid and chief financial officer Joe Gallo, have left the company.
This comes just a few months after CCP cancelled an ambitious project, a vampire-themed MMO called World of Darkness, and let go 56 employees from its Atlanta branch.
The Icelandic game company also gave financial details for the first six months of the fiscal year, posting a revenue of $36.5 million (down from $36.7 million during the same period last year). Total earnings before taxes, interest, and depreciation were 4.5 million, which was down from $8.3 million year-over-year.
Eve Online originally launched back in 2003 and attracted a hardcore following thanks to its intricate and complex gameplay, which is largely based on galactic politics and economics. The MMO passed 500,000 subscribers back in April 2013.
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