CCP Games had halted manufacturing on Project Nova with the intention to “take a step back and return to the drawing board.”
Development of Project Nova, the EVE Online tactical FPS spin-off, was supposed to enter an invite-only alpha in November. This too has been put aside “until further notice.”
“Over the course of Project Nova’s development, we conducted a number of player research sessions with external partners, tirelessly playtested the game internally and brought community stalwarts in to help us evaluate the project,” reads a discover on the Project Nova website.
“After taking all this analysis and suggestions under consideration, we see that the gameplay expertise in its present type doesn’t reside as much as our unique imaginative and prescient and wouldn’t obtain our bold targets for this undertaking.
“As a consequence, we won’t be shifting ahead with the upcoming invite-only Alpha till additional discover. We hope you perceive that we have to take a step again and return to the drafting board, the place we’ll spend extra time determining how all this tough work can translate into one thing higher and extra significant for the EVE Universe.
“Remaining true to our imaginative and prescient of Project Nova’s future in reference to EVE is crucial. That is the one means we can proceed creating memorable experiences that make sure you – our ineffable gamers – are glad and make us proud as builders.
“CCP is in no rush to launch Project Nova till we’re glad it offers a rock-solid gameplay expertise and visuals to match.”
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