Archive

Star Citizen $19 Million Strong, Salvaging Career Stretch Goal Announced

Posted Wed, Sep 18, 2013 by Martuk

Here we are once again. It seems that Star Citizen continues to grow at a pace of over $1 million per week as of late. And at current, it’s showing no signs of slowing down and hitting stretch goals much faster than expected.

Chris Roberts recently penned a new Letter from the Chairman to discuss the latest milestone, which also unlocks a PDF of Jane’s Fighting Ships manual free to all pledgers, the option for players to compete for control of space stations across the galaxy, and the RSI Museum, a new feature that will air monthly to reveal a new game feature.

In addition to the rapid inflow of cash, Star Citizen is quickly approaching its $20 million stretch goal, which will add first-person combat on lawless planets. With that goal so close now, Roberts revealed plans for a $21 million stretch goal, which will add the new Salvaging career to Star Citizen.

Salvage Mechanic: Salvage isn’t an aside: it’s a career, with its own mechanic, story tie-ins and universe-shaping endgames. Search the galaxy for a host of valuable and interesting secrets using both the flight and FPS components. Discover the secrets of the ancient Hadesians, locate valuable components and cargo… or go down in history the first to make contact an entirely new alien race!

At the current rate of pledged funding, both of these goals will be unlocked before the end of September. So stay tuned and we'll see what Roberts has to tempt the cash to jump out of our wallets next.

Source: Star Citizen Letter from the Chairman


StarCitizen.jpg

Star Citizen is still bringing in the big bucks and has now raised $40,000,000. That's enough to buy 8 million Big Mac Meals!

News
Tue, Mar 11, 2014
Lewis B
Star Citizen Logo
The development of Star Citizen is full steam ahead and the latest news video to trickle out from Cloud Imperium Games discusses the latest ship: The Mustang.
News
Mon, Feb 24, 2014
Lewis B
TTH-Weekly-News-Jan-17-2014-news.jpg

This week in the news, Wildstar drops info on guilds, Pathfinder targets April for alpha, and SOE commits wholesale slaughter.

Features
Sat, Jan 25, 2014
Martuk
Star-Citizen-Fleet.jpg

Star Citizen’s astronomical budget breaks $37 million to unlock the Tanga System stretch goal.

News, Official Announcements
Thu, Jan 23, 2014
Martuk

News from around the 'Net