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Submitted by joeboo69 707d ago | news

Star Citizen reaches $3.5 million with 5 days left of funding.

Chris Roberts’ latest game Star Citizen has hit $3.5 millions dollars in its crowd funding with 5 days left to go. The funding for Star Citizen was done both via a Kickstarter campaign ( http://www.kickstarter.com/... and Roberts’ own website, Roberts Space Industries ( http://www.robertsspaceindu... Currently Star Citizen is the second most successfully funded video game crowd sourcing project, and according to Roberts Space Industries website they would need to top $4.2 million in order to take the top spot. (Dev, PC, Star Citizen)

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Zha1tan  +   707d ago
fantastic, looking forward to this.
MikeMyers  +   707d ago
If big publishers like EA refuse to release games that take a chance, then having Kickstarter programs might be the future.
modesign  +   707d ago
have any kickstarter games actually been finished and brought to market.
Zha1tan  +   707d ago
yes Chivalry medieval warfare was a kickstarter game and its now a very sucessful steam indie title being the 10th biggest selling game on there currently.

http://www.youtube.com/watc...

And as far as indie devlopment goes it is fantastic game that really is the gritty brutal medieval combat game gamers have wanted for ages.
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OneAboveAll  +   707d ago
Well, to be fair Chivalry started out as a HL2 mod so it already had a big following.
biomajor09  +   707d ago
Yes also ftl was a kickstarter and is now available on steam.
Yeshh!!

PC gamers are like publishers now. That is high status.
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