Star Citizen Alpha 3.0 Finally Releasing for All Backers Tomorrow

Star Citizen Alpha 3.0 is finally going to be officially delivered to all backers tomorrow, after a long period in testing.

Today Chris Roberts’ Cloud Imperium Games announces with a newsletter to all backers that Star Citizen’s alpha 3.0 is finally going to be released officially.

The wait won’t long as the official release to all backers will happen tomorrow.

According to the developer, the “heavy lifting” to create the content, tech, and systems for version 3.0 has been completed, and now that players will bring their ships in the game, the team can optimizations, feature consolidations, and polish for the first quarterly release.

In fact, a few months ago, the studio announced that after the release of 3.0, developers would move away from releasing massive updates once in a blue moon, and would instead do smaller regular updates every quarter.

Cloud Imperium Games also thanked all the backers for their support, which made the development of the game possible to begin with. Star Citizen is a crowdfunded game, and the current tally is $174,205,097 with 1,944,320 registered users. For the sake of full disclosure, the author of this article backed the game back when it was announced.

If you want to see more, you can also enjoy a massive vertical slice of the Squadron 42 single player campaigna teaser featuring Mark Hamilla video on hoverbikes, one on atmospheric flight, and one on the Cutlass Black.


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Giuseppe Nelva

Hailing from sunny (not as much as people think) Italy and long standing gamer since the age of Mattel Intellivision and Sinclair ZX Spectrum. Definitely a multi-platform gamer, he still holds the old dear PC nearest to his heart, while not disregarding any console on the market. RPGs (of any nationality) and MMORPGs are his daily bread, but he enjoys almost every other genre, prominently racing simulators, action and sandbox games. He is also one of the few surviving fans of the flight simulator genre on Earth.

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