Star Citizen developer gets $ 30 million




Developer Roberts Space Industries has more than $ 30 million raised for the development of space sim Star Citizen. The developer uses the money among other things for making the single player campaign and new Squadron 42 spacecraft.

A year ago, knew Roberts Space Industries 6.2 million to establish what Kickstarter collections are concerned. already a record Two months ago, was the amount RSI already picked up $ 20 million, but the counter has since been run by stay. Meanwhile, the developer is about more than $ 30 million available for creating space simulation game Star Citizen. There are now more than 300,000 internet users who support the project financially.

The money will be used for other single player campaign Squadron 42. “The Foundry 42 team has big plans for Squadron 42 and we are going to use additional collections to make it a worthy successor to Wing Commander,” writes Chris Roberts of Roberts Space Industries. Roberts was also responsible for Wing Commander.

According to the developer gamers will be able to choose if they start training missions or they end up directly in large-scale space battles. There would also be missions where the boarding combined seamlessly with fights. With the millions of dollars that are still being committed, the developer wants to achieve stretch targets: the money will be used for new ships such as the Origin 890 JUMP, the Aegis Surveyor, the RSI Orion my platform and other additions and improvements.

Star Citizen is set in an online universe combines elements according to the creator of Wing Commander in 1990 and 2003 Freelancer. There is support for the VR headset Oculus Rift. The game is expected in late 2014 or early 2015.


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