Back SotA, Get a Crossbow in Star Citizen!
Breaking news! You heard earlier today that Richard Garriott’s Shroud of the Avatar will feature an item designed by Chris Roberts useable in-game… and we’ve decided to return... Read more
Citizen Card Update / Pledge Linking
This Friday, February 15, is your LAST CHANCEto sign up for your customized Citizen Card! Please visit the Roberts Space Industries website and click on the... Read more
Citizen Card & T-Shirt FAQs
We’re excited to announce that we’re almost ready to begin production on the Citizens Cards! We’re now collecting your shipping information so we can get these cool collectibles into your... Read more
Game Changers: Chris Taylor
I’m excited to introduce a new feature at the Roberts Space Industries website: “Game Changers!“. Informal discussions with well-known game developers to give everyone an insight into the developer... Read more
Account Linking Reminder
Attention Star Citizens! Please check the e-mail you have registered with Kickstarter for a custom link to attach your pledge to a Roberts Space Industries account. You will need to... Read more
Project GODUS and Elite: Dangerous
I’ve decided to do something a little out of the ordinary and step outside the Star Citizen realm for a moment.
There are many reasons why all of... Read more
Kickstarter Account Linking Status
Greetings Citizens! We're pleased to announce that we've finished linking all the Kickstarter accounts that share the same e-mail address with RSI logins. If your address wasn't found you should... Read more
More Constellation Details
As we promised back in November, work on the RSI Constellation Mk3 is continuing! Today we're sharing some of the detailed paint-overs of the internals, including the berths... Read more
Friday Updates: Freelancer, Citizen Cards and Interviews
Greetings, Citizens! We're very pleased to announce that we've passed 100,000 pledges and approaching $7 million in total! The amount of support the community has given us in getting this... Read more
Greetings citizens! The big update today is that we're revamping the FAQ... and we want your help! As you can see below, we have a new, more organized edition that... Read more
Friday Update: Kickstarter, Card Shipping & Forums
Greetings, Citizens! Our big news is that we've signed the lease for the new Cloud Imperium office in Austin, Texas, where much of the game's development will happen! It's official,... Read more
Insurance FAQ and Update
Welcome back, citizens! For those of you in the USA we hope you had a relaxing holiday weekend and that you were able to take advantage of the grace period... Read more
Thank YouAfter finally getting a good night’s sleep the team here at Roberts Space Industries would all like to thank you for helping us make history.
It's gratifying to... Read more
Thank You! - End of Campaign Transition
The battle is over and we - PC gamers, space sim fans, WingNuts, Lancers and the rest - have won. You've not only met every goal we set, you've exceeded... Read more
$5.5 Million - On to the Stars!
$5.5 million! You've unlocked the Bengal carrier, added motion capture to Squadron 42 and earned the exclusive Record Breaker skin.
When we set out to crowd-fund Star Citizen we asked... Read more
$5.4 Million – Spaceport Test Footage!
$5.4 million... that carrier is practically yours! To celebrate, we have a great new video that's hot off the presses. This is a very early test of moving from concept... Read more
Unlock: Krell System
FIVE MILLION! At 5.5M you’ll unlock the Bengal carrier, add professional motion capture to Squadron 42 and get an exclusive RECORD BREAKER skin and 1000 credits for every backer! Then... Read more
Party Time! - 24 Hours to Go!
t's party time! Join Chris Roberts and the Cloud Imperium Games team live as they count down the last 24 hours of the record-setting Star Citizen pledge campaign! You can... Read more
Unlock: Stanton System, Stretch Goals & Name a System
$4.5 milliondollars... it's going to be a tough record for anyone else to break! In addition to a new system (below) you've also unlocked extended hardcore flight sim controller... Read more
Pirate Ships for Sale & Announcing Subscriptions!
Big news: we've added a special tier and add-on to appeal to players who'd like to start the game as a pirate! You can now add a Drake... Read more
Unlocked: Caterpillar Armored Transport
Great work, Kickstarter! You've passed the $1.5M level and unlocked the Caterpillar, a transport designed specifically for use by pirates. The specifications are below. At the $1.75M level, your next... Read more
Final Countdown & Final Stretch Goal
We've come along way! With 48 hours to go, we're at well over $4 million and we've already set the record for crowd-funding games! The final few stretch goals are... Read more
Unlocked: Kallis System
Good news: we're continuing the system unlocks all the way to $5 million! At $4.1M, you've unlocked Kallis... and if you see another system, it'll mean we've topped the crowd-funding... Read more
$4 Million! New System, New Ship, New Goals!
FOUR MILLION DOLLARS! We've DOUBLED the original goal and unlocked a LOT of stretch goals. Here's what you just earned: increased community updates, professional mod tools FREE for players and... Read more
Unlocked: ORIGIN M50 Interceptor
Good work, Kickstarter! You've hit the $1.375M level and unlocked the ORIGIN M50, a sporty new fighter that will be a joy to fly for anyone with a need for... Read more
Unlocked: Geddon System
YOU Choose the Freelancer!
Yesterday we talked about the long process for creating ships in Star Citizen. It's something we're proud of, spending extra time and using world class artists to build what we... Read more
Unlock: Tal System
We're already to the $3.8 million mark, so here's the 7th additional star system, Tal. Great work, pledgers, you're directly building a universe!
Ownership: Xi'An Empire
Planets... Read more
New Ship Unlocked & Thursday Updates
It has been a day for big news: we unlocked asteroid bases and the Cathcart System and then we saw the Constellation... and now we've hit another unlock, the $3.75... Read more
Introducing the RSI Constellation Mk3
It's finally here, the first preview of a Star Citizen pledge ship. We're very proud to present a ten-page brochure outlining the capabilities--and showing off the first images--of Roberts Space... Read more
Unlocked: Cathcart System
Good work... looks like the news about the Constellation has propelled us to the next unlock in record time. Next up at $3.75M is an all-new ship... so check back... Read more
Asteroid Bases Unlocked!
