Star Citizen celebrates Star Wars day by giving a glimpse of Mark Hamill acting for the Squadron 42 single player campaign.
star citizen.. will this game ever come out or is it just vaporware with a lot of backers?
Will you say the same thing when it's actually come out?
Who will actually live that long?
I expect it'll be in perpetual beta/development indefinitely (as you could consider other MMO type games). But it is out available and playable now, so not exactly vapourware.
@Eonjay People waited 10 years for the last guardian no one said it was a vaporware/scam ..
Umm, yeah they did. IGN even famously announced it was 'officially' cancelled. So you are purposely making shit up. Impressive.
It's a very ambitious game that will take a very long time to make. CIG are making two games actually :- 1. Star Citizen, the online MMO which is so insanely ambitious it's not funny 2. Squadron 42, the AAA single player campaign (which is what this post is about). This is also pretty ambitious in it's own right. The concern with Star Citizen is just that it's taking a LOT of money and time to make. Their funding model is already one which does not leave a good taste in the mouth, but it is simply what they have to do, and they must continue this atleast until they release SQ42. SQ42 will definitely come out, most likely in 2018. As for Star Citizen, a major update is coming with 3.0 patch later this year. We'll just have to wait and see what happens, and if they can keep it up, or whether it will fail because of over-ambition and feature creep. As for Star-Citizen 'coming out'. That's not a good standard to apply here. It's going to be in Alpha and then Beta for a very long time, and many of the Star Systems will only come much later after launch.
It's definitely not. At this point if they give up, someone will swoop in, invest a bit and get it out the door, and take in millions. On one hand it seems an odd development because we are seeing all the issues and have known about it since its conception. On the other hand, tech continues to evolve exponentially and the vision for what can be done also evolves. There is no one to say, "alright now, it's time to bring it all together. We don't have to stop building, but we must create something that can be shipped as a complete product." Like mmo's, they can keep adding dlc etc. But they need to release the base game eventually.
It's been 5 years....so many modern games with twice the dev size have taken around that time.
Many MMOs? "games" is not 1 thing. That differs per game. MMOs don't just have speedy developments. ESPECIALLY an MMO of this magnitude, this includes many concepts never even done in MMOs before.
I don't get the end game here
Still waiting for Squadron 42 .....
23:45 very impressive
I am hopeful this does not all turn out to be a huge scam. It looks good, and I want to play it. RELEASE IT.
At this point if this game ever gets released they will most likely will put out a PS5 or Scorpio version,the rate they keep adding new features and burning money on this game im not seeing this game getting any revenues or even money to Finnish it without major support from some big company like Microsoft or Sony and the support from PlayStation and Xbox players.
They got more than $140M from pc gamers so what is your point?
The point is that $140M is not enough to ever Finnish this game it seems,and even if they Finnish the game with the $140M (and thats not going to happen!) they would still need more money to support the game after the release especially the persistent universe part of it.Im not seeing they getting another $140M just from the PC supporters to Finnish this game,they will have to release in other platforms if they really want to release and keep supporting the game or this game is going to end being a big bust or the biggest scam ever in game development.
lol you NEED a keyboard to play the game. Way too many systems implemented.
Well....not really. This was fully funded by the community so they don't need "major support from some big company like Microsoft or Sony" Also they could simply make PS4 and XONE versions when they are done with the base game. The base game doesn't really take that much to run. My HD 5770 Rig has no issues running Star Citizen bud... Games take a long time to make, MMOs are not just speedy developments.
its 25 minutes of talking, no gameplay. lamecakes
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