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(Citizen Star News) - 2015-04-02 Archive

Preliminary post, to be updated.


  • Will Lewis has left CIG... very sad.
  • 1.1a soooooon. QA is looking at a PTU candidate.
  • Torps are not standard on the Vanguard, but will be available as an option.
  • Twice the number of people playing at any one time (concurrancy) Arena Commander since 1.0. 
  • Gladiator flight ready in 1.1a
  • More Empire Reports being filmed shortly.

(Citizen Star News) - by Nighthawk - 2015-04-02

Pirate Swarm game mode coming! Arrrrr!

Update: Our new writer Nighthawk joins us to provide a write up for this episode of Around the Verse!

Updated with additional reporting from: Gerard Evans of StarCitizenBase

(Citizen Star News) - 2015-03-30 

(Citizen Star News) - by Citizen Ed -  2015-03-27

In a continuing trend, Community Director Ben Lesnick refuses to comment on CIG’s long term horse strategy even when pressed by “concerned” backers.

  • Citizen Star - Teller /u/T3ller, some great videos and even better images. Including some hilarious appearances of the Thorshu Grey space crab.

(Citizen Star News) - by Citizen Ed - 2015-03-26

(Thank you StarCitizenNewsRadio for grabbing the stream and putting it up on youtube.)

TL;DR - Top Items

  • Hull E confirmed. (A = station wagon, B = box truck/RV, C = tractor trailer, D = between C and E, E = Supertanker)
  • Starfarer art came in last night
  • Starfarer refueling process will be largely automated. Don't need everything to be it's own minigame.
  • Cutlass can land in an Idris ~ Ben
  • MISC Reliant (alien tech starter ship) being fast tracked.
  • Xi’An Scout artist Eddie Del Rio is working on the concept for the MISC Endeavour (Science/Hospital).
  • Inside CIG piece on CIG Frankfurt in production
  • Completionist package includes the Vanguard
  • This weekend, Chris is headed to the UK for three months. He will be directing the big performance capture shoot for Squadron 42.

More notes in the links below...