With more than $175 million raised, CIG and RSI are looking to the near-future for Star Citizen. Specifically, when version 3.1 hits in March 2018 and brings performance improvements and a handful of new features with it. Of course 3.1 is just the start, there are plans to release multiple patches and content updates throughout
Star Citizen backers and followers of the ambitious project got quite a few treats this holiday season. From an hour long gameplay slice of Squadron 42, to the first release of Star Citizen Alpha 3.0 being pushed out to the PTU. But CIG aren’t done pulling surprises out of the goody bag just yet. A
This evening CIG held their Star Citizen holiday live stream and the main event was a showing some footage of the single player Squadron 42. The video takes viewers through a mission to demonstrate the transition between space combat and ground combat. This was to show how CIG plan on integrating the two and also how they
With Christmas only a couple of days away, CIG will hopefully not have their staff working silly hours to monitor this. It’s a bit mad pushing this live over the holiday break but it’s CIG so anything is possible. For the backers, follow these instructions to get Star Citizen 3.0 up and running on the PTU.
CIG has been keeping Star Citizen Squadron 42 under lock and key for a long time and this is the first slice of footage (on IGN) from the single-player campaign we’ve seen for ages. Tomorrow’s Around the Verse is expected to feature more Squadron 42. CIG has announced that the stream has been rescheduled for tomorrow 22 December.
Now if you’re like me and you’ve been paying attention to the rumblings about Star Citizen, you’ll notice some things. The biggest thing you’ll see is that speculation and the perpetual monetization of what could be is at the heart of the entire community. CIG have built an entire business – to the value of
Amid the ongoing legal fiasco between CIG/RSI and Crytek, Cloud Imperium Games released a new video of its upcoming space simulation Star Citizen. This Around the Verse video focuses on the short and long-term goals for atmospheric flight, the goal is to make it easy for players to distinguish between the experiences of flying in
Crytek, makers of CryEngine, have brought a potentially ruinous lawsuit against the makers of Star Citizen and Squadron 42, Cloud Imperium Games. The complaint names Cloud Imperium Games (CIG) and Roberts Space Industries (RSI) as the defendants. Both companies were co-founded by Chris Roberts, the creator of the Wing Commander franchise. Crytek alleges CIG and
People love carriers in space, hordes of fighters swarming over enemy ships and ripping them to shreds is a dream for a lot of gamers. From EVE Online to Star Citizen, people chase that dream. Well it looks like CIG have announced the potential for a new Carrier to be added to Star Citizen. The
Today, Star Citizen developer Cloud Imperium Games released a brand new video focusing on Musashi Industrial and Starflight Concern, or MISC for short. The video provides updates on two prominent civilian starships that will be in the game, the mining vessel MISC Prospector and the peculiar cargo ship MISC Hull C. The HULL C is particularly
Another day, another video in the marathon series of Around The Verse videos Cloud Imperium Games are pumping out ahead of the next phase of Alpha 3.0 for Star Citizen. The newest video focuses on the oldest ship manufacturer in the Star Citizen universe, Roberts Space Industries. The first ship showcased is the luxury cruiser Constellation Phoenix.
For years CIG has been Star Citizen selling ships to help fill the coffers to fund development and today the latest money-making scheme has been launched. This is day 5 of CIG’s 8-day ATV marathon, if you want other ATV vids; check out the one about alien vehicles, or the video about the new Javelin
Star Citizen is a juggernaut in terms of its fundraising capability. More precisely, it’s at $167,134,692 provided by 1,920,416 registered users. It’s the most successful video game funding campaign we’ve ever seen. On top of the crowdfunding update, we get a new video focusing on ground vehicles and alien ones, providing updates on the massive Banu
Coming off of yesterdays Anvil debut video, Cloud Imperium Games revealed another new ship that will join the universe of its upcoming space simulator, Star Citizen. One of the newest ships is the Aegis Dynamics Hammerhead. The Hammerhead is a 100 meter-long patrol ship, literally bristling with guns and missiles. It carries nine crew members
Today Star Citizen developer Cloud Imperium Games released a new extensive video dedicated to a brand new ship, the Anvil Aerospace Hawk. The Hawk is the perfect ship for bounty hunters, which judging from the focus the video places on that particular career, is intended. On top of the Hawk, we get updates on more
This weeks “Around The Verse” dev vlog for Star Citizen is tackling a whole new area of the universe. The cities that will dot planetary landscapes, and the tech being used to build them.True to form, CIG are going all out and using procedural technology to generate batches and randomized and unique cities to populate
This week saw the latest round of CitizenCon – The convention dedicated to one of the most successful crowdfunding campaigns – happened in Frankfurt. A lot of new tech for Star Citizen and other new features were shown off. CIG announced a new partnership with Intel where the new Intel Optane 900P will be bundled
Star Citizen’s annual Star Citizen CitizenCon event is now underway in Frankfurt the live stream is now active. Here are the times for the various presentations: CitizenCon runs throughout the day and the following highlights can be watched. Note that everything is now running one hour behind. Steam Start 2:30PM Frankfurt / 5:30AM PT /