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Malka Badi'a
Suffoco Noctis
Posted - 2011.06.26 17:52:00 - [1]
 

Edited by: Malka Badi''a on 26/06/2011 17:58:50
From twitter: "i can confirm that SOE has not purchased, nor are we discussing a buyout, of CCP. #eveonline #tweetfleet" - https://twitter.com/#!/CCP_Fallout


Now, for the love of christ, stop acting like mindless sheep.

edit: Another link, for you simple-minded hillbillies. http://www.eveonline.com/ingameboard.asp?a=replyquote&threadID=1539974&line=100

Saving Face
Posted - 2011.06.26 17:53:00 - [2]
 

It's interesting how fast we can get that sort of statement when something is actually not true.

Unlike, say, non vanity items in the nex store... :)

Apollo Gabriel
Mercatoris
Etherium Cartel
Posted - 2011.06.26 17:54:00 - [3]
 

Originally by: Saving Face
It's interesting how fast we can get that sort of statement when something is actually not true.

Unlike, say, non vanity items in the nex store... :)


QFT

8agpuss
Posted - 2011.06.26 17:54:00 - [4]
 

Yup. Easy to deny that one.

Shame about the real question.

riverini
Gallente
Reliables Inc
BricK sQuAD.
Posted - 2011.06.26 17:54:00 - [5]
 

Originally by: Malka Badi'a
From twitter: "i can confirm that SOE has not purchased, nor are we discussing a buyout, of CCP. #eveonline #tweetfleet" - https://twitter.com/#!/CCP_Fallout


Now, for the love of christ, stop acting like mindless sheep.


That's what happens when you settle for an inferior product.

R

DingoEating Baby
Posted - 2011.06.26 17:55:00 - [6]
 

Because anything CCP says at this point can be trusted 100% at face value. Amirite guise?

justme6
Posted - 2011.06.26 17:55:00 - [7]
 

they don't have to buy it out to totally screw stuff up.

Snikende Ullteppe
Posted - 2011.06.26 17:55:00 - [8]
 

yeah this kind of prove that ccp is going for the pay to win strategy.

Asmodeus Et'Mort
Amarr
Imperial Academy
Posted - 2011.06.26 17:55:00 - [9]
 

Originally by: Saving Face
It's interesting how fast we can get that sort of statement when something is actually not true.

Unlike, say, non vanity items in the nex store... :)


QFT

Kith Kanann
Minmatar
Pator Tech Corp
Posted - 2011.06.26 17:56:00 - [10]
 

Originally by: Saving Face
It's interesting how fast we can get that sort of statement when something is actually not true.

Unlike, say, non vanity items in the nex store... :)


Nicely put.

Troy LS
Posted - 2011.06.26 18:00:00 - [11]
 

This is the obligatory denial of merger rumor speech. If the rumor was allowed to spread, it would affect stock prices and jeopardize the deal. They'll deny it until the day it happens. Prepare for more *hit from hilmer's *ss/mouth.

Ranger 1
Amarr
Ranger Corp
Posted - 2011.06.26 18:18:00 - [12]
 

And you people wonder why they aren't particularly worried about rushing out a blog in response to the troll storm. Laughing

It's doesn't matter what they say, you will drown them out with half baked theory crafting and ignore what was actually said.

The EVE Online forum community. An over developed sense of importance combined with the intellect and manners of a goat.

Tres Farmer
Gallente Federation Intelligence Service
Posted - 2011.06.26 18:20:00 - [13]
 

Originally by: Ranger 1
*I stopped brow-nosing 12hours ago as I already reached the guts and keep going strong here*

Anna Maziarczyk
Posted - 2011.06.26 18:52:00 - [14]
 

Originally by: Troy LS
This is the obligatory denial of merger rumor speech. If the rumor was allowed to spread, it would affect stock prices and jeopardize the deal. They'll deny it until the day it happens. Prepare for more *hit from hilmer's *ss/mouth.