Congratulations, Kickstarter, your dedication has unlocked an additional base type in Star Citizen: the hidden smuggler's asteroid. (Technically, we're still about $500 short... but it's not your fault that Amazon... Read more
Ellis System & Thursday Updates
$3.6 million, and the systems are unlocking faster than ever! You'll get another one at $3.7M and then a new ship added to the game at $3.75M. Keep up the... Read more
Meet Dave Haddock
Today you're going to meet the man behind much of Star Citizen's fictional world and the author of the fan-favorite Time Capsule and Spectrum Dispatch posts, Dave Haddock! We've asked... Read more
$3.5 Million Unlock!
$3.5 million - now that's an accomplishment! We're now firmly the second most successful video game crowd funding project… can we reach the $4.2 million needed to take the top... Read more
Unlocked: Goss System & Tuesday Updates
We've reached the $3.4 million unlock: the Goss System! At $3.5 million you'll earn another system and learn more about the games' docking mechanics. Let's get there soon!
Goss System... Read more
Final Push - Mission Briefing Video
Attention pilots! As of this afternoon, Star Citizen is the #2 best crowd-funded computer game project of all time. We have one more week to aim for that top spot!... Read more
AI Test Footage Video
You’ve been asking to see some in game footage, even if rough, so I thought I would share a little video that shows off some of the preliminary AI work... Read more
Unlocked: Kellog System
Truly amazing - three systems in three days (with a new ship to boot!) At this rate we're going to need to be printing bigger maps. Here's your $3.3 million... Read more
Starfarer Unlocked and Sunday Afternoon Updates
We'd like to begin by wishing everyone a happy Veterans Day (or Remembrance Day) to everyone today. We're continually honored when we find out about men and women in uniform... Read more
Multiplayer, Single Player and Instancing
I get a lot of questions about how the whole persistent universe works and what I mean when I talk about battle instances.
I’ve given some answers but... Read more
Unlocked: Tyrol System
Unbelievable - two systems unlocked in two days! Here's your first look at the Tyrol System... plus some other good news: two new ships will unlock, at $3.25 million and... Read more
Unlocked: Odin System
We announced the star system stretch goals only a few hours ago and it’s already time to show you the first one! Congratulations on $3.1 million, pilots! Here’s what you’ve... Read more
Friday Status Updates
Hello everyone! We wanted to provide you with status updates about several of our ongoing projects and things you’ve been asking about.
We’re well on our way to... Read more
$3 Million - An Update from Chris Roberts
Three million dollars! It’s hard to believe we’re already here, far above our initial objective and well into some of the stretch goals, with still 10 days left... Read more
$1 Million Dollars on Kickstarter!
We'd like to thank the incredible Kickstarter community for helping us hit $1 million in pledges today. That's twice our original Kickstarter goal and it brings the combined campaign total... Read more
Star Citizen versus Squadron 42 - Cast Your Vote!
Hello pilots! America has voted and now so can you. We’re taking the election theme to heart and offering you our own form of voting to help push us towards... Read more
Poll: Additional Stretch Goals
As we enter the last two weeks of the pledge campaign, we’re continuing to look at ways to make sure Squadron 42 and Star Citizen are the game you want... Read more
Add-Ons are here!
You've asked and we've listened!
We've added instructions on how to do both digital and physical add-ons through Kickstarter on Star Citizen's home page. We owe a big thanks to... Read more
The Xi’An – General Questions
Where are they?
The Xi’An Empire located along the border of the Eastern Systems is comprised of at least fourteen systems. The Xi’An government has not disclosed the exact number... Read more
Ask Chris Anything! (Again)
After last week's Amazon outage cut the conversation short, Chris Roberts is back at Reddit to try it again! You can access the new Chris Roberts AMA here. Bring your... Read more
Meet Eric Peterson!
We've hit $750,000! Everyone starts with a AMX-1 Repair Droid.
Nice work, everyone!We've hit $750,000 on Kickstarter which means that every backer through both Kickstarter and the Roberts Space Industries site will start the game with an AMX-1 Repair... Read more
Stretch Goals Updated!
Congratulations everyone! We are an official “go” as of Thursday morning at 6:32 am EDT. Thanks to everyone’s enthusiasm we’ve got there in just two weeks. The Kickstarter goal was... Read more
A Note from Chris Roberts
Less than two weeks ago, I reached out to the gaming community to help me prove that the PC game wasn’t dead. That there was still an audience... Read more
Meet Martin Galway!
Ask Chris Anything!
We're happy to announce that Chris Roberts is doing an AMA today on Reddit! For those unfamiliar, AMAs (which stands for "Ask Me Anything") are a chance for Reddit users... Read more
Star Citizen at GDC Online Teaser
Last week, a number of “Golden Ticket”-holding fans made the trek to Austin to see Chris Roberts’ big announcement at GDC Online, some traveling from as far away as England!... Read more
Physics - Not a Dirty Word
There have been a lot of questions about how the game's physics system will work. Is it going to be 'physics light' like Wing Commander, an entirely serious model of... Read more
A quick update tonight: we'd like to introduce a new feature on the Roberts Space Industries website, the Spectrum Dispatch section. We're planning to fill it with all sorts of... Read more
An Update from Chris Roberts
Thanks to everyone backed us over these past 24 hours. We had our biggest day outside of the announcement day. Kickstarter alone brought in $155,270, hitting 30% of its... Read more