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Record $500 million raised for Star Citizen development


Crowdfunding fees for a long-term space simulator Star Citizen from Chris Roberts And studio Cloud Imperium Games passed another milestone.

According to the official website of the project, at the moment, the development of Star Citizen has been donated over 500 million dollars, which is the new world record for voluntary funding of a video game production. In total, invested in space almost 4.1 million peoplewhich is 700 thousand more than it was 10 months ago.

During the same period, CIG received another $ 100 million from users, while for the first time the creators were able to achieve such a figure only three years after the start of the crowdfunding campaign, which started in October 2012. See below for more detailed collection statistics.:

  • October 2012 – $2 million
  • November 2012 – $5 million
  • June 2013 – $10 million
  • September 2013 – $20 million
  • November 2013 – $30 million
  • March 2014 – $40 million
  • August 2014 – $50 million
  • November 2014 – $60 million
  • January 2015 – $70 million
  • April 2015 – $80 million
  • October 2015 – $90 million
  • December 2015 – $100 million
  • October 2016 – $125 million
  • May 2017 – $150 million
  • December 2017 – $175 million
  • November 2018 – $200 million
  • May 2019 – $225 million
  • December 2019 – $250 million
  • March 2020 – $275 million
  • June 2020 – $300 million
  • November 2020 – $325 million
  • March 2021 – $350 million
  • June 2021 – $375 million
  • November 2021 – $400 million
  • September 2022 – $500 million


All users who donate money to the development of Star Citizen get access to the alpha version of the space simulator, which is updated with new features.

In January became knownthat Star Citizen and its standalone story campaign called Squadron 42 are still “a few years” away from launch. According to the studio’s COO Carl Jones, it could take at least another year or two to complete production, but it won’t be released until the games are complete.

Also, the developers planning Squadron 42 sequels.

Read also: Microsoft added the ability to play games offline in the latest update for Xbox.


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