According to a new report on GamesIndustry the developers behind the critically acclaimed EVE Online have raised a huge $30M in funding support for the continued development of virtually reality related to the popular science fiction MMORPG game.
The funding will help further the development of the EVE: Valkyrie project that has been ongoing for several years. CEO of CCP Games, Hilmar Veigar Pétursson, chimed in with the following:
[quote cite=”Hilmar Veigar Pétursson, CEO of CCP”]”We believe VR will revolutionize not just videogames, but the wider technology and media industry as a whole. We were there at the beginning, and this investment will give us strength to maintain our leading development efforts.”
“We’ve been admirers of CCP for quite some time. Their legacy with EVE Online and early investments in VR have put them in a leadership position, and we want to partner with them to further build on the great platform they have already established.” [/quote]
For more information check out the full report below.