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Star Citizen Breaks Through 170 Million Dollars in Funding as New Video Shows the Cutlass Black

Star Citizen just passed another major milestone in crowdfunding, and a new video shows the ship of choice for pirates and criminals.

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thorstein139d ago

Winds of WInter by George RR Martin or Star Citizen. Which comes out first?

Blade1587139d ago

trick question.
neither of those are ever releasing

lelo2play139d ago

Scalebound will release first...

Cmdrpilgrim139d ago

Genuine question; What was the last game that cost 200mil to make?

TheColbertinator139d ago

GTAV from what I remember.

EA is in the wrong when it comes to making money with loot boxes. Just put a big idea,crowdfund and update about insignificant progress every month.

ecchiless139d ago

"EA is in the wrong when it comes to making money with loot boxes. Just put a big idea,crowdfund and update about insignificant progress every month. "

So true, thats where the money is.

bluefox755139d ago (Edited 139d ago )

According to Wikipedia, Star Wars: The Old Republic is the only one to ever cost $200 million. Even GTA5 (second place), only cost $137 million (without marketing).

_-EDMIX-_139d ago

Well the Old Republic is also an MMO and based on what they did with the Old Republic It's nowhere near what you see what Star Citizen.

It's a fair comparison and very much shows that making an MMO of this stature takes time and money.

quent138d ago

Wonder what happened to all that Destiny money

bluefox755139d ago (Edited 139d ago )

Why are people still giving them money? lol How much is enough?

TekoIie139d ago

"Why are people still giving them money?"

Well that's kind of how MMO's work. They have a subscription plan and/or microtransactions although I wouldn't call Star Citizens "micro".

The 10th Rider138d ago

Most of the people still supporting the game *want* it to be a crazy ambitious, massive project. That's why the game got so much support in the first place. Most of those people don't really care if it takes another 5 years to fully release or if funding crosses $200 million as long as the end product is good.

_-EDMIX-_138d ago

Agreed.

Games like this don't just take short number of years. Not with this type of funding and a genre this complex to build. When Bioware announced Star Wars The Old Republic, it was already in development for several years and confirmed by the team to be the longest project they've ever worked on. MMO RPGs in space don't just get cranked out for cheap and in 2 years or something. I'm shocked at any user that even thinks such a thing.

OffRoadKing138d ago (Edited 138d ago )

Another day another Star Citizen ship video with people talking who looked like they're almost bored to death.

gigoran138d ago

Ya think 170m went into the game? I’m sure a large percentage is going into the pockets

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