At the moment Cloud Imperium Video games hosted CitizenCon 2951, its annual occasion devoted to the newest and biggest options coming to Star Citizen.
Inventive director Chris Roberts himself kicked off the lengthy presentation mentioning that the variety of each day gamers is 2-3 instances extra in comparison with the newest CitizenCon in 2019 (final 12 months there was no occasion as a result of pandemic).
We then get to see an epic video that includes what’s already included within the rising house simulator and teasing the soar level to Pyro, the following system that shall be applied quickly.
We then check out the making of the soar factors for each side, adopted by idea artwork and a featurette on the creation of the house stations.
Transferring on from the surface, we then get to see the artistic course of for the interiors of those stations.
Subsequent, it’s time to try the planets and moons within the Pyro system, together with climate, plantlife, and extra. One other fascinating facet showcased is the planetary settlements.
We then get to see some gameplay round Pyro III together with an ideal sneak peek on the Origin 400i starship, the brand new climate methods, and the outposts.
A number of gameplay methods are showcased, and varied methods to method a mission. We additionally get a have a look at an fascinating Hadesian artifact.
You may watch the total panel with all of the content material talked about beneath.
Subsequent, we get an intensive replace in regards to the upcoming ships to the Star Citizen universe, the Origin 400i (which will get a model new trailer), the Anvil Liberator ship transport, and the Banu Merchantman. We additionally get to see some concepts for doable idea ships. Gamers will have the ability to vote for which of them they’d wish to see made.
The following video targeted on the brand new Gen12 renderer and Vulkan.
We then check out the newest and biggest in Star Citizen’s planetary tech.
A quick video additionally offers an summary of server meshing, which is able to transfer the sport towards full persistence.
One other panel showcases the superior audio instruments utilized by the workforce.
Final, however not least, it’s an in-depth have a look at the methods that shall be applied in Star Citizen over the upcoming quarters together with physicalized stock and cargo, adjustments to outlets, the fame system, and an replace on Quantum.
In different Star Citizen information, the crowdfunding complete has simply handed $390 million and it’s at present sitting on $390,106,132.
The variety of registered accounts is sort of 3.3 million, and it’s at 3,296,809 in the meanwhile of this writing.
As typical, you need to understand that it’s recognized that not all of them are paying gamers. The quantity contains free accounts created for quite a lot of causes, together with Free Fly occasions just like the one ending as we speak.
We just lately realized that a brand new studio has been opened to create new methods and content material for Star Citizen.
Should you’re questioning whether or not the sport is definitely enjoyable to play, it is a good place to begin. The net persistent universe has now reached model alpha 3.14, whereas a star-studded single-player marketing campaign titled “Squadron 42” is in improvement.
For the sake of full disclosure, do understand that the creator of this text has been a Star Citizen backer for the reason that authentic Kickstarter marketing campaign a number of years in the past.