Star Citizen hits $141M in crowdfunding and retains on going

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Star Citizen’s crowdfunding marketing campaign continues to be going sturdy.

Star Citizen’s Kickstarter campaign started in 2012 and smashed its aim of $500,000, ending up with over $2 million.

Crowdfunding continued on the builders’s web site they usually have been simply hurtling by way of milestones like a bull in china store.

As 2017 dawns, the present complete stands at over $141 million, they usually’re a fifth of the best way to the subsequent million .

Following the lately launched alpha 2.6, Cloud Imperium Games launched a neighborhood highlights reel with in-game footage recorded by gamers utilizing the brand new director mode, and creator Chris Roberts despatched out a New Year’s message (by way of Dual Shockers) detailing plans for 2017.

“Happy New Year!

“There are many thrilling issues in retailer for Star Citizen this 12 months. We’ll proceed to change and enhance our recreation engine to higher go well with Star Citizen’s distinctive wants. Gameplay will get deeper as new methods come on-line to supply gamers the possibility to do greater than pew-pew. I additionally count on thrilling developments as we combine our revolutionary tech, like subsumption and procedural planets, into the sport. On the Community entrance, we’ll be releasing Spectrum, our new and improved neighborhood platform, and revamping our present exhibits and including new ones in an effort to greatest talk with all of you.

“This week Star Citizen devs bought again to work after some a lot deserved day off. Presently the Production Team is huddled with the totally different crew leads updating and detailing out the duties we’ve got for this 12 months. You’ll start to see a few of these particulars as soon as we’ve had the chance to refine the Star Citizen and Squadron 42 schedules.

“We had been joyful to see optimistic suggestions from the Alpha 2.6 launch and impressed by the variety of beautiful movies and pictures being created with the brand new digital camera controls. We have been digesting each our personal and your ideas on Alpha 2.6 now that it has been dwell for 2 weeks. We are planning releasing an incremental patch, 2.6.1 with a number of the options that slipped out of two.6, bug fixes for elevated stability (though 2.6 was probably our most secure patch so far) in addition to continued stability and gameplay tweaks. Expect to listen to extra particulars on timing within the subsequent couple of weeks.

“2016 was a noteworthy 12 months in Star Citizen’s improvement. 2017 with Squadron 42 and Alpha is seeking to be even higher.”