Im not saying one way or the other. Im just a player, who liked playing the Old Eve. And hopes the game goes back to pre-Incarna atmosphere. Im just a hypothesizer :) I dont know anything you dont know.


....however,

Turbine DENIED going F2P all the way to the day it happen. Turbine denied all rumors of their being bought out by the WB. Vehemently denied. Attacked people on the forums who suggested it. The forums were still filled with denials when the news hit. "The WB buys Turbine outright."

Whats more, it happend right AFTER they did all their F2P stuff.

Alot of the static AFTER the F2P debacle and subsequent BUYOUT had to do with the possible Conditions of the buyout.

Turn yer game F2P, retain X amount of Subs, and we will buy into your company.

turbines F2P transition, from an industry perspective, went very very well.

Shortly thereafter the WB bought Turbine outright.

A Company DOES NOT need to be publicly traded to be SOLD. A Company does not need to be publicly traded to bring in Large Investors.

Granted, Turbine is an awesome company, Some of the dev teams are just Industry leaders in customer service and Dev-to-Player relations. Really, Turbine leads the industry in many ways. And fails in many others. But, mmorpg companies arent strictly composed of Developers and Q&A's and GM's. They have CEO's, Accountants, PR people, all those jobs that have nothing to do with an mmorpg game.

Companies will never outright say "Yeah, our company is going to fundamentaly change in massive way.... decide if you want to stay...."

WHats more. And this is just hypothetical, what if they are OUTRIGHT lieing? And someone did buy ccp outright tomorrow? The next day, they release a statement, "new management". WHo are you mad at for the lie? the old CCP, not the new company and new management.

WHats morer, none of the statements released categoricaly demonstrate in an all inclusive way that the claims are false. Or at least not in the right ballpark.

Again, im just hypotheszing. I have ZERO knowledge about whats actualy going on at CCP or SONY. It very well might not happen. Maybe everything will stay the same. I dunno.

In any case, there are rumors about this whole mess, other messes, different messes, rumors about everythign and anything, hundreds of rumors.

Arm Smith
Posted - 2011.06.26 18:57:00 - [15]
 

you guys do realise that CCP may not know they are beiong bought out? the news is about share trading, not an outright buy out.

Adrian Schultze
Veto.
Veto Corp
Posted - 2011.06.26 19:04:00 - [16]
 

Maybe we have to buy real answers from CCP with Aurum?

Shenra Twrin
Posted - 2011.06.26 19:15:00 - [17]
 

Originally by: Saving Face
It's interesting how fast we can get that sort of statement when something is actually not true.

Unlike, say, non vanity items in the nex store... :)


http://www.eveonline.com/devblog.asp?a=blog&bid=934

read stfu thanks :)

Saving Face
Posted - 2011.06.26 19:17:00 - [18]
 

Originally by: Shenra Twrin

read stfu thanks :)


1. that still took a week

2. we know they had plans for Scorpions for aurum and PLEX for remaps so the term "gold ammo" either doesn't cover these or he lied again

Adrian Schultze
Veto.
Veto Corp
Posted - 2011.06.26 19:19:00 - [19]
 

Yeah...but so many ex SWG players joined EVE after SOE patched SWG to death to be an WoW clone...so they still remember it and the also know how fast a community is able to cancle accounts from one day to an others....

Just to let other ppl know...: Within 48 hours after the NGE patch 80% of the SWG community cancled their accounts, because the community was ignored....

Pickles Wong
Posted - 2011.06.26 19:25:00 - [20]
 

Smile

Good to know. I've been trying to make sense of this uproar for two days.
Most of the angst seems to be over the MT concept. Seems to me that as
long as no game critical components go in there, then I don't care if CCP makes a buck.
As for the buyout stuff, the only thing that I found to be valid was a development
partnership with Sony concerning DUST. Nothing more. This is done by large companies
all the time for mostly sound economic reasons. I'm really growing tired of
it all. I was just starting to enjoy the game again when all this socialist insurrection
broke loose. Honest to Ghod.


 

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