Another year will pass without any sign of this 42 Squadron from Star Citizen Maker of Roberts Space Industries.
RSI He revised the project roadmap On December 23, any mention of a 42 Squadron Beta, RSI’s founder Star Citizen Creator Chris Roberts Project donors Not expecting any release or end dates for the game anytime soon. The latest RSI guidance on a 42 Squadron release Came in August 2019, And he said that a beta version will be released in the third quarter of this year.
42 Squadron It is a solo campaign based on a story set in a world Star Citizen, A space and MMO game that has been in development since 2011. RSI split 42 Squadron And the It started selling separately from Star Citizen In February 2016; It was part of the game’s original Kickstarter campaign in October 2012, which gave 2014 as the original delivery date.
42 SquadronThe Hollywood cast has been on the A-list, including Mark Hamill, Gillian Anderson, and Gary Oldman Unveiled in October 2015. RSI has been promoting 2016 as the launch year for 42 SquadronFull, however These predictions pulled back at CitizenCon in October 2016 No full launch date has been set since then.
Roberts said in a donor note:42 Squadron It will be completed upon completion, and will not be released just for an appointment. ”He also said RSI will not show any of the 42 Squadron« Gameplay, locations or assets » instead of a beta, because the game is too far from full launch to start a marketing campaign. « If we showed the unspoiled gameplay now, these are the main footage and gameplay that would have been used near the release, » said Roberts.
« That’s why I decided it was better not to show up 42 Squadron Playing in public, we don’t discuss any release date until we are close to the extension of the house and have high confidence in the remaining time needed to finish the game with the quality we want, « added Roberts.
Star Citizen and since then The original 2012 Kickstarter, upload More than $ 339 million In crowdfunding of about 3 million supporters. These numbers were reported by Roberts Aerospace Industries itself. This means that it raised more than $ 77 million in 2020 alone, surpassing it The 2019 record of $ 47.7 million. Roberts Aerospace Industries Also She picked up a separate private investment of $ 46 million Of billionaire record product at the end of 2018.
Most Star CitizenFinancing comes from selling (or renting) From spaceships inside the gameMany of them cost hundreds of dollars. Star Citizen Currently on « Persistent Universe » alpha 3.12; Roberts Aerospace Industries Discontinue giving estimated release dates For the full version of PU in 2016.
In November 2019, The developers announced They were building a 40-player multiplayer gun mode called « Theaters of War », and they hoped to have it delivered in early 2020. It was in closed alpha testing, with no test date or full launch date set.
« In the meantime, Star Citizen It is the best insight into the gameplay and technical progress we’re making; Roberts writes that you can download a new update every three months with new features and content, as well as technical developments. “I hope you are very involved Star Citizen that 42 Squadron I will be here before you know it. «