Andie Nordgren, govt producer of the massively multiplayer spacefaring recreation Eve Online, has introduced her departure from CCP Games. The transfer will be efficient in June.
In a submit shared with the neighborhood at present, she mentioned that CEO Hilmar Veigar Pétursson could be managing the transition.
“Due to household causes,” Nordgren wrote in her submit, “I’m leaving Iceland and CCP to maneuver to my delivery nation of Sweden, the place I’m trying ahead to elevating my kids nearer to the remainder of my household. I want I may very well be in two locations at the similar time — I’m deeply obsessed with Eve and the way forward for the recreation, and it’s with a heavy coronary heart that I leave CCP, Eve Online and Iceland.”
Nordgren labored on Eve Online for eight of that recreation’s practically 15 years on-line. Early on, she performed an instrumental function in connecting the MMO to the ill-fated first-person shooter Dust 514. Later, she took on technical and manufacturing roles in the MMO, serving to to create lots of the recreation’s expansions. She was then named govt producer in 2014. Most lately, it was Nordgren, higher often called CCP Seagull to the recreation’s neighborhood, who introduced Eve’s transfer to a free-to-play mannequin.
Nordgren received’t be leaving the video games business totally. According to a message on her private Twitter account, she will be taking a place with recreation engine developer Unity in Copenhagen, Denmark. We’ve reached out for extra particulars.
Nordgren lately helped current an elaborate roadmap for the recreation at the annual Eve Fanfest, held annually close to CCP’s headquarters in Iceland. In her goodbye submit, she reassured followers that the plans to enhance the MMO “belong to the entire crew behind Eve Online — the many amazingly gifted individuals working relentlessly behind the scenes [who] even have the full assist of [CCP’s CEO, Pétursson].”
Eve Online turns 15 years outdated this May.