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Squadron 42 Delayed Indefinitely After Missing Beta Date

Squadron 42 Delayed Indefinitely After Missing Beta Date

Cloud Imperium Games Roberts Space Industries have apparently pushed Squadron 42 back indefinitely after missing a key date In a lengthy letter from the chairman of the company, Chris Roberts, the company basically amended their roadmap calendar for all projects and removed the game from their plans for the time being If you're not familiar[...]

Star Citizen Launches Alpha 3.12 Update With Assault On Stanton

Star Citizen Launches Alpha 3.12 Update With Assault On Stanton

Cloud Imperium Games has released the new Alpha 3.12 update into Star Citizen as players get a new ship for Assault On Stanton This new update introduces refinery gameplay, new ships, updated planetary environments, new space cloud tech, a multi-purpose handheld tractor beam tool, AI and combat optimizations, and a number of other improvements you[...]

Turbulent Opens Montreal Studio Devoted To Star Citizen Development

Turbulent Opens Montreal Studio Devoted To Star Citizen Development

The company has already worked with the prime developer Cloud Imperium Games in the past and will be working to build a fully-fledged independent studio with its own unique Montréal culture to work on this project The newly formed team will create content in line with Star Citizen’s senior development leadership, while also developing new[...]

Star Citizen Is Adding The Mercury Star Runner For Test Flights

Star Citizen Is Adding The Mercury Star Runner For Test Flights

Cloud Imperium Games revealed today that Star Citizen will be getting a highly-anticipated ship added to the Test Fly system The devs are putting the Mercury Star Runner into the game today, totally free for everyone to try out This ship is designed to be a smuggler's dream as you can hide cargo, pilot it[...]

Star Citizen Reveals Details About Alpha 3.11 Update

Star Citizen Reveals Details About Alpha 3.11 Update

Cloud Imperium Games revealed more details this week about the latest update to the alpha build of Star Citizen The update brings in a number of improvements and additions to the game, starting with the fact that pilots can now expect a new element of danger with the removal of Armistice Zones There will be[...]

Star Citizens Second Annual Ship Showdown Is Underway

Star Citizen's Second Annual Ship Showdown Is Underway

Cloud Imperium Games officially launched the Second Annual Ship Showdown in Star Citizen this week for all players to play around in Basically this is one giant excuse to show off what everyone thinks is their favorite ship, whether it was a model they made or something they built from LEGO bricks During this time,[...]

Star Citizen Gets A New Alpha 3.10: Flight &#038 Fight Update

Star Citizen Gets A New Alpha 3.10: Flight & Fight Update

Cloud Imperium Games have given a new update to Star Citizen this week, as Alpha 3.10 gives players new content in "Flight Or Fight" This is the first update to be put into the game in four months, and probably the first for the staff after COVID-19 threw the world into chaos The devs have[...]

Star Citizen Is Free To Play Now Through June 1st

Star Citizen Is Free To Play Now Through June 1st

Back on Friday, Cloud Imperium Games made Star Citizen free to play until June 1st to celebrate their in-game event, Invictus Launch Week The whole concept plays out as their version of Fleet Week to a degree as you get to explore all the game has to offer without paying for it or anything else[...]

Star Citizen Releases Latest Updates With The Alpha 3.9 Patch

Star Citizen Releases Latest Updates With The Alpha 3.9 Patch

Cloud Imperium Games has released a new update this week for Star Citizen as it received the Alpha 3.9 patch We have the complete list of patch details below, but the short version is that the developers have expanded the experiences and have created a deeper immersion based on community input and feedback They've introduced[...]

Cloud Imperium Games Responds To Cryteks Star Citizen Lawsuit

Cloud Imperium Games Responds To Crytek's "Star Citizen" Lawsuit

Cloud Imperium Games has responded to the Crytek lawsuit involving Star Citizen and Squadron 42 in what appears to be a very ugly situation Last month we reported on the initial filing of the lawsuit, claiming they were in breach of contract while developing Squadron 42 for them Essentially pointing out that the company was,[...]

