|Invictus Launch Week 2953|
|Subtype||Navy promotion week|
|Organizer||United Empire of Earth Navy|
|Location||Bevic Convention Center,|
|Date start||16:00, May 19, 2953|
|Date end||20:00, May 30, 2953|
|Concept sales||Fury, Storm|
|Commemorative items||In-game clothing, vehicle paints etc|
|Free-fly event||Yes (see Event activities)|
|Free rentals||Yes (48 hours)|
|Stock-limited sales||Yes (see Stock limited sale schedule)|
The 2953 edition of the Invictus Launch Week is held from May 19-30, 2953 at Bevic Convention Center, Area18. The event includes Drake DefenseCon 2953 from May 27-28.[annotation 1]
Invictus Launch Week is a yearly recurring event organized by the United Empire of Earth Navy (UEEN) which marks the beginning of the new recruitment year. It is an official holiday in the UEE.
During the event there is:
- A Free-Fly event allowing new players to play the game for free. Accounts without a Game package can play from May 19 to 30, and receive an Avenger Titan as a loaner ship during the event.
- Show floors that display aerospace and defense manufacturers' work designed for the military.
- Watch UEE Naval fleet flyby's through the Stanton system.
- Take a tour of an in-service Javelin destroyer.
- ArcCorp postcard creation contest running on Spectrum 
Stock limited sale schedule
The event also features sales of stock limited ships on the Pledge Store. These ships are considered 'exclusive' and are therefore only sold in limited quantities over a small period of time. Each stock-limited ship is limited to 1 per account and sale windows are usually available in 3 waves:
Click the individual time slots for a conversion to your own time zone.
|ILW Day 3 - May 21: Idris-P, Javelin||1600 UTC - 0000 UTC - 0800 UTC|
|ILW Day 7 - May 25: Constellation Phoenix||1600 UTC - 0000 UTC - 0800 UTC|
|ILW Day 9 - May 27: Kraken, Kraken Privateer||1600 UTC - 0000 UTC - 0800 UTC|
Showcases are available at the exposition location, where they rotate different ship brands each several days. All of the ships on display on these days are also available to rent for free for 48 hours. Showfloor switches in the game happen at 1600 UTC.
Javelin tour and fleet flyby
During Invictus Launch Week, you can tour an in-service Javelin destroyer, the UEES War Hammer. The Javelin moves through Stanton, so everyone has a chance to enjoy the tour.
The tour will stop at the following locations, in order:
- Everus Harbor - Hurston
- August Dunlow Spaceport - Orison
- Port Tressler - microTech
- Baijini Point - ArcCorp
The Navy will also make their way through Stanton. RSI Bengal, Aegis Idris, and other destroyers are among the ships that make up the big fleet.
They will be flying through at these space stations:
At the event, you were able to purchase manufacturer-specific clothing, as well as several Invictus branded items, and paints from the Pledge store.
- Invictus 2953 T-Shirt Grey
- Invictus 2953 T-Shirt Blue
- Invictus Flyby Hat Grey
- Invictus Flyby Hat Blue
- Packs of one shirt and one hat were also available on the pledge store for $3.50 US.
From Pledge Store:
- ↑ 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 Invictus Launch Week 2953. Retrieved 2023-05-05
- ↑ Galactapedia: Invictus Launch Week. Galactapedia. Retrieved 2020-06-21
- ↑ 3.0 3.1 Spectrum: Invictus Launch Week 2953 FAQ. Spectrum. Retrieved 2023-05-18
- ↑ Spectrum: ILW 2953. Spectrum. Retrieved 2023-05-18
- ↑ 5.0 5.1 Official tweet about the Invictus event
- ↑ Spectrum: 2953 Welcome to ArcCorp Contest. Spectrum. Retrieved 2023-05-18
- ↑ In-game survey of fleet stops. Star Citizen Alpha 3.19.0 - Star Citizen. Retrieved 2023-05-21