News tagged: Star Citizen
Crowdfunding has left Star Citizen's team with $141 million in support as of the New Year. It's been raising money since 2012. To begin laying out its road map for the new year, Cloud Imperium Games' Chris Roberts published a "Happy New Year" statement.
Cloud Imperium Games is no longer using Crytek's CryEngine for Star Citizen and is instead using Amazon's Lumberyard engine. This change is part of Alpha 2.6 and it's meant to help secure the "long term future" of the title. Squadron 42 is also now using the Amazon engine.
To keep backers in the loop and potentially reduce complaints, Star Citizen developer Cloud Imperium Games will begin sharing its internal timeline. While the company's target dates are bound to change over time, showing them to the public lets people know where things stand.
Anyone interested in playing the alpha version of Star Citizen can do so for free until the end of the month. By applying the "FALL2016" code to an existing or new account, you'll gain access to the alpha client through October 30. You'll receive the F7C-M Super Hornet.
Cloud Imperium Games has revealed 52 minutes of gameplay from a nearly finished version of Star Citizen, giving viewers a look at the whole game rather than individual test modules. The gameplay shows how players can take a ship from a hanger to various planets.
More than $113.5 million has been raised for Star Citizen and with that funding, work on the game is going to "pick up," says Cloud Imperium. The PC space game reached the $100 million mark in December 2015, showing funding is still steadily coming in after 3+ years.
Contributions to the Star Citizen crowdfunding campaign are still rising, even though we're more than three years past its original campaign on Kickstarter. The game's latest financial milestone is $110 million, which is up from the $100 million reported a few months ago.
More than a million individuals have contributed to Star Citizen's funding, resulting in the game raising $100 million from backers. With that money, Star Citizen is easily the largest crowdfunded game in history. The game's FPS module is now available.
There are now more than 1 million people who have contributed to the development of Star Citizen. While the game's original funding goal was just $500,000, $92.7 million has been raised from backers. Everyone who has pledged money for a Star Citizen package can now play it.
Chris Roberts, the creator of Star Citizen, has revealed the game is probably going to receive its FPS module within a few weeks. The module, Star Marine, was originally supposed to arrive in April 2015, and now it will arrive between July and August, according to Roberts.
A discussion on the official Star Citizen forums revealed that the game might occupy over 100GB of your hard disk space. Jeremy Masker, director of game operations, said that file compression and removal of game assets is unlikely to bring down client size.
Funding is closing in on the $75 million mark for Star Citizen. The PC space sim is sitting essentially at the $75 million funding mark, yet another massive milestone for the game. Star Citizen has become the most successful crowdfunded project of all time.
Cloud Imperium Games' new trailer for Star Citizen is simply gorgeous. Featuring all in-engine footage, 'Star Citizen: Imagine' gives us a glimpse at all the planets that we could visit within the game, all the vistas that a player could enjoy such as the setting sun.
Will this train ever stop? Star Citizen has crossed $64 million in crowdfunding. The intergalactic exploration game, still under active development, announced that having crossed $64 million, players will be able to keep a pet (dogs, cats, and whatnot) within the game.
Chris Roberts, the founder of Cloud Imperium Games, gave the world its first look at the Star Citizen FPS module in a presentation held at PAX Australia. The FPS module, developed by Illfonic, gives us a glimpse at new ships - the Gladius, the Redeemer and the Mustang.
Chris Roberts has unveiled Star Citizen's planetside gameplay at CitizenCon 2014. In-game footage shows fans how it looks like to land your ship on a planet, disembarking and subsequently walking around on the alien planet's terrain. A moment please... Drool...
Star Citizen just keeps on bringing in the cash. The game's developer, Cloud Imperium Games, has announced that it has $56 million in funding, and the developer also says it is continuing work on co-op gameplay. Cloud Imperium intends to create a more
A Guinness World Record has been awarded to Roberts Space Industries for Star Citizen, a game that has received more than $55 million in crowdfunding. With the money, Star Citizen is officially the most crowdfunded game, and the most crowdfunded product. Chris
What is the biggest crowdfunding campaign yet? It's not a device that will cure the world of cancer, or anything of that sort. Rather, it is Cloud Imperium's massive and ambitious space sim, Star Citizen. The game has collected over $50 million from over 525,000 gamers.
Are you one of the thousands who helped crowdfund Star Citizen? Cloud Imperium has released a new commercial for its upcoming PC-exclusive space exploration title. Everything that you see in the video is rendered in-game, giving PC gamers a glimpse at what's in store.