CCP Games has announced that EVE Online generated approximately $66M in revenue in 2011 and is anticipating that 2012 will exceed its predecessor. In addition, CCP revealed that EVE sports an impressive 400,000 subscribers and that the company, based on 2012 revenues, will be considering a public stock release at some point in the future.
As a result of its plans for DUST, as well as Asian expansion for EVE, CCP says 2012 will be its biggest year yet. In fact, the Icelandic company’s CEO Hilmar Veigar Petursson says an IPO is a possibility, though predictably, he wouldn’t commit to anything.
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