Star Citizen developer Cloud Imperium Video games launched new movies about its rising sport, displaying off upcoming options and developer commentary.
The primary video options an overhaul to mining scheduled to go reside within the upcoming Alpha 3.19 later this 12 months. The overhaul will deliver a number of modifications to make mining extra fascinating and it’ll encourage cooperative mining on prime of merely carrying across the mining attachment in your multi-tool if you discover a cave.
Talking of updates, the upcoming (and moderately large) Alpha 3.18 is lastly accessible for all backers on the PTU, which implies that it ought to be lastly near launch.
You’ll be able to watch it beneath.
We additionally get a second video with developer commentary concerning the river tech on prime of the sport’s QA course of.
In the intervening time, Star Citizen’s rising crowdfunding marketing campaign continues to realize new milestones and the sport has handed $550 million ($551,580,224 in the intervening time of this writing) from backers.
The variety of registered customers has additionally lately handed 4.4 million and it is now at 4,423,158, albeit not all of them are paying since many register accounts to entry the favored free fly occasions that provide an opportunity to check the sport with out pledging any cash. Based on the most recent info that inventive director Chris Roberts himself shared in October 2022, 1.7 million gamers are literally paying clients. In fact, that quantity is a couple of months previous, so it could possibly be larger now.
Star Citizen lately ended its greatest 12 months ever by way of crowdfunding, with a staggering $113 million pledged in 2022, marking a 31% improve over 2021. The tally has been persistently rising year-on-year since 2018.
Full disclosure: the creator of this publish has backed Star Citizen all the best way again when its crowdfunding was first launched in September 2012.
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