Lawsuit Filings Over Star Citizen Reveal More Release Schedule Woes

Lawsuit Filings Over "Star Citizen" Reveal More Release Schedule Woes

Some new legal documents popped up on Reddit this week, showing game publisher Crytek sued developer Cloud Imperium Games The entire lawsuit was over the idea that they were in breach of copyright for developing two games when they only held a license to develop one Basically pointing out the absurdity that they're STILL working[...]

Cloud Imperium Games Releases A Squadron 42 Trailer

Cloud Imperium Games Releases A "Squadron 42" Trailer

We may never see a finalized version of Star Citizen, but Cloud Imperium Games appear to be committed to the release of Squadron 42 So much so that the company released a brand new trailer this week, giving us what they refer to as a "visual teaser" for the game The video shows off several[...]

Star Citizen Receives Tons Of New Content With The 3.8 Update

"Star Citizen" Receives Tons Of New Content With The 3.8 Update

Cloud Imperium Games released a new 3.8 Update into Star Citizen, and with it came a ton of content with tech, gameplay, and more Some of the big additions are planetary weather effects, a procedural planet tech update, and a new Server-side Object Container Streaming system The last one on that list enhances the performance[...]

Star Citizen Has Surpassed $250 Million In Funding

"Star Citizen" Has Surpassed $250 Million In Funding

Cloud Imperium Games and Roberts Space Industries have reported this week that they have officially surpassed $250 million in funding for the game ($251,278,449 as of the time this article was written.) With that kind of money, they could reach all their goals.. Which they already did, years ago, as the biggest one was $65[...]

Star Citizen Receives The 3.6 Update With Tons Of Content

"Star Citizen" Receives The 3.6 Update With Tons Of Content

Cloud Imperium Games just threw a fancy new update into Star Citizen, as the developers unleased the 3.6 Alpha into the mix with a bunch of new content You can read about the features in detail here, but the short version is that you now have governing rules, new appearances to space stations, new NPCs,[...]

Star Citizen is Available for Free Until November 30th

Star Citizen is Available for Free Until November 30th

[caption id="attachment_751862" align="aligncenter" width="600"] credit//Cloud Imperium Games[/caption]Star Citizen is available for free this week, allowing gamers who haven't joined one of the various funding campaigns to experience the ambitious space simulator game until November 30th The game's first planet and city were added earlier this week, which means that free players and backers alike are[...]

Star Citizen Will Offer a Free Week in Late November

Star Citizen Will Offer a Free Week in Late November

Cloud Imperium Games announced this week that they'll be offering the chance to play Star Citizen absolutely free for a solid week in November From November 23rd-30th, you'll be able to sign up for a free account and experience the game through a special Free Fly program where you'll have access to several ships each[...]

Cloud Imperium Raises Additional Funds Following Star Citizen 3.3 Alpha

Cloud Imperium Raises Additional Funds Following Star Citizen 3.3 Alpha

Cloud Imperium Games are still toiling away at Star Citizen, and after releasing the 3.3 Alpha update and a nice hype trailer for it on Wednesday, the company has raised over $1 million USD in additional funds We've previously discussed all the changes that will come to Star Citizen with the 3.3 update, which you can check[...]

Cloud Imperium Games Reveals New Info on Star Citizen 3.3 Update

Cloud Imperium Games Reveals New Info on Star Citizen 3.3 Update

The devs at Cloud Imperium Games dropped some new info this week about Star Citizen and the upcoming 3.3 update for backers The company revealed the new content, being called Squadron 42, which will drop in December They even included a new trailer, which you can watch below, featuring the voices of  Mark Hamill, Gillian Anderson, Gary[...]

Cloud Imperium Games Shows Off Star Citizens 3.3 Update

Cloud Imperium Games Shows Off Star Citizen's 3.3 Update

The never-ending saga of "When Will Star Citizen Be Finished?" continues as Cloud Imperium Games shows off what the next update will be While that may seem like a constant joke for some of us to make, the game has currently raised nearly $190 million on the crowd-funded project (the biggest amount raised for a video game[...]