Submitted by joeboo69 1054d 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  +   1053d ago
fantastic, looking forward to this.
MikeMyers  +   1053d ago
If big publishers like EA refuse to release games that take a chance, then having Kickstarter programs might be the future.
modesign  +   1053d ago
have any kickstarter games actually been finished and brought to market.
Zha1tan  +   1053d 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.


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  +   1053d ago
Well, to be fair Chivalry started out as a HL2 mod so it already had a big following.
biomajor09  +   1053d ago
Yes also ftl was a kickstarter and is now available on steam.
shutUpAndTakeMyMoney  +   1053d ago

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