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The Handover Of Serenity – Thank You & Farewell

(English Translation Below)

感谢有你,砥砺前行

天长地久成追忆,故人终有别离时。

怀着为舰长们打造繁荣昌盛的晨曦宇宙的美好愿景,CCP与世纪天成于2012年缔结合作关系,为着一个共同的目标而努力至今。一路走来,世纪天成一直热忱而又专注地致力于为中国玩家提供最纯粹的游戏体验。世纪天成不仅以其专业精神和丰富经验使新伊甸呈现一派欣欣向荣,在玩家间树立了良好的口碑,还以其以人为本的理念为中国玩家提供优良的服务,倾听他们的心声。我们在此对世纪天成一直以来的辛勤付出和不懈努力表示由衷的感谢,晨曦有你才有今日之精彩。

在过去的六年中,CCP和世纪天成一起见证了玩家们在晨曦书写下的一笔又一笔浓墨重彩的华美篇章。发生在49-U6U的激战是新伊甸历史上最大规模的战役;十数万玩家将他们引以为傲的舰长名永远地镌刻在立于雷克雅未克的纪念碑之上;2015年的“世界碰撞”冠军争霸赛让世界第一次见识到了晨曦玩家的风采;在晨曦十周年的庆典上, Permaband乐队令人难忘的精彩演出将现场气氛推向了最高峰。每一次欢笑,每一分感动,每一点进步,每一座丰碑,CCP与世纪天成在互相勉励中共同成长,在携手并肩时共铸辉煌。

再精彩的演出终有落幕之时。2018年9月30日,CCP与世纪天成将携手为这六年美好而难忘的合作时光划上休止符。

CCP于2016年11月在世界服务器上发布的新资料片可能是EVE有史以来最大的变革之一,我们所熟识的这片星空由于免费机制的引进而跨入了一个全新的时代,因更多飞行员的加入而变得愈加精彩。与此同时,我们也充分认识到中国玩家的游戏行为与消费习惯可能存在的诸多不同,因此,在找到一条切实可行的道路之前,我们并没有盲目地将免费化模式照搬到晨曦宇宙。另一方面,从公司层面出发,CCP也将自己在中国市场的战略蓝图做了与时俱进的调整,希望新的运营模式也能为晨曦宇宙带来蓬勃生机。在与一些潜在的中国市场商业伙伴沟通后,也经过与世纪天成的友好磋商,我们不得不做出了一个艰难的决定,双方同意为彼此的合作关系画上一个句号。但是,为了晨曦玩家的福祉考虑,我们决定让晨曦以当前的状态继续运营下去,直到她迎来新的绽放。

对于世纪天成自2016年底以来回应晨曦玩家对版本更新停滞的诸多关切时表现出的耐心和专业立场,我们表示真挚的感谢,也对世纪天成不断丰富游戏内容,提高玩家游戏体验所做出的努力表示由衷的敬意。

CCP一直以来从未放弃对自己核心价值的追求,那就是为玩家提供独特且革新性的游戏体验。在接下来的几个月中,我们将与世纪天成和新合作伙伴紧密合作,在最短时间内完成交接,并保留晨曦玩家的数据。

晨曦正在翻开新的一页篇章,请与我们一起,见证新的星海传奇。这宇宙,属于你!

关于新运营商的信息将于稍后公布,请屏息稍待。


It’s always difficult to say farewell, and it’s even harder when you’re saying it to an old friend.

From the very beginning of our partnership in 2012, Tiancity and CCP have collaborated to deliver the best experience possible for our Chinese capsuleers playing on the Serenity cluster. Tiancity has shown us the benefits and impact that a passionate and dedicated publisher can have by providing the most authentic EVE experience possible for our players in China.

With their experience in the Chinese gaming market and their professionalism and commitment to EVE, Tiancity have successfully assisted in building an incredible community on the Serenity server, demonstrating time and time again that they understand the needs and requirements of our Chinese player base.

Over the last six years, we have seen Serenity become an amazing and vibrant universe, something that would not be possible without the efforts of Tiancity. These six years have seen countless remarkable moments that have happened on the serenity cluster, including The Bloodbath of 49-U6U, which is still noted as the largest battle in the history of New Eden. Tens of thousands of pilots from the Serenity cluster have also had their names etched in history, on the Worlds Within a World EVE Online Monument in Reykjavík, Iceland.

The Worlds Collide event in 2015 introduced pilots from Serenity to the world stage for the first time, as they battle against combatants from Tranquility love on stage at Fanfest, and the infamous Permaband also travelled to Shanghai for an unforgettable performance to mark the 10th anniversary of EVE Online in China.

Together with Tiancity, we have witnessed countless breath-taking memories being written into New Eden’s history. We’ve shared joy and tears, created milestones and records and ultimately, we’ve made each other stronger through shared experience, passion and vision for EVE Online.

Eventually, all voyages come to an end. Today, after a six-year journey filled with unforgettable memories, we have reached an agreement that will see the partnership between Tiancity and CCP end on September 30th, 2018.

EVE Online: Ascension, which first launched on Tranquility in November 2016, saw the introduction of the most significant changes in the history of EVE Online. It certainly changed the wat that our pilots play EVE and we’ve been thrilled with the effect it’s had on the landscape of New Eden.

Nevertheless, we understand that the Chinese market may be quite different, so we will not hastily launch it on Serenity until we find the correct way in which to do so.

Meanwhile, on the corporate level, by seeing the significant potential for positive change that this expansion may have on Serenity and its community, we have been investigating how best to update or business roadmap for the Chinese market.

After evaluating options, and speaking with potential Chinese business partners, we finally made the difficult decision to move on. After supportive and considerate negotiations with Tiancity, we both agreed to draw our partnership to a close, but to keep Serenity running as normal until we are ready to take EVE in China to the next level.

We offer our sincerest thanks to Tiancity for their professionalism when responding to concerns from Serenity’s players, especially given the choice not to deploy any new expansions to Serenity since 2016. We also offer our thanks to Tiancity for their continued efforts to host events in order to offers as much new content to our pilots on Serenity as possible.

As always, CCP will always remain devoted to our core values – to bring unique and innovative game experiences to our players across the globe. In the coming months, we will be working closely with Tiancity and our new partner in China to ensure a smooth transition, and our pilots on Serenity can rest assured that we will do our best to preserve the history and legacy that our Chinese players have created.

A new chapter in the history of New Eden is currently being written – you are witnessing it now, and our pilots on Serenity will experience it soon.

News regarding our new publisher in China will be coming soon. Please keep an eye on this news feed for further information.

The EVE Online Team

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